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Concord, CA - Memory Care Services Available by Top-Rated Senior Care Advisors
Senior Care Advisor Looks at Memory Care Services Keep reading to learn more about memory care services for seniors, choosing the right one for your loved ones, the available memory services, and how a Senior Care Advisor can help. Read More
Therapy Solutions No Matter the Location
For older adults recovering from an injury, surgery or illness, there are various therapy services that can support them throughout the process in order to ensure the best health outcomes. Read More
Tips For A Stress-Free, Enjoyable Vacation With Aging Parents
Traveling with a senior citizen though can often be a challenge, especially if they have medical needs or disabilities. Planning ahead, doing the research, and having a back-up plan can help dodge common travel hazards and make for a more relaxed experience. Following these tips can help everything go as smoothly as possible. Read More
Pleasant Hill, CA - Senior Living Advisor Provides Tips for Finding Nursing Home
Learn about nursing homes and how to select the best one for your senior loved ones. These tips come from a trusted Senior Care Advisor with years of experience helping seniors and families. Read More
Easing the Transition to Assisted Living
Moving out of the family home and into an assisted living community may not be the easiest of transitions. For older adults who've spent decades living at the same address, relocating can be difficult and stressful. However, there are ways for loved ones to help minimize the stress of the move. 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
Women and Caregiver Stress
Most Americans will find themselves in the role of informal caregiver at some point in their lives. Many aspects of handling family responsibilities have historically fallen to women, especially when it relates to raising children or caring for family members. Read More
5 Ways Baby Boomers are Transforming Senior Care
The baby boomer generation—those born between 1946 and 1964—is made up of about 68... Read More
When is the Right Time to Consider Assisted Living?
Life can change in a moment, and determining when to move from home or independent living to an assisted living community can be overwhelming. This difficult situation may be lessened by starting the conversation early and often talking about what’s coming down the road for an aging loved one. 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
Can You Feel the Heat? Staying Hydrated this Summer is Very Important!
The temperature is rising, the sun is shining, and it's that time of the year when we all want to soak up some rays and enjoy the great outdoors. But hold on just a second! 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
Three Decades of Family Caregiving Support
For our 30th episode, we celebrate CarePatrol’s 30th year of supporting older adults and their family members to navigate care solutions. Founded in 1993 by a social worker after observing the personal trauma experienced by a family whose loved one had been placed in the wrong type of facility, CarePatrol became the pioneer organization whose core values are dedicated to being a comprehensive personal service and valuable resource for families during the placement of a loved one. Read More
Happy Father's Day!
Father’s Day is a very special day. You can make it one that Dad and the rest of your family will truly enjoy. Let your creativity shine as you consider how you can tailor these activities to make the dads, grandfathers and other dad figures in your life have a wonderful day! 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
AI in Senior Living Communities: Aging in Modern Times
These days, it’s hard to escape the presence of artificial intelligence (AI). After chatGPT... Read More
Navigating Family Disagreements when Caring for an Aging Parent
Issues and stress can develop among adult siblings when caring for a parent or an elderly loved one. Read More

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