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By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on June 13, 2017

Transitioning to a fixed income after retiring can be difficult for many people. Seniors who are going to rely on social security as their only source of income need to start planning out their finances as early as possible. Here are a few ways aging adults can maximize their social…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on May 30, 2017

Approximately 44 million adults around the world have Alzheimer’s disease. As research into the disease continues, scientists learn more and more each year. The knowledge gained can then be passed to healthcare professionals, caregivers, and families. Here are some of the facts you need to know about Alzheimer’s disease. 1….

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on May 16, 2017

According to the AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving, more than 43 million people in the United States provide care for an adult or child annually. Recently, award-winning actress, singer, songwriter, and television producer Queen Latifah shared her experience as a caregiver to her elderly mother who was diagnosed…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on April 25, 2017

Becoming a family caregiver is a tremendous responsibility that also gives you a chance to deepen your relationship with your loved one. However, this decision must be carefully considered. Before you assume your caregiving duties, be sure to ask these 7 important questions. 1. Where Is Your Loved One Happiest…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on April 11, 2017

Many families rely on inheritances to pay for a loved one’s funeral expenses, which is one of the reasons why Governor Jerry Brown signed the SB833 legislation. The new law changes many of the rules of the Medi-Cal program overseen by the California Department of Health Care Services. All seniors…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on March 28, 2017

Becoming a caregiver for a senior loved one can be a rewarding experience. It gives you an opportunity to bond with your loved one, and it enriches both of your lives. However, providing care for an aging adult may not always be an easy task. Seniors can face a variety…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on March 14, 2017

The new administration is ready to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with the promise to replace it with a better plan. Many seniors benefit from the ACA, and repealing the act could take those benefits away, affecting their quality of life.   Maintaining a high quality of life can…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on February 28, 2017

Most people are aware that Alzheimer’s disease damages a senior’s brain. It’s important to learn about strategies that may be helpful in staving off the condition. Here are some things Lincoln, CA, home care professionals suggest to help your senior loved one delay or prevent Alzheimer’s.  1. Make Dietary Changes …

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on February 14, 2017

Taking care of an aging parent or grandparent can be a stressful responsibility if you do it alone. Respite care offers a number of benefits for family caregivers, and even a few for your senior loved one, as professionals of home care, Lincoln, CA families trust, discuss below. 1. Relieve…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on February 7, 2017

A good home care agency should provide professional care services to uphold your loved one’s dignity and promote greater wellbeing. When looking for reliable home care Lincoln, CA, families can count on, for your aging loved one, here are 5 questions you need to ask a home care agency to…