Meditation: The New Medicine for Senior Health and Alzheimer’s

A group of seniors from California practicing mediation

  When you hear or read the word “meditation”, what comes to mind? Do you picture a wise Buddhist monk peacefully resting on a rocky peak in the Himalayas? Perhaps an image of people with long hair and colorful robes comes to mind, chanting and surrounded by the haze of incense. Many believe that meditation … Continue reading Meditation: The New Medicine for Senior Health and Alzheimer’s

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Put That Cookie Down! New Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s Discovered

Alzheimer's & Sugar | Senior Care

  We already know that consuming excessive amounts of sugar, especially refined sugar, is extremely bad for our overall health. A diet full of sugar can lead to diabetes, fatty liver disease, weight gain, heart disease, and a whole other slew of issues. Although the risks are evident, many Americans still decide to fill their … Continue reading Put That Cookie Down! New Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s Discovered

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South Bay Joins the Fight at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Walk to End Alzheimer's | Always Best Care

In the senior community, “Alzheimer’s Disease” is one of the most frequently discussed topics. Although many of us reference the disease, there is still a large portion of the community that is unsure exactly what Alzheimer’s is. Most know that some of the symptoms are increased levels of forgetfulness, the inability to learn new things … Continue reading South Bay Joins the Fight at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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Volunteering Seniors & Volunteers for Seniors

Senior In-Home Care - Volunteer Community | Always Best Care

Volunteers are essential to the smooth operation of many community services and program that make a real difference in the lives of many.  The importance of volunteerism appears to benefit both the people serving and those being served.  For seniors, volunteering and sharing accumulated wisdom is a critical component of their developmental process.  Volunteerism encourages … Continue reading Volunteering Seniors & Volunteers for Seniors

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Managing Medications: Always Best Care’s Pharmaceutical Practices

Managing Medication - Pharmaceuticals | Always Best Care - Torrance South Bay

Managing medications takes a concerted effort by both the patient and the caretakers involved. Whether that is your doctor, pharmacist, or caregiver, it is important to have a relationship that encourages and facilitates the regular and appropriate usage of medication.  An article in American Nurse Today determined that “44% of men and 57% of women older than … Continue reading Managing Medications: Always Best Care’s Pharmaceutical Practices

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