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Category Archives: Senior Health

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Should Your Senior Get Screened for Cancer?

[caption id="attachment_1197" align="alignright" width="300"] Elderly Care in Irvine CA: Senior Cancer Screening[/caption] Cancer is far more common in older adults than in younger adults. In fact, men over the age of 65 are approximately 22...

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Five Signs of Appetite Loss

It isn’t always easy to tell when your elderly family member isn’t eating as she should. One of the biggest reasons behind this can be that her appetite isn’t as strong as it used to be. These clues can help you dig a little...

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How Does Lewy Body Dementia Progress?

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the second most commonly diagnosed form of dementia. The first is Alzheimer’s disease. LBD is a progressive disease that cannot be cured. It causes the older adult’s mental abilities to worsen over time. It...

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Is It Dementia?: What to Look Out for During the Holiday...

As an adult child, the holiday season is a wonderful time to spend quality time with your elderly parent and enjoy traditions, make memories, and treasure your relationship. As a family caregiver, this is an opportunity for you to ensure your...

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How Can Home Care Help a Senior Citizen Who Has Lyme...

Lyme disease is prevalent in the northeastern part of the U.S., but it's spreading there are cases in almost every state. It's said that about 300,000 new cases occur each year.   [caption id="attachment_1622" align="aligncenter"...

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5 Caregiver Tips for Parkinson’s Disease

Caregivers for older adults with Parkinson’s disease are faced with a whole host of tasks. They do things like schedule and attend medical appointments, learn about the disease itself, organize medications, manage finances, and handle...

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