Skip main navigation
Serving Santa Barbara and surrounding areas.
Type Size
Serving Santa Barbara and surrounding areas.
Skip to main content
Past main navigation Contact Us

News and Blog

  • October 2021 Newsletter; Caregiver of the Month: Elizabeth Lopez

    October 8, 2021

  • Remembering Family Members and Affordable In Home Care

    September 23, 2021

    Sometimes our lives get so busy that we forget to slow down and focus on what is truly important.  Love and family is so vital to living a happy and healthy life.  Giving and receiving love helps us to thrive.  While it’s difficult to avoid a hectic schedule; it is important to take the time to show our elderly loved ones how much we care. 

  • Keeping Family Close and In Home Caregivers

    September 17, 2021

    Our families continue to grow older and as each year passes, distance can come between us.  It is more important than ever to create a bond that will keep your family close even when the miles separate.  One way to develop closeness in the family is to create a ritual and maintain it.

  • Celebrating Grandparents and Reliable In Home Care

    September 10, 2021

    It’s important to take the time to celebrate our grandparents.  They have seen the ups and downs of life and have made it through good times and bad.  They are the backbone of the family and can provide great insight into any day-to-day situations. 

  • Activities to Improve Health and Senior Care at Home

    September 2, 2021

    No matter our age it is so important to make sure that we take proper steps to maintain and improve health whenever possible.  There’s no need to wait until the New Year to make a resolution to live cleaner and to take the necessary steps to a healthier lifestyle.

  • Care for Alzheimer's and Dementia Sufferers

    August 30, 2021

    Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia and is the most common type of dementing disease afflicting the elderly.  It is a slow, progressive and ultimately fatal disease.  When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease, the decision for care can be quite challenging. 

  • Caring and Consistent Home Care

    August 20, 2021

    When asked, most seniors would express a strong desire to remain independent in their home and active in their community for as long as physically possible.  Caring and consistent home care for your elderly loved one from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara, 805-687-7777, makes it possible for your family to find peace of mind.

  • In-Home Help for Seniors and Elderly

    August 9, 2021

    In today’s society, it is common for extended families to be separated from loved ones by long distances.  At some point in your loved one’s life, they will become unable to properly care for themselves.  In that instance, you are faced with the challenge of long-distance care giving. 

  • August 2021 Newsletter; Client Spotlight: Donna Hallenbeck

    August 6, 2021

  • Recover from Illness or Injury Safely at Home

    August 4, 2021

    When facing an illness or injury, most people would feel better in their own home.  If a loved one is recuperating at home from an operation or illness, they can still benefit greatly from the in-home senior care assistance available from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara. 

  • Professional In-Home Care and Safe Summer Activities

    July 27, 2021

    Since it is the middle of the summer, it is important to find safe summertime activities for your senior loved one to enjoy.  When the sun is shining high and bright in the sky, and the heat feels oppressive, make it a day to organize some scrapbooks and share some family memories indoors with the air conditioning on to keep cool.   Your loved one might have a closet that they have been putting off sorting through.  Make the summer your time for spring cleaning when the hot weather isn’t as enjoyable as in earlier months. 

  • Dementia and Alzheimer's Care and Effective Communication

    July 22, 2021

    When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease, your family may worry about the best option for care for an elderly loved one.   Although traditional forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s care typically focused on the impaired person, Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara, 805-687-7777, understands the importance of broadening to include the family as well.

  • July 2021 Newsletter; Sherle Cresswell Wins Caregiver of the Quarter!

    July 9, 2021

  • In-Home Veterans Care

    July 9, 2021

    If your veteran loved one has become frailer and requires personal care assistance, it is possible that your loved one can keep their dignity and remain in the privacy of their beloved home with the help of a compassionate caregiver from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara.  When the decision about proper assistance for a veteran loved one becomes your responsibility, you may worry which is the best option. 

  • Senior Independence

    July 2, 2021

    Many seniors currently live active lifestyles and wish to remain a part of their social circles and participate in local events.  Some medications and dementia related diseases may make driving unsafe.   A trusted caregiver from Senior Helpers can provide the transportation to and from local events, appointments, and shopping as desired by a senior loved one.  Transportation helps to maintain independence because a senior loved one is still a part of their community without worry about returning home safely.

  • Senior Care at Home and Senior Safety

    June 28, 2021

    With warmer weather, we are sure to be more on the go than during the cooler months of the year.   Daily activities with friends and neighbors become more of a regular occurrence outside the home.  As we leave and rejoin new activities, items can end up left haphazardly on tables and floors.  It is especially important that we keep our senior’s home safe by keeping trip hazards out of harm’s way. 

  • In Home Care and Senior Safety Tips

    June 17, 2021

    When it comes to living independently at home for a senior loved one, it’s important to always keep their safety in mind.  One key step for living safely at home is to keep a list of important doctor names and numbers near the home phone. 

  • Fathers Day and In Home Senior Care

    June 12, 2021

    June marks the end of school, the start of summer and a special holiday created for celebrating fathers everywhere.  If your dad is like a lot of other dads, he’s probably expecting a new tie.  This Fathers Day, step out of the box and give Dad something he won’t expect. 

  • June 2021 Newsletter; Great Place to Work

    June 4, 2021

  • Affordable In Home Help and Traveling with Seniors

    June 3, 2021

    Summer is a highly traveled time of year for most people.  The weather is warmer and attractions are open for visitors.  As you may already know, traveling with an aging loved one can be complicated at times.  It is important to keep our aging loved ones actively involved in family outings, including on vacations.

  • Celebrate Loved Ones with In Home Senior Care

    May 28, 2021

    There are many reasons why we celebrate.  The primary reason we celebrate is to bring family and friends together.  There are many calendar dates that provide reason to get together and spend time, but they don’t have to be the only time friends and family gather together.  Take the time find little reasons to celebrate. 

  • May 2021 Newsletter; Why Do We Celebrate Memorial Day?

    May 26, 2021

  • In Home Dementia and Alzheimer's Care and Remembering Mom's Recipes

    May 21, 2021

    There is nothing quite as binding in a family as a passed down recipe, holding secret ingredients and loving memories.  Some of the most comforting smells are the smells of home.  Take the time to pull out your mom’s favorite recipes, and try to recreate those special scents and delicious meals. 

  • Stress Fixes and In Home Elderly Care

    May 18, 2021

    Day-to-day life can get pretty hectic and even stressful at times.  With busy schedules and time consuming projects, we can get wrapped up in our to-do lists and find it difficult to unwind.  Long term stress can have long term effects if not kept in check. 

  • In-Home Care for Elderly and Nutrition Tips for Caregivers

    May 14, 2021

    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.