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  • "Not only have you built an organization based on intelligence and experience, your staff members have always been dedicated, professional and compassionate. If it weren't for Senior Alternatives I would have had to move my mother and father a long time ago."
    — Long distance adult child

    Moving your Parents to the Bay Area – Part Two, Pleasant Hill

    Friday, November 18th, 2011

    When deciding where to relocate your elderly relatives, it’s important to be confident that their increasing needs will be met in their new home with competence and respect. You will most likely have less stress and concern in your life knowing that your parents are comfortable in their new environment. When you consider moving your elderly relatives to a new location, there are a few factors to consider:

    1. Transportation: Research the local transportation system in the area you are considering. Ask if there are community shuttles or other forms of senior transportation.

    Moving your Parents to the Bay Area – Part One, Walnut Creek

    Monday, November 14th, 2011

    When deciding where to relocate your elderly relatives, it’s important to be confident that their increasing needs will be met in their new home with competence and respect. You will most likely have less stress and concern in your life knowing that your parents are comfortable in their new environment. When you consider moving your elderly relatives to a new location, there are a few factors to consider:

    1. Transportation: Research the local transportation system in the area you are considering. Ask if there are community shuttles or other forms of senior transportation.

    How to Reduce the Risk of Falls

    Friday, November 4th, 2011

    When your elderly loved ones reach a certain age, it’s important to pay closer to their daily routine to make sure that they are still living safely. This often includes checking in with them about their diet, exercise routine, and making sure that they are prescribed the proper medication. It’s also equally important to anticipate and remove potential barriers that could present a problem for your elderly loved ones. A growing concern for most elderly people is the increased chance of taking a fall. Unfortunately, a serious fall can be a catastrophic event and sometimes be the first step to a rapidly decreasing quality of life.

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