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Caregivers: How to Get Some “You” Time

Taking care of aging parents can be rewarding, but it can also make you feel as though you exist more as a sponge than as a human being — always being made to suck it up and take care ...

July 17, 2015

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A Day with Meals On Wheels | Bay Alarm Medical

We recently took a drive to Meals on Wheels of San Francisco to donate over 3,000 pairs of Bombas Socks for their Socks 4 Seniors Program. During our visit, we hung out with the MOW team wh...

July 10, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

Watching The Second-To-Last Transition

“How do the trees know what to do?” My grandfather was staring out the window, surveying the woods behind his house. We sat at the breakfast table together. I was drinking coffee and rea...

June 29, 2015

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4 Things Every Caregiver Hears at Least Once

Being a caregiver can be one of the toughest jobs you will ever take on. At the same time, it can also be one of the most rewarding. If you’re a caregiver, it’s very likely you’ve hear...

June 22, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

36 Life Hacks for Aging in Place

90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they grow older according to a study by the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities(NASUAD). Aging in place means ...

June 10, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

How To Care For Parents Despite Geographic Distance

Whether your aging parents are a plane-ride away, or just 20 miles that becomes an hour drive in crazy Bay area traffic – geographic distance for adult children helping Mom and Dad is a se...

May 27, 2015

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A Look Inside Huntington’s Disease | Bay Alarm Medical Mondays

As you may know, Bay Alarm Medical is working closely with Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) to spread awareness. Our team connected with Dr. Alexandra Nelson of Universit...

May 18, 2015

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Charging Elderly Parents Rent – Right or Wrong? – Bay Alarm Medical

Getting paid to take care of your elderly parents: It’s a hot topic among caregivers, and the opinions behind the morality of it can be strong. Some people believe it’s unfair to charge ...

May 14, 2015

Gjenes Belamide

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Family Caregiver Month Tips

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregiver Month. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that in the U.S. there are more than 15 million Alzheimer...

November 11, 2014

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How To Choose A Home Care Provider: Interview with Senior Helpers

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Jenny Lind, Owner of Senior Helpers – Concord, one of the major In-Home Care Providers for senior citizens. Senior Helpers offers many diff...

August 11, 2014

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