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Asian American Elderly Population

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Asian American Elderly Population Today, California is home to 40 percent of all Asian Americans. The 2000 census showed that the majority of Cambodian (84, 559), Laotian (65,058), Hmong (71,741), and Vietnamese (484,023) refugees to the United States settled in California. Although Southeast Asians have been in California for a relatively short time, they have become well established. Entrepreneurs own businesses, such as the market and  ..

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Part 2 - Dementia and Bad Behaviors

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Dementia and Bad Behaviors and Strange and Obsessive Behaviors Con't... Last week we talked about the first 5 “Bad Behaviors” seniors sometimes have once they have been diagnosed with Dementia, today we will be discussing the other 5 which are “Strange and Obsessive Behaviors”. According to Aging.com (https://www.agingcare.com/Articles/bad-behavior-by-elderly-parents-138673.htm) here  ..

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Dementia and the “Bad Behaviors”

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Dementia and the “Bad Behaviors” and how you can handle and redirect these problems. "My mother is driving me crazy!" This phrase is uttered (or screamed) by caregivers everywhere who are caring for elderly parents. As if they didn't have enough to do, caregivers often have to deal with bad behavior by their elderly parents. We hear stories from our clients all the time that have stories of demanding elderly parents, personali ..

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Parent's Day Sunday, July 26, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Parents Day Sunday, July 26th The day aims to promote responsible parenting and to recognize positive parental role models. It celebrates the special bonds of love between parental figures and their children. As our parents age, adult children take on the parental role of aging parents, this is when we begin to worry because our parents are still at home, but maybe a little more forgetful or unable to do the household chores the way they  ..

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Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension

Friday, July 17, 2015

Veteran’s Aid & Attendance Pension As we celebrate our month of independence this July it is important to reflect on those who have helped to preserve the freedom we hold close to our hearts as United States citizens. Our military men and women have fought for and protected our country and they deserve our thanks and help, and the Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension is a great place to start! With so many war veterans over the a ..

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Signs of Abuse Towards the Elderly

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Types of Abuse Elder abuse is a growing problem. While we don't know all of the details about why abuse occurs or how to stop its spread, we do know that help is available for victims. Concerned people, like you, can spot the warning signs of a possible problem, and make a call for help if an elder is in need of assistance. Physical Abuse (http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/FAQ/Type_Abuse/index.aspx#physical) Sexual Abuse (http://www.ncea.a ..

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