The secrets to staying active at any age It is no secret that staying active is vital to healthy ageing. Research studies around the world have shown tha t being physically and mentally active not only builds heart health, mobility and bone strength, but also improves mood and fends off depression. However finding a good… Read more.
Finding Long-Term Care Solutions in the Midst of a Pandemic Making decisions about the care for someone you love has always been difficult. With a pandemic altering the shape of the world as we know it — particularly when your loved one is at increased risk— this scenario becomes all the more challenging. The… Read more.
Setting up a Alzheimer’s- and dementia-friendly home If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you are most likely facing many changes in your life. The last thing you might feel like is also changing your home. Here are some tips and ideas for making the home space easier for both you and… Read more.
A home away from home at Harvest at Fowler Visit any of the larger assisted care facilities in California and you are likely to come away with glossy brochures filled with styled pictures. A tour might overwhelm you with information, selling you and your family a ‘lifestyle’. The real story is that the very best… Read more.
When Should You Consider Assisted Living? Caregivers do everything in their power to make sure their loved one gets the care they need. However, the average person is unequipped to handle some of the challenges that can come with age. Eventually, you may need to turn to assisted living. Many seniors blanch at the thought… Read more.
The Harvest Parade Amidst all of the frightening news that most of the world is seeing right now, we bring to you – #somegoodnews – and we hope that this video will bring some joy to you as it did to us. Special thanks to our wonderful Harvest staff for organizing this drive-thru parade. Thank… Read more.
COVID-19 update Due to the pandemic that we recently all have been affected by, it is our first priority to ensure the safety of your loved ones who are currently residing with us. We are strictly adhering to all of the rules and regulations from CCL and the Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… Read more.
8 Bathing Tips for Dementia Residents As caregivers we come across many daily tasks that are difficult to overcome when caring for the elderly, especially those who suffer from Alzheimers Dementia and other Dementia related illnesses. Among those challenges there is one that seems to be the most prevalent, which is bathing. Residents with Dementia… Read more.