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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.

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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 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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April 14, 2014

Studies have shown that the number one cause of emergency room visits and the leading cause of death among those over 65 are falls. This is particularly true in the spring, when cleaning out the winter clutter amid the mild temperatures is tempting.

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April 11, 2014

Springtime is for Dads, Grads and Brides! If any seniors you know are planning a wedding, this short and helpful article has some suggestions. Congratulations

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April 10, 2014

Easter is a lovely rite of spring. For many it is religious and for some it is secular, but it remains an important family time.  This short article has some suggestions on celebrating Easter with the seniors in your life.

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April 09, 2014

Make sure your doctors and family know your choices in the event you are unable to speak for yourself.

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April 08, 2014

An ABC News short video on the Alzheimer's risk for women, which is twice the rate of men.

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March 13, 2014

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

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March 12, 2014

Elder Wisdom Circle pairs advice seekers and advise givers online! Seniors give advice and offer insights based on their own life experiences to younger generations. Read more about this wonderful organization.

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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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March 03, 2014

Actor/Comedian Seth Rogen addressed the Senate Committee Appropriations | Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on Alzeheimer's, in a February 26, 2014 appearance.  His mother-in-law was diagnosed with early-onset at the age of 55.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?c4485299/seth-rogen-opening-statement

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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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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 25, 2013

People with Parkinson's are at high risk of falling due to
problems with balance, rigidity, and slowness of movement -- the primary motor
symptoms of PD.  This two-page fact sheet prepared by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation is a helpful resource.

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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 23, 2013

Free!  Two events courtesy of the Pacific Stroke Association.  San Jose/Burlingame.

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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. 

http://www.penvol.org/events/index.cfm

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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
October 18, 2013

A wonderful resource for those who are battling breast cancer...

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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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September 02, 2013

My mother loves her iPad.  Here's a new gadget that may be even better.

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July 12, 2013

San Carlos Adult Day Services Classes

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