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Diabetes care in San Carlos: Helping seniors maintain a heart-healthy life

Diabetes care in San Carlos: Helping seniors maintain a heart-healthy life

Valentine’s Day is a holiday dedicated to celebrating matters of the heart. True, the special day is meant to be focused on love between individuals, but it doesn’t hurt to serve as a reminder for good heart health. For San Carlos seniors with diabetes care needs, keeping a heart-healthy lifestyle is especially important.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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?

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.

Holiday checklist long distance caregiver

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...

4 Activities to do with Seniors After the Big Holiday Meal

After everyone has eaten their fill and all of the food has been locked up tight into containers and put in the fridge, most of us settle in for a weekend off. In just a few weeks everyone will be getting ready for even more family time, digging in once again to make memories and enjoy one another's company. Now that you've got a whole weekend to spend together, the question really is - what will you do together with the time. 1. Volunteer There's no better way to give back during the holidays than by participating in a local food drive or soup kitchen. Even if you just have everyone in your family bring a couple of canned foods to the local food drive, you and...