Sequoia Senior Solutions Blog

Comments & Discussions Pertinent to Seniors and Their Families

Stanton Lawson

Stanton Lawson is the Co-Owner of Sequoia Senior Solutions. Sequoia’s mission is to ensure a better quality of life for their elderly clients and their families, by providing dependable and affordable in-home care. Sequoia’s focus is to keep you or your loved ones at home and avoid: • Loss of friends and possessions • Loss of independence and freedom • Loss of spirit which is drained by the battles of daily living Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc. serves Napa, Sonoma, Marin, Solano, Mendocino, Lake Counties. The main office is located at191 Lynch Creek Way, Suite 102, Petaluma, CA 94954. Email admin@sequoiaseniorsolutions.com Tel: (707) 763-6600 Fax: (707) 763-6607, www.sequoiaseniorsolutions.com. You can also contact Stan at Google +.

Seniors Helping Seniors: Making a Difference Through Meals on Wheels

  Here is a video and a story of seniors helping seniors that will touch your heart. Carroll Alsobrook and her husband, Duane Alsobrook, 77, get into the same 1990 GMC truck that once took the pair into the Smoky Mountains, where they would hike seven miles up to its third-highest peak, Mount LeConte, and [...]

Exercise Help for Seniors: Martina Shows Core Exercises

This is a video of Martina Navratilova from  AARP offering exercise help for seniors to develop a strong core. The information comes from Martina’s book “Shape Yourself.”  Now that she is in her 50′s Martina is learning the hard way that even when a person is physically fit, he or she needs to continue to [...]

Help for Seniors: Music-Based Self-Diagnostic Tool

NBC recently produced a piece about music therapy for their program, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.  In this program on help for seniors, NBC showed seniors responding to old favorite songs.  Science has been recognizing the part music plays in people in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease, but now scientists are becoming aware of [...]

Help for Seniors: Teaching Your Parent about Facebook

  Last December we published a blog on “How to Introduce Your Parent to Facebook.” The statistics have changed so we are republishing it with the latest stats so as to provide current help for seniors and their families. Although many senior citizens are avid Facebook users, there are others who aren’t. Facebook, which was [...]

Help for Seniors:10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

  At some time or another memory problems plague us all, but as we age this can morph into something more serious. This article will provide help for seniors and those who love them some guidelines in knowing if their memory loss is becoming more serious. Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a [...]

Home Healthcare Community Supports Targeted Reforms

From The Sacramento Bee By Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Published: Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 – 12:45 pm WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2012 — OIG recommendations consistent with program integrity and payment reforms proposed by home healthcare community WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – In response to a report released yesterday by The Office of the Inspector [...]

Noise Pollution: A Health Hazard for Seniors

Noise in and of itself can be a nuisance for everyone, but studies show that noise has a direct and immediate effect on a person’s health. Seniors are especially at risk because the human body reacts to noise with a “fight or flight” response. Physiological changes occur in the nervous, hormonal and vascular systems, resulting [...]

Home Health Care: Quick Care Service in Petaluma

Reposted from last April: Petaluma-based Sequoia Senior Solutions, the North Bay’s premier provider of in-home health care for seniors, began QuickCare, a very affordable service for those seniors who need just a little help in May,2011.   The first of its kind in this area, Sequoia Senior Solutions offers this quick assistance service to seniors [...]

In-Home Caregivers and The Internet

Are you an in-home caregiver? Here are some statistics that you find interesting: 24% of US adults are in-home caregivers for another adult 3% take care of children with significant disabilities 3% are caregivers for both an adult and a child. In total 30% of all adults in the US are caregivers. That is almost [...]

Your Comfort Zone: Five Good Ways to Escape

Boredom kills. If you sit around in your comfort zone doing nothing, you will probably overeat, drink too much coffee and/or alcohol, or even sleep too much. If you don’t believe me check out the research from the University College of London in  “You really can be bored to death, study shows”. So what can [...]