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Speed Up Recovery After Surgery

From the desk of Kim Champion:  Speed Up Recovery After Surgery If you are planning to have surgery, now is the time to pre-plan your recovery phase. "After-care” is a very important. While you are with the doctor, you have the added protection of the hospital environment or the doctor’s out-patient facility. The scary part [...]

Medical Help For “Snow Birds”

From the desk of Kim Champion: Do you migrate to Florida for the winter season? The weather is great, but what happens if you become ill? The fact is that many “snow birds” do not have a Florida physician. When a problem develops with your health, it snowballs into other dilemmas. Other than calling 911 [...]

Champion Home Health Care is Here to Help

Champion Home Health Care provides Brevard County residents with skilled Home Care, by managing a private Duty Nurse Registry of trained caregivers. Imagine:  Not feeling overwhelmed about your loved ones care. Knowing your loved one is being looked after by compassionate and well qualified caregivers. Having the help you need to keep your loved one [...]

By | 2015-10-29T17:50:06+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fighting Alzheimer’s

written by Sandee LaMotte and Stephanie Smith Tallahassee, Florida (CNN) - Sandy Halperin closes his eyes. His expression is pensive, his mouth slightly upturned. Memories, like glints of light, dance inside his mind -- a kind of neural film strip. It is 1962. He is in a small neighborhood pharmacy in Springfield, Massachusetts. His father, [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:36:54+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Categories: Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's|0 Comments

Are you having a Caregiver Dilemma?

Written by Emma Dickison When I was 17, the matriarch of my family, my grandmother, suffered her fifth stroke. Afterward, her mind was still sharp, but physically she was never the same. She needed care 24 hours a day. In the summers and on holidays, we would drive to Kentucky from our home in Florida to spend [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:36:58+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Categories: Aging Seniors, Caregivers|0 Comments

Get Ready. Hurricane Preparedness 101

It looks like we were spared the wrath of Tropical Storm Erika over the weekend, with the exception of heavy rains that seemed to never end. But we were lucky. Hurricane season is heating up now and Champion Home Health Care wants you to be prepared not only for yourself, but for those you care [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:37:02+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

VA Program Pays for Long-Term Care for Veterans

Article written by Richard Eisenberg Here’s a frightening statistic from the just-released United States of Aging survey:  Only 3% of professionals supporting people 60 and older say they are very confident older Americans will be able to afford their health care costs as they age. (The survey was conducted by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:37:14+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Categories: Aging Seniors, Funding, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Does your aging parent need help?

With more and more families dispersed geographically, adult children who live far away from their elderly parents face ongoing worry about their health and safety. As aging parents, particularly those who live alone, face medical and mobility issues, questions relating to their physical, social and psychological well-being arise. How do you know if a parent's [...]

By | 2015-07-15T20:23:58+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Categories: Aging Seniors|0 Comments