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  • Incorporating New Routines in September

    September 22, 2023

    Discover the power of new routines for seniors this September! Explore the benefits of incorporating healthy habits and join us at Senior Helpers Santa Barbara for in-home care support.

  • Easy Indoor Exercises for Preventing Falls

    September 22, 2023

    Discover easy indoor exercises for seniors to enhance balance and prevent falls. Stay active, and independent, and improve your quality of life with these safe and effective workouts.

  • Solutions for Summer Senior Skin Issues

    August 19, 2023

    Learn how to address summer skin problems in seniors, from dehydration to heat rash and sunburns. Expert tips to enhance their quality of life Contact Senior Helpers Santa Barbara for support and care.

  • Importance of Hobbies and Activities That Use Both Hands

    August 19, 2023

    Experience the advantages of hobbies and activities that use both hands for improved physical and mental well-being, coordination, and creativity.

  • How to Prepare Nutritious Smoothies Without Added Sugar

    July 21, 2023

    Prepare nutritious smoothies without added sugar. Discover sugar-free smoothie recipes and ingredient tips for healthy and delicious smoothies that seniors will love.

  • Low Impact Exercises for Osteoporosis & Arthritis

    July 21, 2023

    Stay active with low-impact exercises to manage osteoporosis and arthritis, improving overall health. 

  • Take a Senior-Friendly Road Trip This Summer

    June 13, 2023

    Plan a senior-friendly road trip this summer for unforgettable memories with loved ones. Get practical tips for a comfortable and enjoyable journey tailored to seniors' interests and well-being. Read more now!

  • How Hydration Helps Maintain Good Health

    June 12, 2023

    Learn the importance of hydration for good health and practical tips for better hydration habits, especially for seniors. Stay hydrated for optimal body function.

  • VA and Senior Care: Four Benefits You May Not Know About

    May 18, 2023

    This article will uncover lesser-known VA and senior care benefits that qualify to maximize your care and support. Let's dive in and explore these valuable resources together!

  • 7 Hobbies That Offer Surprising Mental & Cognitive Benefits

    May 17, 2023

    Nurturing your mental health is crucial for leading a fulfilled and balanced life. Here are seven hobbies that offer mental and cognitive benefits for seniors.

  • Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: A Guide for Caregivers

    April 18, 2023

    Understanding Medicare and Medicaid is essential for caregivers to provide the best possible care to seniors. Understand these programs and how they can benefit the seniors under your care.

  • The Importance of Regular Health Checkups for Seniors: A Caregiver's Guide

    April 18, 2023

    Regular health checkups are an essential aspect of senior care that should not be overlooked. Explore the importance of regular health checkups for seniors, the role of caregivers when scheduling checkups, and how to choose the right professional for them.

  • How to Create a Spring Walking Routine for Daily Mobility and Exercise

    March 21, 2023

    Spring is a perfect time to establish a daily walking routine that promotes mobility and exercise. From setting goals to staying motivated, find out how to create a spring walking routine that improves your physical and mental well-being and how to keep at it.

  • Senior's Guide to Planning a Spring Garden

    March 17, 2023

    Gardening for seniors can be an incredibly rewarding hobby, providing them with physical, mental, and social benefits. Here's how your senior loved ones can start creating their spring garden.

  • Financial Stresses Facing Seniors and Tips on How to Deal With Them

    February 14, 2023

    Read on as we discuss the biggest financial stresses facing seniors and provide advise on how to best prepare for them today.

  • 2 Challenges Elderly Black Patients Face in Retirement Communities - And How to Help

    February 9, 2023

    Black seniors often face unique challenges when living in retirement communities. Get to know these challenges by reading this article.

  • Where To Find Financial Assistance When Caring For An Elderly Relative

    January 18, 2023

    Caregiving is financially demanding. Discover the top financial assistance when caring for an elderly relative. Read for more.

  • How to Prepare Your Home's Guest Room for Relatives With Dementia

    December 20, 2022

    For those diagnosed with dementia, daily tasks can get challenging. As you prepare your home this holiday season for gatherings, here's how you can prepare your home's guest room for relatives with dementia.

  • September 2022: Hello Autumn

    September 2, 2022

    I wish I could tell you all about how our caregiver meetings went in August, but unfortunately we had to postpone them due to my being out sick for the week. I apologize to everyone for the hassle of rescheduling and I would like to thank my fellow office members for covering my absence. My whole family had COVID, so I would have much rather been at work and the meetings! 

    The meetings are rescheduled for the week of September 12th. 

  • August 2022: Viva la Fiesta!

    August 5, 2022

    "Viva la Fiesta!" It's a phrase you'll hear throughout Santa Barbara's Old Spanish Day Celebrations. Do you know what it means? The exact translation is "long live the party" but you can use it in many different ways. It can be used as a greeting, a cheer, or an exclamation of joy. 

  • July 2022: Summer Fun

    July 8, 2022

    What's your favorite thing about summer? The seasonal fruits, longer days, local events, relaxed atmosphere.. there's so much to love! Our office staff has been taking advantage of summer by getting outdoors as much as possible. Liah, Emalee and I are signed up for Nite Moves, which is a 5k running event at Leadbetter Beach every Wednesday.

  • June 2022: Message From the Office

    June 7, 2022

    Our Summer Picnic is this month! Each year our summer picnic gets a little bit bigger and we hope you'll join us for this year's! It started with just our office team ordering lunch, then inviting caregivers, then going to a park, then inviting clients, and now we're inviting our community! The picnic will be at Leadbetter Beach on Friday June 24th from 12pm-2pm. Everyone is welcome. Please let us know if you plan to attend, you can just respond to this email, so we can order enough food. See you there! 

  • April 2022: Spring is in the Air!

    April 4, 2022

    We're taking the office on the road! Exciting news- we have packed up our office and purchased a van to be our mobile office! Liah, Emalee, Elena and I will all have a work station in the van and take turns driving around to see clients while the other three work. This will allow us to see our clients more regularly and we can interview candidates from anywhere in Santa Barbara County. That's right, the interview will go to the candidate!