Angels of the Valley - Thursday, September 28, 2017
When a senior’s health isn’t 100%, even the simplest task of living at home can be difficult. For family members of a senior who needs extra help, navigating the options for in-home care can also add stress. Whether the condition is temporary or ongoing, Angels of the Valley can make life easier for everyone. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Thursday, September 14, 2017
With Angels of the Valley Senior Care, a rest home is not your only option. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Monday, April 04, 2016
It only takes one missed step, trip, fall, or an ailing body to end up in the hospital. For most families, this isn't ever a thought. However, once our loved one ends up in the hospital, we realize some things are going to change. We notice that they are older, moving slower, and not as capable as they once were. Just as stubborn as we are, they may say they are fine. What we realize is that they may be just as scared as you are. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Wednesday, April 08, 2015
This week I had the opportunity to talk with a family that has been taking care of their senior mom and dad at home. The repeating phrase that stood out was, "We didn't know what we were getting into." From the doctors visits to the midnight feeding and 2 a.m. bathroom runs, they were exhausted. That is when the turned to ask about caregivers and how our caregivers could provide better care for their senior parents. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Your senior parent may be used to handling everything themselves, dividing up duties with their spouse, or relying on family members for help. But as life changes occur, it’s good to be aware of all the in-home care services available that might be of help. What you may need depends on how much support they have, their general health, and your's and their financial situation. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Wednesday, March 04, 2015
It’s natural for a parent to want to stay at home as they grow older. However, looking at the big picture can help you decide whether staying at home for an elder senior parent is the right step for you. Too often, decisions to leave home are suddenly made after a sudden loss or an emergency. This makes senior care adjustments difficult and often painful. Taking a look at all your senior in-home care options includes reviewing your budget, finding a trusted certified in-home nursing provider, and making the time to meet with them before an emergency occurs. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Friday, September 26, 2014
The caregiver-patient relationship for in-home senior care is often found to be rich and fulfilling. In fact, a positive relationship between your loved one and their caregiver can have an impact on your loved one’s overall well-being. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Monday, June 30, 2014
Summer is the season to be outdoors, visit with friends, and enjoy the sunshine. But the summer heat and sun can also make it dangerous for seniors. Are you being safe enough this summer?
Here at Angels of the Valley, we understand how important it is for seniors to be careful on extremely hot days. Our caregivers can help in-home care senior clients avoid dangerous situations and stay safe. Ask yourself these five questions and see if you are staying safe in the summer heat. Or if you have a loved one who is elderly, see if they are following these five safety tips. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Monday, March 31, 2014
Few people gleefully anticipate the task of caring for an aging parent—but plenty seem to deny that it’s coming. Sooner or later, avoidance can thrust adult children into the caregiver role with a shotgun start. A parent’s slip in the bathroom or a collision caused by a mistake in the driver’s seat can precipitate a deluge of anguished decisions and rapid changes you’re not ready to handle. Suddenly, you could be scrambling to locate account numbers to pay Mom’s bills while she’s in the hospital, tangling with her insurance company to figure out why coverage for an X-ray was denied, and consulting with your brother—who lives three states away—about getting Mom into an assisted-living facility. You grapple with guilt because your mother never wanted to move out of her home, but now her condition leaves little choice. As the drama plays out, you’re also trying to stay afloat at work and look after your other dependents, the kids. Continue Reading
Angels of the Valley - Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Angels in every form surround the Singleton family at their offices at Angels of the Valley in Hemet.
The walls are decorated with dozens of angel photos, pictures and small angel figurines even on the top of the doorways.
Sylvia and James Singleton own Angels of the Valley, a senior in-home care company along with their daughter Beverley Singleton, a psychiatric nurse with 25 years experience. Continue Reading