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Dementia care in Burlingame: Caregiver help from living in the fast lane

Dementia care in Burlingame: Caregiver help from living in the fast lane

When you're young, life can feel like a racetrack that goes around again and again. Plus, there's lots of obstacles that have to be bypassed or dealt with. Just like a car race, though, it all goes by so quick! And before you know it, your life in Burlingame begins to slow waaay down. Retirement happens. You can't get around very well, so outings with friends are more limited. If memory or some health issues start coming up, you consider moving to a nursing home. But inside, you still "feel young" and want to enjoy at least part of life in the "fast lane." Thankfully, NuevaCare's dementia care providers and team of caregivers can help bridge the...

Senior care in Hillsborough: Cooking up the past with favorite recipes

Senior care in Hillsborough: Cooking up the past with favorite recipes

What are your favorite things to eat in the whole wide world? Chances are, something that your Mom cooks or bakes would make the list. After all, Mother knows best, right?! No matter your age, you’ll probably have a positive reaction when it comes to sitting down at the kitchen table. For seniors in Hillsborough and around the country, mealtimes can be more complicated, though. Thankfully, NuevaCare’s senior care providers can make the process easier and bring the fun back to eating a good meal.

Senior care in Hillsborough: Cooking up the past with favorite recipes
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Diabetes care in Los Altos: Encouraging the lost art of letter writing

Diabetes care in Los Altos: Encouraging the lost art of letter writing

There’s always a bit of anticipation when going to the mailbox to check and see what you’ve gotten for the day. True, the stacks of bills and junk mail aren’t enjoyable, but sometimes you’ll get a letter or card from a dear friend. These days, getting a hand-written note is pretty uncommon. But Los Altos seniors receiving diabetes care can make a difference by writing and sending notes!

Diabetes care in Los Altos: Encouraging the lost art of letter writing
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Disability care needs and good hygiene for Millbrae seniors

Disability care needs and good hygiene for Millbrae seniors

Personal hygiene is a blessing we often under-appreciate here in California and in Millbrae. As busy Americans, we rush through the routine of taking a shower, brushing our teeth, getting dressed and grabbing a quick breakfast without even thinking twice about it. But what if you had a hard time standing up or holding items in your hands? For seniors with disability care needs, the reality of a hot shower just might be a luxury. But it doesn’t have to be!

Disability care needs and good hygiene for Millbrae seniors
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San Mateo Alzheimers Care for Seniors in 2018 & Facing Change Well

San Mateo Alzheimers Care for Seniors in 2018 & Facing Change Well

As the saying goes, “new year, new you.” We celebrate the new year because it gives us a mile marker…a point in time in our lives to look back at the past twelve months and look forward to the next twelve. It’s also usually a time to anticipate change. For seniors receiving Alzheimers care, change can be a very scary word. Thankfully, NuevaCare’s San Mateo caregivers can help seniors cope with their fears.

San Mateo Alzheimers Care for Seniors in 2018 & Facing Change Well
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Home Care in Belmont: New Year's Resolution Ideas for Seniors

Home Care in Belmont: New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Seniors

Tomorrow is Christmas Day, which means that 2018 is just around the corner! New Year’s Eve / Day is a great time to reflect on the past year. Yes, Belmont seniors can get discouraged if they focus on the passage of more time. However, caregivers providing home care can encourage seniors to focus on positive change and help them to come up with a list of resolutions for things to complete or learn in the new year.

Home Care in Belmont: New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Seniors
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Christmas with dementia care: Celebrating traditions in Woodside

Christmas with dementia care: Celebrating traditions in Woodside

More than any other, the holiday season is steeped in tradition and celebration. It’s a time of year when the same songs can be heard on the radio, in stores around the country and in Woodside homes too. For seniors receiving dementia care, though, it can be bittersweet if special traditions are forgotten or not carried on to the next generation.

Christmas with dementia care: Celebrating traditions in Woodside
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Gift Ideas for San Carlos Seniors Receiving Diabetes Care

Gift Ideas for San Carlos Seniors Receiving Diabetes Care

A few weeks ago, we talked about some possible gift-giving ideas for seniors. In a similar vein, this post will offer some additional ideas for your San Carlos loved one. Around the holidays, many people will want to give home-baked goods or holiday cookies. But for those receiving diabetes care and with dietary restrictions, alternative gifts are much appreciated.

Gift Ideas for San Carlos Seniors Receiving Diabetes Care
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Redwood City senior care and music to stimulate the brain and heart

Redwood City senior care and music to stimulate the brain and heart

As poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” Yes, music has a way of reaching humans of all ages and backgrounds in a way that nothing else can. Music can be an expression of praise, an escape from the mundane or a way to celebrate special events in life. Thus, it’s no surprise that music can benefit Redwood City seniors in a variety of ways. Below are some possible ways that senior care providers can integrate music into their work as a caregiver.

Redwood City senior care and music to stimulate the brain and heart
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Disability care and San Mateo seniors: Enjoy the season with grandkids!

Disability care and San Mateo seniors: Enjoy the season with grandkids!

There’s an old tune sung by Glen Campbell that goes, “Christmas is for Children.” Yes, children get excited about Christmas in a special way that’s contagious to all around them. This Christmas, make sure that your children spread some holiday cheer to your San Mateo senior. If your senior has limited mobility and is receiving disability care, he or she would gladly welcome a visit from the grandkids. Their bright and shining faces will make his or her week!

Disability care and San Mateo seniors: Enjoy the season with grandkids!
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