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In-home Care near Los Angeles: Can You Hear Us Now?

March 4, 2014
In-home Care Los Angeles Specialized Phones

In-home Care near Los Angeles Points You Toward California’s DDTP Those who are in their senior years find that many normal tasks are much more difficult than they used to be. Sadly, one of those tasks is communication over the phone. This is more than simply an inconvenience; in the case of an emergency it can delay critical response time. Fortunately, California officials have recognized the importance of phone access for seniors. Below, in-home care near Los Angeles describes some of the free solutions that are available. Specialized Equipment For seniors who are losing their hearing (or who are completely... View Article

A New Phone Scam Warning from In-home Caregivers in Los Angeles

February 27, 2014
In-home Caregivers Los Angeles Funeral Scam

In-home Caregivers in Los Angeles Inform You about Funeral Scam In the age of Internet communication, we all have to be on our toes more than ever before to protect ourselves from data theft and harmful computer software. This is extremely difficult for seniors who are just getting the hang of using email and finding basic information online. To help you and your loved ones stay safe, here is a warning from in-home caregivers in Los Angeles about the most recent email scam: Catching the Eye of Seniors The currently circulating hoax is a little different from most, in that... View Article

“Walk Talk” with Senior Care near Los Angeles

February 18, 2014
Senior Care Los Angeles Walking Device

Senior Care near Los Angeles: Device Measures Fall Risk Taking a single step is an incredibly complex activity, no matter how simple it seems. The muscles in your foot, leg, and back all work to move your body forward, while the rest of the body makes slight adjustments to keep you upright throughout the step. As senior care near Los Angeles knows all too well, the aging body loses its ability to accomplish these tasks safely. A new invention will help seniors determine whether they need help avoiding falls while walking. When Do We Need Help? As with driving and... View Article

Saving Elderly Parents in Los Angeles from a Phone Scam

February 11, 2014
Elderly Parents Los Angeles Callback Scam

Warn Your Elderly Parents in Los Angeles About Calling Back Unknown Numbers Newspapers around the country are warning readers about a new scam targeted toward anyone who uses a telephone. Anyone can be taken in by the scam if they’re not on their toes, but our elderly parents in Los Angeles are more vulnerable, perhaps, than most other people. The success of this scheme depends on the recipient of a phone call being curious and worried that someone is trying to get in touch with them. How This Scam Works The deception begins when a computer (usually in a non-U.S.... View Article

A Fire Safety Refresher From Caregivers in Los Angeles

February 6, 2014
Caregivers Los Angeles Fire Safety

Caregivers in Los Angeles Remind Seniors About Fire Safety Each winter, Los Angeles fire departments anticipate more emergency calls than in other seasons. There are a few reasons for the annual increase in fires, and caregivers in Los Angeles review those reasons below to help you and your senior relatives stay safe all year long. House fires are always devastating, but for handicapped and mentally impaired elderly people, they are even more dangerous. Remind yourself of the following tips to avoid emergencies: Smoke Alarms and Batteries This winter, eldercare in Los Angeles has already seen an unusual number of house... View Article