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Amada Moves South to Northern San Diego

By Jeremy Brooker August 9th, 2013 San Diego, California: The aging of the Baby Boomer generation has created one of the fastest growing industries in the country – the senior care market. Amada Senior Care, one of the premier senior service companies in Orange County, announces the grand opening of its newest location in northern San Diego. This new franchise partnership with Fred and Janice Ehlers is the latest step in Amada’s nationwide growth strategy. For Fred and Janice, who live locally and have two daughters, senior care provides a business opportunity that they feel will have a positive impact…

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It’s Never Too Late: Growing Evidence That the Adult Brain is Still Malleable

By Jeremy Brooker July 24, 2013 Have you ever noticed how kids seem to pick up on things quickly; things that take most adults forever to learn? This is because brain plasticity (or the ability of the brain to build neural connections and develop in a positive way) is naturally much stronger in childhood and decreases as people age. For quite some time, the scientific community has held that brain plasticity slows down in the teenage years and comes to a near halt in adulthood. Though this is true to a great extent, growing evidence indicates that there are a…

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Amada Senior Care Continues Expansion Into Roseville, California

By Jeremy Brooker July 22, 2013   Amada Senior Care, one of the leading senior care service companies in Orange County, announces the opening of its newest location in the Roseville, California area. Their new franchise partnership with Dane Gibson is the latest step in Amada’s nationwide growth strategy. Dane brings an extensive understanding of sales and healthcare to the franchise, given his prior experience with Pfizer pharmaceuticals. “From the time I spent in the medical community, I saw a clear need for quality senior care services,” said Dane. “With my experience helping physicians navigate the intricacies of insurance for…

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Aging in Place: Preparing your Home

By Jane Noble March 28, 2013   Baby Boomers are redefining aging and retirement. This independent generation is determined to stay active, age with grace, celebrate life and stay at home for as long as possible. Given that the over 65 population is expected to swell to 55 million in 2020, they will have a strong and loud voice. Families, care agencies, financial planners and house remodelers need to pay close attention to the changing needs and desires of this silver haired group. “Aging in place” is a term used to describe a senior living in the residence of their choice…

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Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Alzheimer’s Association Many people joke about forgetting friends’ names or where they put their keys, but there is a big difference between a slight lack of focus and the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a fatal brain disease that causes a gradual decline in memory, thinking, communication and reasoning skills. In its early stages, memory loss is mild, but with late-stage Alzheimer’s, individuals lose the ability to carry on a conversation and respond to their environment. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging, even…

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