Alzheimer’s

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 [...]

Apr 20, 2018

Home Safety Tips After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

2018-04-20T12:50:44-04:00April 20th, 2018|Aging Seniors, Alzheimer's|

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be devastating for both patients and their caregivers. It changes the course of life, but this does not mean that quality of life is over. Medical advancements, including drug therapies and other treatment options that address behavioral and cognitive changes, are making a huge impact and improving quality of life. If you or [...]

Mar 10, 2017

Behaviors Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

2017-03-10T08:06:36-05:00March 10th, 2017|Alzheimer's, Caregivers|

Our last few posts have been focusing on Alzheimer’s disease, from the symptoms and signs to the possible steps to take as the disease progresses. The National Institute of Aging suggests that as many as 5 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s, a progressively degenerative brain disease with cognitive and behavioral changes ranging from mild in the beginning [...]

Feb 23, 2017

Late Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

2017-02-23T07:59:28-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Alzheimer's, Home Health Care|

Our last few blog articles have been focused on Alzheimer’s disease and the signs and symptoms associated with this progressive disease. AD (Alzheimer’s disease) mainly effects brain functions involving thinking, personality, behavior, and memory. Although some of the symptoms of the early symptoms of AD mirror normal aging, Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of the [...]

Feb 16, 2017

How to Recognize Alzheimer’s Disease

2017-02-16T08:17:11-05:00February 16th, 2017|Alzheimer's, Home Health Care|

The Alzheimer’s Association released statistics in 2016 stating 1 in 9 seniors over the age of 65, or 5.4 million people in the United States, are living with Alzheimer’s disease. With so many seniors afflicted with this disease, more and more families, facilities, spouses and caregivers are faced with caring for individuals with this progressive neurodegenerative disease [...]

Feb 9, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease Overview

2017-02-09T08:24:26-05:00February 9th, 2017|Alzheimer's|

Champion Home Health Care is in the business of championing to keep your senior loved one aging safely, happily, and healthily at home all while providing peace of mind for the family. Our multitude of in home health care services are designed to help seniors and their families. We also strive to disseminate relevant information, keeping you [...]

Jun 20, 2016

Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver

2016-06-20T12:21:59-04:00June 20th, 2016|Alzheimer's, Assisted Living, Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Senior Health Care|

Analyzing the Relationship Between the Patient, the Family, and the Home Health Caregiver Medication Management "Will you send the same aide all the time?" is one of the most frequent requests made to home health care managers. Patients and families place great priority on consistency, reliability, and familiarity of caregivers. In fact, if the total [...]

Mar 21, 2016

Warning Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

2016-03-21T09:50:47-04:00March 21st, 2016|Alzheimer's|

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia, and causes a slow reduction in memory as well as thinking and reasoning skills. Although there are top warning signs and symptoms, remember that each individual may experience these signs in varying degrees. Disruptive Memory Loss: One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss that disrupts daily [...]

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 [...]