Dementia Day Care

…the hidden gem for San Diego Alzheimer’s care. If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s in San Diego, dementia day care could be a lifesaver. As a caregiver, you know the demands can be overwhelming. You’re doing your best, but you are tired, frustrated and behind on other responsibilities in your life. If this stress is left untreated, it can take a significant toll on your health, your relationships and your state […]

Senior Day Care

In San Diego County, senior day care programs can provide: *Care and oversight for a loved one while a caregiver is gone during the day *Socialization outside the home to prevent a feeling of isolation *Activities and outings to help a senior stay mentally and physically active *Attention to health care needs *A much need break (respite) for a primary caregiver Senior day care programs are either a medical model (Adult Day Health Centers – […]

San Diego Senior Centers

San Diego County has dozens of senior centers sprinkled throughout the county to provide services for seniors.  Most senior centers offer classes, meals and activities, but many provide additional resources and support. Below is a list of the San Diego County senior centers.  Check with several in your vicinity for the activities and services you are looking for.  Their programming will be quite varied. The centers are arranged by zip code in the city of […]

Senior Safety

These 25 senior safety tips could keep your elderly loved one out of the emergency room. Senior Safety In Your Home: Wear a medical alert Install hand rails along walls where needed Don’t stand on ladders or chairs Avoid stairs if possible Make sure hallways and doorways are free of clutter Make sure lighting is adequate, even bright Don’t use throw rugs and make sure bathroom rugs are tacked down Make sure all smoke detectors […]