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  • Dementia In Home Care

    March 24, 2021

  • Nutrition Tips for Seniors

    March 17, 2021

  • Spring Preparation

    March 11, 2021

  • Building a Healthy Heart and In Home Help for Seniors

    March 3, 2021

    Now more than ever it is important to find ways to build a healthy heart. There are a few ways to maintain a healthy heart like eating a balanced diet, not smoking, limiting alcohol intake, and exercising. Regular heart screenings will help to monitor blood pressure and cholesterol levels and help you to maintain healthy cardiovascular function. While it is important to stay physically healthy, it is equally vital to have a happy heart.

  • In Home Care for Seniors

    March 3, 2021

  • Super Foods for Seniors

    February 17, 2021

    Eating well is crucial for maintaining good health. Choosing foods that are good for our bodies help to prevent many diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure/cholesterol, some cancers and heart disease. We have all heard the saying that “you are what you eat”. We have learned that the better foods we eat, the better we will feel.

  • Valentine's Day Crafts and In Home Dementia Care

    February 14, 2021

    When it comes to coming up with Valentine’s Day crafts for seniors, the most important element is love. Time spent with an elderly loved one is more important than the activity itself. Take the time to visit with your loved one. The gift of time spent together is more valuable than anything money can buy.

  • Colder Weather and Senior Care at Home

    February 3, 2021

    The coldest months of the year can also be the loneliest. The days seems shorter and cloudy days with less sunlight can put a damper on anyone’s mood. It is extremely beneficial to an elderly loved one to have some company. A phone call or a visit will be helpful to boost your loved one’s mood and have positive effects on the week ahead.

  • Winter Fall Prevention and In Home Senior Care

    January 19, 2021

    Winter fall prevention takes a little planning and possibly some acceptance that the risk is higher for a senior loved one. Your loved one may need to be reminded to take small steps and aim for the use of handrails whenever possible. Perhaps, it should be routine to check the weather before leaving home. If snow or freezing rain is expected; reschedule activities that take place outside of the home. While you may not be able to keep your senior loved one from falling this winter, but you can follow these tips to possibly prevent a serious injury.

  • In Home Elderly Care and Peace of Mind Visits

    January 19, 2021

    It’s understandable that life gets busy. You can’t be everywhere at once; and you shouldn’t have to be. If you have an elderly loved one who lives a great distance from you; you both would benefit from a peace of mind visit from a compassionate caregiver from Senior Helpers.

  • Healthy Hearts and In Home Senior Care

    December 11, 2020

    When we think of a heart, we tend to think of love. The best way to show love for someone is to spend time with them. Time spent with family and friends can greatly reduce stress and this is so important for heart health; especially for senior loved ones.

  • Thank you to Medical Personnel and Professional in Homecare

    December 8, 2020

    As we grow older and the everyday routine gets more difficult to handle alone, the need for medical assistance becomes inevitable. There might be a health concern that needs to be monitored or a recent injury that needs tending to properly heal. Whether in a hospital or in the comforts of home, medical personnel provide a high level of care to those in need. It’s true that those in the medical field are dedicated to what they do and aim for high standards of care.

  • In Home Help and Helping Seniors Choose Less Sugar

    December 4, 2020

    The calories from added sugar in foods can start to sneak up on us over time. The added sugars that exist in foods like breads, sauces and condiments can lead to unwanted calories and excess weight gain. It is important to try to limit sugars, especially for our senior loved ones who might have to deal with other possible health issues such as diabetes, possible tooth decay or heart disease.

  • Fall Prevention

    November 23, 2020

    As people age, the chance of a fall that is significant or causes injury increases, so knowing how to prevent a fall is an important part of providing care to aging seniors. In the hazy heat of summer time, falls can become even more of a threat due to dizziness, blurred vision and confusion that come along with even moderate dehydration. Rather than living reactively, a proactive approach to fall prevention can often make an enormous difference. So how do you plan ahead to prevent falls this fall and winter season?

  • Thanksgiving Day Treats for All Ages and In Home Help

    November 23, 2020

    The end of the year is near and we are preparing for some of the most anticipated holidays of the season. Thanksgiving is a day to celebrate and to cherish the time we can be with one another when we live great distances apart. Thanksgiving is a holiday centered on gratitude and festive feasting. Some people claim it is the best holiday of the year.

  • Cooler Weather and In Home Care

    November 16, 2020

    Fall weather can be tricky to prepare for when it comes to figuring out what to wear. While simple layering may be fine for dressing for most people, some elderly are more easily chilled with lower temperatures and might need to think about wearing more clothing during cooler fall days. If your elderly loved one is taking any medications that thin their blood, they likely to feel cold more often than not. If venturing out and about in Santa Barbara is on the agenda, suggest they wear some sort of hat to keep more warmth in the body.

  • Fall Prevention 2020

    October 30, 2020

    As people age, the chance of a fall that is significant or causes injury increases, so knowing how to prevent a fall is an important part of providing care to aging seniors. In the hazy heat of summer time, falls can become even more of a threat due to dizziness, blurred vision and confusion that come along with even moderate dehydration. Rather than living reactively, a proactive approach to fall prevention can often make an enormous difference.

  • Staying Warm this Winter

    October 23, 2020

    Fall weather can be tricky to prepare for when it comes to figuring out what to wear. While simple layering may be fine for dressing for most people, some elderly are more easily chilled with lower temperatures and might need to think about wearing more clothing during cooler fall days.

  • Helping Your Loved One with Alzheimer's & Dementia Remember Special Dates

    October 16, 2020

    As the fall season moves on, times can get pretty busy and trying to keep up with activities for the family can get pretty frantic. It is not unusual for an event to slip a busy person’s mind. Luckily, in this day and age, there are many hi-tech ways to keep on top of special dates and to keep schedules lined up. There are times when even the most organized of schedules can get mixed up.

  • Fall Plans with in Home Senior Care

    October 9, 2020

    The weather is unpredictable from day to day as the season changes from hot summer to cooler fall temperatures. The more comfortable weather makes participating in outdoor activities around Santa Barbara a little easier for senior loved ones who might have been cautious with the summer heat and sun.

  • Diabetes and Live in Senior Care

    October 9, 2020

    Diabetes is a common disease which affects millions of Americans. Diabetes is responsible for blood sugar complications because the body is not able to produce sufficient insulin that helps to change glucose into energy. One in four seniors are affected by this disease. There are many potential effects that diabetes can have on the body if not adequately controlled, such as blindness, nerve damage, kidney and heart disease.

  • Productive Activities to Increase Quality of Life

    September 30, 2020

    Enhanced social and productive activities may help to increase the quality and length of your elderly loved one’s life.

  • Seniors, Diabetes, and Live In Care

    September 14, 2020

  • Dehydration Prevention

    September 5, 2020

  • Nutrition Tips for Caregivers

    August 28, 2020

    Caregivers are special people. Those who spend their days caring for another human being are very giving to others. Because caregivers are often performing tasks that are time-consuming and often thankless, it is important to remember to take time to take care of themselves.