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January 29, 2020

Heart Disease: It Can Happen at Any Age

Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger adults more and more often. This is partly because the conditions that lead […]
January 27, 2020

5 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

If you worry that you or someone you love will get heart disease or even have a heart attack, it’s understandable. Heart disease is the leading […]
January 23, 2020

Pacifica House: Charles Joe Lewis, August 4, 1947-January 14, 2020

Charles Joe Lewis, a longtime resident of Oceanside, was born on August 4, 1947 and died on January 14 at Pacifica House hospice in Carlsbad, California. […]
January 6, 2020

Understanding Healthcare Decisions at the End of Life

It can be overwhelming to be asked to make healthcare decisions for someone who is dying and is no longer able to make his or her […]
December 18, 2019

How to Share Caregiving Responsibilities with Family Members

Caring for an older family member often requires teamwork. While one sibling might be local and take on most of the everyday caregiving responsibilities, a long-distance […]
December 12, 2019

Meaningful Gifts for Caregivers

The holidays can be a stressful time for virtually anyone and everyone, but perhaps none more so than caregivers as they try to get into a […]
December 10, 2019

Holiday Hints for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family. Maintaining or adapting family rituals and traditions helps […]
December 5, 2019

How You Can Help Seniors Facing the Holidays Alone

Nothing is more heart-wrenching than knowing about a senior who is all alone at the holidays, either because the senior has no living relatives, or their […]
December 1, 2019

Anticipatory Grief During the Holidays

The Holidays, often touted as “the most wonderful time of the year,” can be an emotional roller coaster for caregivers and their families. The inner struggle […]