When Family Care Givers Need Respite Care, Luxe Homecare Is a Trusted Resource

You are the sole caregiver for your father, mother, sibling or friend and are beginning to burn out. Caring for a loved one can be physically and emotionally draining, especially if you have no one to relieve you from this task from time to time. We all need a break. That doesn’t make you [...]

By |2018-09-25T22:00:56+00:00September 25th, 2018|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on When Family Care Givers Need Respite Care, Luxe Homecare Is a Trusted Resource

Personal Care vs. Companionship: How Do They Differ

When we tell people about the senior services business, we often forget that most people don’t know a lot about in-home caregiving agencies and the services they provide. One of the more frequent questions we get is, “what is the difference between personal care and companionship?” It’s a good question because on the surface there [...]

By |2018-08-31T01:16:14+00:00August 31st, 2018|Caregiving|Comments Off on Personal Care vs. Companionship: How Do They Differ

Celebrating Seniors in our Midst

August 21st was National Senior Citizens Day. It was created in 1988 when then President Ronald Reagan signed proclamation 5847 creating this special day to honor and celebrate older Americans. In his speech, the president stated that “For all they have achieved throughout life, and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens [...]

By |2018-08-31T01:19:29+00:00August 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Celebrating Seniors in our Midst

When Household Chores Become Overwhelming for Mom, Luxe Homecare Can Send Hardworking Caregivers

When we are in the prime of life, household chores are more of an annoyance than anything else, but as we age, this too changes. Sweeping, vacuuming, dusting or even stacking dishes in the dishwasher become arduous tasks that take our breath away. They need hardworking caregivers. We hear from families all the time who [...]

By |2018-08-31T00:03:05+00:00July 24th, 2018|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on When Household Chores Become Overwhelming for Mom, Luxe Homecare Can Send Hardworking Caregivers

Having Someone to Talk to Makes All the Difference

One of the hardest things about growing older is the loneliness and isolation felt by so many seniors. They have lost friends and family members, and their group of confidantes is dwindling. We all need human contact, someone to care about us and show affection, someone to listen to our concerns and provide emotional support, [...]

By |2018-08-31T00:03:05+00:00July 19th, 2018|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on Having Someone to Talk to Makes All the Difference

We’re the Chauffeur for Senior Relatives You Never Wanted to Be

When you were younger, your parents took you to all your appointments, athletic games and parties. Well, the tables have turned, and now they need your help. The problem is your time is filled with caring for your own family and meeting commitments you have made to others. You love your parents and want to [...]

By |2018-08-31T00:03:05+00:00July 17th, 2018|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on We’re the Chauffeur for Senior Relatives You Never Wanted to Be

We Gave Dad Back His Independence and Mobility Immediately

Growing older often means losing your mobility, followed by your independence to do what you want when you want to, but it doesn’t have to. Sure, one of the children or grandchildren can drive you around, but you know it’s an added burden on them. How can you still do what you want without infringing [...]

By |2018-08-31T00:03:05+00:00July 10th, 2018|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on We Gave Dad Back His Independence and Mobility Immediately

Alzheimer’s Alert: What You Need to Know

You have probably read articles about Alzheimer’s Disease and wondered what symptoms you should be watching out for in your family. At Luxe Homecare we receive a lot of questions from clients families and from individuals we meet at other events. I met Lucie at a local community center. She is part of the Sandwich [...]

By |2018-08-31T00:03:05+00:00June 28th, 2018|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Alert: What You Need to Know

You Retired from Your Job NOT Your Life – Keep Moving

Retirement is seen as the ultimate prize. We envision doing what we want to do when we want to do it, even if that's nothing at all. But there’s a hitch. Our bodies are designed to move, and they go into shock when we go from an active lifestyle to one that is sedentary. Research [...]

By |2018-08-31T00:03:05+00:00June 21st, 2018|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on You Retired from Your Job NOT Your Life – Keep Moving

Celebrating Pacific Palisades’ Elders in 2017

Chaired by Fay Vahdani (owner of Luxe Homecare), the 2017 free celebration of locals who are 90 and over, was hosted by the  Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club. Read the full article: http://www.palisadesnews.com/index.php/2017/06/26/celebrating-pacific-palisades-elders/

By |2018-08-31T00:03:05+00:00June 19th, 2018|In The News|Comments Off on Celebrating Pacific Palisades’ Elders in 2017