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So, Who Cares for the Caregiver?

At our house, the caregiver is my wife, Kelly. We have been married for thirty-five years, twenty-two of them playing the role of caregiver. Having your spouse as the caregiver often comes with its ow

Joan

You sat in your wheelchair too weak to care about life’s swirl today. Ennui or malaise don’t quite describe what I see in your face, your eyes.

The 411 on Parkinson's

Receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be devastating for families. Even more devastating is not understanding the disease, how to live with it, how it can be treated, or anything els

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Pass It Down: Preserving Family History and Traditions

Family history is a precious gift. If stories, traditions, and information are not passed down from one generation to the next, eventually they will be lost and forgotten. It can be fun for families t

Glendale Assisted Living Facilities | Broadview Residential Care Center

Broadview Residential Care Center For The Elderly is a senior living facility in Glendale, California. Visit today and experience the highest quality care!

Special People

I think there will be a special place in heaven for caregivers. You who have loaded wheelchairs into cars or vans or cut up food and gently placed it into your mate’s mouth, or emptied bladder bags

Henry and Grace

As a couple, Henry and Grace taught me as much as anyone ever has about living life to the fullest, not in words, but by example.  They were my parents best friends for 40 years and the four of them

Summer of Respite 2019

Now that the summer is in full swing, it is time to consider how to give a break to the most important person in your loved one’s life – you.

Want to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Medicare Can Help

If you are 65 years of age or older and have Medicare Part B, you may be able to participate in the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (Medicare DPP) at no cost to you.

Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Breathing is an essential part of life. When it becomes difficult or you are short of breath, it can make daily activities more challenging and impact your quality of life. Individuals living with chr

Carenote from S

I am researching options for my sister who has multiple myeloma and is wheel-chair bound.

Tips for Spousal Caregivers

Dementia caregiving can be a burdensome thing and lead to many challenges and obstacles in a relationship.

In the Lingering Light

In the Lingering Light is a valuable field guide for Alzheimer’s caregivers, written by one who has gone before you. Cynthia Fantasia packs courage and faith to help sustain you on the uncertain roa

Building Connections to Overcome Aging

Over the past few years, the world has changed a lot, especially when it comes to the major surge in technology. Generations of the past weren’t on social media or the Internet, and they didn’t pl

Always Best Care Announces New Owners Of Greater Bethlehem Territory

Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that Ken and Rebecca Good are the new owners of the Greater Bethlehem franchise

Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

Spending time outdoors can be a great way to shake off the last of the winter blues and soak up the sun, but as the weather gets nicer, allergy season often gets worse. Dealing with seasonal allergies

Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

With nicer weather settling in, it’s hard to resist the temptation to go outside and enjoy the warmth and sunshine. It can also be a great opportunity to shift your workouts outdoors for not only a

Always Best Care Hits $149M in 2018 Revenues, Charts Growth for 2019 and Beyond

At the beginning of May, Always Best Care Senior Services LLP — one of the largest home care franchise companies in the country — announced it had opened a new location in Pasadena, California. Th

Job Openings Outnumber Americans Seeking Work for 13th Straight Month

Rate of workers quitting jobs holds steady at 2.3% WASHINGTON—A bounce back in employment opportunities in March kept job openings well ahead of the number of Americans seeking work for the 13th str

Local Entrepreneurs Open Always Best Care of Pasadena

Leading Senior Care Franchise Now Offers Award-Winning Senior Care Services to Los Angeles County Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United State

Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond

Suffering from a stroke can be a potentially life-threatening situation. It is imperative that medical attention is sought immediately. However, sometimes individuals don’t realize they’re experie

How to Handle Siblings Who Don’t Help With Aging Parents

Caring for aging parents can be challenging for adult children. Constant attention is required for your parents to receive the best care. The task itself can be too much for one person to take on, es

How Seniors Can Improve Heart-Health

Aging adults often think as they grow older, they’re destined to have heart disease. This is not the case for many seniors. There are preventive measures that help maintain a healthy heart. Heart d

Why Genealogy is Significant for Seniors

The internet is changing how people connect. Retirees are using their time at home or at their residential center to connect with people around the world via the world wide web and social media platf

How to Help Aging Parents Declutter

Decluttering can be one of the largest tasks to accomplish before moving into a residential care center. The idea of sorting through your aging parents’ things can be as overwhelming as the task it

Finding Love in Assisted Living

Life and romance seem to go hand in hand until you reach a certain age. Circumstances and life events have a way of forcing many aging adults to enjoy their latter years without a significant other o

A Guide to Breast Cancer in Older Adults

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer found in elderly women. A woman has a one

Overcoming Age Discrimination in the Hiring Process

The unemployment rate in the U.S. dropped to 3.9 percent in July 2018, according to the Bu

Myths You’ve Probably Heard about Assisted Living

There are several myths about assisted living. Many people think you end up just sitting around all day with nothing to do. Others feel assisted living may destroy their independence. Especially afte

Chair Exercises for Seniors in Residential Care

It’s expected for the muscles and bones in our bodies to weaken with age. Seniors may have trouble balancing or suffer from mobility issues, while other aging adults might be dealing with chronic i

4 Ways to Sharpen the Memory in Residential Care

Did you know there are several fun and innovative ways to sharpen your memory? As we grow older, it becomes more common to forget the simple things. It’s just a normal part of aging. Perhaps you ma

Signs It May Be Time for Assisted Living

Adult children are often faced with difficult decisions. Among those decisions is one that greatly impacts the livelihood and happiness of their parents. At some point, aging adults may need to be pl

Government Benefits Seniors May Be Missing Out On

Almost every adult in the world spends hours each day looking for ways to maximize their dollars. Without a doubt, nothing destroys a budget like unforeseen health issues. Especially if the illness p

Guide to Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms, Stages and Treatment

This guide explains the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, along with the five stages and treatment options.

Prostate Cancer: A Guide for Aging Men

Prostate cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers in the world, despite it only being diagnosed in males.

A Guide to the Seasonal Flu for Seniors

The flu can be deadly for seniors, but luckily its easily preventable if you ensure you're following a few guidelines.

Reverse Mortgages Explained: A Senior Citizen’s Guide

REVERSE MORTGAGES EXPLAINED: A SENIOR CITIZEN'S GUIDE

Alcohol Abuse Amongst The Elderly: A Complete Guide

Alcohol abuse among seniors in the United States may be a bigger problem than you think. Educate yourself and find out how it can be treated.

Ultimate Guide to Caregiving for Alzheimer’s Patients

Caring for an Alzheimer's patient can be challenging, but knowing how to approach their needs makes life easier for both the patient and caregiver.

The Ultimate Guide to Aging Comfortably on a Financial Budget

Implement these tips to make sure your retirement nest egg lasts as long as you need it to.

Guide to Dialysis and Kidney Disease

Kidney disease is a very common ailment that affects large numbers of the elderly population. Learn everything you should know, including symptoms, treatment, cost and statistics.

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