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Supporting Dementia and Alzheimer’s through Activity in the Bay Area

When someone you love has dementia or Alzheimer's disease, you feel like you've got to do something to help them. Knowing what to do can be a challenge. These diseases are unfortunately progressive, leaving everyone involved with all that much more worry and frustration. As the person who's suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's disease progresses they struggle more with communication, completing tasks and even every day engagement in life. That pulling away can actually make the decline go even faster - a phenomenon known as "use it or lose it." For seniors needing Alzheimer's care in Burlingame and surrounding areas, that can be devastating. Caregivers and loved ones can really help those who are suffering from these disorder to retain functionality in their life, to engage in...

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Simple Steps for Caregivers in San Mateo to Make Life Better

There are lots of ways to improve the care that your loved one is receiving.  If you are concerned about how an aging loved one is progressing, then you want some real, actionable steps to take in order to improve their life. Nuevacare is here to help San Mateo families! Here are five keys to improving the life of someone that you love. 1 - Hire a professional, experienced caregiver The bottom line is that while you know your loved one best, most likely you don't know senior care as well as a professional. Don't be afraid to ask for help! A professional caregiver who has experience and has been trained by a reputable agency can improve the safety of your loved one and help them on...

NuevaCare, a Leading San Mateo Home Care Agency, Announces Location-Specific Pages for San Mateo, Hillsborough and Other Communities

San Mateo, California – December 5, 2016. NuevaCare, a leading home care agency based in San Mateo but serving the entire San Francisco Peninsula region, is proud to announce new city-specific pages as part of its ambitious website relaunch. As Bay Area clients scramble to find quality in-home care services for the elderly, they often look, first, for local agencies serving their city. The new site has several key city-specific pages to address this need.

NuevaCare, a Leading San Mateo Home Care Agency, Announces Location-Specific Pages for San Mateo, Hillsborough and Other Communities
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San Mateo Home Care Agency, NuevaCare Announces Ambitious Website Relaunch for Bay Area Home Care Market

San Mateo, California – November 21, 2016. NuevaCare, a leading Bay Area home care agency based in San Mateo but serving the entire San Francisco Peninsula region, is proud to announce an ambitious website relaunch. The newly relaunched website at http://nuevacare.com/ features in-depth information on home care and caregiving services, as more and more families face challenges with respect to in-home care.

San Mateo Home Care Agency, NuevaCare Announces Ambitious Website Relaunch for Bay Area Home Care Market
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Alzheimer's care

4 Ways to Improve Home Life for Alzheimer’s Care

Home matters for people who need Alzheimer's care. Making the home comfortable while giving individualized Alzheimer's care is what professionally trained caregivers can do best, but family caregivers play an important role as well. Sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch are all important stimulation paths for individuals with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Keeping the brain active through the disease comes in many ways from stimulating memories. Scent is powerful for Alzheimer's patients Use of aromatherapy is gaining ground in everything from cancer care to hospice. There's plenty of research that shows that those same treatments work in Alzheimer's patients. Lavender can soothe and calm the nerves. Peppermint is a powerful source of energy. Lemon and rosemary both work well to boost mood, a serious problem for Alzheimer's...

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A Holiday Checklist for Long Distance Caregivers

You’re a long distance caregiver, and you’re headed to see your loved one over the holidays. What are the things that you should focus on? What needs to get done while you’re there in person? From a distance, you’ve been able to pay bills, to check in through online consultations, and to coordinate services. However there’s just so much that you can’t do from far away. You want to make the most of the time that you’re with your loved one, and here’s a checklist that will help you to do the things that you need to get done while still enjoying time with your loved one during the holiday season. Observe behavior closely How is your loved one taking care of themselves? Are the well-kept? Most...

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Baby Boomers, Retirement, and Health

Between 1946 and 1964, there was a surge of births in the United States thanks to an amazing economy and a sense of hope for the future following the long years of World War II. Nearly 80 million children were born into what would of course be dubbed the Baby Boomer generation. Today those boomers are retirement age, and as they’ve always done, Baby Boomers are changing the way that retirement is done. Boomers are widely expected to live longer than any other generation of Americans in history. They’re working longer. They’re staying home after they retire. They’re keeping active. They’re redefining what it means to be a senior citizen. Living longer but with health challenges One quarter of the American population is now made up of Baby...

Foster City Home Care

A Rising Problem: 5 Signs Home Care May be Needed

Nearly one third of adults in the United States, and perhaps more here in the affluent San Francisco Bay Area, now find themselves caring for an aging relative, and that number is expected to increase over the next several years. With long distance family relationships common in Silicon Valley, and hectic schedules all around from San Francisco to San Jose, we live in an increasingly stressed part of the country, symptomatic of a nationwide shift towards an aging population. Family caregiving is increasingly common as medical breakthroughs and improved lifestyle allow people to live longer; home care is an option that many Bay Area families find can assist amidst very busy schedules. Many serious health issues are preventable with simple, early interventions. Start asking questions and...

Tips for Finicky San Francisco Bay Area Seniors and Their Caregivers

It's an open secret the Bay Area people are food conscious. Not only are we known throughout the world as a "food culture," perhaps second only to France in terms of our passion for fine foods (including fine wines), but we are also exercise and health conscious. This food awareness doesn't stop as we age, and here at NuevaCare we know from the experience of our caregivers that it can be a challenge to motivate and please a Bay Area Senior when it comes to food. We also hear all the time from everyone from busy Palo Alto tech executives to Soccer moms and dads in Santa Clara to San Francisco startup CEOs who have aging parents in San Mateo that it can be a challenge...

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5 Perfect  Breakfast Ideas for Seniors with Diabetes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s especially true for individuals with type 2 diabetes who need to make sure that they get the nutrition they need while also maintaining blood sugar levels. These five breakfasts for diabetes are perfect for seniors who want something that’s palatable but also fulfills the requirements that they need. Breakfast burrito Scramble an egg with your choice of diced vegetables in a non-stick pan sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle on some low-fat shredded cheese towards the very end of cooking, then wrap in a whole wheat tortilla and enjoy with a dash of hot sauce if desired. Oatmeal and fruit One of the healthiest options for breakfast for anyone is oatmeal. Mix in a scoop of vanilla protein...