How to Maximize Senior Doctor Visits

We’ve all stepped into the doctor’s office and felt our hearts sink at the mass of patients also waiting to be seen, wondering how long it will be before it’s our turn, and how much quality time we’ll actually be able to have with the doctor once we are seen. With upwards of 87% of seniors diagnosed with at least … Read More

“I Think I Can” – Promoting Independence for Seniors at Home

Independence for Seniors

As you progress through the varied phases of your life, your levels of independence can take on different meanings. They can be bigger stages, such as moving out of your parents’ home or getting married, or smaller stages, like accomplishing tasks you thought you couldn’t do. Then later, as you age, independence takes on another form – having the option … Read More

Stay at Home—How Home Care Promotes Senior Independence

senior independence

There truly is no place like home, and the great majority of seniors age 65 and over, 90 percent as reported by AARP, wish to age in place in their own homes as they age. But how does that impact senior independence? While the desire to remain at home as opposed to moving to an assisted living facility is rather … Read More

Home Care Services in Fremont: What Does Your Senior Loved One Really Need?

Senior man with home carer having breakfast

In our last blog post, we shared the benefits of choosing a professional home care agency to provide the highest quality and safest level of home care services in Fremont. But we often receive questions on exactly what type of services are available to help seniors remain safe and thriving at home. If you’ve decided it’s time to investigate in-home … Read More

Top 5 Considerations When Choosing Elder Care in Alameda

Patient and caregiver spend time together

When a senior loved one is in need of home care services, there are a variety of available choices, and deciding where to turn can be overwhelming. For instance, should you hire a professional home care agency, a privately hired caregiver, or use a caregiving registry? And how can you determine which home care option is best for your loved … Read More

Deck the Halls Right for Safer Holidays for Seniors

Holidays for Seniors

The holiday season presents a wonderful chance for you to visit with senior loved ones that you may not have been able to spend a lot of quality time with for a while. Additionally, it is a very good time to see to it that holidays for seniors are safe in addition to being joyful. Whether your older loved one … Read More

COPD and Diet: Managing COPD Symptoms Through Food

COPD and Diet

As reported by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, an approximated 12 million adults are currently diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and it’s also expected that another 12 million could be living with the disease and not even know it. It’s also worth noting that COPD typically occurs in middle age, with smoking as the main risk … Read More

Living with COPD: Top Ways to Improve Life at Home

Living with COPD

If you find yourself caring for a family member living with COPD, you probably understand that outdoor air irritants can worsen symptoms. However, did you know that bad air quality in the home can also be concerning? Purifying the air in the home can help everyone breathe easier and be more comfortable. Keep the following home air purifying tips in … Read More