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What Is Custodial Care and How To Pay For It
Published: 2 years ago

What is Custodial Care? Custodial Care is a form of long-term care that helps seniors with their activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing and eating. The word custodial is defined as care that someone without medical training can safely perform. This care is needed when seniors have medical,…

Aging Hair Loss: Prevention Tips
Published: 2 years ago

Overview Strands of hair on your head have an average lifespan of two to five years. As we age, this lifespan shortens which can result in hair loss. To prevent this, there are some steps that you can take now to decrease the chances of hair loss later.  The Anatomy…

13 Ways To Celebrate Black History Month In Your Long-Term Care Facility
Published: 2 years ago

Celebrating Black History Month is a great way to bring residents and caregivers of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds together to create a psychologically and emotionally healthy senior living community. Black History Month was started in 1917 by author, journalist, and historian, Carter G. Woodson. Woodson, now recognized as…

7 Tips For Finding An Anti-Racist Long-Term Care Facility
Published: 2 years ago

Finding the perfect long-term care facility for a loved one can be very stressful, especially if they are an ethnic/racial minority. Studies have shown that elderly residents from different racial backgrounds experience a much lower quality of life compared to white residents in the same communities. Additionally, most minority groups…

The Ultimate 2021 Tax Guide For Caregivers
Published: 2 years ago

Taxes can be very stressful, especially for caregivers. If you are a caregiver and are worried about filing your 2020 taxes, do not stress any longer. In this article, I will explain exactly what you need to do to file your taxes in the most stress-free way possible while maximizing…

2021 Caregiver Wages Per State
Published: 2 years ago

Caregivers, often referred to as Home Health Aides or Personal Care Aides, assist individuals who have a hard time performing basic activities of daily living (ADL). These activities include bathing, eating, toileting, and dressing. There are multiple occupations that fall under the “caregiver” category. The most common caregiver occupations include…

Vaccine Clinic Dates for Local Assisted Living Facilities in California
Published: 2 years ago

Please refer to the chart below for Vaccine Clinic Dates  Vaccines in the United States must go through a 3-stage clinical trial process that ensures the vaccine is safe to use and has high efficacy. This process usually takes 10-15 years to complete, but the COVID-19 vaccine received emergency…

Enjoy Wine Tasting In San Luis Obispo
Published: 4 years ago

Tourists visiting California may drive up the coast and be drawn to the abundant number of wineries the state has to offer. Napa Valley would be the most obvious choice for many and would be considered a mecca for wine-lovers. However, there are areas up and down California’s coast that…

Top 7 Bed and Breakfasts in Santa Barbara
Published: 4 years ago

Newlyweds, married couples, and senior lovebirds love to visit the coastal city of Santa Barbara. Who can resist the city’s picturesque seaside hotels, beaches, and irresistible charm? Visitors and tourists alike enjoy Santa Barbara’s sandy beaches and crystal blue water as well as its wineries, gourmet restaurants, and famous mission….

Best Places To Take Your Date in Thousand Oaks
Published: 4 years ago

  According to a recent Pew Research poll, more seniors in the 55 to 64 age group are dating online, with 12 % using online dating apps and only 3% of those over 65 using dating apps. Seniors are using social media and technology to enrich their social lives and…

Long Beach’s Local Favorites For Brunch
Published: 4 years ago

  There’s a saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and many health advocates support the idea that breakfast should not be skipped. When you’re on vacation and exploring cities such as Long Beach, where breakfast and brunch are king, skipping breakfast would be unthinkable. Seniors…

Six Powerful Ways to Ward Off Senior Depression
Published: 4 years ago

An estimated six million adults age 65 and older struggle with depression, according to WebMD. Senior depression is especially prevalent among those who suffer from other medical conditions and disabilities. Although common, depression isn’t a normal part of aging. If a senior loved one in your life is experiencing depression…

San Diego’s Best Attractions For Seniors
Published: 4 years ago

  San Diego is often called “America’s Finest City,” boasting of blue skies and sunshine year-round. The city is a popular destination for tourists on vacation, couples on their honeymoon, and families who are ready to explore all the city has to offer. San Diego is home to many kid-friendly…

Senior Attractions in Riverside and Riverside County
Published: 4 years ago

       Visitors to Southern California are most familiar with the city of Los Angeles and Orange County for its many attractions. However, visitors may be pleasantly surprised to discover the various different attractions found in the lesser-known city of Riverside and Riverside County region. Although not as flashy…

Top 5 Activities in LA For Senior Tourists
Published: 4 years ago

Every year, over 48 million tourists make a trip out to California to explore the City of Angels, Los Angeles. With more and more seniors traveling across the nation and around the world, there are plenty of seniors who are eager to know the top activities to do in their…

The Best Disneyland Alternatives for Seniors
Published: 4 years ago

The city of Anaheim is best known as home to the “happiest place on earth,” also known as the Disneyland Parks. We are all aware that the Disneyland Parks are a family-friendly place for parents to take kids. However, the parks may be a source of exhaustion for seniors. The…

Smart Ways for Seniors to Stay Safe in the Summer
Published: 4 years ago

  Summertime is an ideal time to enjoy the great outdoors, whether you’re lounging at the pool or firing up the grill. However, the heat and sun can pose serious health hazards for seniors if they don’t take the proper precautions. As bodies age, they become less efficient at regulating…

Does My Aging Parent Need Senior Care?
Published: 4 years ago

As you get older, so do your parents. While they may have a strong desire to remain independent, you might start noticing signs that they could benefit from senior care help. Perhaps they’re having trouble getting around or maybe they experienced an injury due to a fall. Whatever the circumstances,…

Important Statistics on the Senior Population
Published: 4 years ago

  At Senior Care Center, our advisors are happy to help answer every question families may have about finding the right home for their senior loved ones. We know the challenging process of going from home to home in order to find the perfect place where your loved ones will…

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