Categories for Dementia

A Personal Attendant in Venice Can Help Avoid Driving Accidents

July 2, 2013
Personal Attendant Venice Transportation Services

Senior Accident Highlights Benefits that a Personal Attendant in Venice Can Provide If you are facing the difficult “driving conversation” with your elderly loved one, a recent Los Angeles traffic accident may help you put things in perspective. A senior driver, mistaking the accelerator pedal for the brake, drove through a storefront window while trying to park. A personal attendant in Venice can help seniors get where they need to go while relieving them of the responsibility of driving there themselves. Balanced Perspectives on Driving Of course, not all seniors present a danger to those around them while driving. Statistics... View Article

Caregivers near Los Angeles May Soon Use GPS

June 13, 2013
Caregivers Los Angeles GPS Trackers

Technology Could Help Caregivers near Los Angeles Keep Track of Seniors It’s the situation that every senior’s family has nightmares about: an elderly loved one is nowhere to be found, having wandered from home on their own. Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia are in great danger of losing themselves, as their minds lead them astray, sometimes into great danger. Today, technology is working hard to develop a solution that will allow family caregivers near Los Angeles and local police to quickly locate missing seniors using GPS trackers. Different Tracker Types In the United States and abroad, law enforcement and... View Article

Ideas to Help People with Dementia Get Into the Shower

May 5, 2013

In addition to being one of the owners of CarenetLA, I am also a gerontology certified registered nurse. One of the common issues many people with dementia face is a fear of water. It is not something anyone has been able to explain, but, for some reason, it is something that a great majority of people with dementia face. Getting an adult person with dementia into the shower can be a challenge  In order to make it easier, make sure the bathroom is warm, the door is closed (privacy is very important), the towel and clean clothes are ready, and the... View Article