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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|

Palos Verdes Senior In-Home Caregivers

Professional in-home care makes it possible for you or your senior loved ones to receive the help and support you need in the comfort of your home. Independence, dignity, and choice are essential for both the happiness and health of seniors. Palos Verdes senior care encompasses a variety of care services that help seniors remain at home. Aging in place at home rather than moving to a nursing home or an assisted living facility is important to many seniors. Thankfully, Americans have more senior care options today than ever before. Senior care agencies provide a wide range of services that [...]

2021-03-18T17:25:24-07:00March 9th, 2020|Articles, Senior Care|

How In-home Care Helps with Loneliness and Isolation

As seniors grow older, they may lose touch with not only their younger family members but also their age mates and the rest of the world. As a result, they are likely to feel lonely and isolated. In-home care ensures that your elderly loved ones are looked after properly within the home environment where they are most comfortable. The main benefit of in-home care is that it ensures senior citizens stay comfortable in familiar surroundings without suffering from the degenerative symptoms of old age, such as the inability to undertake daily tasks. Here’s how senior in-home care helps with loneliness [...]

2020-04-14T16:08:31-07:00July 25th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

What are the Signs Your Elderly Loved One May Need In-Home Care

Aging is typically accompanied by an array of medical and mental conditions such as memory loss. The aging process occurs differently among individuals. The changes that arise as a result of aging often limit an individual’s ability to take care of themselves. In-home care helps the elderly to stay safe and healthy, thus enabling them to live quality lives. There are several pointers that show your elderly loved one needs in-home care. Here are some of the signs that you should look out for. Inability to Perform Daily Tasks As you get older, you will get physically weaker. This, in [...]

2020-04-14T16:09:37-07:00July 8th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

What to Check for When Looking for Senior In-home Care

Witnessing the incapacitating effects of old age on your senior loved ones can be a particularly bitter pill to swallow. They were the loving parents that took care of you and raised you into the man or woman you are today. Now, the tides have turned and the same parents are looking up to you for care. Unfortunately, this is often the time when most adult children are trying to balance their time between building their careers and raising their own kids. This makes it hard for them to find enough time to dedicate to their aging parents. This [...]

2021-06-16T12:30:55-07:00June 19th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

How to Find the Best In-Home Caregiver for Your Senior Loved One

Of all the senior assisted living options available, in-home care for seniors provides the highest level of comfort, independence, and peace of mind. No wonder it’s the most preferred option for most seniors today. After all, who doesn’t want to remain in their comfortable homes where they feel most safe and secure as they age? So, if you’ve decided that in-home care is the best option for your loved one, you’ve certainly made the right choice. While there are many in-home care providers serving Los Angeles South Bay communities, not all of them are the best. How do find the [...]

2020-04-14T16:15:20-07:00May 20th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

What is the difference between an In-Home Care Agency and a Registry?

You’ve decided that it’s time to consider in-home care for your elderly loved one.  Now you need to carefully weigh all of the options.  All of the different terms can be a little confusing.  For instance, what’s the difference between an in-home care agency and a registry?  Let’s take a look. Who’s the Employer? An in-home care agency has its own staff of trained and qualified staff.  Their management team also takes care of hiring any personnel that is needed.  They also assume any liability. A registry is little more than a source for referrals.  The home care aides are not [...]

2020-04-14T16:16:10-07:00April 30th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

What Foods Should Seniors Avoid?

We all know that we should eat healthy, and the need for that doesn't stop just because we've reached a certain age. There are some foods that seniors should avoid all together. Things to Stay Away From Deep Fried Foods - Deep frying a food can add 2 or 3 times as many calories to that food. It's important to exclude things that are deep fried to help the elderly avoid complications like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Processed Carbohydrates - Most processed foods contain calories that are low in helpful nutrients and fiber. These empty calories can mean unwanted weight [...]

2020-04-14T16:16:47-07:00April 8th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

24-Hour Home Care

There may come a point when your loved one needs 24-hour home care. By making sure your loved one has the care they need, you are enabling them to age in the home that is familiar and comfortable to them. You need to be in tune with what’s going on in your loved one’s life and situation: Are they falling more frequently? Have they spent time in a hospital or rehabilitation facility after a major illness or injury? Are they having trouble eating or drinking without help? Have they gotten lost or confused? Are they confused when family, caregivers, or [...]

2020-04-14T16:17:25-07:00March 15th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

Taking Care of Your Senior Parent: “I Wish I Knew What I Know Now When My Dad Needed Help”

The old adage is true: You don't know what you don't know. Annie*, nearing retirement age herself, found herself, along with her brother, needing to help her aging father. When they first started out, they were not aware of the options available for either care, when each type of care was appropriate, or how to pay for the much-needed care. Annie and her brother George* researched and learned as they broached new challenges to ensuring the best care possible for their father. Annie Shares Her Story: "About a month after my father moved to my brother's home in Los Angeles, [...]

2020-04-14T16:21:05-07:00January 2nd, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|
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