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Diabetes care and smoking: Should Woodside seniors quit for their health?

Diabetes care and smoking: Should Woodside seniors quit for their health?

In today’s world, we know that smoking is an unhealthy habit that can cause serious internal damage…even for people who inhale the smoke secondhand.1 However, should Woodside senior adults who’ve smoked for many years give up a lifelong habit? How does smoking affect those with diabetes and receiving diabetes care? We’ll take a look at these questions in this post.

Dementia Care in Woodside: Dealing with Good and Bad Days

Dementia Care in Woodside: Dealing with Good and Bad Days

Like the rest of us, seniors needing dementia care assistance will have both good and bad days. Sometimes your Woodside senior will be very clear about what’s going on around him or her and will be able to function almost normally. But then there will be other days…days of confusion that are so frustrating and discouraging, you want to run to another room and cry.

Disability care and maintaining caregiver trust in Woodside

Disability care and maintaining caregiver trust in Woodside

In relationships, trust is a HUGE deal. If you don’t trust the person you’re with, you won’t share your deepest secrets or reveal your weaknesses to him or her. You’ll always be withholding a part of yourself from the relationship. For Woodside seniors with disability care needs, trust is a key element to ensuring that they have a good relationship with their caregiver(s) as well.

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.

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?