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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Bay Area Seniors Can Enjoy Independence And Age In Place

by Amy, January 04, 2018

Every person wants to be able to remain in their own home as they age; no one wants to end up in a nursing home, and sometimes, it's unavoidable. However, our in-home caregivers know that...

Elder Care - New Year's Resolutions For Seniors In 2018

by Amy, December 28, 2017

As a trusted Bay Area elder care agency, we know that it's common for people to make a resolution for the new year, however, many are hard to keep! Some of the most common include losing weight,...

Senior Care - Making Seniors Feel Happy And Loved During The Holidays

by Amy, December 14, 2017

As Bay Area caregivers, we know that many seniors are lonely and isolated a great deal of the time - but the holidays can be especially lonely for those who've lost their partners, live alone, or...

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...

In Home Care - The Advantages Of Growing Older

by Amy, November 30, 2017

As Bay Area in home care providers, we know that, for seniors, it seems there is rarely any good news. Most of the time, growing older means more health concerns, more decisions regarding where to...

Seniors Refusing Home Care Isn't Uncommon - What Next?

by Amy, November 23, 2017

Seniors in the Bay Area are like the rest of us - they want to be self-sufficient, independent, and most of all, remain in their own homes where they're comfortable and in familiar surroundings....

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...