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Packing Up Christmas the Easy Way

The season’s end is upon us. Champion Home Health Care of Brevard County, Florida hopes that the Christmas season was full of light and love for you and everyone in your family. We hope that no matter your circumstances or the circumstances of those you love, you were able to find moments of joy and [...]

By | 2020-01-08T13:52:39-05:00 December 30th, 2018|Categories: Assisted Living, Blog|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Packing Up Christmas the Easy Way

Senior Safety During Cold Weather

We are fortunate to live in a warm climate, but this does not mean that temperatures do not dip on occasion creating chaos for many on the Space Coast. We all know that younger children and pets are especially vulnerable to the cold. We take special steps to cover our fragile tropical plants and even [...]

By | 2019-01-10T07:32:16-05:00 December 30th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Senior Care|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Senior Safety During Cold Weather

How Caregivers Can Care for Themselves

To be a caregiver is to put the needs of others before your own. It means countless hours taking care of another person, often at the expense of forgoing your own needs for a day, a week, a season, a decade, or more. It means giving selflessly to a family member, neighbor, or loved one [...]

By | 2019-01-04T07:02:04-05:00 December 29th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Caregivers Can Care for Themselves

Self-Care for the Caregiver

There is never a better time to start caring for yourself in a healthy way than this very moment. You can start to take proactive steps towards a healthier balance between caring for family members and yourself. It is so very easy to let your needs slide as a caregiver and here at Champion Home [...]

By | 2019-01-10T07:22:55-05:00 December 21st, 2018|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Self-Care for the Caregiver

Holiday Decorating Safety for Seniors

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Can you feel all of the joy in the air as we approach the end of the current year with a focus on merriment and family and look forward to new beginnings just a short time away? One of the foundations of the holiday season is setting [...]

By | 2019-01-10T07:25:59-05:00 December 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Holiday Decorating Safety for Seniors

Exercise is Key for Health in Seniors

Attaining fitness is not a one-time event; the road to fitness is a lifelong journey. It turns out that not exercising is considered more harmful to your health diabetes, smoking, and heart disease! This new data comes from a longitudinal study of more than 120,000 individuals from 1991 to 2014. What makes it so unique [...]

By | 2018-12-14T12:24:12-05:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Exercise is Key for Health in Seniors

Fun Fall Events for Seniors

There’s been a slight change in the weather; can you feel it? We’ve gone from sweltering to sweater weather in the blink of an eye here in Melbourne, FL. Who knows how long this cool blast will last but we will definitely take advantage of it. Residents of Brevard County know that often times the [...]

Protect Seniors and Get Your Flu Shot

Flu season is officially upon us and if last year was any indication we are could be in for a devastating year. The 2017-2018 flu season was one of the worst seasons on record. It was even designated “high severity” amongst all age groups. According to the Centers for Disease Control, influenza-like-illness, referred to as [...]

By | 2018-11-27T07:07:25-05:00 November 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Protect Seniors and Get Your Flu Shot

What Type of Home Health Care Do You Really Need?

People are living much longer and utilizing Medicare more than ever before. Home Health Care News reports a study recently put out by Excel Health showing more than 1.2 million Americans enrolled in Medicare from the first quarter of 2017 through the end of the first quarter of 2018. This increase in enrollment is especially [...]

By | 2018-11-09T07:11:47-05:00 November 9th, 2018|Categories: Home Care Assistance, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Type of Home Health Care Do You Really Need?

Alzheimer’s Awareness in Brevard County

Worldwide, it is estimated that approximately 50 million people of all ages suffer from Alzheimer’s, a debilitating brain disease. If trends continue, this number will skyrocket to 75 million by the year 2040. Alzheimer’s disease is the most widespread form of dementia and every 3 seconds, someone is faced with a diagnosis. As the sixth [...]

By | 2018-11-01T08:20:45-04:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: Alzheimer's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Awareness in Brevard County