Selling Your Senior’s Home

Selling Your Senior’s Home: My business partner Tara and I work with seniors and their loved-ones to help with all the items involved in selling their homes. Often our clients have a feeling that they want to sell but don’t know where to go. We help direct them and pull in the necessary resources for the sale.

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What Your Senior Should Consider When Making Cancer Treatment Decisions

Home Care Services in Lafayette CA: Making treatment decisions can be one of the most challenging elements of a care journey with a senior who has been diagnosed with cancer. There are many different types of treatment options available and it is vital that your parent has the opportunity to make the choice that is not only right for them but also right for the type of cancer that they are dealing with.

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Does Your Parent Need Companionship?

Caregivers in San Francisco CA: As a family caregiver one of the most important things that you can do for your senior is to make sure that they are getting all of the care and assistance that they need to manage their individual needs and challenges and support a good quality of life as they age in place. One of the areas of support that can be particularly beneficial for elderly adults is companionship. Seniors tend to experience higher levels of loneliness and isolation than younger people, and can suffer serious mental and emotional health consequences because of it.

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Psoriasis?

Elderly Care in San Francisco CA: Approximately 2 percent of the total population of the United States, around 7.5 million people, are currently living with psoriasis. This condition causes the life cycle of the skin cells to increase, resulting in the excessive growth of these cells and their buildup on the surface of the skin. Being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of this condition enables you to tell when your loved one has developed the condition or if they are going through a flare up so that you can make the care decisions that are right for your senior.

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August is National Traffic Awareness Month: Safety Tips for Senior Pedestrians

Home Care Services in Piedmont CA: Although most would consider walking to be a safe form of exercise for people of any age, there are some risks involved for pedestrians due to traffic on the roads. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that 5,376 pedestrians died in accidents during 2015 and another 129,000 were treated in an emergency room. The CDC places seniors in one of the highest risk groups for injury or death as pedestrians saying that they account for 19 percent of pedestrian deaths and 13 percent of injuries.

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6 FAQ About Sciatica and Seniors

Senior Care in San Mateo CA: When your elderly loved one is complaining about pain in the lower back or the leg, they may be suffering from sciatica. Inflammation of the sciatic nerve can really have a negative effect on an elderly loved one, and with sciatica they will need some extra help in managing their pain and getting around. Family caregivers should take the time to learn more about sciatica and how it affects elderly people.

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Is Your Senior Loved One Suffering From Dehydration?

Senior Care in Hilsborough CA: Dehydration can be a very serious challenge to your parent’s health and well-being, but experts estimate that around 75 percent of people throughout the United States are actually living with chronic dehydration. This is a startling statistic that illuminates the need for you to help your senior recognize the importance of getting proper hydration every day.

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Signs that Your Senior Might be Dealing with Loss of Vision

Caregivers in Pacifica CA: Studies have shown that there are nearly 24 million people throughout the United States who are currently living with vision loss. A large percentage of these are over the age of 64. Loss of vision, ranging from mild loss to blindness, is one of the most common issues of older age, and as a family caregiver it is important that you are able to identify when your parent might be struggling with this change in their function so that they can make meaningful modifications to their lifestyle to help them maintain their independence and function, and stay safer as they age in place.

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