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“Sandwich Generation” is Only a Temporary Designation

August 19, 2014
Sandwich Generation Solutions

Balancing Children’s and Senior Parents’ Needs is Temporary, Not Permanent The term “sandwich generation” doesn’t refer to people born within a certain time period, like the terms “baby boomers” or “generation X” do. Rather, it refers to people who are in a certain stage of life: helping their children develop and get an education while also caring for senior parents with complex care needs. The good news, which is easy for many in the sandwich generation to forget, is that this situation is not indefinite! As sad as it is to think about, your elderly parents will pass away, and... View Article

Walking Speed: The Latest Alzheimer’s Indicator?

August 12, 2014
Alzheimer's Disease Walking Test

Researchers Believe Walking Speed Reveals Alzheimer’s Disease Development As the (very) long-term process of studying, understanding, and ultimately eliminating Alzheimer’s disease continues, another effort is underway, one with more immediate benefits. This is the quest to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease as early as possible, allowing us to use what medications we have available to minimize its effects as long as we can. Several procedures hold out great promise in this area, such as analysis of certain proteins present in the brain and, more recently, using eye scans to measure response speed. These advanced methods, however, are of little use to the... View Article

August 6, 2014

You’re Not Alone Homecare At Its Best Is Just A Phone Call Away Wouldn’t you prefer to have help from an in-home care provider whose attention is focused entirely on helping your elderly loved ones continue to live independently with dignity, safety and security in the comfort of their own home ? Here, older adults and their families can navigate through the next steps in aging with expert care and advice with affordable, high-quality, non-medical, in home care from CarenetLA. Our unique eldercare process is led and managed by our CEO, Hadas Abouaf, RN, and features in-home evaluations, client choice of caregivers and careful follow-up... View Article

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

August 5, 2014
In-home Care Los Angeles Dementia Activity

Working Out with CarenetLA Sadly, a lot of seniors fall into bad health habits. There are a few primary reasons that this happens, and CarenetLA does its best to reverse the trend with healthy cooking, encouraging physical activity, and providing stimulating human interaction. Elderly folks who stay active and socialized keep their bodies strong longer, and new research confirms what many people have known intuitively all along: it combats the onset of dementia quite effectively. The Key to Keeping the Mind Strong Cognitive decline is a problem that faces many of our senior loved ones. The brain is such a complex... View Article

Los Angeles Caregivers & The Chikungunya Virus

July 29, 2014
In-home Caregivers Los Angeles Chikungunya Virus

CarenetLA Helps Bring Balance to the Doomsday Headlines, Providing Los Angeles In-home Caregivers The threat of a previously unfamiliar virus, flu, or pathogen spreading a deadly epidemic across the United States is a frightening one to consider. We are well aware that there are illnesses in other countries that our citizens have rarely faced, and without a built-up immunity, those illnesses can, in theory, quickly get out of hand if they make it to our country. The most recent medical headlines warn that Chikungunya virus, an illness native to southeast Asia and central Africa, has finally spread to the United States. This is... View Article

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