We provide care to older adults in their homes, partnering with our clients to improve their quality of life through exceptional care & care management.
By integrating the skills and experience of our staff with our care management services, family support and a network of trusted care providers, we provide our clients the opportunity for better health and an improved quality of life.
We believe it is our responsibility to thoroughly understand our client's needs and personal objectives.
Deciding if or when to have care in the home, what type of care is best and how much care is required can be difficult.
Call or email us if we can help answer any questions about in-home care options, or if you would like to learn about additional local senior resources for yourself or a family member.
Hearing Loss - Don't Wait Any Longer to Get Help
Hearing loss is not a minor issue. One-third of Americans 65 to 74 years of age and 47 percent of those 75 and older suffer from hearing loss. Among seniors, hearing loss is the third most common treatable health issue behind arthritis and hypertension. There are many treatments-hearing aids, certain medicines, or surgery. Read more...
For a long time doctors dismissed forgetfulness and mental confusion as a normal part of aging. But scientists now know that memory loss as you get older is by no means inevitable. Indeed, the brain can grow new brain cells and reshape their connections throughout life. What many people don't realize is that many commonly prescribed drugs also can interfere with memory. Here are 10 of the top types of offenders
Relief for Caregivers - Adult Day Care Services
Approximately 44.4 million Americans are providing unpaid care to an adult loved one (National Alliance for Caregiving, AARP and the MetLife Foundation). These caregivers are present in an estimated 21% or 22.9 million households. In a world where more and more adult children are taking care of their aging parents, the stress of caregiving for a senior loved one is felt wide and far. Fortunately, good options for caregiver support are popping up. Read more...
Sometimes It Takes a Senior Village
A 2010 report by AARP found that 90 percent of adults want to remain in their own homes as they get older. One of the big problems is lack of help with simple tasks. Offering assistance to older adults living at home, a new movement relies on volunteers and bargains for other services, such as plumbing, at cheaper rates. Read more...
Local Community Resources
Council on Aging Silicon Valley is one of the many Bay Area community resources dedicated to providing expertise, education, and quality support services to seniors, families, and their caregivers. Their mission is to provide the aging community and their caregivers the tools and services they need to age well at home.
Remaining independent in your home often requires some adjustments or improvements to your home so your home is a safe environment that allows you to function better and more comfortably. These adjustments can range from small changes that don't cost anything and can be modified by the senior, their families or caregivers, to more significant home improvements which may require monetary investment and the hiring of a contractor. Read more...
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is a nationwide network of experienced adults who contribute their time and talent to important programs that strengthen their communities. More than 900 of your friends and neighbors in San Mateo and Northern Santa Clara County work in more than 120 local agencies providing essential human services to make our community a better place to live. Find volunteer opportunities
Tools for Effective Caregiving
June 15 and June 22
This educational series of classes focuses both on the needs of family caregivers and their loved ones. Classes provide hands-on opportunities to learn practical skills and help people cope with the challenges of elder care. It also connects caregivers with support groups and other community resources.
Exercise Your Brain with Bay Area Educational Lectures
Beginning February 26, 2013
Did you know that stimulating your brain improves your mental health just like exercising your body improves your physical health? Bay Area Older Adults is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes the health and well--being of adults age 50+ through education, outreach and healthy living programs They are hosting an educational lecture series designed to stimulate your mind and inspire your creativity. Learn more...