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Tag: senior care

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 [...]

Senior Care Information: the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

By 2050 one in 85 people will be affected by Alzheimer’s Disease. Currently every 70 seconds someone develops this disease. In 2006 there were 26.6 million sufferers worldwide. Most of us will be affected by AD in one way or another throughout our lives, as we become caregivers or have the disease ourselves. Image losing [...]

Senior Care – Having a Living Will

Guest Blogger: Roy Ackerman, Ph.D., E.A. It’s summer time here.  Where we drive more, go to the beach, vacation, and do things we don’t normally do.  Which means we put ourselves at risk.  And, I’ve asked you to prepare a living will.  These documents were first created in the 60’s, but the Quinlan case (the one where [...]

Good Nutrition Can Increase a Senior Person’s Lifespan

“Good Nutrition Can Increase a Senior Person’s Lifespan” published in the Sequoia Senior Independent Solutions E-Newsletter for April 2012. One of the key ingredients to a high-quality life is good nutrition. This becomes even more important as we age. Getting older doesn’t mean that one has to give up one’s chance at a healthy body. [...]

Options for In-Home or Other Long-Term Care

With so many different sorts of services available to seniors and their families, it helps to see a list of them all in one place. Here you will read about Homemaker Services, Home Health Aides, Adult Day Health Care and it’s three different types, assisted living facilities, nursing home care and continuing dare retirement communities. [...]

Long-Term Care: What You Need to Know

Understanding that long-term care is a reality for about 70 percent of people age 65 and over and that the costs related to that care are increasing every day, brings to light the importance of being prepared to deal with a long-term care situation, whether for yourself or a loved one. While there are a [...]

86-year-old dominates at gymnastics competition

3/29/2012 86-year-old gymnast Johanna Quaas competed in Germany’s Cottbus Challenger Cup and dominated on the parallel bars and with her floor routine. In two quick, 45-second sequences, Quaas displayed balance and strength that someone a quarter her age would be envious of. Not only are tweeps calling her an inspiration, Quaas has also single-handedly done [...]

Long-Term Stress Can Cause Immune Problems

Guest Blogger Roy Ackerman   I was speaking with someone about some information she heard on Anderson Cooper.   While that show was about divorce (four key errors that will indicate you are bound to divorce), Dr. Gottman mentioned something that intrigued her.  That contempt (which is a form of stress) damages one’s immune system. And, [...]

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.