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Are You Suffering From Caregiver Burnout? Know the Signs.
As caregivers struggle with the demands of their everyday lives including jobs, kids and the tasks that accompany running a household in addition to the worry of caring for an aging or sick loved one, caregiver burnout can become a reality. These feelings can creep up over time so you may not even realize that you’re dealing with caregiver burnout.
Dream Big and Embrace Hobbies
Have you always wanted to write a novel? Play the piano? Paint a sunset? Now is the perfect time to pick up some art supplies or grab an instrument. September is Self-Improvement Month! Read More
A Season of Reflection for National Assisted Living Week
There is a very good chance that someone you know has worked or resided in an assisted living environment. According to the American Health Care Association, there are over 30,000 assisted living communities in the United States today. Read More
Cheers to the Baby Boomers
If you were born between 1946 and 1964, you belong to an esteemed group called “baby boomers.” The nickname came as there was a baby boom after World War II, with an increased number of births than generations prior. There was a two year span after World War I with an elevated number of babies coming into the world, but the baby boomer generation stretched over an 18 year period, with 76.4 million babies being born, accounting for 40% of the US population at the time. Read More
Concord, CA - Steps to Finding an Assisted Living Community from a Senior Care Advisor
Navigating the numerous options of assisted living communities can be overwhelming. It's a significant decision that involves careful evaluation of various factors, including location, services, staff, activities, and cost. With the expert guidance of a Senior Care Advisor, this process can become more straightforward. Read More
Flowers Forever – The Healing Power of Plants
The tradition of giving someone a plant or flowers has been practiced around the world and in various cultures for millennia. The reasons for this are many and rooted in various cultural beliefs and practices. Flowers have been regarded as symbols of healing, comfort, and well-wishes, making them timeless and thoughtful gifts for those in need of support and encouragement. Read More
Pleasant Hill, CA - Importance of Hiring a Senior Care Advisor / Consultant
Choosing the perfect living situation for a senior loved one is a responsibility that can weigh heavily on families. Thankfully, Senior Care Advisors are professionals who can help make this task easier and stress-free. Read More
Stay Social
July is Social Wellness Month. Staying engaged to a network of supportive friends and family members carries many benefits, especially to help mitigate loneliness. With life changes, illness, and loss as universal themes of aging, many seniors find themselves struggling with depression and anxiety. According to the World Health Organization, over 20% of adults over the age of 60 are dealing with a mental or neurological disorder. Read More
Understanding Caregiver Burnout
You may have heard the term “caregiver burnout" but do you know what it means? According to WebMD, it is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion. Unpaid caregivers devote an average of 20 hours a week to providing physical, financial, and emotional support for an older loved one or friend. Though caregivers enjoy helping a loved one to age in place at home, there is a toll that is taken, resulting in stress, depression, and anxiety. Read More
Strategies to Deal with Stress as a Caregiver
Caring for a family member or loved one is a common occurrence here in the United States and with our population aging, those numbers are on the rise. According to the Mayo Clinic, nearly 1 in 3 American adults are considered informal caregivers, not paid for these responsibilities but juggling them among working, raising kids, and taking care of everyday tasks. This scenario may hit close to home if you’re a caregiver or someone you love holds down this role. Read More
Father’s Day Gift Guide
Dads are the rock of the family and are our first and most powerful male role model. You may have inherited your dad’s sense of humor, work ethic or love of a sports team. This Father’s Day, explore the ways that tech devices can help make your dad’s life easier and even more fun. Read More
Happy Pride Month!
June is Pride Month, the opportunity for you to find ways to become an ally to the LGBTQ+ community. This is the perfect time to show support, start a dialogue with friends and family of all generations and raise awareness of inclusivity for all. Read More
Father’s Day Fun Facts
Howard Cunningham, Homer Simpson, Mike Brady, Tony Soprano, Ward Cleaver and Danny Tanner are just some of the popular television dads who have become like family over the years, appearing in our living rooms and feeling so familiar. To honor the fathers, grandfathers and father figures in our lives, we’ve gathered some fun facts: Read More
Did You Know…Mother’s Day Edition!
As we celebrate the woman who helped shape and inspire us into becoming the people we are today, let’s explore some fun facts about Mother’s Day that may surprise you. Read More
Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Your first cheerleader, your staunchest protector, and your biggest fan - that’s your mom! Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so thinking of ways to delight her as well as make her day-to-day life easier is always in fashion. Here are some tech suggestions that can surprise her this year: Read More
Celebrating National Nurses Week
Did you know that nurses are more at risk to sustain a back injury on a shift than a construction worker? Or that during an average 12-hour shift, a nurse can walk for 4 miles or longer? These active and caring professionals give it their all each and every day, so we’re taking a week to express our thanks! Read More
How to Deal With Stress
Everyone occasionally has that feeling of physical or emotional tension that stems from an event or thought and leaves you with a sense of frustration, anger, or nervousness. Stress is normal and it is how your body reacts to something that feels like a threat or a challenge. In small amounts, stress helps you to get things done or avoid danger. But chronic stress can take a toll on you emotionally, physically, and mentally. The insidious part of chronic stress is that you can become accustomed to it and, over time, may not even notice that it is happening. Read More
National Social Work Month
Social workers strive to create equality every day. That’s why the theme of this year’s National Social Work Month is Breaking Barriers, according to the National Association of Social Workers. Read More
Thank a Nurse Today!
Did you know that nursing is the largest healthcare profession? According to The American Association of Colleges of Nursing, we are lucky enough to have almost 4.2 million registered nurses across the country. Read More
Music Enhances Our Lives
Music serves as the soundtrack of our lives, with memories tied strongly to these songs and melodies. It can elevate our mood, give us a creative outlet and transport us back to a cherished time. The power of music is truly incredible. Read More

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