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  • How Long Does It Take for Seniors to Get Over a Cold?

    December 5, 2022

    How long does it take for seniors to get over a cold? Here is everything caregivers need to know about helping a senior recover from a cold.

  • How to Balance Childcare and Helping Senior Parents During School Holidays

    November 28, 2022

    The holidays can be stressful when caring for children and seniors simultaneously. Here's how to balance childcare and senior care during school holidays.

  • 5 Low-Key Activities Grandchildren and Grandparents Can Enjoy Together During the Holidays

    November 21, 2022

    Families are looking forward to spending time with their loved ones this holiday season. Here are 5 low-key activities senior loved ones can enjoy.

  • 5 Fall and Winter Decorations That Worsen Your Home's Air Quality

    November 14, 2022

    Air in people's homes is presumed to be clean and safe. However, here are five decorations that may degrade your home's air quality.

     

  • Top 3 Rails and Bars to Install at Home to Prevent Slips and Falls

    November 2, 2022

    Seniors must maintain stability and balance to prevent a fall. To keep your elderly loved one safe, we've compiled a list of the top three rails and bars you may install at home.

  • How Often How Often Should You Get Breast Exams as You Age?

    October 26, 2022

    Breast cancer can be a very scary topic that most people don't want to discuss. Getting regular checkups is the only way to look out for any visible changes in your breasts.

  • Autumn Habits and Hobbies to Extend Senior Healthspans

    September 29, 2022

    Recreation plays a significant role in seniors' health as those who participate in recreational activities have a higher quality of life than those who lead sedentary lifestyles. They develop positive coping mechanisms that help them handle stress and frustrations. As a result, they have a lower risk of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and mental health issues. During autumn, seniors can engage in various hobbies to extend their lifespans and keep their minds alert.

  • 3 Fun Ways Seniors Can Prepare Their Homes for Autumn

    September 11, 2022

    A great way for anyone to celebrate the autumn season is to recognize the changing season and the ways that the world around you is altering for the season. Seniors can participate in a celebration of the fall season by doing a few different types of activities that are particularly fun during autumn. Senior Helpers Santa Rosa Wine Country will help you look at some of those activities today.

  • 3 Mental and Emotional Benefits of Dogs for Seniors

    September 1, 2022

    To have a creature that relies on you entirely and completely is something that many people experience at some point in their life. Most people experience this as a result of becoming a parent, but others find this fulfillment in pet ownership. Senior Helpers Santa Rosa Wine Country can help you look at the emotional and psychological benefits of dog ownership for seniors. 

     

  • The Importance of Staying Hydrated During the Summer (Even in the Shade)

    July 12, 2022

    Approximately 60% of the body is made up of water. Water is an important part of the body that enables the proper functioning of vital organs. Summertime is usually the best time to explore and have fun with different outdoor activities. However, it's very easy to get dehydrated during this time due to the hot and humid temperature, reducing the water level in our bodies. Dehydration affects everyone during summer, but older persons and people with Alzheimer's are at a higher risk. But why is it important to stay hydrated during summer? Read on to find out.

  • How to Travel on Day Trips and Extended Vacations as a Caregiver to Someone With Alzheimer’s

    July 12, 2022

    Being a caregiver to someone with Alzheimer's doesn't mean you have to let go of some of life's fun activities. It's possible to enjoy a little vacation with your loved one during their early stages with proper planning and safety measures. Here are some quick tips for traveling with someone in the early stages of Alzheimer's.

  • In-Home Care Guide: How to Reorganize the Kitchen | Santa Rosa

    June 17, 2022

    Whether you're aging in place, have a loved one who's doing so, or are acting as a family caregiver, creating a safe, functional kitchen is important. As seniors experience age-related changes in balance, coordination, and cognition, having a well-designed kitchen can make a world of difference. At Senior Helpers of Santa Rosa, we're sharing a few quick tips to make refining the kitchen in your Rohnert Park, CA home easy.

  • Keto Diet For Alzheimers! NO!

    December 2, 2019

    The ketogenic diet involves low or zero carbohydrates, and high fat, high protein. Because the brain runs on glucose exclusively (unlike your muscles and other body tissues that can burn fat), the brain has no capacity to do this. One aspect of aging is the gradual (sometimes rapid) progress to reduced insulin sensitivity of the cells.

  • Diabetes, “Pre-diabetes”, Dementia and “Pre-Dementia”

    December 2, 2019

    The coming Tsunami of Care Needs for Seniors in the US The burden of care for persons with Dementia falls mainly on the immediate family. This burden, already significant is forecast to grow substantially over coming years, and developed countries will almost certainly face a huge problem due to the confluence of a number of factors. The sheer growth in those expected to be diagnosed with dementia is daunting plus the at risk population – already large will also expand.