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Senior care and Mother's Day: Celebrating special San Carlos Moms

Senior care and Mother’s Day: Celebrating special San Carlos Moms

Happy Mother’s Day! Today is the perfect day to give thanks for the special women in our lives…the women who have put up with us, believed in / supported us and sacrificially gave to us so that we might succeed. If your San Carlos Mom is elderly and receiving senior care, don’t forget to stop by and give her a hug or take her out for a special meal!

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.

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.

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.

Treat them with respect: Important caregiver tips for home care assistance in San Carlos

Treat them with respect: Important caregiver tips for home care assistance in San Carlos

Getting older is never easy. Yes, you gain wisdom with the years, but getting around is difficult and food simply doesn’t taste like it used to. In addition, friends and family may have passed on, so loneliness is a factor. Home care assistance can help ease some of these burdens for San Carlos seniors, but it’s important for caregivers to treat those in their care with dignity.

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.

Dementia Care

Memory Loss & the Importance for Dementia Care in San Carlos

In “The Way We Were,” Barbra Streisand sings the line “Memories, light the corners of my mind…” It’s a beautiful sentiment we all can relate to, but even more so as the years go by. For those with aging parents or loved ones, dementia care might become an important need, especially if he or she is showing signs of memory loss. Why?