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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...

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...

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 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 - Why Seniors Should Beware The Flu

by Amy, January 18, 2018

For the 2017-2018 winter season, the flu has been particularly problematic, and even deadly. In fact, according to the CDC, every segment of the continental U.S. revealed "widespread" flu activity...

Home Health Care - Yoga Is More Than Exercise For Seniors!

by Amy, January 11, 2018

For many people, the word "yoga" brings to mind downward dogs and twisted positions. If you're not familiar with the benefits of yoga, and you're a senior in Menlo Park or San Jose or the adult...

In Home Senior Care - Pneumonia Prevention Tips For Seniors

by Amy, December 21, 2017

Pneumonia can be dangerous for individuals of any age, however, the elderly are particularly vulnerable and at a higher risk of serious complications, or even death. Each year in the U.S.,...

In Home Caregivers - Make Better Mental Health Your Resolution For 2018

by Amy, December 07, 2017

While our focus is providing in-home care services to seniors in the Bay Area, we know that everyone ages - and as we do, we may not be as mentally sharp as we once were. It's important to think...

Meditation Offers Health Benefits For Seniors And Their Caregivers

by Amy, November 16, 2017

Meditation has been proven to provide many benefits in terms of mental health and happiness - and it's not just for the younger generation. Whether you choose mantra or breathing meditation or...

Home Care - Relationships Critical To Health And Happiness In Seniors

by Amy, November 09, 2017

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...

Senior Caregiving: Seniors' ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

by Amy, October 27, 2017

October was National ADHD Awareness month, and most people immediately think of young children when this disorder is mentioned. The fact is, seniors who suffered from ADHD as a child often still...

Dehydration And The Elderly - What Caregivers Should Know

by Amy, September 01, 2017

We all know drinking plenty of water is essential for our health, and important in avoiding potentially dangerous dehydration. If you're a caregiver in the Bay Area who cares for an aging parent...