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How does In-Home Care compare to Assisted Living Facilities?

Assisted living facilities were created as an alternative to nursing homes and are typically made up of individual condominiums within a larger community that provides meals, housekeeping, occasional nursing visits and activities like bingo or movie night. While these assisted … Continue reading

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Aerobic Exercise May Mildly Delay or Slightly Improve Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms

Alzheimer’s Disorder is a brain disorder that destroys memory and thinking skills over time. It is the most common form of dementia in older adults.  There is presently no cure for the condition, though treatment options are available. Today, some … Continue reading

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Checklist: Is your loved one OK at home alone?

Messy Home: One of the telltale signs that an aging individual needs additional support is an unkempt home or living environment. This can include clutter, odors, piled up garbage, loads of undone or unfolded laundry or stacks of dirty dishes. … Continue reading

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Senior Tips : Staying safe these colder, winter months!

Cold Weather brings special risks for older adults. The most frequent winter injuries we see are due to patients slipping and falling. Nationwide, the data show that the risk of hip fractures rises significantly in the winter because of falls … Continue reading

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Non-Medical In-Home Care VS. Home Health Care

What is Non-Medical In-Home Care? Non-medical home care can also be identified by the following terms: personal care, companion care, homemaker services, custodial care, unskilled, and non-clinical. It provides valuable social interaction, help with household chores, and assistance with activities … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

We understand how special memories with Mom are and we think they should continue at home! Extra Hand In-Home Care can help your mother or grandmother age in place in the comfort of their own home despite aging complications or … Continue reading

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4 Inexpensive Recipes That Take Advantage of Fresh Spring Ingredients

Spring is upon us, and that means the best of spring’s vegetables and herbs are popping up in people’s gardens and appearing in grocery stores and farmers markets. Vegetables, such as asparagus, snap peas, beets, carrots and radishes, are coming … Continue reading

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The Value of Second Opinions

Many patients seek a second opinion or diagnosis confirmation before treatment for a complex condition. In a new study, researchers report that as many as 88 percent of those patients go home with a new or refined diagnosis — changing … Continue reading

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What you Need to Do to Continue Living at Home despite Your Aging Problems

What you Need to Do to Continue Living at Home despite Your Aging Problems Aging is a big problem among the older adults living not just in the U.S. but also around the globe. Because of this natural phenomenon, our … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about Respite Care

As the number one provider of non-medical home care in Rancho Cucamonga CA, Extra Hand In-Home Care is often asked about the services we lay out to clients. One of the services patients ask us is about our Respite Care. … Continue reading

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