If you are preparing meals for a senior loved one who prefers carbs to carrots (and honestly – who doesn’t?), you might find it difficult to guarantee that their nutritional needs are being satisfied. And you are not alone. The CDC shares that only one in ten seniors are meeting the recommendation for at least […]continue reading
Welcome to our in-home care blog where you can find the latest medical news, information about senior health, care, finances, and nutrition, or simply learn more about home care in the Los Angeles area. This is where we keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know about caring for older adults.
“You are always free to choose what you do with your life. To make changes in your future, make new choices today.” – Brian Tracy Choosing where to reside in our older years is not always straightforward. Nearly all seniors would like to remain at home for a lifetime, but it is not without concerns. […]continue reading
In his documentary about grief, George Shelley uses an analogy of glitter. Toss a handful of glitter into the air, and it’s going to settle into all of the crevices and cracks of the room, impossible to fully sweep up and remove. Individuals who have lost a loved one can relate. Like glitter, grief makes […]continue reading
Are you finding the need to turn the TV up louder for an older adult you love? Speaking more loudly? Repeating topics your senior loved one missed hearing the first time? Hearing loss in older adults isn’t uncommon. But recent scientific studies are pointing to a startling link between hearing loss and dementia risk.continue reading
If today’s to-dos seem like more than you can possibly fit into 24 short hours, you’re not alone! Family caregivers, in many cases, are inundated with daily care tasks: personal care and hygiene, housekeeping and laundry, medical appointments, planning activities that are meaningful and enjoyable for an older adult; shopping and other errands, planning and […]continue reading