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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.

Caregivers for Alzheimer’s Victims Find Yoga Improves Life, Slows Cellular Aging

  Five million in U.S. care for people with dementia; stress puts them at high risk of depression This report appears in the March edition of the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry currently in print.   March 13, 2012 – A new study out of UCLA suggests that using yoga to engage in very brief, [...]

An Open Letter to the U.S. Department of Labor

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.

The Sandwich Generation—Being Over-Controlling

Let’s take a moment to review the definitions and statistics of the Sandwich Generation. Adults who find themselves squeezed between taking care of their children while taking care of their elderly parents or other family members are referred to as “the sandwich generation.”

Social Security’s new Spanish online services

Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, announced that the agency’s most popular online services, the applications for retirement and Medicare and for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs, are now available in Spanish. The new online services are available at www.sequrosocial.gov, the robust Spanish version of Social Security’s award winning website, www.socialsecurity.gov. “The [...]

The Sandwich Generation: 4 Suggestions to Balance Your Kids with Your Loved One

An estimated 65 million families share a mother with her job and taking care of her aging parents. This phenomena is being called the Sandwich Generation. Most of the women involved are in their mid to late 40s who work full or part-time, have children still in public school and give at least 20 hours a week to the care of an elderly parent.

Activities for the Holidays

Christmas, New Years, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all special holidays for people at this time of year. Your loved one with Alzheimer’s has much to share with you about these special holidays if you give him or her the right sort of activity.

Giving a Loving Hand Massage

How about giving your mom or dad a hand massage? Trust me, men love this, too.

Cooking with Your Relative with Alzheimer’s

Do you wonder what to do the next time you visit someone you love who has Alzheimer’s? How about cooking together?