If you’re thinking about Senior care services, one big question that you may have is, “How do I pay for it?”. We understand that no one has unlimited resources to pay for respite care, however, we hope to give you several potential options to be able afford the care you deserve.
Do you need a temporary solution while waiting for long term funds to come in? Bridge loans are on the rise in popularity when it comes to helping pay
How would you feel if you were aware of your own cognitive decline?
At Senior Helpers, we have a lot of experience working with seniors and we have found that they rarely like change. So When it comes to your aging parents
For seniors, one of the most common types of heart conditions they experience is congestive heart failure (CHF).
Are you a veteran? Or are you the spouse of a veteran? If so, the Veterans Administration offers programs that can reimburse veterans for home care based
Whether you have been caring for a loved one with ALS, or your loved one has just received a diagnosis of ALS
It’s easy to define an annuity! But it is important to fully understand all your options when it comes to investing in you or your loved one’s long term
You might be asking yourself, what is osteoporosis? According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, it means “porous bone”, or lacking the
Age sneaks up on all of us at some point in time, and not everyone likes making changes to their daily routine.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic nervous system disease with unpredictable symptoms that come and go.
States differ in how they treat income for Medicaid purposes. In general, a Medicaid recipient who is in a nursing home must turn over all of his or
What is a personal care agreement? A personal care agreement is a document that families create when a primary family caregiver
Many people wonder about the pros and cons of in-home care services and assisted living. It is important to understand what each service does and
According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke is an attack on the brain that can happen to anyone at any time.
It is always hard to cope with loved ones growing older, especially when it comes to mom and dad.
Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the most common types of dementia. People with Alzheimer’s are dealing with
We understand that many people do not have unlimited funds to pay for senior care.
Managing diabetes requires awareness. Diabetes is a term we hear often, but until diabetes affects us personally we often don’t realize the ins and outs
If your loved one has equity in their home, they can probably qualify for a reverse mortgage, also called a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM).
It is important to understand that dementia is not a specific disease, but in fact, it is an overall term to describe a variety of symptoms.
According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, also known as Emphysema is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe.
Senior Helpers of Sacramento-Placer has the ability to implement a comprehensive at-home plan for helping you or your loved one manage a variety of chronic diseases and conditions.
Falling is one of the biggest fears you might have when it comes to your aging loved one. Do you lay awake at night worrying about your loved one falling?
It seems like in this day and age, cancer has touched everyone’s life in some way. This disease is when abnormal cells divide out of control and
Do you have a loved one in the hospital or is there a procedure planned in the near future? We understand that you can’t be with your elderly
Human-beings by nature are social creatures. Our need for social interaction doesn’t change as we grow older.
Receiving the diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease can be scary, and confusing. It is important to not only prepare and educate yourself for the road ahead.
If you are caring for an ill or aging loved one, you already know how rewarding, and how challenging, it can be.
For the aging population, it is more important than ever for those wanting to remain independent to make sure they are safe in their homes.
It's that time of year again! Fall and winter time is the best for snuggling by the fire and sipping on warm cups of cocoa. There are a number of things you can do to prepare for maintaining your health and safety this winter!
Contrary to popular belief, getting older no longer means an automatic ticket to a nursing home. With an increase in a senior citizens’ life expectancy, there is in turn a rise in care service offerings.
Halloween is one of the best holidays because you can make it as family friendly or spooky as you want it to be! This holiday brings out the kid in everyone! From the creative costumes to fun decorations in and around the home, and last but not least, who could forget the candy?
As caregivers, we understand how easy it easy to sacrifice your own health for the ones that you love and care for. While selflessly taking care of others, to be able to successfully take care of the ones you love, it is imperative that you maintain your own health needs simultaneously.
Everyone knows it is very important to eat a healthy diet, though a lot of us struggle to commit to one on a consistent basis. Nevertheless, in regard to your loved ones, it's more important than ever to make sure they're eating wholesome meals.