The most perfect mother’s day gift you can ever give your mother is simple and free… It is the gift of your time, creating wonderful memories. Finding the perfect gift for your senior mother can be a challenge. Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Senior Moms Finding a great gift idea for elderly mothers and grandmothers
The benefits of becoming a caregiver through Accredited Home Care are much more clear now that we have seen and understand the 2016 changes in laws regarding California caregiving. We’re going to create an understanding about the recent changes that won’t require you to have a law degree! There’s no reason to worry about words
Part I Caregiving with the new rules and regulations may have you confused about how to proceed ahead with a job you love. We’re here to help you understand and, hopefully bring you on board with us… one of the best in-home care organizations in California. California Caregivers & The Laws from 2016 You may
Gardening for seniors can be relaxing, comforting and soulful. However, as we age we discover that things we may have enjoyed in our younger days are a bit more difficult. Tips for Gardening for Seniors Here are a few tips that can make gardening easier and safer for seniors. Raised Gardens – Creating a raised
April is National Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and we want to bring attention to a disease that is literally life changing when you are diagnosed. There is currently no cure for PD. Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Parkinson’s disease is a chronic disease that progresses with time. It affects the brain and is considered a degenerative neurological
It’s not easy caregiving for someone with a brain injury as they try to recover. Recovery can often be long and tedious. Brain Injuries There are 2 basic categories of brain injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury (TMI) – As the name implies a trauma occurs to the head and causes an injury of the brain itself.
What is a Geriatric Specialist Social Worker First, it’s important to understand what a Geriatric Specialist Social Worker is before you understand the importance of their role. As a social worker who specializes in geriatric care they act much like the connecting puzzle piece in the entire picture of geriatric caregiving; often working as the
March is Multiple Sclerosis month. Accredited Home Care is always bringing medical awareness to your life and that includes how to get the most out of live while living with MS. What is Multiple Sclerosis? MS is an auto-immune disease that affects the myelin surrounding the nerves in your body. There is no specific test
Understanding Gambling Addiction in the Elderly Why is gambling becoming so popular for seniors? There are a number of possible answers; but the most important question to ask is “How do we address this growing gambling addiction in the elderly?” Why Is Gambling Popular Among Seniors? Time – Once seniors are retired they have time
Senior nutrition is important. As we age we need to take care of our bodies in order to remain healthy. Reasons Seniors May Not Be Eating Right Lack of Energy – Not eating can lead to a catch 22 situation where you lack energy from not eating right but are too tired to prepare meals.