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Alzheimers care in San Carlos: Helping seniors with hoarding problems

Alzheimers care in San Carlos: Helping seniors with hoarding problems

Here’s the ugly truth behind hoarding…it affects a person’s mental, emotional and physical well-being and can even ruin family relationships. Hoarders can cause serious physical harm to themselves because they make it hard to function normal, healthy lives. Thus, it’s important to be aware of any tendencies your San Carlos senior may have towards hoarding, especially if he or she has Alzheimer’s and will need Alzheimers care assistance.

Alzheimers care in Burlingame and health benefits of eating fish

Alzheimers care in Burlingame and health benefits of eating fish

This fishy story is true…many people around the world have been fasting from eating meat one day a week for the past several weeks and instead opting for fish.1 But why? Historians disagree about the exact reasons for why fish is allowed, but this tradition is still honored during the 40 days called Lent preceding the Easter holiday.1 Some restaurants even add or highlight dishes starring fish during this season.2 Anyway, if your Burlingame senior is receiving Alzheimers care, he or she would benefit from eating this white meat as a regular part of a weekly diet. We’ll discuss some reasons below.

Alzheimers care for Belmont seniors: Families, seniors and emotional loss

Alzheimers care for Belmont seniors: Families, seniors and emotional loss

No one likes or enjoys the feeling of loss. It’s gut-wrenching, painful…especially if loss is related to relationships. This Valentine’s Day, take a few minutes to appreciate the loved ones in your life. Cherish the memories you’ve made with your aging parents. If one of the special Belmont seniors in your life is receiving Alzheimers care, you’ll know just how important each moment can be.

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.

Alzheimers care during the holidays: Gift-giving ideas for your Woodside senior

Alzheimers care during the holidays: Gift-giving ideas for your Woodside senior

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means that Black Friday and the holiday shopping season are upon us! It’s a busy time of year, but don’t forget something for your special Woodside senior. True, seniors receiving Alzheimers care may not remember the gift you gave them, but you’ll definitely feel good inside and enjoy watching him or her open the present at Christmas. But what should you get for your aging parent?

Proper Alzheimers Care for San Carlos Seniors includes Medication Reminders

Proper Alzheimers Care for San Carlos Seniors includes Medication Reminders

Medications are designed to reduce pain, improve health and take care of symptoms of various diseases or health issues. However useful they are, medications can also prove to be highly problematic. It’s especially important for seniors receiving Alzheimers care or care for another disease to get assistance with meds. NuevaCare’s San Carlos team of caregivers want to help.

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...

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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, 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.