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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

What is ALS and What Options Are there for Senior Care?

May 1, 2015 by Comfort Keepers of Pleasanton

ALS is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that begins to destroy nerve cells in the brain as well as the spinal cord. When these nerve cells are destroyed, they can no longer carry signals from the brain to different parts of the body, especially muscles. A person will eventually lose the ability to walk, perform many functions, and ALS will ultimately be fatal. Read Article

Why Are Blood Banks Important for Senior Care?

Jan 23, 2015 by Comfort Keepers of Pleasanton

Every day in the United States, more than 34,000 units of blood are used for a variety of reasons. Some of the times it’s for surgeries, other times for accident victims. The average unit of blood is run through a machine and red blood cells, plasma, and platelets are all taken out for various purposes. Read Article

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