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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 [...]

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+00:00 December 29th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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+00:00 December 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

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+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: Alzheimer's|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Simple Actions to Prevent a Heart-Related Event

If you had the opportunity to prevent a life-threatening illness, would you do it? If you knew the steps to take, simple yet powerful steps, to ensure longevity and heart health, would you make it a priority? New numbers just put out by the Centers for Disease Control regarding heart disease and stroke have shed [...]

Home Health Care Offers So Much More Than You May Think

When you think of home health care, what comes to mind? Do you picture a sterile living room with a hospital bed and a vast array of medical equipment spread about the room? This is the perception that many people have about home health care and while some agencies focus solely on this type of [...]

By | 2018-09-27T07:44:51+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Categories: Home Health Care, Senior Health Care|0 Comments