With so much negative news in 2020, it’s worth reflecting on some of the wonderful achievements the past year brought – such as advancements in Alzheimer’s research. Katie McDonough, director of programs and services for the Alzheimer’s Association, shares, “There are many things that we’re learning and it’s an exciting time for Alzheimer’s research.”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.
There are certain milestones we may encounter in our lives that, while not necessarily negative, are known stressors. Losing a job. Starting a new job. Getting married. Getting divorced. And one that we in the home care industry are particularly mindful of: the impact on family members who are caring for aging parents.continue reading
The isolation and fear brought on by COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the wellbeing of older adults, with nearly half of seniors surveyed in a Kaiser Family Foundation poll stating that their level of stress and worry was negatively impacting their health. And while it still may be unsafe to visit in person with senior […]continue reading
Are you managing an older adult loved one’s care? If so, you know that managing finances and hiring services to make safely living at home a viable option for aging relatives can be overwhelming, to say the least. Many people who are helping elderly loved ones simply don’t know where to seek advice, what to […]continue reading
It may have come totally out of the blue: an unexpected fall that caused a broken hip and the need for Mom to have assistance to remain at home. Or, it may have been building up over time, such as through the incremental and slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Whatever the circumstances, you’ve now found […]continue reading