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https://www.neptunesociety.com/resources/helping-alzheimers-sufferers-cope-with-the-loss-of-a-loved-one-a-guide-for-caregivers Helping Alzheimer’s Sufferers Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Caregivers Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating diagnosis, and as the disease progresses it becomes increasingly challenging for sufferers to manage the myriad of emotions and situations they encounter throughout the course of any given day. Thus, when an Alzheimer’s sufferer […]

6 Steps to Reduce Caregiver Stress

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2021-04-04/6-steps-to-reduce-caregiver-stress April 4, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. U.S. News & World Report 6 Steps to Reduce Caregiver Stress   SUNDAY, April 4, 2021 (HealthDay News)   Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be mentally and physically exhausting, so you should take steps to manage and reduce stress, according to the Alzheimer’s Foundation […]

Johnson and Johnson Vaccination administer locally soon

Attention Porterville and surrounding communities (Tulare County) Tulare County is starting a new new Vaccination Program soon called Home Bound. Local EMT’s will be going door to door for interested Caregivers to distribute Covid-19 Vaccines to those who are non ambulatory and unable to leave their home. The vaccine administered will be the Johnson and […]

Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated-guidance.html Updated Mar. 8, 2021 Languages Print Key Points This is the first set of public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people. This guidance will be updated and expanded based on the level of community spread of SARS-CoV-2, the proportion of the population that is fully vaccinated, and the rapidly evolving science on COVID-19 vaccines. […]

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles – COVID-19 Caregiver Tip Sheets

http://alzheimersla.org/covid-caregiver-tip-sheets/ COVID-19 Caregiver Tip Sheets COVID-19 is disrupting routines and turning care for someone with dementia into a potential nightmare for families. Below please find four tip sheets to help caregivers manage those living with dementia during these difficult times. English HYGIENE PLANNING STRESS ROUTINES en Español HIGIENE PLANES MANEJANDO EL ESTRES RUTINAS Y ACTIVIDADES […]

COVID-19: Activities to do at Home

COVID-19: Activities to do at Home During the COVID-19 Safer at Home order, older adults are being asked to stay indoors to lower risk of exposure. Many things are changing fast and we are being forced to adapt quickly. Staying home might be easier said than done. To help organize your days, we have put […]

Additional COVID-19 Guidance for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia in Community Settings

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/caregivers-dementia.html Additional COVID-19 Guidance for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia in Community Settings Updated Sept. 11, 2020 Languages Print Caring for People Living with Dementia in Long-term Care Facilities (LTCFs): For information on how to care for people living with dementia in LTCFs including nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities with memory […]

Tulare County Covid-19 Vaccine

https://covid19.tularecounty.ca.gov/covid-19-vaccine/ COVID-19 Vaccine Updated February 24, 2021 COVID-19 vaccine information is evolving rapidly and know COVID Vaccine Supply is VERY LIMITED. This page provides emerging information and may change rapidly. Please check this page often for updates. To view the entire CDC page with the most up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, visit the CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccine webpage. Vaccination […]

VADS Resuming Services

Valley Adult Day Services (VADS) has had a change in management. VADS will be reopening it’s doors February 22, 2021 at 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Staff is excited to open to our participants and serve the Porterville and surrounding communities. VADS serves those with cognitive impairments; such as acute memory loss, […]

The Collective Exhale: Family Caregivers and the Coronavirus Vaccine

https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/stories/info-2021/covid-vaccine-brings-relief.html The Collective Exhale: Family Caregivers and the Coronavirus Vaccine As loved ones get vaccinated, caregivers breathe a big sigh of relief by Lee Woodruff, AARP, January 27, 2021 GETTY IMAGES “I got the vaccine!” My mother’s voice on the phone sounded pleased and a bit confused. “But I felt sleepy afterward. I took a three-hour […]