We monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, the State of California COVID-19 website and the County of Sacramento website for updates on their recommended procedures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus with respect to caregivers in the home environment. This is particularly important because our clients are part of…

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Did you know that there are certain lifestyle choices that can help with the prevention of dementia? While there is not a cure for this disease, there are ways that your elderly loved one can try to avoid getting it in the first place. Learning more about these lifestyle choices can help you to aid…

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When was the last time you took care of yourself? If you’re helping your mom and dad out all of the time, you may be overlooking your own needs. You need a break and National Self-Care Awareness Month is a good time to learn how. Ask yourself these questions to start learning what you should…

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  September National Weeks National Waffle Week– First Full Week in September National Assisted Living Week– Starts Grandparent’s Day National Suicide Prevention Week– Second Full Week National Biscuit and Gravy Week– Second Week in September – Annually National Days of Prayer and Remembrance-September 8-10 – Annually Line Dance Week– Starts on Second Monday through Saturday…

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Congratulations to Arlene Crus, our September 2020 Caregiver of the month. Arlene does a wonderful job with ensuring our client needs and safety. She is Team Player and is always willing to help or advise other caregivers when needed. Our clients, Mike and Virginia often comment on how attentive Arlene to their needs and how…

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Are you wondering how your elderly loved one is going to live by themselves as they get older? You might even think it is dangerous for them to do this. Depending on your elderly loved one’s health conditions, state of mind, mobility, and some other factors, they may or may not be able to live…

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Seniors often have to take an array of medications, which can often impact their appetite and nutrition. Proper nutrition is essential, especially during your elderly family member’s golden years. Caregivers can take some steps to ensure that their senior is eating nutritiously, even when medications may interfere with nutrient absorption.  Provide a Variety of Nutrient-dense Foods If medications are reducing your senior’s appetite, make sure that her food provides…

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Well, it’s here! Our new website design for Aging Assistant has been in development for the last few months and it is now LIVE! With the help of the folks at Approved Senior Network, we now have a website that is integrated with our Customer Relations Management Database that allows us to respond faster and…

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Please join us in honoring our outstanding caregiver for August 2020, Norman Rey Ana! Norman came to our agency from Daly City, California and started his service with us six years ago. Norman brings great enthusiasm and dedication to all his clients. While he has his own list of regular clients, he also is our…

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Millions of Americans experience constipation. This results in billions of dollars spent in emergency rooms every year. It is important to understand that irregular bowel movements sometimes happen. It is usually nothing to fret over. However, the question is this – when should you worry about constipation in your elderly loved one?   When Should Your Elderly Loved One…

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