Because the expansive population of baby boomers continues to age and our life expectancy continues being extended, our thoughts about coping with chronic pain have expanded accordingly. At present, over 50% of those over age 65 complain of persistent pain – and for ¾ of those dealing with chronic pain, the pain displays in a […]continue reading
Welcome to our in-home care blog where you can find the latest medical news, information about senior health, care, finances, and nutrition, or simply learn more about home care in the Los Angeles area. This is where we keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know about caring for older adults.
Currently about 10% of the over-65 population, around 5.7 million seniors, are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease – and that number is likely to rise to as many as 14 million by the year 2050. The race is on as scientists scramble to uncover a remedy or, at the very least, a successful treatment option. And […]continue reading
If you’re providing home care in Los Angeles for a senior loved one, it’s likely that you fell into the responsibility without having any formal training: you saw the requirement, and gallantly came forward to fulfill it. Yet, at JFS Care, comprehensive training is provided to each of our professional in-home caregivers before they’re fully […]continue reading
Telephone scams geared toward older adults are nothing new, with an astonishing $36 billion lost each year to financial abuse. And the current senior phone scam circulating is difficult for many seniors to identify until it is too late. Center for Elder Law and Justice attorney Nicole K. Parshall explains, “There is always a new […]continue reading
At an early age, we learn the tale of George Washington’s misadventure with the cherry tree along with his bold admittance to his parents, “I cannot tell a lie; I chopped down the cherry tree!” Truthfulness is integrated in our character, and oftentimes telling a tiny white lie can wrack us with guilt. But could […]continue reading