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 …

Should Your Parents Still be Driving?

As our parents get older, they gradually become more limited in what they are physically and mentally equipped to do—and in some cases, those limitations may include driving. A time may come when it is simply not safe for your elderly mom or dad to be behind the wheel, and it may fall to you to have a delicate conversation …

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 …

Involve Your Loved One in Holiday Planning

During the holiday season, everyone wants to be included—and your loved ones who have Alzheimer’s and dementia are no exception. Thinking of ways to involve them in the holiday process can sometimes be difficult, but as a caregiver, there are things you can do to rope them into the festivities at every step of the way. In fact, one great …

Lend a Hand This Holiday Season!

The holidays are all about doing a little something extra for someone. If you’d like to lend a hand and show someone you care before, during and after the holidays, be sure to let them know about some money and energy savings programs that SDG&E offers its customers year ‘round. Wrapping it up for the holidays? There’s no time like …

Foundation for Senior Care and North County Fire Protection District To Attend National Training Conference

The Foundation for Senior Care has received a scholarship to attend an important national training conference, focused on aging-in-place safety for older individuals. Fallbrook, Calif. (PRWEB) November 21, 2016 As we get older, most of us would prefer to remain active and independent, staying in our homes rather than moving into assisted living. The problem with this is that there …

Dementia Care and the Holidays

The holidays are a time when families get together for joyous celebration—but when your family includes someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, that can make the time spent together a little bit more stressful and challenging. This is not to say that the holidays season cannot still be delightful—but it may require some planning and recalibrated expectations on everyone’s part. …

HORSES, HATS & HOPE- A Kentucky Derby Party

Saturday, May 6, 2017 Save the Date! The Foundation for Senior Care and REINS, Therapeutic Horsemanship Program, partner to celebrate the Kentucky Derby. Tickets now availble! EVENT DETAILS Saturday, May 6, 2017 12 pm to 4 pm Kentucky Derby Race @ 3:30 pm Live Jumbo Screen streaming NBC Kentucky Derby coverage beginning at 12:00 pm Southern Fare, Mint Juleps, Bourbon …

Looking for Signs That Your Parents Need Care

The holidays are coming, and with them, the opportunity for plenty of time spent with friends and family. This can be a joyous thing, but also a difficult one—especially if you spend time with aging parents whose physical and mental health seems precarious to you. This is a sad but normal part of growing up: Eventually, your mom and dad …

The Foundation for Senior Care Announces Upcoming Gala, A Night in Oz

The Foundation for Senior Care has announced details for its 11th annual fall gala, a major fundraising event for their various community services. Fallbrook, Calif. (PRWEB) October 18, 2016 Day after day, the Foundation for Senior Care provides a number of meaningful services to seniors in the Fallbrook community—and once each year, it throws a gala event, formerly called Dinner …