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SYNERGY HomeCare of San Mateo, CA Blog

We hope you enjoy the local and not so local information you will find here.


April 14, 2017

Please join the Stanford Parkinson’s Caregiver Support Program for a seminar on Lewy Body Dementia caregiving.

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December 26, 2016

Pam Cook's segment on KTVU about SYNERGY HomeCare's Elder Elves program, inspiring others to help out. You will feel warm and fuzzy from this, and be inspired to help out a senior this holiday season.

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August 14, 2015

The Alzheimer's Association and Openhouse offer a monthly support group for those who care for someone with dementia. The next meeting is on August 26, 6 PM at the SF LGBT Community Center. Please share with anyone who may benefit from attending.

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August 11, 2015

During our assessment, we often ask about certain activities that we think will be helpful to our clients with Dementia or Alzheimer's.  We ask about looking through Photo Albums, and we encourage outings.

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August 07, 2015

Rosener House and Family Caregiver Alliance are holding a workshop on August 18th from 4:30 – 6:00 PM on Communicating with Family Members about caregiving.

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March 18, 2014

Robin Ketelle, MS, RN will present the above at Silverado Belmont on March 20, 2014 at 6 PM (networking and appetizers begins at 5:30).  Please call 650.654.9700 or email [email protected] to reserve your space.

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March 13, 2014

This is a wonderful article on our own amazing Bonnie Silverman!

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March 07, 2014

North Bay Bits, which covers happenings in that neck of the Bay Area, has a fantastic write up of Synergy HomeCare San Mateo, and a nice photo of the author, Kitty, with Saili Gosula, President of SHCSM.

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February 27, 2014

We receive incredible feedback from our clients and their families with regard to how our caregivers enrich their lives. They understand the specialness of little things like a ride in the train at Central Park in San Mateo.

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February 26, 2014

Elizabeth Landsverk MD is a prominent speaker and author in the field of geriatric medicine.  Here is her article regarding aging and exercise:

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February 21, 2014

This is a lovely article that appeared in the 2/14/14 issue of the Peninsula Daily Journal. SYNERGY HomeCare clients Ann and John Scaduto are pictured here with their caregiver, whom the family calls an "angel."

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February 18, 2014

Sage Eldercare reminds us that this is a very special month; please consider getting involved and showing your support by volunteering to deliver Meals on Wheels.

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February 11, 2014
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December 19, 2013
December 02, 2013
November 15, 2013
November 14, 2013
November 07, 2013
November 06, 2013
November 01, 2013

October 29 is World Stroke Day. The American Stroke Association has free information regarding strokes and stroke warning signs at the link below.

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October 31, 2013

As the holiday season approaches, it can be an exciting time for your family members; however, it can also be stressful, depressing or confusing for older adults.  The following article has helpful suggestions on how to make the holiday season more enjoyable for you and your older loved ones.

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October 30, 2013

The holidays are a joyful time for most family members, but older ones can sometimes become stressed or even confused.  This article gives practical tips to ensure you and your older loved ones have an enjoyable holiday season.

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October 24, 2013

Caregivers put in long, seemingly never-ending hours taking care of their loved ones.  Taking any time for oneself is sometimes seen as selfish.  It's important to recognize that taking care of yourself allows you to be at your best, which in turn will affect the quality of care you can provide to your family member or friend.

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October 23, 2013

Living a long distance from a family member in need of care can be challenging.  The Alzheimer's Association has some ideas and tips for caregivers who face these issues.

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October 22, 2013

Peninsula Volunteers is hosting its Fifth Annual Baubles, Bangles and Bags fundraiser in Menlo Park on November 4, 2013.

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October 21, 2013

The signs and symptoms of depression in elderly adults can differ from those that appear in younger adults. Multiple illnesses and medications can make it more difficult to discern the signs of depression.  Read more for additional information.

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October 21, 2013
October 21, 2013

Events for Family Caregivers: Taking Care of Yourself When You are Taking Care of a Loved One.

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October 18, 2013

Rosener House Adult Day Center Open House is November 2, 2013 from 10-1 in Menlo Park


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August 20, 2013

Family Caregiver 101 starts next week on August 22nd! This is a monthly series offering programs for the caregivers of older adults…many of whom are seniors themselves and not taking care of themselves and need to learn about better caregiving practices.

The series covers a number of caregiving topics with experts in the various fields. It’s FREE and an RSVP is requested.

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