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How Can You Help Your Senior Connect with You and Others in the Later Stages of Dementia?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Sep 19, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can You Help Your Senior Connect with You and Others in the Later Stages of Dementia?
Caregiver in Cotati CA: Connecting with Someone with Dementia

Many family members worry that they’re not able to connect with an elderly family member who has dementia. It’s especially difficult in the later stages of the illness. Try some of these ideas.

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National Skin Care Awareness: Stress’s Role in Rosacea Flare-Ups

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Sep 13, 2017 | Comments Off on National Skin Care Awareness: Stress’s Role in Rosacea Flare-Ups
Elder Care in Healdsburg CA: Stress and Rosacea

Elder Care in Healdsburg CA: Rosacea is a common skin condition. Its primary targets are men and women in the 30 to 50 range. There’s no known cause and no cure. One of the biggest problems is that stress triggers flare-ups.

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Preventing Falls in Your Senior’s Kitchen

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Sep 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Preventing Falls in Your Senior’s Kitchen
Home Care in Windsor CA: Preventing Falls in the Kitchen

Home Care in Windsor CA: As the fall season approaches, now is the perfect time for you as a family caregiver to evaluate your senior parent’s daily routine and home to help protect them from the potentially devastating consequences of a fall.

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What Can You Do When Your Loved One Is Prone to Tantrums?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 30, 2017 | Comments Off on What Can You Do When Your Loved One Is Prone to Tantrums?
Senior Care in Rohnert Park CA: Dealing with Bad Behavior

Senior Care in Rohnert Park CA: Having a bad day once in a while is something that everyone can experience, even your elderly loved one. But if throwing a temper tantrum is becoming more and more common for your loved one, you need to get a handle on this behavior quickly.

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The Importance of Encouraging an Active Social Life for Your Senior

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Aug 23, 2017 | Comments Off on The Importance of Encouraging an Active Social Life for Your Senior
Elderly Care in Healdsburg CA: Encouraging an Active Social Life

Elderly Care in Healdsburg CA: There are many things that you can do as a family caregiver to give your aging parent the highest quality of life possible. While you are taking steps to address health and safety issues such as helping them to reduce fall risk, encouraging them to manage their health complications properly, and supporting healthy lifestyle choices, it is important that you do not forget about the importance of mental and emotional health as well.

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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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