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Four Types of California Home Care That Enable Seniors to Age in Place

For the vast majority of older adults, the prospect of facing a move to an assisted living or nursing facility is difficult. It’s only natural to want to remain in the familiarity of home, where we can decide on our own when we want to wake up, when and what we want to eat, who [...]
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Which Is Better: Aging in Place, or Assisted Living?

Each of us faces a number of critical crossroads in life, at which point the decisions we make will result in far-reaching effects. What career we choose. Who (or whether) to marry. Whether to have children or not. And as we grow older, another crucial decision has to be made: should we move into an [...]
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Care at Home for Seniors, or Assisted Living?

Home is where the heart is, and so many seniors’ hearts are set on remaining at home throughout aging, instead of making a move to an assisted living facility or nursing home – close to 90% of them, according to research done by AARP. And who can blame them? Feeling comfortable in familiar surroundings, having [...]
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How To Talk to Senior Loved Ones About Walnut Creek Home Care

Life is full of difficult conversations, and talking to a senior loved one about his need for home care services can certainly be one of them. It is difficult for many older adults to accept the idea of needing help or losing freedoms, and occasionally they can shut down and refuse to discuss it. To [...]
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My Senior Parent Needs Care Now! What Do I Do? | Walnut Creek Home Care

Emergencies happen when you’re least expecting them. For family caregivers, those emergencies tend to happen when we’re trying to juggle our already hectic daily lives – rushing to drop the kids at school, cooking dinner while trying to review homework, leading an important presentation at work, etc. Whether Mom’s had a fall in the home, [...]
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Using the Arts to Enhance Adult Home Care Services

Beginning when we are very young, the arts are a source of enrichment for our minds and spirits – and at Hillendale Home Care, we believe that should continue as we grow older! That’s why our adult home care services are designed to incorporate the arts into our clients’ enrichment activities. Enriching our clients’ lives is [...]
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Video: Home Care Walnut Creek CA: Do all home care agencies do background checks on their caregivers?

Home Care Walnut Creek CA: Do all home care agencies do background checks on their caregivers?
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Show Your Appreciation: 10 Simple Ways to Say ‘Thank You’ to a Senior Care Provider in Danville CA!

Expressing gratitude for the caregivers who help make our lives easier is important, yet we often take it for granted.  Sometimes we get so caught up in our busy lives with all its demands that we forget to show our appreciation.  Here are 10 simple ways to say ‘thank you’ to a senior care provider. Listen [...]
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Sudden Weight Loss: Why We Convinced Mom to Rely on Home Care Services near San Ramon CA!

“ A Family Caregiver’s story worried about Mom’s sudden weight loss “ My brother and I happened to both (eventually) settle down not too far from our mother’s house.  I don’t believe that it was something deliberate or conscious, at least not in the sense that one-day we would be caring for her, but it worked [...]
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Preparing for the End of Home Care Services in Lafayette CA!

You received the call just the other day and you’re still not sure what to think about it. The home care services agency that you hired to look after your mother is going to be ending its care because it was only going to be for a period of time so that your mother could [...]
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