Home Health Care

Jun 1, 2017

Paying for At Home Health Care

2017-06-01T08:25:22-04:00June 1st, 2017|Home Health Care|

Being a caregiver is one of the most important jobs you will ever have. Caring for a loved one in need of medical attention while continuing to take care of the needs of your own family can be taxing beyond belief. The burden of care is not one that is ever carried lightly and for families who [...]

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 [...]

Jan 26, 2017

Keeping it Sharp

2017-01-26T16:13:17-05:00January 26th, 2017|Elderly Senior Care, Home Health Care|

In our last few blogs, Champion Home Health Care has been exploring and sharing ways to stay healthy in the new year. We outlined ways to incorporate exercise and all the wonderful benefits you could reap, from reducing arthritic pain to improving digestion. Adding 30 minutes of exercise daily helps aid in

Oct 31, 2016

Aging Healthily During The Golden Years

2016-10-31T14:09:31-04:00October 31st, 2016|Elderly Senior Care, Home Health Care|

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the Golden Years as, “The late years in someone’s life; the time of life when someone is old; the years of retirement normally after 65.” When you hear the term “The Golden Years,” hopeful longings of retirement, travel, grand parenting, rest, and relaxation pop into the minds of seniors. Although there are a lot [...]

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, [...]

Oct 20, 2016

Decoding the Lingo

2016-10-20T07:56:13-04:00October 20th, 2016|Elderly Senior Care, Home Health Care|

At Champion Home Health Care, we believe in facilitating trustworthy and quality health care in the home setting. In some of our latest blogs, we have addressed how to recognize when a loved one may be ready for home health care and how to broach this topic with your loved one. Next it seems appropriate to try [...]

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 [...]

Sep 19, 2016

Remember You Have Options. Home Is Where the Heart Is

2016-09-19T08:56:15-04:00September 19th, 2016|Home Health Care|

Currently Baby Boomers and the Generation X population are facing the issues that come with the aging of their parents. According to AARP, “More than 80 percent of Americans over 50 say they want to remain in their home as they age.” It is always a good idea to communicate with your aging parents and consider possible [...]

Jul 14, 2016

Feeding Tube Considerations

2016-07-14T12:11:38-04:00July 14th, 2016|Aging Seniors, Home Health Care|

Life and death decisions are tremendously stressful for families. One such dilemma is choosing or refusing an artificial tube for feeding an individual who develops dysphagia, an inability to swallow, or who refuses anything by mouth. Dysphagia and failure to eat frequently develops in the end stages of Alzheimer’s patients. In the absence of a living will [...]