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 [...]
About Victor IdeThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Victor Ide has created 39 blog entries.
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 [...]
Know Your Rights/California “Social Security and the LGBT Community” Town Hall- September 29 8:30 a.m
Download Flyer Know Your Rights/California will hold a “Social Security and the LGBT Community” town hall to educate LGBT seniors and families about their enhanced rights and resources under Social Security. The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Mizell Senior Center in Palm Springs, 480 S. Sunrise Way. There [...]
As we age, there’s no doubt that driving gets more difficult. For one, our reactions are slower, as our physical and cognitive functions decline. This comes at a time when there are more distractions—GPS, cell phones, digital music players—and more congested roads and aggressive drivers.Many states get tough on older drivers. While only one state, [...]
P.A.L.S. (Planning Ahead for LGBT Seniors), a newly established community group in Palm Springs, will offer a series of six eldercare seminars from October through April. The first workshop, Own Your Future: Six Conversations Everyone Must Have to Plan Your Long-term Care, will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014. The seminar is hosted by [...]
Many people who care for seniors often forget to take care of themselves. If you're a person caring for someone with physical disabilities, mental impairments, or both, it is beneficial to look after your own well-being. I cared for my own mother for several years so I know how important it is to take care of [...]