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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

kayla_quinn

Reinventing the Image of Aging

Earlier this year, the American Society on Aging (ASA) held their annual conference, Aging in America. Over 3,000 attendees from 50 states and 15 countries traveled to Chicago, IL to partici...

July 7, 2015

rosanna_fay

The Battle Against Elderly Financial Scams | Bay Alarm Medical Mondays

The issue of elderly financial abuse is something Bay Alarm Medical has continued to discuss over the past year. Financial scams against seniors are pulling over $36 billion annually from th...

June 15, 2015

Alan Wu

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

rosanna_fay

How We Can All Make The Physical Experience Of Old Age Easier

American adults are tackling something new—caring for each other and being cared for, physically, on a larger scale than ever before. We’re used to hands-on caretaking when it comes to c...

May 22, 2015

Sonya_Mann

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 Al...

November 11, 2014

Carli De La Cruz

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

justin_harr

What Is A Medical Alert System?

Many people have heard of medical alert systems, but may be wondering exactly “what is a medical alert system?” Every year, one in three adults over the age of 65 will experience...

July 17, 2014

kelly_johnsen

How to Discuss Senior Care Needs with a Reluctant Parent

It can be agonizing for family members to watch a senior loved one struggle with daily activities they used to find easy, and the situation becomes even more challenging when a parent is unw...

June 16, 2014

sarah_stevenson

7 Reasons Why Medical Alert Systems Are a Caregiver’s Best Friend

  Did you know? According to the CDC, as of the year 2008 there were more than 34 million unpaid caregivers providing care to someone age 18 and older with an illness or disability. The...

April 15, 2014

Alan Wu

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