Aging Seniors

Dec 14, 2015

Medical Help For “Snow Birds”

2015-12-14T15:34:54-05:00December 14th, 2015|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's, Blog, Caregivers, Dementia, Snow Birds|

From the desk of Kim Champion: Do you migrate to Florida for the winter season? The weather is great, but what happens if you become ill? The fact is that many “snow birds” do not have a Florida physician. When a problem develops with your health, it snowballs into other dilemmas. Other than calling 911 for the [...]

Oct 20, 2015

Fighting Alzheimer’s

2015-10-20T20:14:01-04:00October 20th, 2015|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's|

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, the pharmacist, [...]

Sep 30, 2015

Are you having a Caregiver Dilemma?

2015-09-30T12:24:29-04:00September 30th, 2015|Aging Seniors, Caregivers|

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 time with [...]

Sep 15, 2015

Five Star Rating

2015-09-15T15:18:46-04:00September 15th, 2015|Aging Seniors, Caregivers|

Here's another 5 star rating! Trust Champion with your precious patients and loved ones. We will not disappoint you. And if you or someone you know has received care from us, let us know how we did!

Jul 31, 2015

VA Program Pays for Long-Term Care for Veterans

2015-07-31T15:24:03-04:00July 31st, 2015|Aging Seniors, Funding, Veterans|

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, National Council [...]

Jul 14, 2015

Does your aging parent need help?

2015-07-14T19:44:18-04:00July 14th, 2015|Aging Seniors|

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 needs have [...]