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Having a Healthy Mental Attitude Toward Aging

Jun 4, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Comfort Keepers

One could safely assume that, between being happy and sad, a majority of us would choose the former. After all, it’s when we’re happy that we tend to be more productive and treat others with kindness and respect. That’s not to say that experiencing all facets of human emotion isn’t important. For instance, when faced with the death of a loved one, it’s vital that we go through each stage of grief in order to process the event in a healthy way. Read Article

Social Wellness in Seniors

Apr 16, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Comfort Keepers

As we age, it’s important to maintain physical well-being, but often times, psychological, emotional, and social health can fall by the wayside due to increased isolation. For some, this isolation can come about rather suddenly, with the passing of a loved one or close family members moving away. For others, it can be a more gradual process as the natural effects of aging begin to take hold. Read Article

Redding Senior Nutrition and the In-Home Caregiver

Mar 22, 2018 by Joseph Karch

Having professional In-Home Caregiver may make a difference for a person who may not be able to meet their own nutritional needs. Working with seniors, as a team, Caregivers are able to assist and provide tools to seniors so that they can properly nourish themselves. In-Home Caregivers can turn difficult situations into ones in which individuals focus less on issues related to undernourishment and focus more on activities that improve quality of life. Consider getting Help from an In-Home Caregi Read Article

Importance of Keeping a Medication List

Sep 29, 2017 by Joseph Karch

For any person taking multiple medications, prescription or over-the-counter, the benefits of having a coherent, accurate and up to date medication list are many, and can even be lifesaving. Read Article

Redding Veterans and VA In-Home Care Benefits

Sep 14, 2017 by Joseph Karch

Serving in the United States military means that much was sacrificed, and in many instances all was sacrificed in the defense of something we all hold very dear. Those and the families of those that made these sacrifices deserve utmost respect along with the benefit of life-long care provided by those they protected. We attempt to repay this debt by making exclusive benefits available to veterans and families of veterans. But many veterans are unaware of these benefits. It is difficult to find Read Article

Caregivers, How to Assist Seniors at Medical Appointments

Jun 10, 2017 by Joseph Karch

For a person struggling with memory, hearing or communication impairments, an extra set of eyes and ears can make all the difference Caregivers can play the role of the advocate during medical appointments in order to promote Read Article

Redding Seniors, When to Give Up Driving

Mar 15, 2017 by Joseph Karch

Seniors are usually reluctant to give up driving. Giving up the car keys removes their own ability to drive to the store, church, senior center, or library or to simply meet up with friends for coffee. The experience can be quite traumatic. Read Article

Comfort Keepers Comfort Care, a Poem

Jan 31, 2017 by Joseph Karch

Being familiar with those involved in Palliative Care and Comfort Care, fellow Comfort Keeper Sherry Mann expresses through free verse the empathy that we try to achieve when caring for those receiving hospice Read Article

Redding Caregivers Help Seniors with Hearing Loss

Jan 4, 2017 by Anonymous

This short article provides tips on how to help support a person suffering with hearing loss. The article briefly addresses some psychological and social implications associated with hearing loss and outlines a few tools for those who may be caring for a loved one experiencing hearing loss. Read Article

Senior Anxiety Disorders

Dec 20, 2016 by Anonymous

Seniors can experience anxiety for many reasons. This article briefly touches on the effects of stress and anxiety, the major types of elderly anxiety disorders in seniors, and recognition of anxiety symptoms so that you may be able to help. Read Article

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