Standard Precaution & Its Importance for Bay Area Caregivers

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It's important that home caregivers, whether family members or those hired from an in home care providing service understand standard precaution, what it is, and why it's so important. If you're a caregiver for a senior or elderly individual in the Bay Area, we want to clarify what standard precaution is and why you should be concerned about it. Standard precaution is simply the basic level of … [Read more...]

Senior Care Tips – Help Eliminate Feelings of Loneliness

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Living alone can be extremely lonely for seniors not only in San Francisco, but all around the U.S. Often, there isn't ample opportunity for them to get together with family, enjoy delicious meals, create new memories, and talk about old ones. Unfortunately, many seniors are not included in these activities. Some may live in their own homes, others in nursing homes or assisted living … [Read more...]

Helping Seniors in Menlo Park with Fall Cleaning

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Although most of us think of spring cleaning, it's important to do a deep cleaning in fall as well. Homes get dusty and dirty, especially the homes of elderly loved ones and seniors who can't dust, mop, vacuum, and perform other tasks on a frequent basis. As trusted Menlo Park in home caregivers, we have a few tips to help your loved one accomplish those fall cleaning chores safely. First of … [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...]

Menlo Park Caregivers: Do You Practice Self-Compassion?

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Caregivers are generally kind, compassionate people. Whether you are a member of the family who provides care for an elderly loved one, or a professional caregiver, self-compassion is important. It seems that in many cases, those who find themselves in caregiver roles, whether caring for an aging senior or a child with special needs, often neglect themselves. As a caregiver, caring for yourself … [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...]

Dementia Caregiving – Benefit of A Good Living Environment

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At Care Indeed, our San Jose dementia caregiving experts understand that caring for an aging loved one with this condition can be challenging, to say the least. Did you know that the design of the environment in which your loved one lives can have a profound impact on his or her well-being and mood? From colors and lighting to layout and interior design, there are things you can do to make … [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...]

Dementia Caregivers – A Memory Box Offers Comfort

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As trusted Menlo Park dementia caregivers, we see all too often those with dementia or Alzheimer's being medicated so that they won't 'act out' or being given medications to make them relax and sleep. Dealing with memory loss is difficult for family members, or anyone who cares for an aging loved one with a memory problem. One moment they may know you, the next minute, maybe not. It's extremely … [Read more...]