Month: September 2014

5 Things to Know about this year’s coming Flu Season for Adults over 65

By patrick / September 30, 2014 / Comments Off on 5 Things to Know about this year’s coming Flu Season for Adults over 65

It’s no surprise to anyone that people over 65 are at the greatest risk when it comes to the influenza virus. Over 50% the flu hospitalizations, and almost 90% of influenza deaths are in this age bracket. Add to that the high risk of exposure from children and grandchildren, and the concentration of elderly populations…

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Benefits of Acupressure for Dementia Patients

By patrick / September 29, 2014 / Comments Off on Benefits of Acupressure for Dementia Patients

Caregivers Can Use Acupressure to Help Dementia Patients Sleep Better Editors note: the following contribution comes to us from our Director of Nursing, Jennifer M. Jarrett RN LAc OMD There are many of us, in all different stages of our lives that have had difficulty sleeping at night. Whether because of worries, hormones, medications, or…

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Music for Memory: A Non-Profit Organization for Alzheimer’s Patients

By patrick / September 25, 2014 / Comments Off on Music for Memory: A Non-Profit Organization for Alzheimer’s Patients

Music for Memory: A Non-Profit Organization for Alzheimer’s Patients                 New cutting edge research is showing that the people suffering from Alzheimer’s/dementia may see improved mental functioning through the extraordinary power of music. While there’s presently no cure for Alzheimer’s, various studies have shown the advantages of music therapy for those suffering with Alzheimer’s and dementia.…

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Did You Know? September 24th is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

By patrick / September 24, 2014 / Comments Off on Did You Know? September 24th is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Senior Care Ideas on Keeping Mom Healthy and Fit in Sacramento, CA This national health promotion is for women of all ages. It turns out to be a big event every year. Held on the last Wednesday in September, it focuses on encouraging participation in physical activity. Health awareness for women is another big part…

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Helping your Eldery Loved Prepare for the Autumn Season?

By patrick / September 21, 2014 / Comments Off on Helping your Eldery Loved Prepare for the Autumn Season?

Transitioning through Autumn with the Help of Home Care Services near Folsom , CA Summer is over. It was an interesting one, to say the least. Some parts of the country experienced record low temperatures in July (nearing the freezing point!). Other parts have been inundated with record high temperatures and drought conditions. No matter…

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What Do You Know About Skin Care?

By patrick / September 12, 2014 / Comments Off on What Do You Know About Skin Care?

Caregiver in Sacramento, CA: Seniors Can Enjoy Skin Care, Too Betty had always taken good care of herself. Any time that she went out in the sun, she wore sunscreen. She used anti-wrinkle creams and other moisturizers on a consistent basis throughout her life. As a result, she had very good skin. Even though she…

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Elderly Care in Lincoln, CA – Heart-Healthy Benefits of Eating Sardines

By patrick / September 4, 2014 / Comments Off on Elderly Care in Lincoln, CA – Heart-Healthy Benefits of Eating Sardines

Sardines are an almost forgotten food. Used to be that it was quite common for many people to be familiar with eating sardines. Nowadays it seems fewer and fewer people have ever even tried them! Compared with other protein sources, a can of sardines is very affordable. Not only that, it’s convenient too. It can…

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Announcing the Launch of Our Advanced Certified Dementia Specialist Program in Sacramento

By patrick / September 2, 2014 / Comments Off on Announcing the Launch of Our Advanced Certified Dementia Specialist Program in Sacramento

Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death now in the United States, and the only leading cause of death that is on the rise. More than 5 million Americans now are living with the disease. Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s, and approximately 500,000 people are dying each year because…

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