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 [...]
written by Sandee LaMotte and Stephanie Smith Tallahassee, Florida (CNN) - Sandy Halperin closes his eyes. His expression is pensive, his mouth slightly upturned. Memories, like glints of light, dance inside his mind -- a kind of neural film strip. It is 1962. He is in a small neighborhood pharmacy in Springfield, Massachusetts. His father, [...]
Written by Emma Dickison When I was 17, the matriarch of my family, my grandmother, suffered her fifth stroke. Afterward, her mind was still sharp, but physically she was never the same. She needed care 24 hours a day. In the summers and on holidays, we would drive to Kentucky from our home in Florida to spend [...]
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It looks like we were spared the wrath of Tropical Storm Erika over the weekend, with the exception of heavy rains that seemed to never end. But we were lucky. Hurricane season is heating up now and Champion Home Health Care wants you to be prepared not only for yourself, but for those you care [...]
Stepping into the role of caregiver for an aging loved one comes with stress that you won't expect or plan for. Here are some tips on how to manage the role without so much "caregiver stress". It is absolutely critical to take care of yourself when you become a caregiver. Here are ten great [...]
Article written by Richard Eisenberg Here’s a frightening statistic from the just-released United States of Aging survey: Only 3% of professionals supporting people 60 and older say they are very confident older Americans will be able to afford their health care costs as they age. (The survey was conducted by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, [...]
With more and more families dispersed geographically, adult children who live far away from their elderly parents face ongoing worry about their health and safety. As aging parents, particularly those who live alone, face medical and mobility issues, questions relating to their physical, social and psychological well-being arise. How do you know if a parent's [...]
The Washington Post By Gail Sullivan July 8 A group of British scientists have identified 10 blood proteins that can predict with 87 percent accuracy whether someone with early signs of memory loss will develop Alzheimer’s disease within a year.There is no cure for the disease, which is the fourth leading cause of deathin adults. It can erase [...]
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