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...]

Alzheimer’s Care – Could The Disease Affect Your Family?

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You may be worried that Alzheimer's disease is in an aging loved one's future, or even your own. While it's impossible to see into the future, dementia and Alzheimer's are conditions everyone should be concerned about. The good news is that there are new blood tests that can "predict" up to three years in advance whether someone may be afflicted with this life-changing and horrible disease. If … [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...]

Common Home Care Myths Dispelled

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What is home care and what isn't it? At Care Indeed, our Menlo Park in home care services understand that for many families, the phrase "home care" can be intimidating and misunderstood. There are many myths about home care, and what it actually encompasses. In truth, home care is many things - and there are many things it is not. Most people think of these services as those designed for the … [Read more...]

Handling Family Conflicts When Caring For Aging Loved Ones

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At Care Indeed, our Palo Alto home caregivers understand that in many situations, when the time comes that an elderly parent or relative needs a little help, it can cause turbulence between family members. Nearly every family faces conflict at some point when it comes to caring for an aging parent. For instance, one sibling may feel he/she is doing all of the work. On the flip side of the coin, … [Read more...]