When Seniors are Depressed: Tips for San Jose Caregivers

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As experienced home caregivers for seniors in the San Jose area, we know that depression is fairly common, especially among seniors and the elderly. Feeling down occasionally is natural for anyone, however when someone is truly depressed it is important to treat and monitor the condition. It's understandable that seniors get depressed more frequently given the fact they are aging, they've lost … [Read more...]

How Caregivers Can Encourage Healthy Choices

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As we head toward fall, it's important to take care of yourself as a caregiver, and help those you care for enjoy each day to the fullest. Whether you live in San Francisco or any surrounding area, making healthy choices for aging loved ones as well as yourself is important. Caring for an elderly parent can be draining; you may feel that you never have time for yourself - and you may often feel … [Read more...]

Considering Bay Area in Home Care? Avoid These Mistakes

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If you have an aging loved one in Palo Alto, San Jose or other parts of the Bay Area and are considering in home care, there are certain mistakes many people make when hiring a caregiver. We know that taking care of an aging parent (or parents) on your own is often a huge and exhausting task, especially when you have a family and career of your own. Hiring a caregiver to come into your loved … [Read more...]

Live In Care For Seniors – Living with an Aging Parent?

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Many adult children make the decision to live with an elderly parent when the other parent passes away. Perhaps you promised your mom or dad that when the other died, you would take care of the surviving parent so that he/she never had to face the horrors of a nursing home. Now that you've made the decision and have been living with your aging loved one (or he/she is living with you), you may … [Read more...]

Hiring San Jose in Home Care – Background Checks

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You wouldn't hire just anyone to care for your children, especially in today's times when child predators are so prevalent and crime is everywhere. Why would you hire an in home caregiver for an aging loved one without knowing something about the person's background or getting references? At Care Indeed, we perform criminal background checks on the individuals we hire to care for those who are … [Read more...]

Senior Care Tips – Warmer Weather Can Mean Fun

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Summer is almost here, and the weather is beautiful in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and surrounding areas. When temperatures warm up a bit, seniors often like to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. For anyone who is aging, staying as physically and mentally active as possible can be key to good health. If you are an adult child of a senior parent, you may want to consider engaging in a few of … [Read more...]

Bay Area Live-In Care – When Seniors Shouldn’t Live Alone

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Unfortunately, there comes a time in many elderly people's lives when they simply can no longer live alone. As trusted Bay Area live-in care providers, we understand that family members often take on the burden of a loved one's care, but sometimes it gets to a point where you cannot afford to take off work, neglect your own family, and spend night after night at your loved one's home. How can … [Read more...]

San Francisco Caregivers Help Clients Maintain Privacy

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At Care Indeed, we know that seniors want to maintain their dignity and enjoy a sense of privacy, even as they continue to age. For some, requiring help with toileting or other hygiene matters can be embarrassing. As trusted San Francisco caregivers, we wanted to share some information that will help those who care for their elderly loved ones maintain their dignity and privacy as much as … [Read more...]

Menlo Park Home Care: Create Safe Alzheimer’s Living Space

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At Care Indeed, our Menlo Park home care experts know the importance of providing safe living spaces for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. The top priority is to remove potential risks or dangers, as those who have dementia or similar conditions often do not realize what is safe or unsafe. As a family member or caregiver, it's important to assess your loved one's home or apartment for … [Read more...]

Aging in Place – Why Seniors Prefer to Live at Home

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As Menlo Park in-home senior care providers, we understand that the majority of seniors desire to "age in place." What does that mean? According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), this term is defined as "the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level." Even as an adult of an aging parent, it's easy … [Read more...]