Independent Caregiver? You May Want To Rethink That

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It isn't unusual for families who live in Palo Alto or other areas around San Francisco to hire an independent caregiver to care for elderly family members, however this may not be the best decision. Perhaps someone has recommended a friend who's retired or doesn't work to care for your aging loved one. There are substantial differences between hiring an independent caregiver and a licensed home … [Read more...]

How San Jose Caregivers Can Start Your Day Off Right

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If you're a caregiver in San Jose who cares for an aging parent or other elderly loved one, you may not realize how important it is to care for yourself and take a bit of time every day just for you. Caring for the elderly is not only stressful, it can zap you of the energy you need to take care of things in your own life. By getting up just a few minutes earlier each day (15 or 20 minutes), you … [Read more...]

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


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...]

Home Care Most Affordable Option for Seniors

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If you are an aging senior or the adult child of an elderly parent in the San Francisco area, you may be interested in knowing that a recent AARP study found that home care is the most affordable option when it comes to quality care for the elderly. The fact is, medical facilities such as nursing homes and senior living centers are becoming more and more incapable of handling the growing … [Read more...]

Bay Area Caregivers: Transitioning from Hospital to Home

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As in home care providers for residents in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and other communities in the Bay Area, we understand the difficulties families often face when a loved one has been hospitalized for surgery, a health condition, or any reason. This is particularly a stressful time when the situation involves an elderly loved one who has fallen and broken a hip, or faces medical … [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...]

Palo Alto Caregivers Offer Tips for Healthy Aging

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At Care Indeed, our Palo Alto caregivers know that aging is an inevitable fact of life; we all age, and some have a more difficult time than others. Whether you are a senior or the adult child of an aging parent, there are things you can to "age gracefully." Certainly medical conditions or diseases are a possibility, but aside from things you cannot control, there are many aspects of aging that … [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...]