Aging Seniors

May 18, 2017

Summertime Trip Ideas for Seniors

2017-05-18T08:00:40-04:00May 18th, 2017|Aging Seniors|

Oftentimes, aging goes hand-in-hand with physical challenges. Many seniors experience difficulty walking, arthritis, loss of vision and more. But just because your senior loved one is not as spry as they used to be does not mean they can’t experience some form of vacation, trip or activity this summer! At Champion Home Health Care we pride ourselves [...]

Mar 23, 2017

March: Patient Safety Month

2017-03-23T11:58:57-04:00March 23rd, 2017|Aging Seniors|

So far in the month of March, we have honored many of the essential people involved in home health care. Champion Home Health Care is appreciative of the social workers, certified nurses and qualified caregivers who assist us in our mission of providing peace of mind to families who want to keep their senior loved ones in [...]

Jan 17, 2017

Dietary Resolutions

2017-01-17T10:09:36-05:00January 17th, 2017|Aging Seniors, Health, Senior Health Care|

We are well into 2017 and our last few blogs have been focused on resolutions and self-care. From care givers taking time out to replenish socially, emotionally and physically, to seniors finding a way to incorporate exercise into their daily schedule, our blogs have promoted adopting healthy changes in the new year. At Champion Home Health Care, [...]

Jul 14, 2016

Feeding Tube Considerations

2016-07-14T12:11:38-04:00July 14th, 2016|Aging Seniors, Home Health Care|

Life and death decisions are tremendously stressful for families. One such dilemma is choosing or refusing an artificial tube for feeding an individual who develops dysphagia, an inability to swallow, or who refuses anything by mouth. Dysphagia and failure to eat frequently develops in the end stages of Alzheimer’s patients. In the absence of a living will [...]

Jun 20, 2016

A Champion for Seniors

2016-06-20T09:23:19-04:00June 20th, 2016|Aging Seniors|

Champion Home Health Care, based in Melbourne, FL, is dedicated to providing your senior loved ones with high-quality care. We like to think of ourselves as a ‘champion’ for seniors. We’d like to take a moment and review what we can offer you and your family. Take a moment and check out the information below, then contact [...]

Jun 2, 2016

Benefits of Being Social

2016-06-02T13:26:39-04:00June 2nd, 2016|Aging Seniors, Home Health Care|

Making friends and getting involved socially applies throughout our entire lives, and seniors are no exception. Although it can be difficult to remain social when you're bedridden or in need of constant medical care, it is possible! Check out the following ways that everyone can use in order to stay socially active, courtesy of Champion Home Health [...]

May 5, 2016

Adult Child and Aged Parent Living Together Again

2016-05-05T22:13:10-04:00May 5th, 2016|Aging Seniors, Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Home Health Care, Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

   I’m seeing a trend in South Florida towards the return of multiple family generations living together again. This type of living situation was historically common up until about the 1950’s. However, the population trend in Florida was traditionally boosted by retirees relocating here, without their adult children. So it is unusual to see generations of families [...]

Apr 14, 2016

Fun Spring Activities for Seniors

2016-04-14T09:09:01-04:00April 14th, 2016|Aging Seniors, Assisted Living|

Many seniors get medical permission to spend time outdoors in the spring once the weather turns warmer. Even bedridden seniors can take advantage of the season with surprise visits from friends and by witnessing the natural beauty outside their window. At Champion Brevard Home Health Care we provide compassionate, well-qualified private duty caregivers to keep your loved [...]

Mar 14, 2016

Explaining Alzheimer’s To a Child

2016-03-14T13:11:21-04:00March 14th, 2016|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Family, Love, Senior Living|

Children can be very curious about physical changes and demeanor alterations, especially when they notice this about a family member. Children also ask remarkably frank questions about these changes. "Why can't Grandpa remember my name?" "Why does that lady have to take care of Grandpa?" "What's wrong with Grandpa?" "When will Grandpa get better and play with [...]

Dec 30, 2015

Speed Up Recovery After Surgery

2015-12-30T16:26:44-05:00December 30th, 2015|Aging Seniors, Blog, Caregivers, Health, Health Care, Surgery|

From the desk of Kim Champion:  Speed Up Recovery After Surgery If you are planning to have surgery, now is the time to pre-plan your recovery phase. "After-care” is a very important. While you are with the doctor, you have the added protection of the hospital environment or the doctor’s out-patient facility. The scary part is when [...]