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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...

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...

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...

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...

Caring For A Senior With Parkinson's Disease - Making Their Lives Easier

by Amy, January 25, 2018

Caring for a senior who suffers from Parkinson's disease can be challenging for both the senior and the caregiver. If you care for a senior in Palo Alto, San Jose or anywhere in the Bay Area who...

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.,...

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...