Health Care

Jul 20, 2017

What is a Personal Health Record?

2017-07-20T08:24:27-04:00July 20th, 2017|Health Care|

Keeping track of personal health information is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself and the ones you love. This is especially true for caregivers. When you are responsible for the care of a loved one, especially a senior, keeping up with their data becomes vital. Champion Home Health Care of Brevard [...]

Jun 22, 2017

Medicare Can Help with Home Healthcare

2017-06-22T08:13:39-04:00June 22nd, 2017|Health Care|

We recently began the discussion pertaining to paying for in home health care. The process can feel overwhelming and even frightening at times. How will you access funds that are locked up in life insurance or veteran’s benefits? What can you do if your loved one does not qualify for funding from other sources? How will you [...]

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, [...]

Jun 27, 2016

Sandwich Generation

2016-06-27T15:50:06-04:00June 27th, 2016|Elderly Senior Care, Health Care|

Champion Home Health Care for Brevard County, which aims to provide caring, expert senior home care in Melbourne, seeks to explain a common term related to caregiving below. The "sandwich generation" refers to an adult caregiver who is "sandwiched" between caring for their older parents and their own children. Life expectancy rates are increasing due to the [...]

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 [...]

May 12, 2016

Key Nutrients for Eye Health in Seniors

2016-05-12T08:53:10-04:00May 12th, 2016|Health Care, Senior Living|

Champion Home Health Care, dedicated to providing expert home health care in Brevard County, FL, recommends the following foods that will help boost eye health. Seniors suffering from conditions such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and cataracts will benefit from these food that contain Vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, omega-3 fatty acids, and zeaxanthin. Greens [...]

Apr 19, 2016

Coping with Long-Distance

2016-04-19T10:50:10-04:00April 19th, 2016|Health Care, Uncategorized|

Many adults that have an aging relative receiving home health care live one or more hours away. Sometimes it can be difficult to check in with your loved ones, and to discuss the caregiving that is going on with the home health provider. Courtesy of the your Melbourne FL senior home health care and trained nursing staff, [...]

Feb 24, 2016

The Relationship Between A Caregiver and Patient

2016-02-24T10:30:45-05:00February 24th, 2016|Caregivers, Dementia, Health, Health Care, Home Health Care, Love|

Love, respect, kindness, patience, magnanimity, humor, forgiveness: these are the hallmarks of a wonderful relationship. For many elderly people, the quantity of personal relationships is severely diminished. Their friends passed away and their family lives remotely and seldom visits.  The person he or she spends the most time with is his or her caregiver. Therefore, the harmonious relationship [...]

Feb 2, 2016

Benefits of Eating More Slowly

2016-02-02T09:38:42-05:00February 2nd, 2016|Health Care, Senior Living|

Even if you are not elderly, taking the time to eat slowly is a positive habit. When someone finishes a meal within just a few minutes, chances are he/she is eating too quickly! Indigestion is just one negative effect from eating too quickly. Read on for some additional signs that you or someone you know is eating [...]

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 [...]