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Lack of Bonding with a Caregiver Can Be Upsetting to Seniors using In-Home Care

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. services 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.

How to Build a Social Life as a Senior Citizen

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. services 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.

Elle Tait—My Side of the Fence

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. services 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.

Asking the Hard Questions or Not Asking–A Case Study

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. services 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.

3 Caregiver Tips By J. Dietrich Stroeh

Being a caregiver isn’t easy. I know. I learned the hard way as I took care of my wife who died from pancreatic cancer three years ago. The stress of doing a job that most people aren’t trained for, on average, 20 hours a week or more, can impact your health. According to the National [...]

Crabby Old Man

When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in… North Platte , Nebraska , it was believed that he had nothing left of any value.

Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, They found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital.

10 Tips for Coping with Holiday Stress and Depression

The holidays are supposed to be a great time of year, but for some people . . . not so much. Unwanted guests sometime show up—stress and depression. There is so much to do with shopping, baking, partying, having guests or for some elderly none of the above. The Mayo Clinic has 10 suggestions about [...]

Diabetics and Christmas—Naughty or Nice

The mere thought of Christmas strikes dread in the hearts of diabetics, dieters, normally healthy eaters and anyone who doesn’t want the extra weight gain that can occur during this eating holiday.

Old Sayings

Many times a person with Alzheimer’s will remember things from the past much better than things in the recent past or present. Here is a fun activity to share with your loved one that is going to be a fun one.

Exercise Your Brain—Learn a New Language

Scientists have proven that one way to prevent memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is to keep your brain active your whole life. Look on the internet and you’ll see extensive scientific research. Whereas in the old days before this new research, scientists believed that the brain essentially quit growing after a person reached the early 20s, now the studies are showing that when the brain is stimulated to produce new neural pathways (brain cell connections) continuously, the brain will keep growing and improving.