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11/2014

Home for the Holidays

For most families the holidays are about spending time with loved ones and celebrating.  However, for persons with a disability and the people who care for them, the holidays can be challenging. 519 more words

Senior Care

Hiring live in care associates-a best thing for old age and diseased people

Life has its own shades and people have to go through all the phases one by one. Life makes you live it on its own terms. 357 more words

Senior Care

California's Caregiver and Personal Attendant Overtime Law Moves to 40 hours in 2015

It is so tempting to hire a caregiver  and pay them “under the table”, isn’t it?  Were you even aware that you had to pay these?  339 more words

Aging-in Place

Mitigating Pre-Diabetes

Prediabetes affects an estimated 50 percent of Americans over 65. Prediabetes is where one’s blood glucose level is above normal, but not high enough to warrant a diagnosis of diabetes. 80 more words

Communicating with Seniors

As our parents and loved ones grow older it may become apparent that it’s getting harder to communicate with them. As they age, communication becomes more difficult due to changes in their physical health, some cognitive decline, or even bouts of depression. 321 more words

Senior Care

Therapy Animals Can Help Dementia Patients

Animals have been known to bring good vibes and positive energy the very minute they enter a room. Therapeutic animals achieve this same result with even the most disconnected people. 192 more words

Dog Tales

Does Medicare, MediCal, medical insurance pay for caregivers or in-home care?

No, it depends, and no.  We get calls daily and I hear it in their voices, the worries and stress of what to do when their loved one gets discharged, how does Medicare pay for a caregiver?  278 more words