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Being on the Lookout for Shingles

There’s been a lot of talk about the flu this season, but it’s important for board and care homes in Woodland Hills and beyond to also be on the lookout for other serious illnesses, such as shingles. There is quite a bit of information out there, but sometimes it’s...

Sarcopenia and the Elderly

Board and care homes in Woodland Hills are constantly on the lookout for ways to ensure maximum health for residents. One of the concerns that the staff at senior assisted living homes have is the prevalence of sarcopenia in senior citizens. Sarcopenia is the gradual...

Checklist for Board and Care Homes

You want the best for your elderly parent.  If your parent is suffering from a condition like dementia or Alzheimer’s, a friendly and comfortable place becomes an absolute necessity for their well-being.  Woodland Hills and the surrounding San Fernando Valley areas...

Preparing the Elderly for Board and Care

Compassion becomes the key when talking to an elderly parent about board and care homes, when that time comes, and though you wish circumstances were different, no longer can the necessity of elderly assisted living be denied.  A parent coping with dementia or...

Planning Quality Visits with the Elderly

In the Woodland Hills and San Fernando Valley areas many alternatives to large nursing homes exist, offering a friendly and homey atmosphere for your parent who may be suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s. If you’ve helped to move a parent into an elderly assisted...

How Close are we to an Alzheimer’s Vaccine?

For board and care homes in Woodland Hills and throughout the world, the idea of an Alzheimer’s vaccine could drastically change the way senior assisted living homes are operated. For example, families may find that thoroughly preventing Alzheimer’s disease through...

10 Signs that it Could be Alzheimer’s

As people age, there is a tendency to become more forgetful. While people often joke about those “senior moments,” many people may wonder if they’re simply having a forgetful moment or if they’re experiencing the early stages of dementia. For employees at board and...

Steps to Reduce Falling for the Elderly

Falls are one of the most important things to watch for when caring for an elderly parent or loved one. This is one of the main reasons a family will urge their senior parents to consider care in an elderly assisted living home. Not only are injuries from falls a...

Running Marathons at age 101

Recently a 101 year old man ran the London marathon to its completion, becoming the oldest individual to finish the race. This demonstrates what medical professionals who specialize in aging understand – that there is no reason that a healthy and well cared for body...

The Seven Dimensions of Balance for Well Being

If you have an elderly parent or loved one, you want them to experience the most out of their senior years. Living alone can become difficult for a senior, and without life’s previous responsibilities life can become stagnant. If for this reason you are considering...