Nurturing Yourself: Strategies to Combat the Guilt of Caregiving

: A sad emoji with downcast eyes that exemplifies the guilt of caregiving.

Most people are attempting to juggle several assorted obligations, and for family caregivers, it can feel like trying to juggle flaming swords and knives. It’s normal for family members to become overwhelmed and to experience feelings of caregiver guilt when wanting to provide the best care for a member of the family. The guilt of…

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Lewy Body Dementia vs. Parkinson’s: A Diagnostic Dilemma

A senior man with Lewy body dementia uses a walker and the help of his caregiver to get into his home.

Each year, a number of American seniors are told they have Parkinson’s disease, but they don’t. For many of these people, the actual diagnosis is a very similar but not as well-known disease: Lewy body dementia (LBD). Dementia with Lewy bodies affects around 1.3 million Americans, according to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). That…

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The Role of Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease Management

A senior man stands next to a treadmill as he uses exercise to improve Parkinson’s disease management.

The effects of remaining physically active throughout aging are incredible. However for people who have Parkinson’s, it could truly be a game-changer in the progression associated with the disease. Several studies are uncovering direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s disease management, like the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised no less…

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Is it Possible to Cure Loneliness for Seniors?

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Seniors encounter issues like isolation and loneliness for a variety of different reasons. Notably, their lives have changed and slowed down a lot while the lives of other people they love are still busy and moving quickly. There are some ways that seniors can deal with the loneliness they might be feeling, including bringing in…

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How Social Media Empowers Seniors

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In the digital age, social media is more than just a place to share memes and keep up with friends. It has evolved into an effective tool for linking individuals of all ages, even the elderly. Contrary to popular belief, social media isn’t solely for young people. In reality, technology can provide numerous benefits to…

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Open House for Sierra View Senior Living!

Partners In Care Hospice and In Home Care attended the Open House for #SierraViewSeniorLiving in Grass Valley as they celebrated their 40 years of being apart of the Grass Valley Community. @lisaVixieWinget is a huge part of this 3 generation family owned Assisted Living Facility. Thank you for allowing Partners In Care to be apart…

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Seeing Clearly: Understanding Cataracts

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Our bodies, including our eyes, change as we age. Cataracts are a frequent age-related eyesight issue that many seniors experience as a part of these changes. Seniors who have cataracts may find their quality of life greatly reduced, but it’s possible the progression can be slowed by taking some important steps. We’ll go into what…

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Five Big Risks at Home for Aging Adults

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Older adults face some big safety risks at home. As they age, those risks might loom even larger than they did in the past. Identifying these risks and putting a plan in place for dealing with them in advance is a big part of being a family caregiver. The good news is that senior home…

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8 Tips to Make Bathing Less Scary for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Bathing is a huge part of everyday life and personal hygiene, but for people who have Alzheimer’s disease, bathing can be incredibly scary and anxiety-inducing. The sensation of water on the skin, fear of falling, and more can make bathing a horrible experience for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s care providers can help seniors feel…

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Helping Seniors Age in Place Safely

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A growing number of seniors are opting to “age in place,” meaning they stay in their own homes instead of going into assisted living or nursing homes, in an effort to preserve their freedom and comfort. This often requires a need to increase the senior friendliness of their house. This blog will explore home improvements…

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