Caregivers

Mar 15, 2019

The Path to Long Distance Caregiving in Melbourne, FL

2019-03-15T10:46:17-04:00March 15th, 2019|Caregivers|

Being a primary caregiver is never an easy task. No matter who you are, seeing a loved one in decline is hard and brings a host of challenges with it. You always want the best for those you love and this is why Champion Home Health Care takes so much pride in the home health care services [...]

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 [...]

Jan 5, 2018

Gifting Caregivers

2018-01-05T05:45:51-05:00January 5th, 2018|Caregivers|

As the Christmas holiday rapidly approaches, we are all busy trying to find the best gifts for the people we care about. This is the time of year when the kindness and generosity of those around us come into clear focus. Each of us looks for ways to celebrate those who have had a meaningful impact on [...]

Mar 16, 2017

March: Social Workers Month, Certified Nurses Day, Patient Safety Awareness

2017-03-16T07:58:49-04:00March 16th, 2017|Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care|

March is focused on many topics which easily encompass or are relevant to the heading of home health care. Our most recent blog focused on social workers and how they are such an essential part of the home health care village. Often serving as liaisons and referral sources, social workers work hand in hand with home health [...]

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 [...]

Jan 10, 2017

Caregivers Need Care Too

2017-01-10T08:43:02-05:00January 10th, 2017|Caregivers, Uncategorized|

At Champion Home Health Care, we realize caregivers need to take time to rest, rejuvenate, and tend to themselves. A giver of care is a more encompassing job than the title suggests. If you have taken on the task of caring for a senior loved one or parent, you are well-aware of what a challenging, rewarding, demanding, [...]

Oct 25, 2016

“Snow Birds” That Need Medical Attention

2016-10-25T12:01:06-04:00October 25th, 2016|Assisted Living, Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care, Health Care, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Senior Living|

MEDICAL HELP FOR "SNOW BIRDS" 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 paramedics, [...]

Sep 29, 2016

Caregivers Need Vacation Too

2016-09-29T12:25:49-04:00September 29th, 2016|Caregivers, Elderly Senior Care, Family, Home Care Assistance, Home Health Care, Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

Even Family Caregivers Need Time Off As swarms of people from other states descend on Florida for fun in the sun, many Floridians are in desperate need of a vacation, themselves. The beauty of palm trees and the ocean are barely noticed by those caring for family members alone, without respite. With little hope of even a [...]