The LGBT Community Center of the Desert and PALS (Planning Ahead for LGBT Seniors) are happy to announce a special public service presentation for all ages on planning ahead topics such as legal documents, options for care, costs of care, public financial assistance, and much, much more. OWN YOUR FUTURE: SIX ESSENTIAL CONVERSATIONS YOU MUST [...]
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(PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – August 25, 2017) Sheridan Care, one of southern California’s premier in-home senior care companies with offices in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, recently became a sponsor of “The Doctor Howard Gluss Show: Engaging Minds.” The weekly one-hour radio broadcast airs Saturdays on KABC 790AM from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm [...]
(PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – August 7, 2017) Sheridan Care, one of southern California’s premier in-home senior care companies with offices in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, recently launched its iCare Rewards Program. Open to Sheridan’s 200 plus “A list” caregivers who are all company employees, Sheridan is providing caregivers with one more benefit, which marks [...]
Are you a caregiver? Feeling stressed out and overwhelmed? Feeling alone? Well, who is caring for you? […]
The heat of the desert summer is here, so this is a good time to review some vital safety tips for seniors. Elderly persons are more prone to the effects of heat and at greater risk for dehydration. Make sure you or someone you can trust is checking in on your elderly family members. Try [...]
Up to 88% of older adults report some form of chronic pain. Seniors are more vulnerable to chronic pain for a number of reasons, including greater joint and muscle wear, the presence of other medical conditions and a general decrease in activity levels. Chronic pain also leads to a greater risk of accidents such as [...]
It is standard practice for businesses to tackle tough issues through meetings with concerned parties. Similarly, meetings with family members and caregivers for the purpose of coordinating the care of an elderly family member and addressing problems as they arise is a crucial element in elder care planning. Overcoming Barriers to Holding a Family Meeting [...]
Have you been diagnosed with a chronic condition such as: CHF Coronary Artery Disease COPD Asthma High Blood Pressure or Hypertension Diabetes or High Blood Sugar Our care team can provide you with self-care tools , education and the support you need to successfully manage your chronic condition. We will help you set measurable goals [...]
The challenge of “family caregiving” – providing care for a spouse, parent, child or friend with a chronic, disabling or serious health condition – is becoming nearly universal. A report issued last year by the Public Policy Institute of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) estimated that there are now 40 million family caregivers [...]
Free Seminar PALS (Planning Ahead for LGBT Seniors) continues its no-cost seminar series with a discussion of the options for care and costs. This may not be the most scintillating conversation, but having a plan before a health crisis is a special opportunity to ease the stress on you and those close to you. Imagine [...]