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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.

Home Care in Belmont: New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Seniors
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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.

Christmas with dementia care: Celebrating traditions in Woodside
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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.

Gift Ideas for San Carlos Seniors Receiving Diabetes Care
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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.

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

Disability care and San Mateo seniors: Enjoy the season with grandkids!
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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?

Alzheimers care during the holidays: Gift-giving ideas for your Woodside senior
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Hillsborough seniors can still eat well even with diabetes care needs at Thanksgiving

Hillsborough seniors can still eat well even with diabetes care needs at Thanksgiving

Children happily shout with glee as they exclaim, “We’re going to Grandma’s for Thanksgiving!” Yes, going “over the river and through the wood” to Grandma’s house is wonderful indeed1. A grandparent’s house is where yummy food, lots of warm hugs and pleasant memories abound. But for aging Hillsborough seniors with diabetes care needs, the big holiday feast can be extra challenging. Thankfully, eating well on turkey day with diabetes isn’t impossible…it just takes some additional planning and help.

Hillsborough seniors can still eat well even with diabetes care needs at Thanksgiving
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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 building financial trust with Los Altos seniors
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Alzheimers Care in the Wintertime: Fighting the Blues in San Mateo

Alzheimers Care in the Wintertime: Fighting the Blues in San Mateo

San Mateo seniors may not have to worry about dealing with snow in the winter, but they will have to adjust to less natural lighting as it begins to get dark earlier and earlier in the evenings. For those needing Alzheimers care attention, this can be especially difficult due to sundowning.

Alzheimers Care in the Wintertime: Fighting the Blues in San Mateo
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Silicon Valley Business Journal names NuevaCare No. 4 Fastest Growing Company in Silicon Valley.

SAN MATEO, CA October 24, 2017 – Silicon Valley Business Journal today ranked NuevaCare NO. 4 on its 2017 annual Fastest Growing Private Companies in Silicon Valley. “It is another great achievement to be recognized as the top 5 fastest growing private companies in the Silicon Valley area,” says Kamran Nasser, CEO of NuevaCare. “I contribute this success to our innovative programs and dedicated staff and caregivers who work tirelessly everyday to care for the elderly and those dealing with the challenges of diseases like Alzheimer’s and different types of Dementia.” The California Department of Aging predicts that between 1990 and 2020, California's elderly population will grow by 112 percent – at a rate twice as fast as the state's total population and with that comes the need...

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