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Home Care Assistance Partners with Wish of a Lifetime to Grant One Wish for a Special Senior

At Home Care Assistance our mission is to change the way the world ages. We aim to enrich the lives of seniors by celebrating healthy aging and promoting independence. To further our mission, we have partnered with Wish of a Lifetime, a non-profit organization with a similar passion for enhancing seniors’ quality of life, who will be sponsoring one wish for a very deserving individual. Continue reading

Honor a Senior Loved One Today!

In line with our mission to change the way the world ages and promote a positive view of aging, we launched a new campaign called Honor Your Living Legend. This campaign was designed to celebrate the lives of remarkable  men … Continue reading

Could Treating Depression Stave Off Dementia?

Until now, the link between depression and dementia has only been correlational—the direction of the relationship unknown. A 2013 review of more than 50,000 older adults… Continue reading

5 Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer

It’s the sunniest time of the year, which means that we all need to be extra vigilant about protecting our skin from harmful UV rays. Just last week, the U.S. Surgeon General declared the rise in the incidence of skin cancer a major health problem. His report cites a 200% increase in the U.S. over the past four decades. While the U.S. has especially high incidence, skin cancer is a worldwide concern. Continue reading

How to Stay Energized Throughout a Long Day of Caregiving

Caregiving can be mentally and physically taxing, even more so when you’re not getting enough sleep at night. If you find that you aren’t getting adequate sleep because you are up caring for a loved one, follow these simple guidelines … Continue reading

The Heart-Healthy Side Effects of Summer

It’s summertime, and that means that you’re probably making much healthier choices without even trying. Here are just a few reasons why we tend to treat our hearts better during the warm months from June to September… Continue reading

The Name Game: Knowing the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

All squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. Think of dementia as a rectangle, and Alzheimer’s as a square. There are many different causes and types of dementia; Alzheimer’s is just the most common. Continue reading

Home Care Assistance Hosts Free Public Webinar on Caregiver Stress and Ways to Prevent Burnout

We invite you to join us for the next webinar in our Healthy Longevity Webinar Series on Thursday, July 24th at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Led by licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman Continue reading

Why You Should Give Your Brain a Workout Today

Want to stay sharp longer? We all know that physical exercise keeps us in shape. Now scientists are continuing to find mounting evidence that mental stimulation can help ward off age-related cognitive decline. Just this week, Minnesota researchers published promising results in JAMA Neurology. Continue reading

4 Warning Signs of Vision Loss You Don’t Want to Ignore

Vision loss generally occurs gradually rather than suddenly. Because of this, we don’t always notice our eyesight is declining until a major irritant begins to affect our clarity of vision. If you notice any of the following early warning signs of vision loss, it’s important to schedule an eye exam with your physician. Continue reading