Residential Care Homes

Tucked discretely into regular neighborhoods, residential care homes provide non-medical custodial care for elderly adults. Typically in a single family residence, residential care homes usually serve between two and ten residents, depending on specific state laws. They offer a home-like setting for people who need assisted living but might be intimidated byRead More →

Caring for Aging Parents - Mizell Lecture

Evening Lecture at Mizell Senior Center Join us at Mizell Senior Center on Wednesday, September 11th at 7:00pm for this very important discussion on caring for “Our Aging Parents”.  Leann Dale from Senior Living Options of the Desert and Gustavo Ward from Sheridan Home Care will provide useful and relevant information to help thoseRead More →

As time marches on, many seniors begin to experience physical and neurological health problems that can make it a lot harder, and less safe, to live on their own. When that happens, seniors and their families generally start to consider assisted living. You’ve probably heard the term “assisted living,” as well as the term “nursingRead More →

Loneliness Hurts… Loneliness has nothing going for it. It depresses. It hurts. It kills. And, you can do something about it. Every year July 11th is a day set aside to Cheer Up The Lonely. It’s a day to help grow awareness of the lonely and to brighten up their lives aRead More →

Aging Is Not The Same For Everyone As you are probably aware, the Palm Springs area is becoming a popular place to retire for people in the LGBT community.  With that comes the need for awareness and sensitivity to the different needs of the LGBT population as they age.  I’ve had theRead More →

The cost of Assisted Living Facilities in California can vary from $3,000 – $10,000 per month. The statewide average as of 2018 was $4,070/month. Sometimes people have a false sense of security about what their insurance will pay. It’s important to know right up front that Medicare will not pay for assistedRead More →