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Celebrating National Senior Citizen’s Day

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Celebrating National Senior Citizen’s Day
Caregiver in Windsor CA: Celebrating Seniors

Caregiver in Windsor CA: While it may not be as well-known as Mother’s Day or Veteran’s Day, National Senior Citizen’s Day is well worth celebrating. The day of observance was created as a time to honor, appreciate, and support senior citizens of all backgrounds and abilities.

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Empowering Your Senior to Make Decisions about Their Lung Cancer Journey

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Empowering Your Senior to Make Decisions about Their Lung Cancer Journey
Home Care in Santa Rosa CA: Empowering Your Senior Loved One

Home Care in Santa Rosa CA: In your role as both your parent’s family caregiver and their adult child, you can make a tremendous difference in how they approach their cancer journey and how they feel about it simply with the attitude that you present from the beginning.

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How Can Elder Care Help Your Parent Recover from Hip Replacement Surgery?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 2, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can Elder Care Help Your Parent Recover from Hip Replacement Surgery?
Elder Care in Windsor CA: Elder Care After a Hip Replacement

Elder Care in Windsor CA: Undergoing hip replacement surgery can be an incredible, life-changing experience for your elderly parent. If they have been suffering from pain, stiffness, loss of range of motion, mobility issues, or balance problems related to injury, illness, trauma, or other problems in their hip, this surgery can ease these difficulties and help your parent to achieve a higher level of mobility, function, independence, and quality of life.

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How Should Your Loved One Get Started with an Exercise Program?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 26, 2017 | Comments Off on How Should Your Loved One Get Started with an Exercise Program?
Senior Care in Santa Rosa CA: Starting an Exercise Program

Senior Care in Santa Rosa CA: Exercise does so much for your elderly loved one, but your loved one might fear that she’s not up for exercising. These tips can help you get her exercising regularly.

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Fatigue and Your Elderly Parent

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Fatigue and Your Elderly Parent
Elderly Care in Oakmont CA: Fatigue

Elderly Care in Oakmont CA: There are numerous illnesses, emotions, lifestyle choices, and medications that cause fatigue. The possible reasons are so vast that it becomes difficult to determine exactly what is causing this symptom.

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Helping your Parent in the Heat of Summer

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Helping your Parent in the Heat of Summer
Caregiver in Santa Rosa CA: Summer Safety

Caregiver in Santa Rosa CA: Summertime is upon us and for many it brings to mind swimming pools filled with laughing children and strolls along windswept beaches. While the elderly may also revel in the months of sun, laughter, and backyard barbecues, there are specific precautions that are particularly important to adhere to as one ages.

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Helping your Parent with Loss of Appetite due to Alzheimer’s

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jul 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Helping your Parent with Loss of Appetite due to Alzheimer’s
Home Care in Petaluma CA: Alzheimer's and Loss of Appetite

Home Care in Petaluma CA: Loss of appetite is a common occurrence among those with Alzheimer’s. In fact, 40 percent of people with severe Alzheimer’s lose an unhealthy amount of weight.

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Can Clothing Protect You from Skin Cancer?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jun 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Can Clothing Protect You from Skin Cancer?
Senior Care in Windsor CA: Can Clothing Protect You from Skin Cancer?

Senior Care in Windsor CA: The warm summer temperatures mean more time spent out in the sun, so it’s only fitting that attention be called to the dangers of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in America.

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Dos and Don’ts for Exercising with Osteoporosis

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jun 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Dos and Don’ts for Exercising with Osteoporosis
Elder Care in Santa Rosa CA: Exercising with Osteoporosis

Elder Care in Santa Rosa CA: Mom has been having a tough time lately. She has osteoporosis, and she feels like she can’t do any of the physical activities she used to do because she is afraid she will fracture a bone.

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Is Your Parent Considering Using a Hearing Aid?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Jun 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Your Parent Considering Using a Hearing Aid?
Caregiver in Petaluma CA: Hearing Aids

Caregiver in Petaluma CA: Your senses are how you interpret and interact with the world around you, and when one of those senses is compromised, it can be difficult to adjust. For your elderly parent, it is likely that they will be dealing with diminished acuity of their senses as they age.

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