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
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.
Gun safety is a hot button issue in the U.S., and it can be challenging to come to a consensus as to how to keep people safe while protecting second amendment rights. Yet in spite of which side of the fence you find yourself, there’s one little-spoken-of situation which should cause all of us to […]continue reading
Could there be anything better than getting up well rested after an excellent night’s sleep, fully energized and ready to face your day? For many older adults – as many as one third of them – obtaining sufficient sleep only occurs within their dreams. And unfortunately, it is a common assumption that inadequate sleep is […]continue reading
Thomas Edison’s infamous words ring true today regarding the race to locate both the main cause and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Every day tends to bring hopeful news of yet another clinical trial, followed shortly afterwards by the disappointing news that outcomes […]continue reading
They’re common concerns in older years: fatigue, sleeping problems, lack of appetite. And sometimes, they’re written off as exactly that. Yet for as much as 8 million seniors over age 65, these symptoms are suggestive of something more than normal aging – they’re signs of mental illness in seniors. And only a small percentage are […]continue reading