Seven Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure

Elderly Care in Los Gatos CA: Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure can be so subtle at first that your elderly family member simply doesn’t feel well for a long time. CHF is a chronic, progressive condition that doesn’t have a cure. It can be...

In the New Year, What’s Your Resolution to Better Support That Family Member with Alzheimer’s?

Home Care in San Jose CA: Alzheimer's Tips

The New Year is just around the corner and if you have a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you may have been supporting him or her for some time. This could be your spouse, a parent, grandparent, ...


The Traits of a Great Caregiver


There are many caregivers in the world, but what separates the good ones from the great ones? There are some specific work habits and traits that great caregivers have which make them stand out.Here a...


7 Tips for Hiring a Caregiver for In-Home Help


After deciding to get help caring for your older adult at home, the next step is hiring an in-home caregiver. Of course, you’ll want someone who gets along with your senior and does a great job caring...


10 Caregiver Tips for Traveling With Alzheimer’s


This article originally appeared in Alzheimers.netSummer is just around the corner and for many of us, that means fun family vacations. These vacations can turn stressful, however, for caregivers...


Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems


Dealing with Dementia BehaviorCommunication difficulties can be one of the most upsetting aspects of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia — and it’s frustrating for those wi...


5 Signs Your Loved One May Need Caregiving Support


When you’re visiting family members, you have an opportunity to evaluate how they’re doing in terms of health, safety and quality of life. Any of these five red flags may indicate that you...


4 Tips to Finding ​a Home Caregiver


Finding the best home caregiver for your aging parents or other family members may seem to be a very daunting task. We each want to take extra precautions to ensure those we love are in the best possi...


5 ways to regain your energy after caregiver burnout


As a caregiver of an aging loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it stays there. You may feel run down, lethargic and l...


How family caregivers can benefit from respite care


What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family caregiver to take a break from care-giving. This type of care focuses on helping family caregivers recharge, ease thei...