PTSD doesn’t just happen to people who have experienced a major life-threatening event. PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) can occur after any traumatic event or experience. It may surprise you to discover that providing care for a loved one is one of the main causes of PTSD. Yet, the condition often goes undetected, and thus untreated, […]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.
When asked if they thought they might be susceptible to financial elder abuse or fraud, the vast majority of surveyed adults in their 50s through 90s – 81%, in fact – felt confident that they would never fall for a scam. Everyone wants to believe we’re too savvy and knowledgeable to fall into financial abuse. […]continue reading
Older adults often face a number of significant challenges throughout aging: vision, health conditions, mobility changes, and an increased loss of friends and loved ones, just to name a few. LGBTQ+ seniors go through these challenges as well, but they also have other additional risks they face in aging, including:continue reading
We all know the feeling of needing five more minutes in bed before we’re ready to face the day. However, chronic fatigue in seniors takes that sense of exhaustion to a whole new level. As one chronic fatigue sufferer describes it, “I feel like I have a drained battery pretty much all of the time. […]continue reading
We’ve just recently come out of the thick of COVID, where we were constantly isolating for the sake of our health. Older adults were especially vulnerable, so extra precautions were taken to keep them safe. Solitary lifestyles adopted out of necessity became the new norm for a number of older adults who have yet to […]continue reading