Month: June 2014

Senior Care in Roseville, CA: 4 Tips to Get Ready for ‘The Talk’ about Moving

By patrick / June 26, 2014 / Comments Off on Senior Care in Roseville, CA: 4 Tips to Get Ready for ‘The Talk’ about Moving

For many elderly individuals, the idea of moving because they can no longer manage their care at home or because the house is now too much for them to handle is something that they might try to avoid for as long as possible. If there is any hope that they can hang onto their home,…

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Providing Home Care after a Hip Fracture-Tips for Caregivers in the Roseville CA area

By patrick / June 23, 2014 / Comments Off on Providing Home Care after a Hip Fracture-Tips for Caregivers in the Roseville CA area

If you or someone you are caring for has had a hip fracture, or a break in the upper part of your thigh bone, most of the problems that occur after surgery can be avoided by following these guidelines. Do the exercises your physical therapist gave you. Most of the complications that arise after a…

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4 Keys to Finding Quality Home Care Services in Granite Bay, CA

By patrick / June 18, 2014 / Comments Off on 4 Keys to Finding Quality Home Care Services in Granite Bay, CA

As the elderly population is living longer and choosing to remain at home, the need for home care services is growing steadily. For family members, this means relying on someone to help their loved one with everyday tasks and keeping them safe. What should you look for when trying to find quality home care services?…

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Entertaining Our Seniors at Western Slope Health Center in Placerville CA

By patrick / June 16, 2014 / Comments Off on Entertaining Our Seniors at Western Slope Health Center in Placerville CA

Our staff at Harmony Home Health had a fabulous time recently hosting an evening wine and cheese event for the families of residents at the 5 Star Western Slope Health Center in Placerville, California. Supporting the family members of our seniors is a great way to help ease the burden these families are going through…

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Special Memory Trick for Seniors – Memory Care Specialists in Sacramento

By patrick / June 13, 2014 / Comments Off on Special Memory Trick for Seniors – Memory Care Specialists in Sacramento

Alzheimer’s and dementia are very specialized diseases. Specialized training and care strategies can significantly improve the quality of life for seniors suffering from the diseases and reduce the stress levels of the families caring for and living with these patients. Education and research are important in providing the dementia patient with the happiest life possible.…

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What Does Quality of Life Really Mean? Elderly Care Considerations in Granite Bay, CA

By patrick / June 13, 2014 / Comments Off on What Does Quality of Life Really Mean? Elderly Care Considerations in Granite Bay, CA

We hear a lot about improving the ‘quality of life’ for patients who may require some form of elderly care. But what does this really mean? Quality of life refers to the enjoyment factor, the ability to be involved with things that matter to our lives, the things we enjoy, and getting the most out…

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Folsom Older Adults Collaborative, Sacramento CA: Featured Speaker, Patrick Philbrick

By patrick / June 10, 2014 / Comments Off on Folsom Older Adults Collaborative, Sacramento CA: Featured Speaker, Patrick Philbrick

Folsom Older Adults Collaborative (OAC) is dedicated to helping businesses in the Sacramento senior care industry link together to provide the entire spectrum of care to seniors in our community. Together we share our special strengths, our insights into best practices, and network together to explore new ways to connect with the seniors that are…

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Caregivers in Folsom, CA – Nutrition for Your Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

By patrick / June 6, 2014 / Comments Off on Caregivers in Folsom, CA – Nutrition for Your Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease affects a person’s central nervous system; it’s defined as a progressive neurological disorder. Parkinson’s mainly arises in the elderly population. Right now there isn’t a cure for this debilitating disease which results in shaking, muscle rigidity and reduced movement. There are prescription medications for Parkinson’s patients to slow the progression of the disease.…

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