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Senior Care Tips: Keeping Seniors Safe Behind the Wheel

Aug 28, 2015 by Comfort Keepers of Pleasanton

If you are not convinced that your parents are no longer able to drive on their own and want to encourage them to maintain as much of their independence as possible by continuing to drive, make sure that they are doing so safely and responsibly. Reinforcing safety rules and encouraging responsible behaviors will keep them safe while they are on the road, and help to highlight when it may be time to stop. Read Article

Caregiver Recipes: Homemade Greek Yogurt

Aug 20, 2015 by Comfort Keepers of Pleasanton

Greek yogurt has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years due to its thick, creamy texture, tangy flavor, and incredible nutrition. Purchasing this type of yogurt, however, can be extremely expensive. You can save money in your caregiver budget and give yourself a fun activity to enjoy with your aging loved ones by making your own. Read Article

Did you feel the East Bay Earthquake?

Aug 19, 2015 by Comfort Keepers of Pleasanton

Did you feel it? That question seems to be coming up more and more in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The Bay Area has seen its fair share of earthquakes, and it will see plenty more. It might be a good time to prepare yourself for “The Big One.“ Read Article

Senior Care Tips: Simple Tools to Have Around the House to Enhance Independence

Aug 14, 2015 by Comfort Keepers of Pleasanton

Encouraging independence for your aging loved ones is one of the most important goals of your senior care plan. Even if your elderly parents face mobility, physical, medical, or cognitive challenges that make it more difficult for them to handle their own needs on a daily basis, supporting their personal need for independence and autonomy encourages stronger mental and emotional health, and helps keep your parents stronger and healthier for longer. Read Article

Home Care Tips: Recognizing Vision Changes in Elderly Adults

Aug 6, 2015 by Comfort Keepers of Pleasanton

Changes in function and capability are a normal and expected part of aging, but they can make a tremendous impact on your parents' quality of life and ability to live the active, independent lifestyle that they enjoy. Recognizing some of the most common changes in their physical abilities is an important step in helping them to cope with these changes, overcome challenges they present, and putting steps into place to protect them from further challenges in the future. Read Article

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