Helping Bay Area Seniors With Spring Clean-Up Tasks

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Summer isn't far away, and this is the time of the year when many people take care of those spring chores and tending to the garden. You may not give it much thought, but these tasks can be especially difficult for seniors, who may have mobility issues, arthritis, or other issues that make it difficult to move around easily. Whether cleaning up the gardens and flower beds or washing windows, we … [Read more...]

Palo Alto Seniors Brain Health – Foods That Fuel Memory

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We all know that, as we age, it's important to keep our brains as healthy and active as possible in order to stave off memory loss, dementia, and other conditions. Staying active, challenging your brain through reading, crossword puzzles, word games, and getting plenty of sleep are all important to a healthy mind, especially for seniors. Did you know there are certain foods that can boost your … [Read more...]

Developing Emotional Intelligence

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Developing Emotional Intelligence Being employed with Care Indeed has many benefits; whenever the opportunity arises, we educate our office staff and caregivers on important topics that can guide and prepare them. Originating from the heart of Silicon Valley, Care Indeed considers the diverse culture that surrounds the company. Most importantly, it is imperative to be multiculturally competent … [Read more...]

April Blog Updates!

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April Blog Updates!     April Showers Bring More Symptoms Sneak in a Workout It's that time of season again...April's showers bring more flowers. Yes, allergy season is here! Although we can't control how much pollen is in the air, there is always ways to alleviate allergy symptoms. Life gets crazy, and life gets busy. In a perfect world, we'd have at least an … [Read more...]

Caregiver(s) of the Month – April 28, 2017

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Employee of the Month Bam Cuartero With a hundred dollars in his pocket and a backpack, Bam trekked from Southern California to Northern California not knowing what kind of work he was about to endure working in an assisted living facility. Being hesitant and indecisive about his choices, and avoiding the negative thoughts, he proceeded to just take a glimpse on what awaited him. His … [Read more...]

Editor’s Notes – April 28, 2017

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There is a Chinese proverb that says: "To understand your parents' love, you must raise children yourself." I have been fortunate to experience unconditional love from my parents. There is no greater love than that. I have witnessed how my parents unselfishly gave up their dreams to raise and care for us. However, reality hits. We eventually experience a reversal of roles, a situation that is … [Read more...]

Does Your Bay Area Senior Caregiver Possess These Traits?

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An increasing number of those who are aging choose to do so in their own homes. Many seniors use home caregivers to help them enjoy life even more, and to remain independent. Not everyone possesses the traits necessary to care for an aging person, whether they are a family member or someone who works independently or even for a home care agency. Below we've listed a few traits we believe are … [Read more...]

Senior Care – Warning Signs Of Stroke Differ Between Genders

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Most people don't realize that risk factors and even symptoms or signs of a stroke differ between women and men. If you care for an aging loved one, it's important to know what the risk factors are, and what symptoms to watch for so that you know when to seek medical attention. For Women, Primary Risk Factors include: Taking birth control pills, pregnancy, and HRT or hormone replacement … [Read more...]