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Q3 Outstanding Care Winner: Mona Martinez

A Peaceful Way Home Care proudly announced the Q3 Outstanding Care Winner: Mona Martinez. Her excellent attendance, loyalty, kindness, great cooking skills, friendliness, and mature attitude toward anything that ever needs to be done for our clients have made her a real standout for candidacy. She consistently keeps the office well-informed, and other caregivers who have worked with her have reported enjoying her team player attitude. And the couple with whom she has been working for years has called her “a welcome addition” to their family. Thank you for all you do, Ramona!  A [...]

2022-02-21T16:45:49-08:00November 22nd, 2021|Articles, Outstanding Care Award, Terry's Corner|

Maintaining Perspective During Difficult Times

Tips for In-Home Caregivers Under Increased COVID-19 Safety Concerns GUEST BLOG: by Simon Gidney, Founder of A Mind to Care It is a sobering fact that, despite months of lockdown and social distancing, the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the world and, particularly, within the United States. The number of confirmed cases in America has risen dramatically since March, with only two states (Connecticut and Rhode Island) reporting decreasing numbers, and 36 states reporting increases as of June 28. And “at least 15,000 more Americans have died in recent months from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia than otherwise would [...]

2021-12-28T12:34:49-08:00July 14th, 2020|Articles, Senior Care|

A Caregiver Enhances Home Care in Torrance

Age catches up to everyone, and before you realize it, you start noticing changes in your loved one. At first, they keep misplacing things like the remote or their phone. Then you see that the fresh groceries you bought them are still sitting in the fridge uneaten, but they have finished their breakfast cereals and snacks. Eventually, you notice that their dirty laundry piles up, household tasks become tougher to handle, and loneliness is lingering. It’s clear that if your loved ones want to keep living in their home, which many do more than anything, then they will need some [...]

2020-07-02T09:10:31-07:00June 23rd, 2020|Articles, Senior Care|

Understanding Elderly Behavior: Tips for Families as Their Loved One Ages

Aging comes with a variety of physical and emotional changes. These can lead to behavioral changes in your loved one. Not many people anticipate these changes and thus, they end up worried and confused about what to do to help their loved one cope. It is important to understand elderly behavior which may present itself certain ways. Behavioral Changes Common in the Elderly Forgetfulness – this may range from occasionally having trouble remembering a name, forgetting why they walked into a room or where they placed their keys. However, it might get to the extent of language difficulty and poor [...]

2022-01-03T17:21:22-08:00November 20th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

No Spouse, No Kids: Preparing to Age Alone

According the American Association of Retired People (AARP), approximately 90 percent of people over the age of 65 prefer to remain at home for as long as possible. While living at home offers benefits to seniors’ emotional well-being, research reveals that a staggering number of seniors are living alone. According to a CDC report titled “Healthy Aging in Action” 1 out of 5 men and 1 out of 3 women aged 65 and above lived alone. The probability of senior aging alone increases with age, and the proportion of seniors living alone continues to rise as years go by. There [...]

2021-12-28T12:23:23-08:00October 28th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|
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