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

3 Tips for Choosing an Alameda or Santa Clara County Home Caregiver

Finding caregivers in Santa Clara or Alameda County can be a daunting task. The people you hire will be coming into your loved one’s home to perform personal care for and to spend time with someone you love. These people need to be dependable, honest, reliable and, above all, people that your loved one wants to spend time with. That’s … Read More

Get the Non-Sugar-Coated Facts About Diabetes

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There are many myths about diabetes floating around out there. You may have heard some of the more common ones, like eating too much sugar causes diabetes or people who have diabetes can’t eat sweets. The home care professionals at Visiting Angels of Fremont and Sunnyvale want to clear up some of these misconceptions. The following are some facts about … Read More

Diabetes-Related Eye Conditions: Tips to Help

Diabetes-Related Eye Conditions: Tips to Help

The eyes are the windows to the soul, but they are also one of the most vulnerable parts of the body when it comes to being affected by diabetes. Over time, high blood sugar can damage the tiny blood vessels in your eyes, leading to a number of different vision issues. According to the American Diabetes Association, the following are … Read More

Diabetes Management: Put Your Best Foot Forward

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Due to nerve damage and reduced circulation, people with diabetes are more vulnerable to foot problems. By taking proper care of the feet, most serious health problems associated with diabetes can be prevented. To stay a step ahead of diabetes-related foot problems, try these tips courtesy of the American Diabetes Association: Keep your diabetes in check: Stay on top of … Read More

Safety Tips for Post-Stroke Care

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Recovering physically and emotionally from a stroke is challenging. On top of that, there may be concerns with what were once the simplest of functions and everyday tasks that now present new challenges and hazards, resulting in many stroke survivors suffering falls or other injuries. However, according to the National Stroke Association, there are several ways to make the home … Read More