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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 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),...

Is It Possible To Prevent Or Delay Dementia In The Aging?

by Amy, March 01, 2018

As an in home care agency serving Palo Alto, Lamorinda and seniors throughout the Bay Area, we know that dementia and cognitive decline can be stressful and even frightening for the elderly and...

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...

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...