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3 Keys to Caring for Parkinson’s in Palo Alto

Finding out that someone you love is facing the battle against Parkinson's can be life changing and incredibly frightening. Coping with a disease that leads to debilitation and eventually to death is sobering and shapes every moment that follows. The future is suddenly so different than what you'd anticipated. Making plans to help you care for your loved one with Parkinson's disease starts with getting the highest quality care possible, and here are three keys that will help you navigate the times ahead. Even in advanced Bay Area cities like Palo Alto - where it seems we have every technological advantage, finding home care services for a loved one that suffers from Parkinson's is not easy. 1 - Pull together a support system There's a major emotional...

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...