Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 26, 2016

Boost Brain Health

2016-05-26T08:27:32-04:00May 26th, 2016|Senior Health Care|

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. The aging [...]

May 20, 2016

Recommended Vaccines for Seniors

2016-05-20T08:53:27-04:00May 20th, 2016|Home Health Care, Medication Management|

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: Flu Vaccine [...]

May 12, 2016

Key Nutrients for Eye Health in Seniors

2016-05-12T08:53:10-04:00May 12th, 2016|Health Care, Senior Living|

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 zeaxanthin. Greens [...]

May 5, 2016

Adult Child and Aged Parent Living Together Again

2016-05-05T22:13:10-04:00May 5th, 2016|Aging Seniors, Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Home Health Care, Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

   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 of families [...]

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