Relationships Critical to Health & Happiness in Seniors
An ongoing Harvard Study that began in 1938 and still continues today finds that, for the elderly, living a happy, fulfilled life isn’t about great genes or money; it’s all about relationships. As a home caregiving agency for Bay Area seniors, we already know the correlation between relationships and better health and happiness – and how loneliness can work against seniors.
"Old People Smell" Real or Imagination?
Whether you go into a nursing home, assisted living center, or even the home of your aging parents, you think you notice something that just smells ‘different,’ and not too pleasant. Is that an ‘old people smell,’ or is there really such a thing? Turns out, there is – and it begins as we grow older, some say as early as 40.
What causes that odor, even in those who practice excellent hygiene? A chemical compound that develops as we age, called Nonenal. So, why does this compound form?
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We want to be able to support those who need help with day-to-day tasks with interesting tidbits and advice that help to provide peace of mind, know-how and an entertaining read. As you read through each one of our blogs, know that the support you need is just a click away. Whether an individual just wants a friendly face to catch up with over a cup of tea, or they need some more support due to a health diagnosis, our professionals are available 24/7.