As we and our parents age, how we need to care for them and ourselves changes. There are considerations we may not have thought about before. Whether your senior loved one lives in the same South Bay community as you (in his or her own home or with you in yours) or lives in another state, A Peaceful Way Home Care in Palos Verdes wants to provide you information that helps you ensure the best care for your loved one and yourself during the caregiving period. Content provided for informational use only and should not be construed as medical recommendations. Information is researched from reputable sources, but accuracy is not guaranteed.

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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|

Helping Elderly Parents Stay at Home

Helping elderly parents age gracefully in their beloved home is no easy task. But most seniors want to remain in familiar surroundings versus making a big move to assisted living facilities with unfamiliar people, strange noises, and a loss of privacy. How will you be helping elderly parents plan to stay in their home? It's important to have the courage to engage in difficult conversations with your senior loved one. They may never dream of leaving home. But, is it possible they can remain in their own home – with a little planning and help? Helping Elderly Parents with Home [...]

2023-03-08T20:59:52-08:00March 7th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

How to Find Fun Senior Events Near Me

No matter your age, the New Year presents an excellent opportunity for you to get healthier and try new things! Did you recently make resolutions to stay healthy, meet new people, and gain fun experiences this new year? Yes, you did! However, you may be finding it difficult to locate information on activities, groups, and classes near your home in Palos Verdes. So, if you've been wondering: "How exactly can I find fun senior events near me?", then let's find out: Senior Centers and Hospital Area senior centers and the hospital host a plethora of events for community members. Offerings [...]

2023-02-16T17:34:40-08:00February 16th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance

Seniors love their independence, but it's no secret that they're afraid of falling. And rightfully so. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) state that falls happen to one in four seniors annually, making falls a public safety issue. Furthermore, the CDC and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control found that, "Falls among adults aged 65 and older are common, costly, and preventable. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults." Also, according to the National Library of Medicine, "As we age, we lose balance function through loss of sensory elements, the ability to [...]

2023-01-05T14:37:00-08:00January 10th, 2023|Articles, Senior Care|

Community Resources for Palos Verdes and Torrance Seniors

It's no secret that the cloudless, sunlit areas of Palos Verdes and Torrance are gorgeous places to live. The ability for your senior loved one to stay in their own home for the rest of their life in these familiar, balmy areas is a thrilling prospect! Whether your senior loved one is dealing with mobility issues, they can't drive anymore, or they just need a little help keeping up with the housekeeping, local organizations offer an array of beneficial resources to assist their surrounding senior community – and keep seniors involved and flourishing in their beloved community. You'll discover it's [...]

2023-01-07T15:33:56-08:00December 27th, 2022|Articles, Senior Care|

A Peaceful Way Home Care Outstanding Care Awardee: Diane Solorzano

It’s that time of year again! Let’s give a huge applause to Diane Solorzano who has earned the winning spot for this quarter’s Outstanding Care Award! Dependable, kind, patient, compassionate, caring, professional and always with a wonderful attitude no matter what she has needed to handle, Diane has been a reliable part of our team for years. “I don’t feel like it’s a job. I’m just caring for someone I care about.” That quote from Diane Solorzano says it all. Caring is just her nature. (Wait until you read about what she does for fun in her spare time. She [...]

2022-11-23T09:45:23-08:00November 23rd, 2022|Articles, Outstanding Care Award, Senior Care|

Your Digital Life: How & Why You Need to Create Legacy Contacts for Your Online Accounts

Imagine that your mother becomes incapacitated at age 78 due to complications from a stroke. You aren’t able to access contact information from her phone or email account to reach her friends to update them on her conditions. You know Mom always kept notes and lists on her phone, but without her permission, PINs, or passwords, you have no way of viewing helpful and necessary information from her online calendar – like due dates for bills or appointments. Why Create Legacy Contacts? How can you ensure that your children will have the information they need if something like this [...]

2022-11-03T13:30:52-07:00November 3rd, 2022|Articles, Senior Care|
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