Currently, there are more than three million California drivers age 65 or older, and that number will increase as Baby Boomers enter their mid-60s 70s and 80s over the course of the next several years. Age in itself is not the issue, but how our cognitive skills, hearing, sight and reflexes affect our driving skills […]
As a premier caregiving agency, Luxe Homecare educates our home caregivers on a variety of topics, including how to help our clients avoid heat-related illnesses. This is especially true for our senior clients who may have a chronic disease, are poorly hydrated, or are taking medications that include diuretics.
What Causes Heat-Related Illness?
As the outdoor temperature […]
Asking strangers to help take care of your parents is difficult enough without your having to worry about the level of care they will receive or the character of the individual being placed at your parent’s home. Luxe Homecare has built our reputation on our licensing, accreditations, high standards of training, proprietary caregiver/patient matching system, […]
I had the best laugh a few months ago and it was all because of a 90-year-old who was calling for a friend.
Herman, our caller, lives with his roommate Kevin, who is 15 years younger and recently retired. Herman is active in his church and works part-time as a greeter at a local store. He […]
That’s what Melinda wanted to know. Her mom was having difficulty walking, which made doing normal tasks around the house such as bathing, dressing or even making a light meal a strain on her. Melinda wanted to hire a caregiver to be there for her mom a few hours a day. Friends suggested agencies and […]
The age-old joke of an older person bending their ear, saying, “eh,” “eh,” because they can’t hear what is being said may be a bit exaggerated, but it does showcase how hearing loss can worsen with age.
However, loss of hearing is not confined to one age group — it can happen to young and old […]