My mother-in-law, Bonnie Marquis, passed away on April 5, 2017. She was 90 years old and had been married to my father-in-law, Jack, for 68 years. She passed in the
My Parents Journey
When I started my Elder Answers business, both my parents and my parents-in-law were together, living in their own homes without assistance. Two and a half years later, many things
My Parents Journey
6 Social Benefits of Assisted Living for Seniors
If your elderly loved one has been living at home alone for some time, you might worry that moving him or her to an assisted living community in San Diego
Assisted Living
learn when it is time for a memory care unit
In a recent blog post, we discussed questions to ask when choosing a memory care unit in San Diego.  But before you consider those questions, there is an important question
Alzheimer's Care
Alzheimer's Care San Diego
Should the day come when you feel your can no longer provide the care that your loved one with Alzheimer’s needs, it may be time to choose an Alzheimer’s care
Alzheimer's Care
senior care homes
There are hundreds of licensed senior care homes in San Diego County. These homes are also referred to as board and care, or residential care. In some cases, small senior
Board and Care Home
Assisted Living Cost
So what does senior care and assisted living cost in San Diego County?  Most often, the cost of senior care in California must be privately paid by the individual receiving
For San Diego Seniors
it is dementia
Dementia is not a disease or an illness.  It is a broad term used to describe a number of symptoms caused by failing memory or cognitive decline.  In true dementia,
Dementia Care
active care living
ActivCare Living lost a visionary, their Executive Chairman W Major Chance, who passed in early September 2016. His work changed the lives of seniors living with various dementias, including Alzheimer’s.
Care Provider Spotlight
best san diego assisted living
A question I’m often asked is, “what is the best San Diego assisted living?”  My answer is always the same. The best San Diego assisted living is the community where
Assisted Living