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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...

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...

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 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...