Think about a typical day in the life of a senior loved one. Ideally it includes plenty of uplifting and enriching experiences: savoring breakfast, engaging in an enjoyable hobby or interest, visiting with a relative or family member, watching a popular TV show. However, there’s a distinction between positivity and purpose; and the importance of […]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.
Of the numerous effects of Alzheimer’s disease, probably one of the most concerning is the person’s propensity for wandering, together with potential dangers that can arise if the senior becomes confused or lost. Wandering can happen any time the older adult is: Frightened, confused or overwhelmed Searching for someone or something Bored Wanting to keep […]continue reading
The Alzheimer’s Association has released its 2019 Facts and Figures Report, and with a full 5.8 million Americans currently diagnosed with the disease – including 1 out of every 10 older adults – it’s essential for everyone to be familiar with the most recent breakthroughs in research and treatments. According to the report, the number […]continue reading
Have you ever woken up and thought, “It’s definitely going to be one of those days!” Maybe your alarm didn’t go off, the hot water heater decided to stop working, and the dog chewed up one of your most loved shoes overnight. Then consider if each day were “one of those days!” For a person […]continue reading
Recently, actor Rob Lowe brought family caregiving into the spotlight by sharing his experience of caring for his mother and the toll it took on his own life. He explained, “When you’re caring for a loved one, there’s nothing you won’t do to give them as much comfort and peace of mind as you can […]continue reading