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Care Plan for Dementia

You may have noticed that your loved one is having trouble with their thinking, behavior, movement, and memory. Unfortunately, these changes may be dementia symptoms. After a dementia diagnosis, note the type and stage of dementia your loved one has. It's likely symptoms will get worse as they age. It's important to be proactive so you, your loved one, and their healthcare team can work together to craft a care plan for dementia (before the disease progresses). A care plan for dementia can be extensive including choosing a power of attorney, contemplating a do-not-resuscitate order, choosing future living arrangements, etc. [...]

2023-09-06T14:07:23-07:00September 6th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

Outstanding Care: Ashley Powell

“Wow! Little me?” This was Ashley Powell’s reaction in learning she was selected for the Quarterly Outstanding Care Award. Although she had been serving as a caregiver for over a decade, she’d only been with A Peaceful Way Home Care for about one and half years — thus her reaction. Ashley is as humble as she is caring. After moving from Orange County to the South Bay, Ashley applied for a position with A Peaceful Way in Rolling Hills Estates. There are many in-home care agencies, but what made A Peaceful Way stand out to her was our flexibility and [...]

2023-08-16T15:14:22-07:00August 16th, 2023|Articles, Outstanding Care Award|

How hearing loss can impact your health

Hearing loss is inconvenient and frustrating. But did you know that it can also threaten a person's mental and physical well being? Let’s discuss how hearing loss can impact your senior loved one's health. 1. Increased Depression Risk Due to Hearing Loss Relationships are about communication. Impaired hearing may leave your beloved senior confused and embarrassed when they feel like they can't properly engage in conversations with neighbors or family. Also, attending family reunions, classes, games, and concerts aren't the same after hearing issues begin. Too much background noise can make these gatherings and events too distracting. Certain low [...]

2023-08-03T15:56:10-07:00August 9th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

South Bay’s Best Reader’s Choice Favorite in 2023!

Thank you for voting us your Favorite Senior In-Home Care business in South Bay’s Best Reader’s Poll! Providing compassionate, customized care solutions to meet your unique needs in the South Bay community. A Peaceful Way Home Care has been a provider of in-home care services since 2016, for seniors in the Palos Verdes and greater Los Angeles South Bay area. We are grateful and proud to be voted a South Bay’s Favorite In-Home Care businesses for the sixth consecutive year! Our goal is to provide compassionate and quality care so you can thrive and remain in your own home. [...]

2023-08-04T11:10:16-07:00August 6th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

How Can I Help My Elderly Neighbor?

You're worried about your elderly neighbor. You don't want to pry, but it's hard not to wonder if he's doing okay. Your Palos Verdes neighbor doesn't leave his house as often as he once did. His once impeccable lawn is a bit neglected these days. You feel awkward when you think about bringing all of this up in a conversation with him. Will he be offended? But you feel too anxious about his welfare to doing nothing. How can you help your elderly neighbor? Never Offer Help in a Condescending Manner It's important to speak politely with your elderly [...]

2023-07-19T09:00:05-07:00July 19th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

Announcing Outstanding Care Award Recipient: Vicky Powers

A Peaceful Way Home Care is proud to announce the latest winner of our Outstanding Care Award and to introduce to you Vicky Powers. Mamma Duck A naturally nurturing being, Vicky has always been a “mamma duck”, as she says. Even during her stint as a baker, preparing warm and tasty treats was her way of tending to others. When Vicky was only eleven years ago, she cared for her grandmother who had become ill. Then in 2008, her mother-in-law was able to con For a number of years, Vicky worked for a senior citizens home in Torrance and as [...]

2023-07-11T09:03:02-07:00July 6th, 2023|Articles, Outstanding Care Award, Senior Care|

Creating a Supportive Environment for Aging Parents at Home

As our parents age, it becomes essential to provide them with a supportive environment that fosters their independence and emotional well-being. By ensuring their comfort, safety, and emotional support, we can help them maintain a sense of autonomy and dignity while living in their own homes. In this blog post, we will explore practical strategies to create a nurturing environment for aging parents at home, focusing on their independence and emotional needs. Promoting  Independence for Aging Parents at Home: 1.     Encourage decision-making: Involve your aging parents in decisions related to their daily lives. Encouraging their input on matters such as [...]

2023-06-28T17:00:02-07:00June 28th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

How can I find the right in-home care provider?

When it comes to finding the right in-home care provider, there are several factors to consider. From the level of care needed to the qualifications of the caregiver, it's important to do your research and find a provider that meets your loved one's needs. Here are some tips for finding the right in-home care provider, along with information about how A Peaceful Way Home Care finds the best caregiver for their clients. Determine your loved one's care needs Before you start your search for an in-home care provider, it's important to have a clear understanding of your loved one's care [...]

2023-07-06T15:48:49-07:00May 17th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

Bartlett Tech Days (Thursdays)

FREE COMPUTER TRAINING FOR SENIORS You'll learn to use your computer, tablet, and cell phone, send photos to friends and family, access, read, and send email & text messages, and much more! Where: 1318 Cravens Ave. Torrance, CA When: Every Thursday by appointment Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. To make an appointment: (310) 320-5918 DOWNLOAD FLYER

2023-07-06T15:49:17-07:00May 3rd, 2023|Articles|

Helping a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Do you suspect that your senior loved one suffers from hearing loss? One-third of all adults over the age of 65 do experience some kind of age-related hearing loss. Hearing impairment can result in loss of communication skills or may lead to miscommunication with society and family members. This can contribute to depression or social withdrawal, leaving all family members affected, too. So, how can you help your loved one deal with hearing loss? Noticing Hearing Loss Symptoms Presbycusis is an age-related, gradual loss of hearing in both ears. It's important to understand that this type of loss is so gradual that your [...]

2023-06-28T16:36:29-07:00April 26th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|
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