It is so important as we practice social distancing not to become socially isolated. This is especially true for those seniors who are already a little isolated during normal times and those who because of risk factors continue to shelter in place. Click the following link for some great practical advice on staying connected.   Feeling Good and Staying Connected_English …

Coronavirus: Letter from the Executive Director

To our Foundation for Senior Care partners, families and clients: In compliance with the State of California’s shelter-in-place directive, our organization is adjusting our programs and services temporarily to meet the urgent needs of the Seniors and those whom we serve in at-risk populations throughout Fallbrook and Bonsall. In recognizing the challenges for Seniors to obtain groceries and personal hygiene …

Alzheimer’s Family Education Series

This three-part family educational series through the Alzheimer’s Association provides education, practical guidance and tools to those caring for someone with dementia. Please join us to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia’s, compassionate communication techniques, and managing challenging behaviors associated with dementia. Please call 760-723-7570 to register. Location: Foundation for Senior Care, 135 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, on the …

Give the Gift of Transportation

Care Van Gift Certificates Each certificate is $7.00, which provides a round trip ride on the Care Van. $30 provides for an Expanded Ride to medical appointments outside the greater Fallbrook area. We are happy to provide a “gifting” certificate to acknowledge the gift you make is someones honor. Consider that neighbor who helps keep watch over your house when you …

The Foundation for Senior Care Adds Ashley Hancock to Advocate Team

  Last year, the Foundation for Senior Care saw a 46% increase in Care Advocate services according to Executive Director Rachel Mason. “Hiring an additional Care Advocate was essential to addressing the need that exists in our ever-growing larger senior population,” she said. “And Ashley Hancock, now our third Care Advocate, is the perfect fit wAll Postsithin our agency and …

Caregiver Coalition Fallbrook Event: Caring for Yourself & Your Loved One

Are you providing care for a family member or friend? Are you concerned for the well being of a parent? Join other family caregivers at this FREE event.   Caring for Yourself And Your Loved One Friday, March 23, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall 1620 S Stagecoach Ln, Fallbrook, CA 92028 Free transportation …

Volunteers Needed to Drive Seniors to Medical Appointments

Foundation for Senior Care seeking volunteers for its Expanded Rides Program Fallbrook – January 24, 2017     The Foundation for Senior Care is seeking volunteers for its Expanded Rides Program which provides rides to seniors and disabled adults to medical appointments outside the Foundation’s Care Van service area of Fallbrook in the volunteers’ own vehicles. The Expanded Rides Program …

Dementia and Confusion

Dementia brings with it a number of sobering symptoms and effects, and one of the most difficult of all is confusion. As dementia progresses, the individual may have a difficult time remembering familiar people, places, and things. He or she may even begin forgetting their own home, or their closest loved ones. This is a challenging thing for caregivers to …

Preventing Holiday Stress

For those who are full-time dementia caregivers, the holiday season can be less than joyous. In fact, it can often be a season of frustration, stress, and anger. You may feel resentful that other family members aren’t doing as much as you to aid in care for an aging loved one; you may also feel like your duties force you …