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Get Your Elderly Parent Moving with These Tips

By admin | Jan 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Get Your Elderly Parent Moving with These Tips

Home Care in Windsor CA As your aging parent gets older, they will not have the mobility, flexibility, and balance they once had in their younger days. This lack of fitness could cause the elder to easily fall, possibly breaking or fracturing a hip. Although your loved one can’t move like they once could, they…

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What is a Hemorrhagic Stroke?

By admin | Jan 17, 2017 | Comments Off on What is a Hemorrhagic Stroke?

Elderly Care in Santa Rosa CA Each year throughout the United States approximately 800,000 people suffer a stroke. This leaves stroke as the fifth leading cause of death among both men and women, and the leading cause of disability among adults throughout the nation. As a family caregiver it is vitally important that you understand…

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How Can You Help Your Loved One Deal with Sleep Issues?

By admin | Jan 11, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can You Help Your Loved One Deal with Sleep Issues?

Senior Care in Oakmont CA When your loved one is having trouble sleeping, that can disrupt your sleep patterns, too. Before you know it, you both might end up in a sleep-deprived state or switching your waking and sleeping hours. Here are some tips to help combat sleep issues. Talk to Her Doctor When your…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Elderly

By admin | Jan 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Elderly

Caregiver in Novato CA Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that attacks tissues lining the joints as well as organs such as the heart and lungs. It causes chronic swelling and pain and, in some cases, deformity. Permanent damage to joints can occur within two years from the onset. An estimated 1.5 million…

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Yoga and Your Elderly Parent

By admin | Dec 28, 2016 | Comments Off on Yoga and Your Elderly Parent

Home Care in Sonoma CA While nutritious eating and exercise are the hallmarks of a healthy lifestyle, many seniors find that as their bodies change, their ability to perform certain exercises diminishes.  Arthritis, diabetes or cardiovascular disease may play a part in slowing down their exercise routine and leave them home in their recliner more…

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Tips for Preserving a Senior’s Modesty with Bathing

By admin | Dec 21, 2016 | Comments Off on Tips for Preserving a Senior’s Modesty with Bathing

Elder Care in Petaluma CA Most elderly adults are from a time when modesty was highly valued and behaviors and opinions toward personal care were quite different than they are today. If your elderly loved one has developed challenges and limitations that make it difficult for them to handle personal tasks such as bathing on…

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Why Every Caregiver Should Use Respite Care

By admin | Dec 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Why Every Caregiver Should Use Respite Care

Senior Care in Oakmont CA   The role of caregiver is usually occupied by well-meaning family members who want to help their elderly parent with the tasks they are unable to do. While their intentions are good, the responsibilities that end up being put on their lap can take a toll on their health. According…

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How Caregivers can Reduce Their Stress

By admin | Dec 7, 2016 | Comments Off on How Caregivers can Reduce Their Stress

Elderly Care in Rohnert Park CA As a caregiver, you are faced with many unique challenges each day. All of these responsibilities can add up, causing you to feel stressed. By ignoring your stress, it can take a toll on your health, causing you to feel depressed or burned out. Taking care of yourself should…

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Understanding Depression in Older Adults

By admin | Nov 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Understanding Depression in Older Adults

Home Care in Sebastopol CA Depression is not a health problem that is easy to spot because many of the symptoms mirror those of just simply getting older. Depending on the severity of their condition, depression can completely disrupt the senior’s everyday life. Fortunately, it is a very treatable condition that, with the rights tin…

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How to Deal with Resentment as a Family Caregiver

By admin | Nov 22, 2016 | Comments Off on How to Deal with Resentment as a Family Caregiver

Caregiver in Healdsburg CA It’s a terrible feeling to realize that a majority of what you feel as a family caregiver is resentment toward the entire caregiving experience. Dealing with those emotions can help you to set them behind you and to move forward in your caregiving. Figure out Why You’re Feeling Resentment You may…

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