Caring for a loved one with dementia is obviously nothing to laugh about. Yet scientific studies are increasingly pointing to the advantages of humor, and incorporating it into dementia care could possibly be just what the doctor ordered to boost overall wellbeing for your loved one.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 many responsibilities a family caregiver faces, perhaps one of the more daunting is managing health conditions. The National Council on Aging reports that nearly ¾ of all older adults are clinically determined to have a minimum of two chronic illnesses, and are seeing an average of four senior care physicians.continue reading
After 16 long years without any truly viable treatment options for Alzheimer’s, there is some optimism on the horizon in a stunning reversal on the formerly-rejected antibody therapy, aducanumab. The newest research reveals that large quantities of the medication do, in fact, decrease cognitive decline at the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s.continue reading
If you are among the 8% of Americans who actually accomplish their New Year’s resolution goals, well done! However, if you are like the majority of us, you’ve given up prior to even turning the calendar page to February. Although it is undoubtedly commendable to attempt to better ourselves by resolving to lose 10 pounds […]continue reading
One of the most challenging obstacles as we get older is acknowledging the need for help with financial management for seniors. Personal finances are both extremely personal and a representation of our independence. Adult children are sometimes met with opposition when stepping into the financial arena with regards to senior parents and their financial management.continue reading