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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.

 

Managing Dementia with Incontinence

Dementia care calls for both empathy and creativity to deal with a number of complex behaviors and effects, and that’s particularly true with regards to incontinence, something that is extremely frequent in Alzheimer’s along with other types of dementia. These tried-and-true approaches are generally effective in decreasing the effect of incontinence and reducing an escalation […]

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Taking Care of Family Members at Home: How to Manage Caregiver Emotions

If you are feeling somewhat disheartened in your role as caregiver, take heart; you’re in good company. Taking care of family members at home is probably one of the most complex roles we can hold: highly gratifying on the one hand, while simultaneously frustrating and ever-evolving, regularly bringing about feelings of doubt over whether we […]

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5 Steps to a Calmer, Dementia Friendly Environment

Agitation is one of the more challenging results of dementia, and may be incredibly hard for family members to handle. The important thing is in taking steps to tackle agitation before it is felt and conveyed by the senior, which involves keeping tabs on what has caused these feelings in the past, and creating a calm, dementia friendly environment […]

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Vision and Dementia: Visual Misperception Stress and How to Help

The complicated steps needed to enable us to see are mind-boggling. In the blink of an eye, our brains can easily take transmitted details on the world all around us, interpret that information based on input from other senses, memories, and thoughts, and then shape a perception of that information to help with making us […]

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