• Home Care Services Los Angeles

    Crafting with an Alzheimer’s Patient

    Families that have to cope with a member who is suffering from Alzheimer’s often seek help from experts in Alzheimer’s & dementia care. There are so many concerns in interacting with an Alzheimer’s patient, the challenges of giving care to them can be overwhelming for the family. Expert caretakers who are trained in working with the patients can provide craft activities that engage the patient.   How Alzheimer’s Affects a Patient The aspects of Alzheimer’s disease that make it such a challenge for those around the patient are the effects on the patient’s mental capacities. The disease provokes a degeneration of neurological functions, usually starting with the deterioration of short-term…

  • Caregiver in Seal Beach CA,  Home Care Services Seal Beach CA

    The Benefits for Caregiving for New Mothers

    Caregiver in Seal Beach CA When people think of caregiving services, they usually think of assistance for elder care, or for those dealing with major illnesses. But caregiving services can be extended to new mothers as well. The opportunities to help new parents ease into their roles can be an important part of care services.   Help in the House Even though most employers provide for maternity leave sometimes the mother may need more than just time away from their regular job. Many services offer light housekeeping services to those who are caught up in the wonders of new parenthood. When a couple with a new-born baby are far from…

  • Senior Care in Palos Verdes CA
    Senior Care in Palos Verdes CA

    Relying on Friends and Neighbors to Help Garden when Extra Care for the Senior is Necessary

    Senior Care in Palos Verdes CA Gardening can be incredibly rewarding for people of all ages. When it’s a part of senior care, it may be difficult for the elderly individual to actually do some of the gardening. That’s where professional senior home services and even assistance from family, friends, and neighbors can make a world of difference. What kind of assistance may be required? The answer to this question all depends on the physical capabilities of the senior.  He or she might need assistance with tilling the soil (usually done in April in most parts of the country), picking up plants, weeding, watering, and essentially tending to the crops…

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  • Home Care in Pacific Palisades CA
    Home Care in Pacific Palisades CA

    Why Consider ‘Brain Health’ for a Senior Relying on Home Care

    Home Care in Pacific Palisades CA In a world where physical conditioning and staying in “good health” essentially refers to the physical body, there is a lot less attention paid to mental stimulation and ‘brain health.’ There are a number of reasons why it’s such a good idea to focus on brain health, whether a person is in their 30s, 50s, considered a senior, or relying on some type of home care. Why is brain health so important? With a continual increase in television watching habits for millions of Americans, the brain isn’t getting the type of exercise it needs to stay in good condition. People who don’t exercise their…

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  • Caregiver in Marina Del Ray CA
    Caregiver in Marina Del Ray CA

    Distance Isn’t a Barrier for a Family Caregiver, Unless You Let It Be

    Caregiver in Marina Del Ray CA A lot of people move away from their families when they are younger, pursuing careers, getting married, building their own families, or for a number of other reasons. Eventually, it may become clear that an aging loved one, such as a parent, grandparent, or somebody else whom you care tremendously about is having difficulty living at home alone because of their age. Health challenges, physical limitations, and many other issues begin to arise as people get older, especially as they move through the 70s into their 80s and sometimes even into their 90s. Most people want what is best for their loved ones, so…

  • Senior Care in Woodland Hill CA
    Senior Care in Woodland Hill CA

    When an Experienced Senior Care Provider Helps Clients Stay Connected to the World

    Senior Care in Woodland Hill CA World Telecommunications Day is May 17th and there are many ways people could connect with friends, family members, and others that are so much different than the way things were 50 years ago. An experienced senior care provider could help elderly clients feel more connected to the outside world, even if they spend the majority of their time at home alone, in bed, or dealing with other health issues. Human beings are social creatures. While some people prefer to surround themselves with many other people, and some prefer the company of one or two at most, few have a tendency to prefer being alone…

  • Elderly Care in Pacific Palisades CA
    Elderly Care in Pacific Palisades CA

    Signs that Vision May be Impacting the Elderly Loved One Who Requires Extra Care

    Elderly Care in Pacific Palisades CA Usually, when people are experiencing changes in their health, whether they are having difficulty getting up and down stairs, require a hearing aid, or are experiencing some type of vision loss, there are noticeable warning signs. When you’re talking about elder care, there could be a number of signs that the seniors vision is beginning to decline and that means getting proper care as soon as possible is essential. Eye care professionals recommend that people get an eye exam at least once every two years. While a person’s vision may be unchanged during that time, there are certain conditions that can be detected before…

  • Home Care Services in Beverly Hills CA
    Home Care Services in Beverly Hills CA

    Tips for Keeping Pets Safe when Relying on Home Care Services

    Home Care Services in Beverly Hills CA May is National Pet Month and for any senior who may be relying on home care services at the moment, whether they suffered a major medical emergency such as a heart attack or stroke, had surgery, or are simply having more difficulty taking care of themselves, if they have a pet it’s important that that pet gets some serious consideration as well. Sometimes it’s easy to overlook proper care for a pet, especially one that doesn’t seem to require a significant level of assistance. Cats are considered highly independent creatures, but they still require a great deal of care. For those cat owners…

  • Senior care in Pacific Palisades CA
    Senior care in Pacific Palisades CA

    Acceptance May be the Best First Step toward Making the Right Senior Care Decisions

    Senior Care in Pacific Palisades CA It can be difficult to accept that you need extra care, especially as you get older.  People who have been used to taking care of themselves for most of their adult life could find it challenging to recognize their limitations. It’s also easy to assume that asking for helping or relying on it, especially with regard to senior care, is akin to losing some level of independence. In some situations, requiring some type of senior home services may be the result of a major medical emergency, such as a heart attack, stroke, or other illness. In other cases, it could develop over time, such…

  • Elder Care in Pacific Palisades CA
    Elder Care in Pacific Palisades CA

    When Technology Meets a Crossroads through Elder Care

    Elder Care in Pacific Palisades CA In recent years, technology has been moving elder care into a new dimension. With tablets, smart phones, and other technologies, it makes it much easier for doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to monitor their patients and keep track of everything going on in their life. Home care agencies are also beginning to enter the world of technological innovations by using apps and tablets to help track the care they provide to their senior clients. With all of this technology comes a greater challenge: maintaining privacy and security. The most common type of elderly home care provider is a home care aide.  An aide…