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Exercise is Key for Health in Seniors

Attaining fitness is not a one-time event; the road to fitness is a lifelong journey. It turns out that not exercising is considered more harmful to your health diabetes, smoking, and heart disease! This new data comes from a longitudinal study of more than 120,000 individuals from 1991 to 2014. What makes it so unique [...]

By | 2018-12-14T12:24:12+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Flu Season Tips for Seniors

Flu season is officially here and it is most likely going to be one of the worst ones we have seen in years. Thus far, statistics show that the rates of infection this season, 2017-2018, are the highest we have seen since 2009 when Swine Flu had become a pandemic. Another troubling stat is that [...]

By | 2018-02-15T08:59:00+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Healthy Aging and Healthy Eyes

Champion Home Health Care, Brevard County’s premier home health care agency, continues to celebrate seniors at the close of Healthy Aging Month 2017. Do you have a senior in your life who deserves celebrating? Are there people close to you who are over the age of 65? If so, you have reason to celebrate too. [...]

Dietary Resolutions

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 [...]

The Relationship Between A Caregiver and Patient

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 [...]

Speed Up Recovery After 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 [...]