1. Aging In San Diego / California: Birds, Biosphere, and Big Parties

    This weekend there are so many fun things to do all over San Diego. Foodies can enjoy Asian street food in the Convoy District in Kearny Mesa, along with music and vendors of all kinds from the neighborhood. Nature lovers can learn about birds and birding skills in Mission Valley, compete in a biomimicry scavenger hunt in the San Elijo Lagoon, and spend a family fun day learning about Wildlife Co…Read More

  2. Seniors In The News: San Diego Authors

    Beach season is here, and no trip to the beach is complete without a juicy, interesting book in the beach bag. This week, we found a few books by San Diego area authors whose southern California roots shine through in their work. Whether caregivers, home care aides and loved ones enjoy history, romance or mystery, these local authors have something great for the first beach read of the summer. Th…Read More

  3. Caregivers 101: June Is Migraine Awareness Month

    June is Migraine Awareness Month. Migraine is a hereditary, debilitating neurological disease afflicting 38 million people in the United States, and one billion people worldwide. Like many ‘invisible illnesses,’ migraine leaves sufferers looking 'normal' even though it is the sixth most disabling illness in the world. A quarter of U.S. households include someone who suffers from migraines and…Read More

  4. Start Your Super Summer: June In San Diego

    Memorial Day is the traditional start of summer in the United States, and in southern California we give the season some local flavor. San Diego’s June calendar is filled with iconic events that caregivers, home care aides and loved ones anticipate all year long. This week, we bring you the events all around San Diego that you don’t want to miss this June. The granddaddy of them all is the Sa…Read More

  5. Caregiver Cheat Sheet: Grocery Shopping Showdown

    Shopping has changed dramatically in the age of the internet, offering choices, variety and convenience unimaginable, say, to the Ingalls family. You can have your groceries delivered to your door, wander the giant aisles of the club stores, or stop as needed at your neighborhood grocery. Do you ever wonder if you could save money by shopping somewhere else? Caregivers, home care aides and loved …Read More

  6. Aging In San Diego and California: Coastal Culture

    Aging well in San Diego and California isn't all about prevention and awareness We live in a beautiful, gracious city with much to offer, in addition to perfect weather and ocean breezes. Living well at any age means feeding the spirit as well as the body. This month, there are three events that caregivers and loved ones of all ages will enjoy, both indoors and outdoors. Whether you live in Del M…Read More

  7. Seniors In The News: All The World’s A Stage

    This week we bring you the stories of three senior women who are breaking the rules with style. These women know it’s never too late, too scary or too much to perform for the crowd. Caregivers, home care aides and loved ones can all learn a little bit about style and pizzazz from this week’s seniors in the news. San Diego super-senior Dorothy Coleman recently celebrated her 105th birthday at …Read More

  8. Caregivers 101: Seniors and Physical Fitness

    May Is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, which gives all of us a chance to focus on our levels of physical activity, fitness and energy. Seniors have a particular need to stay active, since regular exercise supports not just a healthy weight and resistance to certain diseases, but combats the stereotypical frailty that accompanies aging. We know and accept that smoking is deadly, but no…Read More

  9. Caregiver Cheat Sheet: Internet Access For Seniors

    The Internet connects us to so many things today that we can’t live without: family, friends, finances, and even fun. It’s very hard to live an analog life anymore, because so many services and institutions are only (or mostly) accessible digitally. Seniors are what sociologists call digital immigrants, which means they were born and grew up in a world without the digital technology that perm…Read More

  10. Aging In San Diego / California: News From The Fight Against Alzheimer’s

    In 2014, San Diego County took aim at a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, creating and funding a county-wide initiative that brings together local experts and leaders, both public and private, in caregiving, medicine, research, law enforcement and government. Known as The Alzheimer’s Project, this endeavor benefits from the world-class medical, research and biotech community that San Diego and Ca…Read More