September 15, 2016
Home Care San Diego a senior is outside tending to her garden

Activity Ideas for Dementia Patients

Dementia is one of the most common conditions affecting older Americans today.  The term “dementia” actually describes a group of cognitive disorders that affect a person’s […]
September 8, 2016
Home Care San Diego a caregiver is talking to her senior client at the table

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a very serious progressive disease that causes breathing difficulty.  It is usually caused by long-term exposure to chemicals that irritate […]
September 1, 2016
Home Care San Diego a caregiver is assisting his senior client with her walker

Home Care Can Help to Manage Renal Disease

The kidneys play an important role in the body, filtering toxins from the blood, helping to control blood pressure, and creating important enzymes.  Renal disease (also […]
August 25, 2016
Home Care San Diego a caregiver is checking on her senior client at home

Common Alzheimer’s Disease Myths

Alzheimer’s disease is a high-profile medical condition than many older people are concerned about.  Because there is so much interest in the disease, the suspected causes […]
August 17, 2016
Home Care San Diego a nurse is assessing her senior client at home

Dealing With Heart Disease

Heart disease refers to a range of conditions affecting the heart, including coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, and heart arrhythmias.  The CDC estimates that more […]
August 10, 2016
Home Care San Diego a male caregiver is placing a blanket on his senior client

Living With Congestive Heart Failure

Heart disease describes a range of conditions including congenital heart defects, heart arrhythmias and coronary heart disease (hardening of the arteries).  More than 27.6 million Americans […]
August 2, 2016
Home Care San Diego a caregiver is helping her senior client read a book at home

The Difference Between Dementia and Delirium

Dementia and delirium are both very common illnesses amongst elderly people.  These conditions share a number of symptoms and it is easy to confuse the two.  […]
July 28, 2016
Home Care San DIego a nurse is comforting her senior client in a wheelchair

Treating Alzheimer’s Disease With Reality Orientation

There are a number of treatments available for Alzheimer’s disease including various cognitive therapies, drugs, and physical rehabilitation.  They are used to delay the disease’s progression […]
July 13, 2016
Home Care San Diego a caregiver is enjoying a game of cards with a senior couple

Benefits of Companionship for Seniors

Scientists have discovered that having an active social life can help people stay mentally and physically healthy.  This is particularly true for older people — the […]
July 9, 2016
Home Care San Diego a caregiver helps a senior with his cane get off the couch

Leukemia Drug Reverses Parkinson’s Dementia

Researchers are constantly evaluating potential new treatments for Parkinson’s disease dementia.  They may have stumbled upon a new drug treatment that is already approved for treating […]