Not surprisingly, most seniors in Palo Alto, San Jose and other cities in the Bay Area prefer aging in place, which simply means they would rather age in their own homes than in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Who can blame them? We're all more comfortable and content in our own homes - and there are many benefits to seniors including those we're sharing in this article. An improved … [Read more...]
Home care is derived from the belief that older adults should be able to age at home with the level of care they need to be safe and comfortable.
Every person wants to be able to remain in their own home as they age; no one wants to end up in a nursing home, and sometimes, it's unavoidable. However, our in-home caregivers know that independence is a top priority for seniors and that there are things you can do to increase your abilities to age in place. Whether you're a family caregiver or someone who's aging and concerned about your … [Read more...]
If you're an adult child of an aging parent who prefers to stay at home and not go to an assisted living or nursing home facility, you may worry about how to pay for the costs of in-home care for seniors. As a Bay Area home care agency serving San Francisco and surrounding areas, we know the stress of how to pay for care can keep you up at night. Here are a few tips to help ease your mind and … [Read more...]
If you have an elderly loved one who still lives at home and who you've discussed senior care with, you may have had a little resistance. Those who are aging don't want to feel like they need a babysitter, but in truth there are many huge benefits your loved one may not be aware of in choosing an in home caregiving service. If your aging parent lives in San Mateo or the surrounding Bay Area, we … [Read more...]
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...]
As trusted in home care providers in the San Francisco Bay Area, we realize that aging seniors have several choices, and choosing what to do may depend on age, physical/mental health, finances, ability of adult children to provide care, and other factors. In the majority of cases, family members may choose to place their elderly loves ones in a nursing home or assisted living facility, or hire … [Read more...]