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Dec 29, 2018

How Caregivers Can Care for Themselves

2018-12-29T02:22:49-05:00December 29th, 2018|News|

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 no matter [...]

Dec 21, 2018

Self-Care for the Caregiver

2018-12-21T15:15:18-05:00December 21st, 2018|Caregivers|

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 Health Care [...]

Dec 15, 2018

Holiday Decorating Safety for Seniors

2018-12-15T07:25:24-05:00December 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 up the [...]

Dec 14, 2018

Exercise is Key for Health in Seniors

2018-12-14T12:24:12-05:00December 14th, 2018|Elderly Senior Care, Health|

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 is that [...]

Nov 20, 2018

Fun Fall Events for Seniors

2018-11-20T04:43:18-05:00November 20th, 2018|Senior Living|

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 concept of [...]

Nov 16, 2018

Protect Seniors and Get Your Flu Shot

2018-11-16T07:02:44-05:00November 16th, 2018|News|

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 ILI, began [...]

Nov 9, 2018

What Type of Home Health Care Do You Really Need?

2018-11-09T07:11:47-05:00November 9th, 2018|Home Care Assistance, Senior Health Care|

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 highlighted by [...]

Nov 1, 2018

Alzheimer’s Awareness in Brevard County

2018-11-01T08:20:45-04:00November 1st, 2018|Alzheimer's|

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 leading cause [...]

Oct 11, 2018

Simple Actions to Prevent a Heart-Related Event

2018-10-11T08:52:49-04:00October 11th, 2018|Aging Seniors, Home Health Care, Senior Health Care|

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 light upon [...]