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Cancer care in the San Francisco Bay Area: Helping seniors handle stress

Cancer care in the San Francisco Bay Area: Helping seniors handle stress

The song goes, “Christmas time is here / happiness and cheer…”1 Yes, the holiday season is a lot of fun. But with family get-togethers and lots of presents to buy, it can be very stressful too. And, if your San Francisco Bay Area senior is facing chemotherapy and receiving cancer care assistance, Christmas may not be a time filled with “happiness and cheer” for your family.

Scheduling flexible caregiver help in the San Francisco Bay Area

Scheduling flexible caregiver help in the San Francisco Bay Area

They say that “time is money.” And it’s true. When you spend time on something, you show that you care about it (or that you’re willing to give some time to earn money)! For San Francisco Bay Area seniors, the gift of time is especially valuable. And caregiver assistance can make the world of difference in brightening the day of your loved ones.

Diabetes care during the Halloween season in the San Francisco Bay Area

Diabetes care during the Halloween season in the San Francisco Bay Area

“Trick or treat!” It’s that time of year again…when kids get all excited about what they’re going to “be” for Halloween and parents go all out sewing or buying them costumes. And it’s a time filled with yummy eatables like candy and other highly-sugared snacks. For San Francisco Bay Area seniors receiving diabetes care (and those of all ages who suffer from diabetes), this can be a frustrating problem.

Caring for the San Francisco Bay Area Caregiver: Ways to Encourage Him or Her

Caring for the San Francisco Bay Area Caregiver: Ways to Encourage Him or Her

Being a caregiver is rewarding, discouraging, exciting, tear-filled, wonderful and tough. NuevaCare caregivers in the San Francisco Bay Area know what it’s like to serve senior citizens and to feel the joy (and pain) of helping them. This quote seems appropriate…

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” – Mother Teresa

Senior care and the value of Pets in the San Francisco Bay Area

Senior care and the value of Pets in the San Francisco Bay Area

Dogs are known to be “man’s best friend.” And really, it’s true. Pets give unconditional love in a way that’s healing to the heart, mind and body. But animals are a lot of care and, for seniors, this can be especially difficult. NuevaCare can offset the daily responsibilities your San Francisco Bay Area loved one has by providing senior care services such as grocery shopping, transportation and more.

Cancer care: Tough conversations for San Francisco Bay Area seniors

Cancer care: Tough conversations for San Francisco Bay Area seniors

It’s the dreaded word no one wants to hear…cancer. What if your aging parent has just been diagnosed with cancer? How are you or your senior going to cope with it? There’s a lot of fear rightly associated with this disease. Thankfully, a lot of resources are available for you and your San Francisco Bay Area senior as you process through dealing with the diagnosis and possible cancer care options.

Alzheimers care expenses and how to plan for them in the San Francisco Bay Area

Dementia care & budgeting for expenses in the San Francisco Bay Area

We all dread discussions about finances, but as your parent ages, it’s important to make sure that he or she has a well-planned budget and overall money situation well in hand. If your San Francisco Bay Area senior has additional needs (such as dementia care), a financial planning meeting is even more necessary.