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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.

Diabetes Care Treats for Seniors on Memorial Day in Redwood City

Diabetes Care Treats for Seniors on Memorial Day in Redwood City

Next week, Americans celebrate a holiday weekend! Known as Memorial Day weekend, this holiday kicks off the summer season and is a special time to remember loved ones that have passed away, particularly those who served in the military for our country. NuevaCare is very grateful for all our seniors and our diabetes care team wants to help your Redwood City senior enjoy a special time with family.

Cancer care concerns: Celebrating birthdays with Redwood City seniors

Cancer care concerns: Celebrating birthdays with Redwood City seniors

Every day is a gift…a combination of the routine and unexpected surprises. It gives each person opportunities to bless and encourage others or to fill them with discouragement and frustration. And, for Redwood City seniors dealing with cancer and receiving cancer care assistance, life is especially precious. That’s why it’s important to celebrate birthdays!

Redwood City senior care and music to stimulate the brain and heart

Redwood City senior care and music to stimulate the brain and heart

As poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” Yes, music has a way of reaching humans of all ages and backgrounds in a way that nothing else can. Music can be an expression of praise, an escape from the mundane or a way to celebrate special events in life. Thus, it’s no surprise that music can benefit Redwood City seniors in a variety of ways. Below are some possible ways that senior care providers can integrate music into their work as a caregiver.

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4 Big Benefits of Senior Care in Redwood City

It's common for seniors to resist the idea of senior care from a professional caregiver. They don't like the idea of a stranger coming into their home, or they value their independence. Talking to your loved one about senior care in Redwood City can make all the difference in terms of getting them onboard with improving their lives through home care. Photo credit: Moyan_Brenn via Foter.com / CC BY Senior care in Redwood City helps maintain independence When a home care provider comes in to help a senior, at first the senior can feel as though they're being watched al of the time. However what's really happening is that they have someone available to them that allows them to stay at home with ease. They can maintain their...

The 4 Keys to Avoiding Medication Mistakes for Redwood City Families

There are nearly 1.3 million serious medical incidents every year in the United States that are directly caused by medication mishaps. Most of these are due to similar sounding drug names and labels that are unclear. This issue affects families in Redwood City and all over the San Francisco Bay Area. But how can you keep a dangerous medication mix-up from hurting you or someone you love? Using home care services is one way to help seniors to keep track of their medication, and there are other ways that you can play an active role in keeping medications safe. Avoiding Medication Errors Every time you or your loved one living in Redwood City, CA or anywhere in America is issued a new medication by a doctor, it's a good...