As a neurodegenerative disease, ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) can bring about a number of physical concerns that can lead to clinical depression. For those providing home care in Sunnyvale, CA or anywhere else for ALS patients, it’s easy to quickly become overwhelmed and unsure how to best help the person live life to the fullest and stay … Read More
Receiving a diagnosis of ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) can bring up a lot of questions and concerns, for both the individual diagnosed and his or her family members. What’s the cause of ALS? What are the signs of ALS now, and how will they be changed in the years to come? Where can I go to find … Read More
Following heart surgery, a complex web of care needs occurs, from dietary changes to incision care, pain management, swelling reduction, and more. The last thing an older adult wants after coming home from such a difficult event is to face the need for rehospitalization.
What a feeling of relief it is when the medical personnel informs you that your elderly loved one is recovering well and ready to be released from the hospital after surgery. But as they hand you that stack of discharge papers and instructions, a bit of anxiety may start to creep in. Will your senior loved one be able to … Read More
While senior abuse is something we wish never happened, it’s a tragically common occurrence in the U.S.Senior abuse occurs in many forms, from physical to emotional, and it impacts the most frail and vulnerable among us. Since senior abuse is often an unspoken problem, it’s crucial for families and friends of seniors to be aware of the warning signs that … Read More
Ensuring that older adults remain healthy, safe and independent is the goal of our professional senior care team at Visiting Angels home care, Sunnyvale, CA, but it’s also a priority for every family caregiver who helps take care of a senior loved one. Since the health and wellbeing of seniors is so crucial, it’s important to address something that can … Read More