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Senior Arcades

Arcades are games for kids, right? Not just kids anymore! Many seniors are finding arcades have considerable therapeutic value. There is a difference in atmosphere for senior arcades compared to kid ones. Senior arcades are not overrun by packs of children. They are refitted specifically for the elderly. For seniors, prizes match the new intended [...]

By | 2016-08-08T17:06:40-04:00 August 8th, 2016|Categories: Senior Health Care, Senior Living|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Senior Arcades

Energy Boosting Tips for Seniors

Some days you feel more energy than other days. Aging brings with it many challenges, including muscle stiffness and loss of energy. However, sometimes exhaustion is also related to diet, activity levels, and mood. Seniors will especially benefit from improved nutrition and activity. For more energy and a better feeling of health overall, read and [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:33:58-04:00 August 1st, 2016|Categories: Senior Health Care, Senior Living|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Energy Boosting Tips for Seniors

De-cluttering 101

Champion Home Health Care, based in Melbourne, FL, is dedicated to providing your senior loved ones with high-quality care. Below, we offer information on de-cluttering. It’s a process that’s important for everyone, particularly seniors. Check out the information below, and then contact us to help your family! Homes become filled with belongings and items full [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:04-04:00 July 20th, 2016|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Medication Management, Senior Living|Tags: , , |Comments Off on De-cluttering 101

Feeding Tube Considerations

Life and death decisions are tremendously stressful for families. One such dilemma is choosing or refusing an artificial tube for feeding an individual who develops dysphagia, an inability to swallow, or who refuses anything by mouth. Dysphagia and failure to eat frequently develops in the end stages of Alzheimer’s patients. In the absence of a [...]

By | 2016-07-20T12:16:16-04:00 July 14th, 2016|Categories: Aging Seniors, Home Health Care|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Feeding Tube Considerations

Fall Risk Factors for Seniors

June was Home Safety Month. Courtesy of expert home health care provider Champion Home Health Care, based in Melbourne, FL, below is information on keeping seniors healthy by reducing their fall risk. Falls are the leading cause of injuries, including those that lead to death, for people aged 65 and older. There are preventable steps [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:10-04:00 July 12th, 2016|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Fall Risk Factors for Seniors

Honor Alzheimer’s disease caregivers by sharing a personal tribute

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. In the United States alone, there are nearly 15 million Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers.  You can join us in honoring them by sharing a personal tribute message!  

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:16-04:00 July 5th, 2016|Categories: Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Dementia, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Honor Alzheimer’s disease caregivers by sharing a personal tribute

Sandwich Generation

Champion Home Health Care for Brevard County, which aims to provide caring, expert senior home care in Melbourne, seeks to explain a common term related to caregiving below. The "sandwich generation" refers to an adult caregiver who is "sandwiched" between caring for their older parents and their own children. Life expectancy rates are increasing due [...]

By | 2016-06-27T15:50:06-04:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Health Care|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sandwich Generation

Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver

Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver Medication Management "Will you send the same aide all the time?" is one of the most frequent requests made to home health care managers. Patients and families place great priority on consistency, reliability, and familiarity of caregivers. In fact, if [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:26-04:00 June 20th, 2016|Categories: Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver

A Champion for Seniors

Champion Home Health Care, based in Melbourne, FL, is dedicated to providing your senior loved ones with high-quality care. We like to think of ourselves as a ‘champion’ for seniors. We’d like to take a moment and review what we can offer you and your family. Take a moment and check out the information below, [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:36-04:00 June 20th, 2016|Categories: Aging Seniors|Tags: , |Comments Off on A Champion for Seniors

Nursing Services

Champion Home Health Care, based in Melbourne, FL, offers a wide range of services to care for seniors in their homes. Below, we are highlighting the skilled nursing services we provide. Take a moment and check out this information, and then contact us to help you and your family! Champion offers different types of services, [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:41-04:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: Home Health Care, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nursing Services