1. Four Ways To Swing Into Spring: Aging In San Diego

    It’s the perfect time to get outside and get healthy in San Diego! This month, you can walk for MS, plant a tree for Arbor Day, learn about healthy aging from experts, and enjoy the thrills and spills of the rodeo! Caregivers, home care aides and loved ones will enjoy these chances to volunteer, give back and sit on the edge of their seats this month in San Diego. Walk MS San Diego: Join more th…Read More

  2. Veterans History Project: San Diego Seniors In The News

    With a little help, veterans of American wars can share their stories with the world and the future through the Veterans History Project. The veteran members of the Greatest Generation, in particular, are a shrinking group, but their memories of war and sacrifice are bright, and worth preserving. Usually, we bring you stories of notable seniors who are making news. This month, we are showing you t…Read More

  3. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Caregivers 101

    April 28, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This semi-annual event gives all of us the opportunity and the reminder to safely dispose of expired and unneeded prescription drugs. Hanging on to old medication puts the rest of the household, especially children and pets, at risk for dangerous medical consequences. By participatin…Read More

  4. Three Moves You Can Make When You Can’t Pay Your Taxes: Caregiver Cheat Sheet

    The nation’s least favorite anti-holiday, Tax Day, falls on April 17th this year, and it’s less than a month away. Some people, who are surely just trying to make the rest of us feel bad, have already filed for Tax Year 2017 and even received their refunds already! The rest of us are counting on every hour between now and midnight on April 17th to complete our returns, anticipating the results…Read More

  5. San Diego’s Sports Scene: Aging in San Diego / California

    San Diego hosts some of the sports world’s premier events this month in Carlsbad, in Del Mar and in Oceanside. Whether you love the ocean, animal athletes or the links the best, you can watch the best pros in the country and the world right here at home. Caregivers, home care aides and loved ones can all find someone or some horse to root for this month in San Diego. Did you know that our very o…Read More

  6. Hollywood Milestones and Megastars: Seniors In The News

    Hollywood struggles with inclusion, which we’ve seen play out in the Oscars the last few years. Sure, it’s just make-believe, not reality – but movies don’t just reflect our reality, they often create it. When people of every stripe and flavor are part of the ‘industry’, then the movies will show every stripe and flavor of person. Women, people of color and the LGBT community have all …Read More

  7. Endocarditis: Caregivers 101

    Endocarditis, an infection of the valves and inner lining of the heart, is connected to heart disease and heart valve disease and is a growing source of illness and hospitalization for seniors. And like many conditions that affect seniors, the symptoms are subtle and often mistaken for other age-related problems, leading to mis-diagnosis or no diagnosis at all. Twice as many men as women develop e…Read More

  8. Alzheimer’s Research Update: Caregivers 101

    The last year since our most recent Alzheimer’s research update has seen some important new developments in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Drug trial results, promising new studies, and an exciting new screening test are just some of the things happening in the Alzheimer’s research world. We help caregivers, home care aides and loved ones stay informed and stay hopeful about the figh…Read More

  9. 8 Ways A Care Manager Supports Caregivers: Caregiver Cheat Sheet

    Caring for an aging loved one is rarely easy, no matter what the circumstances. And for caregivers who live across the state or the country, work full-time, or have little family support? The responsibility becomes even heavier and the role becomes even harder to perform well. No amount of love can turn a family caregiver into an expert overnight, however great the need or the desire, and no famil…Read More

  10. Culture And Horticulture In San Diego

    This month, San Diego offers a slew of ways to celebrate the new year, and the debut of the spring season. You can celebrate the Chinese New Year and the Vietnamese holiday Tet one weekend and walk among the blooming flowers of Spring the next few weekends. Caregivers, home care aides and loved ones can enjoy both culture and horticulture this month in San Diego. Chinese New Year Celebration What:…Read More