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Caregivers Need Vacation Too

Even Family Caregivers Need Time Off As swarms of people from other states descend on Florida for fun in the sun, many Floridians are in desperate need of a vacation, themselves. The beauty of palm trees and the ocean are barely noticed by those caring for family members alone, without respite. With little hope of [...]

Role Reversal

It is a hard adaptation to make when an adult child must act as a parent to an adult family member. How do you step in and tell the person who raised you that they may need assistance, that you have noticed a decline in his or her health or that safety has become a [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:33:26-04:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Role Reversal

Storms Still Brewing

At Champion Home Health Care, we are advocates for allowing the elderly to remain in their homes for as long as possible, and the services we provide facilitate this option. Societally, many people tend to default to placing our elderly or convalescing in assisted living facilities or skilled nursing facilities, but where is the first [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:33:32-04:00 September 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Storms Still Brewing

Remember You Have Options. Home Is Where the Heart Is

Currently Baby Boomers and the Generation X population are facing the issues that come with the aging of their parents. According to AARP, “More than 80 percent of Americans over 50 say they want to remain in their home as they age.” It is always a good idea to communicate with your aging parents and [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:33:36-04:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: Home Health Care|Tags: , |Comments Off on Remember You Have Options. Home Is Where the Heart Is

Music Therapy for Seniors

Most adults between the ages 65 and 85 have at least one chronic condition (heart disease, diabetes, cancer, or arthritis, for example). Because aging brings with it a variety of changes to people’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being, music therapy for seniors and their caregivers can be beneficial. Champion Home Health Care, serving Brevard County, [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:33:41-04:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: Elderly Senior Care|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Music Therapy for Seniors