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Caregiver tips to help San Carlos seniors beat the heat

Caregiver tips to help San Carlos seniors beat the summer heat

Ah, the joys of summertime. Kids are out of school and have more time to spend with Grandpa and Grandma. There’s plenty of adventures to be had together…from swimming in the pool to riding bikes and more! Most know that young children need careful attention to keep them from overheating. But seniors such as those in San Carlos are also very susceptible to summer heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. A trained caregiver can help your senior be more aware of potential health concerns in the summer.

Caregiver tips to help San Carlos seniors beat the summer heat
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Could proper dementia care improve life for your Milbrae senior?

Could proper dementia care improve life for your Milbrae senior?

If you lost something valuable and found out that you might be able to get it back, wouldn't you go to great lengths to see if you could indeed retrieve the lost item? It would be pretty amazing, huh?! If your Milbrae senior is showing signs of dementia, proper dementia care may be able to help! Dementia isn't as much of a disease as it is a term to describe a bunch of similar symptoms. Incurable diseases such as Alzheimer's fall under the broader umbrella of dementia, but treatable and potentially curable forms of dementia also exist. It's VERY important that your loved one get fully checked out by a doctor to determine exactly what he or she is dealing with. Once...

Cancer care tips for Burlingame seniors

Cancer care support for your Burlingame senior

Undergoing chemotherapy can be a very daunting task. If you or your Burlingame loved one is a senior, it can be even more scary. Thankfully, you don’t have to face the trauma of cancer alone. NuevaCare’s Burlingame cancer care caregivers can help provide the vital support and encouragement you and your senior need.

Chemotherapy takes a very real physical toll on the ones receiving treatment. Nausea and depression will likely be side effects your senior will face. Below are some ways cancer care aides can help.

Cancer care support for your Burlingame senior
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Belmont Senior Care ideas for Fourth of July fun

Belmont Senior Care ideas for Fourth of July fun

This week, we celebrate the Fourth of July…a summer holiday filled with watermelon, fireworks, swimming pools, boating at the lake and, best of all, time with family. But for many adults receiving senior care in Belmont, holidays like the Fourth can only remind them of how lonely they are. Even though you’ll want to spend every precious moment enjoying relaxation, don’t forget to take a little bit of time to show your aging parent that you love him or her. NuevaCare’s Belmont senior care team offers some ideas for making the holiday more fun for your loved one.

Belmont Senior Care ideas for Fourth of July fun
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Alzheimers care tips for Foster City caregivers

Alzheimers Care: Tips for Foster City Caregivers

Remember that your Foster City senior needing Alzheimers care IS NOT dumb. Even though it would be completely unintentional, don't fall into a habit of patronizing or treating your senior as if he or she is a baby. Far from it! Your senior will have trouble remembering basic tasks (like taking medications or how to turn on the TV), but has the wisdom of age and a wealth of knowledge about life, love and days gone by that need to be valued and appreciated. As a caregiver, it's vital that you empathize with the feelings that your senior expresses and try to understand the difficulty he / she is having with growing older. Getting older isn't easy and dealing with...

San Mateo seniors can enjoy the comfort of home with in home care services

They say that “East or West, home is best.” And it’s really true that the comfort of home is like none other. Home is the place where you feel most yourself, the place where you can relax and wear sweats all day and where you can relive precious memories with loved ones. As you age, then, it makes perfect sense that you’d want to remain in your home for as long as possible. Sadly, though, health concerns and physical limitations can make it more difficult to live in the house that you’ve lived in for years.

San Mateo seniors can enjoy the comfort of home with in home care services
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Senior Care

Considering a career in Senior Care? Questions for Palo Alto caregivers

Choosing a career as a Palo Alto caregiver offering senior care can be incredibly rewarding. It’s a very personal job that involves interaction with seniors who depend on you for general health and well-being. Being a caregiver means that you’ll laugh and cry with the people you’re serving. It’s a career that requires compassion and strength.

Considering a career in Senior Care? Questions for Palo Alto caregivers
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Alzheimer's Care

Coping with Alzheimer’s & Caring for an Aging Parent in the Bay Area

Dealing with burnout from caring for an aging parent Providing Alzheimer's care for an aging parent with this or another long-term disease can be incredibly discouraging. Caregivers deal with not only physical exhaustion (lifting, carrying, cooking, bathing, feeding, dressing etc), but also with mental exhaustion and burnout. If you're a child caring for your aging parent in the Bay Area, you probably frequently worry...

NuevaCare, Burlingame’s Top Home Care Service, Announces Significant Post on Home Diabetes Care

Burlingame, California – May 25, 2017. NuevaCare, professional caregivers for Burlingame and surrounding Bay Area communities, is proud to announce a new post on the topic of diabetes care. The company specializes in innovative caregiver solutions, and among the most common ailments is diabetes, one of America’s most debilitating diseases.

NuevaCare, Burlingame’s Top Home Care Service, Announces Significant Post on Home Diabetes Care
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Cancer Care

Cancer Questions your San Mateo Caregiver may ask

When diagnosed with any disease, the first response is often fear, followed by a plethora of questions. Cancer questions for a doctor or potential caregiver are very helpful in easing that fear and providing a sense of "control" or understanding of the situation during a difficult time. While you undoubtably have many cancer questions for a caregiver, the caregiver will likely have some important questions to ask you. A big part of cancer care is understanding the specific need(s) surrounding the patient that is being cared for. Below are some types of questions you may hear in an interview. [caption id="attachment_6141" align="alignright" width="300"] FreeImages.com/Crissy Pauley. Stock photo. Posed by model.[/caption] Cancer Questions from your Caregiver What type of cancer has your loved one been diagnosed with? This...