May is American Stroke Month, and we’re starting the month in San Diego for the Home Helpers Annual Conference. This is one of the few times each year I have the opportunity to share ideas and plans for the future … Continued
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Aging Care Connections and its sponsoring partners have planned a full month’s worth of programming in recognition of Older Americans Month, also known as Aging Well Month.
Gerry, a 50-ish professional with an active lifestyle, was chatting with a co-worker in the parking lot outside his office when his companion suddenly began leading him to his own car. Several times, Gerry protested that he had somewhere … Continued
No one needs to look far to find an outlet for their time and talent. No matter your area of interest, there’s an organization not far from home who could use your help. All it takes to get started is an email or a phone call.
In-home care will never be a one-size-fits-all program. It’s personal. When you first start to consider in-home care for a member of your family, you probably have a lot of questions. Your loved one probably does, too. We … Continued
It’s not easy to think about, and even harder to talk about. But it remains a fact that seniors can be victims of sexual abuse.
At some point, most people will need assistance at home. Aging can mean weaker muscles and bones, memory issues and trouble getting out of the house to do the things a person once enjoyed.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month – a good time to remind caregivers that they’re not alone, and that help is available.
April is the time of year when many of us begin to transition our entertaining and family gatherings to the outdoors. Having adjusted to the time change and the lengthening days, people in this part of the world feel the … Continued
As family members get older, it’s understandable that your worries begin to grow. Sure, leaving them by themselves years ago was not much of a concern. But as people age, their bones and muscles can become weaker, their memories can … Continued