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Caregivers - Older Adults And Impaired Driving A Growing Concern

by Amy, May 10, 2018

Recent studies have revealed that one demographic group is consuming alcohol at an alarming rate - baby boomers. Considering the increase in reliance on alcohol among those age 54 to 72, this is a...

Caregivers - The Biggest Challenges Facing Our Aging Population

by Amy, May 03, 2018

As in-home care providers in the East Bay Area, we are well aware of the challenges facing the elderly and their families in today's world. The world as we know it today is far different from that...

Home Care - Managing Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) In Seniors

by Amy, April 26, 2018

Hypertension, more commonly referred to as high blood pressure, is a common condition especially among those age 65 and older. If you have an aging loved one in the Bay Area who suffers from this...

Bay Area Seniors And Eating - What You Should Know

by Amy, April 19, 2018

Whether your aging parent or loved one lives in San Jose, Palo Alto, Lamorinda or anywhere in the East Bay Area you may have noticed that he or she seems a bit undernourished or thinner than what...

Is There A Connection Between Alcohol and Dementia?

by Amy, April 12, 2018

As a Bay Area home caregiving agency, we know that seniors who consume higher than normal amounts of alcohol has become a growing problem in recent years. What about dementia and alcohol use - is...

Senior Care - Why Seniors Have Problems Sleeping

by Amy, April 05, 2018

Sleep is essential to good health, however many age 65 and older have issues that prevent a good night's sleep. Sleep patterns naturally change over time, but it's still vital to good physical and...

Providing The Best Care For An Aging Loved One - Caring For Yourself

by Amy, March 29, 2018

As a Bay Area in home care agency we know all too well that many family members take on a huge burden alone - the burden of providing the best care for an aging loved one with dementia,...

Senior Home Care - What You Need To Know About Heart Attacks

by Amy, March 22, 2018

Heart attacks can occur at any age, however the risk increases as we age. If you have an aging loved one you care for in the Bay Area, it's important to know the symptoms, differences between men...

Senior Caregiving - Dehydration in Seniors: Signs Prevention

by Amy, March 15, 2018

As Bay Area senior caregiving experts, we know that often times seniors don't eat and drink like they should. Sometimes they simply forget (especially those with dementia or related conditions),...

What Are The Benefits Of Aging In Place For Bay Area Seniors?

by Amy, March 08, 2018

Not surprisingly, most seniors in Palo Alto, San Jose and other cities in the Bay Area prefer aging in place, which simply means they would rather age in their own homes than in a nursing home or...

Is It Possible To Prevent Or Delay Dementia In The Aging?

by Amy, March 01, 2018

As an in home care agency serving Palo Alto, Lamorinda and seniors throughout the Bay Area, we know that dementia and cognitive decline can be stressful and even frightening for the elderly and...

Senior Care - Seniors And Increasing Abuse Of Alcohol

by Amy, February 22, 2018

When you think about the risks that increase with aging, you probably think of dementia, cancer, diabetes, and other health issues. As a trusted Bay Area in home caregiving agency, it may surprise...

Senior Heart Health - Heart Healthy Diets For Seniors

by Amy, February 15, 2018

You may or may not be aware of it, but February is Heart Month. Considering many seniors throughout the San Francisco Bay Area have high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other heart-related...

In Home Care - Which Exercises Seniors Should And Shouldn't Do

by Amy, February 08, 2018

We all know exercise is important for a strong, healthy body, and even a more positive mental outlook, but not all exercises are right for all ages. As a trusted Bay Area home care agency catering...

Senior Care Tips: Maintaining Brain Health - What You Can Do

by Amy, February 01, 2018

It's important for seniors in Walnut Creek, Lamorinda and other communities in the Bay Area to "engage" their brains, if they want to keep their mind sharp, while lowering the risk for dementia...