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Caregiver Burnout Is Real. Here’s How to Spot It and Avoid It.

Caregiving for a senior loved one, although very rewarding, also can bring along with it a high degree of stress. The day-and-night pressure of meeting a family member’s needs can rapidly escalate to create caregiver burnout – a dangerous condition that often results in a loss of patience and in emotional outbursts, affecting not merely the caregiver herself, but her senior loved one as well. Read More...
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Understanding and Helping Seniors with Hoarding Issues

Keeping seniors safe at home is the goal of our Concord home care team, and there are often sensitive issues that can cause safety and health problems in the home. Hoarding is a delicate, psychological issue that affects many senior loved ones, and oftentimes, people do not understand or know how to deal with hoarding properly. Read More...

Is It Depression or Alzheimer’s? Hillendale Home Care Helps You Determine the Difference.

With Alzheimer’s disease becoming an epidemic the U.S., many people are hyper-aware of even the smallest memory-related or cognitive changes in their older loved ones. However, those cognitive changes may be a sign of something just as serious, but far more treatable — depression. Read More...

Recognizing Depression in the Caregiver in Walnut Creek CA!

Do you know someone who is a caregiver for an elderly individual?  Is this person providing home care for a family member?  Or is he or she providing this level of care for a stranger as part of their job?  The responsibilities of a personal home care provider are great, and depending on the level of work and the amount of time that they put into providing home care for their patient or patients, it could be very stressful, and stress has the possibility of leading to depression. Read More...

Senior Care in San Ramon, CA: July 11th Is Cheer Up the Lonely Day

July 11th is a great opportunity to spread some happiness to a person who is lonely. It’s one of the best things that one human can do for another. It’s sad to think that some people have very few friends or loved ones. Read More...