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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.

Seniors and Technology: Gadgets Aren’t Just for the Kids Anymore

It can be interesting and almost amazing to watch as our children tap wildly on their telephones until their thumbs turn blue all in an effort to communicate with their friends. And it’s hard not to chuckle at how they can uncontrollably giggle while watching television and even funny commercials online. Some kids and now even middle-aged adults go to class and even get degrees, all online. Yet, these innovations in how we interact, entertain and how we learn are beginning to transcend the bounds of the “younger crowd.”

Long Term Care Covered by Life Insurance

Thanks to recent legislation, life insurance will now be able to cover long-term care. This is great news for those seniors that have run out of options to pay for the important assistance that they need on a daily basis. We want to ensure that they can continue to live as independent as possible with [...]

Winter and Spring Can Be Dangerous Times For Seniors

Different seasons bring exposure to different activities and varying elements. All of this means different health risks for seniors. Just being aware of your surroundings and keeping in mind the danger that may exist, can help protect yourself all year long. Relying on a caregiver to reduce accidents due to seasonal dangers can help keep [...]

How to Choose the Right In-Home Care Provider Agency

The time has come to hire the services of an in-home caregiver. You have decided that seeking a caregiver through an agency is the best option. But how does one go about choosing among the many agencies available? How do you judge the quality of the agency? What are the criteria to consider?

Selecting an In-Home Caregiver

So the “Aha” moment arrives. Circumstances make you realize two things:

1) I’m not as young as I used to be, and

2) “Old age ain’t for sissies” as the great Bette Davis once said.

Gradually, or sometimes suddenly, it happens… we can’t keep up with household chores, we can’t see the street signs to drive safely, we give up cooking or we can’t walk without holding on to the furniture.

Should Your Senior Be Driving?

Every time an incident occurs on the roads that involves a senior, the question arises again whether or not people of a certain age should have to pass their driving test again, or have special restrictions for operating a vehicle. Chances are, if you have a senior loved one, this has been a topic of [...]

Preventing Multiple Hospital Readmissions

It is an undeniable fact: Our bodies have a limited lifetime warranty. As we get older, our bodies just simply begin to break down; the inevitable wear and tear of 50, 60, or 70 years of life taking their toll. A significant medical event will often force many seniors to be hospitalized, sometimes for the [...]