Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy and affects the retina's ability to properly interpret and transmit signals of light to the part of the brain that governs sight. When the brain receives a cloudy signal, vision then becomes cloudy or blurred. Alt...

December 13, 2016

Previously printed in AIP Magazine

Being a caregiver for a friend or a love-one with cognitive issues that may be caused by dementia, Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease is challenging and a 24/7 job.

Many families become overwhelmed even in the early stages of these dise...

Does the senior in your life often have unexplainable bruises? Do you as a caregiver have

questions about what causes him or her to have unsightly black and blue marks and worry that there might be something seriously wrong with your loved one that needs attention? As a...

August 9, 2016

It takes a family working together to choose the most

appropriate option for a loved one’s senior care

Why Is It Important?

To begin, seniors are at a vulnerable stage of life. They often

face multiple health concerns and loss of physical and cognitive

function. More now th...

July 20, 2016

Ask any senior where they prefer to live and you're guaranteed to get the same response, in the comfort of their own home.  Living at home is not just more comfortable to many seniors, but in most cases makes better economical sense.  The average yearly fee for assiste...

June 17, 2016

Findings could lead to strategies for earlier detection

Date: June 16, 2016

Source: University of California - Los Angeles

Summary:

People with Parkinson's disease have a form of impaired decision-making that may be a major contributor to the movement problems that charact...

April 23, 2016

Best Friends Companion Care is committed to providing high quality, professional and compassionate care to our nation's veterans and their surviving spouse. For more information, please read the article below:

 

http://www.searchamelia.com/best-friends-home-health-is-hel...

April 23, 2016

We have spent the last several weeks developing a new and improved user experience for our site. We have also created a new web address to make it easier for our customers. www.mybfcc.com will take you to our new site, but don't worry...you can still find us (and our n...

March 25, 2016

According to the FTC‚ nearly 25 million Americans are victims of consumer fraud each year. Unfortunately‚ seniors are often deliberate targets of scams and fraudulent telemarketers. The three most common forms of fraud are telemarketing‚ home renovations and phoney ban...

March 10, 2016

For the most part‚ homes are not designed for accessibility.  Doors and hallways are too narrow for someone in a wheelchair. Bathrooms are usually equipped with a tub/shower combo that requires a big step in‚ which is often not possible for the elderly or disabled user...

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