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Dementia Care at Home
Dementia Care at Home: How to Connect and Engage

St. Paul’s Senior Services knows how difficult it can be to care for a loved one with dementia at home. It takes creativity, patience and understanding of each individual and their unique experience. To provide some expert help and tips, we sat down with Andrea Rojas, St. Paul’s Plaza Reflections Memory Care Activity Coordinator, who […]

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Fun Activities for Seniors in San Diego this Summer

San Diego is a beautiful southern California city with 70 miles of coastline, fun activities, perfect weather and many attractions. Now that the state is opening up, San Diego has a lot to offer seniors at any activity level. Whether you’re seeking fun, independent afternoon activities, learning opportunities or looking to explore with family, San […]

6 Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors
6 Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

By Amelia Hoffbauer You’ve got to get down in the dirt to truly experience cleaner, healthier living. Finding it tough to exercise? Gardening provides many of the same health benefits for seniors as working out. It’s also good for our mental health. Here are six perks of gardening for seniors who want to stay young. […]

Hospice vs. Palliative Care What are the Differences
Hospice vs. Palliative Care: What are the Differences?

The term ‘hospice’ scares a lot of people when they hear the word. I understand, one of the reasons I started working for hospice is because my grandfather passed away when I was a little girl, and our family utilized hospice services.

Estate and Elder Law Challenges in the Era of COVID-19: What You Need to Know
Estate and Elder Law Challenges in the Era of COVID-19: What You Need to Know

As a lawyer who has been practicing Elder Law and Estate Planning for nearly 25 years, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented unexpected legal challenges for seniors and families.

Advocating for Your Hospitalized Loved One During COVID-19
Advocating for Your Hospitalized Loved One During COVID-19

Many patients are having to navigate the healthcare continuum without the comfort of a loved one or family member physically with them.

What Seniors Should Know About Downsizing and Selling A Home
What Seniors Should Know About Downsizing and Selling A Home

There are many options available to help families and seniors with moving and downsizing.

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7 Money-Saving Tips for Seniors on a Fixed Income

For many people, living debt-free means living worry-free. This is felt most significantly during retirement and especially for those seniors living on a fixed income.

The Negative Health Effects of Loneliness in Seniors

Among the many health concerns that can befall seniors, loneliness is one of the most common and least discussed.

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Social Distancing Doesn’t Mean Social Isolation

All across California, seniors and caregivers suddenly find themselves in isolation due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s “Shelter-in-Place” ruling.

5 Things YOU Can Do to Help Seniors during COVID-19

The recent spread of COVID-19 has sparked a lot of fear and uncertainty in the United States, but it has also inspired many people to step up and care for the most vulnerable populations

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8 Questions to Ask When Looking For the Best Assisted Living Community

Are you in search of an assisted living community for yourself or a senior loved one in your life? You’ll want to do your research in order to choose the best option for all parties involved.

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Assisted Living vs. Memory Care: Understanding the Differences

If you have a senior loved one in your family who is starting to require extra assistance, it may be time to consider care options.

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