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Guiding Light Support Services

Guiding Light Support Services (GLSS) started in 2016, with the hopes of helping those elders who can no longer stay home alone safely. We assist them and their families in their search for finding the proper community for their loved ones, either in a larger assisted living community or a smaller board and care.

Placement Services | Guiding Light Support Services

Guiding Light Support Services (GLSS) started in 2016, with the hopes of helping those elders who can no longer stay home alone safely. We assist them and their families in their search for finding the proper community for their loved ones, either in a larger assisted living community or a smaller board and care.

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Guiding Light Support Services in California works with families, social workers, & case managers to ensure a life with dignity for your senior loved one.

About Us | Placement Services | Guiding Light Support Services

Guiding Light Support Services in California works with families, social workers, & case managers to ensure a life with dignity for your senior loved one.

How to Help Your Aging Parents Transition to Memory Care Smoothly

Aging affects the different capacities of an individual. One of them is mental capacity, specifically the person's memory. Loss of memory is often associated with aging. Such loss often puts the life and health of an individual at risk. Moreover, other members of the family will get worried about the situation.

A lot of families opt to take advantage of In-Home Care Services. Aging family members can stay in their own abodes while also receiving the care services they require. But, there are also those who may require moving to a memory care facility. This type of facility specializes in providing care to individuals with memory-related illnesses.

What Can You Do Prevent Dementia?

Dementia is a condition of the mind that can lead to memory loss and other serious effects. This is a condition that tends to get more and more common as we age, even though it is not exclusive to the elderly. There are a number of factors that can increase your risk of dementia, which can get worse over time. However, with some small lifestyle changes, it is possible to reduce this risk so you can continue living a fulfilling and satisfying lifestyle.

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Guiding Light Support Services is looking for interested personnel who can assist our clients in finding the right assisted living facilities and communities where they can live safely.

6 Tips for Convincing Your Parents to Move into a Care Facility

While your aging parent may want to stay at home during their golden years, there may come a point when staying at home is no longer an ideal option for them. Be it due to safety or health concerns, there may come a time when moving to a care facility, such as an assisted living facility, a memory care facility, or a nursing home may become a safer housing alternative.

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Guiding Light Support Services offers in-home care services to assist you and your loved one in the place where you are most comfortable in.

Quick Guide: What to Look for in an Assisted Living Facility

There may come a point in your loved one’s life when staying in an assisted living facility becomes a necessity. As this is a major step for your family, it requires a lot of thought and careful evaluation. With all the plethora of facilities accessible for the choosing, how do you get the right one?

Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp at 60

Forgetfulness can be attributed to a number of things like the medication we take or the food we eat but even as simple as not writing down what you need to do when you have so many items that needs to be done can make you forget your important tasks. Though in particular cases, it could be due to a decline in cognitive functions like cases of Dementia.

How to Find Reliable Home Care Services

Does your loved one need in-home care services? If so, there are many wonderful choices out there but it is important to know that not all of them are suitable for your loved one. This is because there are different kinds of agencies and not all of them offer the same services — some don’t even maintain the kind of staff you need — so, it’s best to look out for a provider that offers great services and great staff. To ensure that your loved one is able to receive the care they deserve, you will want to take your time and do your research.

How Can Home Care Services Help Your Loved One?

When you are looking for exceptional in-home care services for an elderly loved one, there are many factors to keep in mind. Not all agencies are the same. They all have their unique services, specializations, and quality of care. However, if there is one thing that they all have in common, it is the fact that they are committed to helping your loved one live a better and fuller life on their terms.

5 Tips on Caring for Patients with Alzheimer’s

Being diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t mean you can no longer enjoy the best of your everyday life. In fact, a lot of other diabetics live a fairly active and happy lifestyle by keeping their condition well regulated. Do you want to know how they make it possible? Pioneer Healthcare Clinic, a provider of Primary Care in Mesquite, Texas, has prepared a list of guidelines that you can follow in order to keep your diabetes under control.

Dementia Wandering: How We Can Help

Wandering is common among persons diagnosed with dementia. A person wanders when he/she goes to an unrecognized destination due to forgetfulness or being disoriented. The Alzheimer’s Association says 60% of individuals with dementia will wander off. Because of the person’s state of mind, wandering puts a dementia patient at risk.

How to Improve Medication Adherence for Seniors

When we are taking care of an elderly loved one, we may encounter challenges on medication adherence. These are challenges because they keep your loved one from taking the medicine as prescribed. Correct adherence is very essential for their overall health, recovery, and wellbeing. So if they are having difficulties in following their medication schedule, this can be bad news for their health.

Reasons to Choose a Home Away from Home

While the last thing we would ever want is to be away from our elderly loved ones, if it means giving them a chance for a better life, then we need to surrender ourselves to that choice. Guiding Light Support Services is an Assisted Living Facility in Walnut Creek, California that makes it so much easier for you to make this decision.

Care and Independence in Assisted Living Homes

The demand for elder care continually rises as the baby boomers age. If you are a son, a daughter, or a concerned family member, you're probably wondering about the best way to care for your elderly. Would your loved one be able to receive proper care in the comforts of a home setting, or is it best to move into an assisted living home?