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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

Is It Time for Home Health Care?

If you are the primary caregiver for someone who needs assistance, how can you tell when it is time to bring in professional home health care in Melbourne, FL? What if you are responsible for an elderly parent but live out of town or state? How do you know when to employ the services of [...]

Is It Time to Hang Up The Keys?

Did you know that as of 2015, there were over 40 million licensed senior drivers over the age of 65 on the road? This number represents an increase of 50% from the year 1999. Driving is something that fosters independence in all of us and this is certainly true for older adults as driving affords [...]