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Caregiver Corner

Some mornings she gets up at 4 am to get herself ready. She walks to the bus stop and patiently waits to get to Mrs. M., a woman she’s been caring for. Mrs. M. is bed bound, she can’t get up to fix herself breakfast or even brush her teeth. Olympia assists her with all these ADL’s, activities of daily living and helps her laugh a little because Olympia is funny and has a natural knack when it comes to making people feel at ease and comfortable. She’s been one of our star caregivers for the past 2 years. She

03,09,2018 Comments Off on Caregiver Corner

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The Importance of Needs Assessments in Senior Care

The start to a productive care-giving relationship begins with a comprehensive needs assessment. We use the assessment to decide how we will start in-home care and what specific requirements they have. The information learned at this stage is particularly useful for matching the correct level of care to the senior so that initial care is properly aligned. The team at A Better Solution Home Care & Nursing will also use this stage to coordinate information with doctors and learn of any pertinent health factors. In many states a Needs Assessment is required for coverage by health insurance; however, it is

01,27,2018 Comments Off on The Importance of Needs Assessments in Senior Care

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Excellent In-Home Care for Your Loved Ones

As your loved ones age, maintaining their quality of life becomes a top priority. In-home senior care is an alternative to moving elderly patients into specialized facilities, providing dedicated care around the clock or on an as-needed basis. We understand that it can be challenging to find the right level of care, that’s why our team at A Better Solution Home Care & Nursing provides a variety of solutions tailored to your specific needs. In this article we will explore why so many seniors across Southern California choose A Better Solution Home Care & Nursing to continue living in their

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Meet Lia Smith of A Better Solution Home Care & Nursing in Mission Valley

Today we'd like to introduce you to Lia Smith. Lia , please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? In 1985 I became a Certified Nursing Assistant working with seniors in nursing homes in Chula Vista, later I moved into working within an agency taking care of seniors in their homes helping them to remain independent. I enjoyed working with the Senior population, I still enjoy listening to them and helping them on a daily basis; to me they are the Generation that raised us and still today I feel that they are

11,17,2017 Comments Off on Meet Lia Smith of A Better Solution Home Care & Nursing in Mission Valley

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Helping Seniors through the Holidays

For most of us, the holiday season is a time of happiness, laughter and festivities shared with family and friends. However, for the elderly it can bring a mix of uncertainty. Feelings like sadness, depression, confusion and isolation oftentimes plague seniors around the holiday season. There are a variety of circumstances that cause this to happen. Physical limitations, distance from family, and missing passed loved ones all make it difficult for seniors to enjoy this time of year. The holidays also signify winter's arrival. This means cold temperatures, less sunlight and shorter days. These changes sometimes take a toll on

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