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Category: Home Care Los Angeles

28 Questions to Ask Seniors Over The Holiday Season

When was the last time you had the chance for a good, long visit with Mom? Now that the holidays are here, you’ll have some uninterrupted time to catch up. Of course, you’ll want to make the most of this time with each other, but it is also the perfect time to evaluate how she […]

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Supplements for Older Adults that Actually Help

Vitamins, minerals, and supplements – oh my! 70% of older adults are taking them; but are they really necessary as we grow older? After all, a healthy, balanced diet offers seniors necessary nutrients. But there are certain areas of deficiency which could make a case for the addition of a supplement. Be sure to seek […]

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How to Advocate for Aging Parents Effectively

Trusting someone you love to be cared for by someone else is never easy, especially for a senior family member. Whether at home or in a facility, you’ll have questions that need to be answered. You’ll also want to be prepared to advocate for your loved one to proactively manage any potential problems and also […]

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Respond Safely to Dementia Aggression with the 6 R’s

Of the many challenging behaviors typical in dementia, perhaps the most difficult to manage is aggression. A senior who may have always been mild-mannered can unexpectedly lash out in outbursts which can be truly frightening: hitting, cursing, kicking, yelling, biting, or throwing things. How can you, as a family caregiver, safely help restore a feeling […]

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The Relationship Between Purpose and Living Longer

What motivates you to get out of bed every morning? The answer is different for every one of us, of course, but there is one commonality: it may help you with living longer. Scientific studies are showing us that having a feeling of purpose is a vital factor in longevity, something evidenced in Japan – the […]

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