Monthly Archives: May 2016

Boost Brain Health

Maintaining a brain-healthy lifestyle is important for everyone, especially as people age. According to Psychology Technology, the aging brain can shrink as the space between neurons begins to wither away. Dopamine, a key neurotransmitter, affects the brain’s reward center and influences individual’s responses to emotions as well. Dopamine also plays a role in regulating movement. [...]

Recommended Vaccines for Seniors

Vaccines are not just for kids. It's important for adults to get vaccines, as well. Ask your doctor about the ones listed below, and any others you may be curious about. Champion Home Health Care for Brevard County, which aims to provide compassionate and expert senior home care, has the following vaccine suggestions for seniors: [...]

Key Nutrients for Eye Health in Seniors

Champion Home Health Care, dedicated to providing expert home health care in Brevard County, FL, recommends the following foods that will help boost eye health. Seniors suffering from conditions such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and cataracts will benefit from these food that contain Vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, omega-3 fatty acids, and [...]

Adult Child and Aged Parent Living Together Again

   I’m seeing a trend in South Florida towards the return of multiple family generations living together again. This type of living situation was historically common up until about the 1950’s. However, the population trend in Florida was traditionally boosted by retirees relocating here, without their adult children. So it is unusual to see generations [...]

Providing Loved Ones With Home Healthcare With No Guilt

It’s difficult to decide to place aging parents in home care, and there are many mixed emotions involved. For example, you may feel guilty you are not able to provide everything your parents need, but also relieved at the same time because you will finally get help to care for them. At Champion Home Health [...]