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  • Older man with walker sitting on park bench with an older woman smiling

    July 30, 2021

    Tips on Postoperative Home Care in San Francisco

    Many patients rightly fear surgery because it is an uncharted territory for them. Many also worry about the potential risks and complications associated with the surgical procedure. Patients and their loved ones take time to prepare for surgery and gain information about the procedure and required medications. They also [...]

  • What Can Home Care Specialists Do For Me in San Francisco? 2

    May 24, 2021

    What Can Home Care Specialists Do For Me in San Francisco?

    Loss of independence is common among San Francisco's senior population and that’s where home care specialists can help. As individuals transition from middle age to old age, they often experience various challenges brought about by the natural effects of aging, making independent living more complicated than it once was. [...]

  • 4 Tips For Post-Operative Care & Recovery At Home | San Francisco 3

    April 15, 2021

    4 Tips For Post-Operative Care & Recovery At Home | San Francisco

    Most people have a plan to prepare for surgery, but post-operative care at home is just as critical when recovering from any procedure.  Post-op care starts in the hospital, where your doctors can oversee medication management and keep any complications at bay. While this varies with the kind of [...]

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  • Senior man practicing one of his hobbies with other seniors in an art class

    January 27, 2023

    Exploring New Healthy Habits and Hobbies for 2023

    There’s no time like the present to explore new healthy habits and hobbies that work for your lifestyle. There are many factors that affect your mental and physical health which means there are many different ways to engage and boost your mind and body. To help inspire your plans [...]

  • Elderly man getting vision and eyes checked by female ophthalmologist

    January 12, 2023

    Aging and Eye Health

    Changes in Vision as You Age It’s not uncommon for people to experience changes in vision as they age. Common changes include: Losing the ability to see up close Having trouble distinguishing colors, such as blue from black Needing more time to adjust to shifts in lighting (National Institute [...]

  • Resolutions blog header featuring senior couple going for outdoor walk

    December 28, 2022

    2023 Self-Care Resolutions for Those Receiving In-Home Care

    Individuals and families seek out the help of in-home caregivers for a wide variety of reasons. Whether living with chronic illness, recovering from surgery, or learning new routines to maintain independence while aging, caregivers offer needed relief for many people, young and old. Many times, however, the transition to [...]

  • Doctor talking with senior woman about surgery

    December 16, 2022

    Tips for Seniors – Preparing for Successful Surgery and Recovery

    Proper preparation is key to minimizing post-operation complications for seniors. Having surgery is a big deal, especially for our older loved ones, who may already be managing mobility or cognition issues. Planning ahead can help eliminate stress and lay the groundwork for a smooth and successful recovery. Join our [...]

  • Caregiver taking notes while talking with senior woman

    November 22, 2022

    Diabetes Management – It Takes a Team

    National Diabetes Month 2022 Each year in November, the team at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) comes together to educate individuals and families throughout the country about diabetes. NIDDK has developed invaluable resources covering everything from building better awareness to sharing warning signs [...]

  • Senior veteran wearing Korea War hat looking at American flag

    November 9, 2022

    Meeting the Care Needs of Veterans

    The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, commonly referred to as the “VA,” explains that the Veteran population ages 65 or older exceeds 18 million in the U.S.. This group of men and women may have served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, or the Persian [...]

  • Caregiver helping senior man walk

    October 27, 2022

    Important Information About Strokes That Everyone Should Know

    The latest data from the CDC shows that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. And what’s worse, someone dies from stroke every 3.5 minutes. The truth is, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year, even though 80% of strokes are preventable. (CDC) [...]

  • Senior woman with walking cane being helped up after a fall

    September 28, 2022

    A Caregiver’s Guide to Reducing Fall Risk

    The Real Dangers of Falling Each year, over 3 million older Americans are treated in emergency departments for injuries related to falls. Of those, 800,000 are hospitalized due to their fall injury, most often from head trauma or hip fractures. (CDC) The facts on falling are staggering: [...]

  • Smiling senior woman walking outside with caregiver

    September 7, 2022

    Make the Most of Healthy Aging Month with These Resources

    September is Healthy Aging Month, one of our favorite times of the year! Our care teams work hard to stay up-to-date on all the ways we can help promote the health of our senior clients and we’ve put these resources together for you. Check out key resources for better [...]