Geriatric Care Manager near La Jolla: Thinking About Aging

Advice From a Geriatric Care Manager near La Jolla About Perspective on Aging How do you think about the aging process? Do you “feel sorry” for the elderly? Do you view seniors as leading monotonous lives? Do you dread discovering the signs that you yourself are becoming a senior citizen? If so, maybe it’s time […]

The HAI WATCHDOG* Community

We have previously written about the risks of “HAIs” (Healthcare Acquired Infections) and we have pointed out the resources available on the web regarding that topic, including How to Prevent Health Care Associated Infections. Kimberly-Clark has created a new “community” website to promote discussions about understanding and preventing HAIs, called The HAI WATCHDOG* Community.  Take […]

Keep that Stethoscope Away From Me

Home Caregivers near Del Mar Point out Simple Infection Risks Seniors, their families, and their home caregivers near Del Mar have a valid but counter-intuitive worry about going to the hospital: they could get sick during their stay. There are plenty of scientific studies that teach us how easily infections spread in a hospital environment. […]

Helping Seniors Manage Arthritis Pain

Diagnosing Arthritis in Seniors Perhaps one of the most painful accompaniments of aging is the development of arthritis. Almost half of seniors over the age of 65 have some form of chronic arthritis, making it difficult to perform daily tasks or routine movements without significant pain. While arthritis cannot be cured, it can be managed with […]

In-home Caregivers near Oceanside: Mental Benefits of Tai Chi

The ancient exercise form of Tai Chi has been a staple of Chinese culture for many centuries. People of all ages, but particularly the elderly, find it a great way to relax and focus the mind and body amidst the fast pace of life. Now, researchers are finding that it does more than just provide […]

How a New Stroke Treatment Could Transform Elder Quality of Life

A New Treatment for Serious Strokes Could Save Lives For years, doctors seeking to treat sufferers of serious strokes have relied on drug treatments designed to dissolve the blood clot that caused the stroke. While the drug tPA can save a life and restore the patient to normal living in the case of mild strokes, more severe […]