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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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STROKES: Recognizing symptoms and reducing your risk

By Jane Noble July 10, 2013 Strokes are the third leading cause of death and the number one cause of disability in America. They affect nearly 800,000 people a year. They can vary from mild to catastrophic, and can be extremely disconcerting for patients and their families. Depending on severity, patients who have suffered strokes may require long term care and rehabilitation. Amada Senior Care has extensive experience helping clients and families deal with mild and severe stroke recovery and helping them better understand exactly what has happened. The good news is that most strokes are preventable and prompt action…

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THE DRIVING DISCUSSION: Warning signs that the car keys should be hung up

By Jane Noble June 10, 2013 As we age, our driving skills tend to deteriorate. Reaction time becomes slower, vision may be impaired (particularly for night driving), and decreased flexibility and hearing loss may occur. These are all factors that contribute to a general retrogression in skills – to the point where a driver is no longer safe on the road. The dilemma faced by many families is how and when to branch into this sensitive subject with an elderly loved one. What do you do if a strong-minded individual insists on continuing to drive when you feel that he…

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