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In Home Care - Knowing About Melanoma Can Help Save A Loved One's Life

by Amy, May 17, 2018

While you may not be aware of it, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. If you are the family caregiver of an aging loved one in the Bay Area, you may have questions about melanoma considering older...

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,...