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Dance for joy: Redwood City seniors with dementia care needs can have fun!

Dance for joy: Redwood City seniors with dementia care needs can have fun!

Dancing is both art and exercise…an expression of feeling and a way to burn calories. It’s no wonder that dance makes a perfect activity for Redwood City seniors wanting to socialize and improve / maintain their mobility. Did you know that dancing can also help seniors with dementia?1 Yes, seniors and their dementia care providers should seriously consider dancing as a regular part of a weekly routine.

Weddings and Dementia Care: How to Help Burlingame Seniors Cope

Weddings and Dementia Care: How to Help Burlingame Seniors Cope

The big day has finally arrived…your wedding day! You’ve spent the past several months planning every detail out, from the food and flowers to the venue, clothing and music. But have you thought about your Burlingame grandparent(s) receiving dementia care? Will they be able to handle attending a major event? Below are some suggestions on how to navigate the waters with elderly family members.

Summer cruises for Los Altos seniors receiving dementia care

Summer cruises for Los Altos seniors receiving dementia care

Oh yes, oh yes, summer travel season is here! Adventures are waiting to happen as kids enjoy the time away from school and parents relish long evenings walking on the beach. But families aren’t the only ones who can have fun traveling. Seniors love travel too! Just because your Los Altos senior has memory struggles and is receiving dementia care, doesn’t mean that he or she can’t experience the joys of traveling.

Dementia Care in Woodside: Dealing with Good and Bad Days

Dementia Care in Woodside: Dealing with Good and Bad Days

Like the rest of us, seniors needing dementia care assistance will have both good and bad days. Sometimes your Woodside senior will be very clear about what’s going on around him or her and will be able to function almost normally. But then there will be other days…days of confusion that are so frustrating and discouraging, you want to run to another room and cry.

Picture perfect moments with Hillsborough seniors receiving dementia care

Picture perfect moments with Hillsborough seniors receiving dementia care

They say that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” While this may not be actually true, it is worth a lot to have a good family portrait…especially if it includes the youngest children and your very special Hillsborough senior. Family gatherings are perfect opportunities to snap some pictures and, if you’re planning to get together this weekend for Easter, check out these tips for getting good photos with the family and your senior receiving dementia care.

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...

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.

Dementia care and building financial trust with Los Altos seniors

Dementia care and building financial trust with Los Altos seniors

If you’re a parent, you know your children at their best and their worst. You’ve listened to tearful stories, rejoiced in happy moments and worried, worried, worried. But just because you know your kids doesn’t mean that you trust them…especially with your finances. Your aging parent may feel this way too. Here’s some tips on how to discuss the money topic with Los Altos seniors in need of dementia care assistance.

Dementia Care and Long-Distance Caregiving for Hillsborough Seniors

Dementia Care and Long-Distance Caregiving for Hillsborough Seniors

It’s SO hard living far away from loved ones. You want to eat meals together, to have the same laughs, to be in the same house again…sharing togetherness. Nothing can quite replace the physical presence of being with a dearly-loved aging parent, but NuevaCare’s dementia care team wants to help ease the pain of loneliness for your Hillsborough senior.