Employers have long understood the need for new mothers or fathers to take some time away from work to concentrate on the many requirements of a newborn, but what’s been acknowledged far less is the equally important need for adult children to take time away to look after their aging parents. Yet as our life […]continue reading
Welcome to our in-home care blog where you can find the latest medical news, information about senior health, care, finances, and nutrition, or simply learn more about home care in the Los Angeles area. This is where we keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know about caring for older adults.
The old adage is true: elephants really do have excellent memories, even into their old age. For instance, they’re able to recollect and return to very particular places many years after visiting them, regardless of age. Just what can we glean from elephants that might lead to enhancing our own cognitive functioning as we age?continue reading
It’s a disagreement that arises for many families: seniors adamantly would like to age in place in their own homes, while their relatives worry about their well-being. And there’s a debate to be made in both scenarios. Seniors, particularly those who live alone, encounter a range of risks: falls that may lead to significant injury, […]continue reading
When providing care for senior parents, it can be difficult not to let family dynamics get in the way. For people who have been brought up by loving parents who took care of all of their needs, offering the same standard of care may just be second nature. But what if you have been negatively […]continue reading
Have you ever walked in to the office or a get-together with friends or family and had an individual say to you with great concern, “You really look tired today!” While you might have been feeling relatively perky preceding that moment, unexpectedly you really DO feel worn out and rundown. The words we speak to […]continue reading