A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Wish

As we head into Thanksgiving, all of us at Homecare California want to offer our thanks to our readers, our clients, and all the service providers with whom we work in the communities we serve. Your support is always appreciated. The holiday season also reminds us of the needs of our most vulnerable citizens, including those we serve. Many individuals with disabilities, medical frailty, or dementia sit on the sideline during the holidays. Their isolation may be due to problems with mobility or communication. Whatever the reason, the season of our gratitude is a time to reach out to others and offer them our time and attention. Having a visit with a frail or elderly family member can be a str

“The Most Common Disease You’ve Never Heard Of” — the Mystery of Lewy Body Dementia

A member of an area Parkinson’s Disease caregiver support group recently shared with me the link to a thought-provoking article in the Washington Post. “Morning Mix” featured a story on Lewy body dementia (LBD), a disease that is often associated with – and often misdiagnosed as –Parkinson’s Disease. You can read the entire article at this link, but I do want to share some of the highlights from the article. We speak a great deal about Alzheimer’s Disease, but LBD is not uncommon and needs more light shed upon its signs and symptoms. The article was sparked by the recent revelation that famed actor Robin Williams’ suicide was not due to depression, as had been previously speculated, but inst

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