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Benefits of Houseplants for Seniors in Melbourne, FL

There is just something so delightful about fresh florals. Cascading leaves and bright tropical colors can brighten even the darkest of days. They bring comfort and beauty to just about everyone and for seniors who are able to work outside in their own gardens, there are numerous health advantages. Aside from the gorgeous blooms, gardening [...]

By | 2019-03-21T07:05:25-04:00 March 21st, 2019|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Senior Living|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Benefits of Houseplants for Seniors in Melbourne, FL

How to Protect Yourself from the Grandparent’s Scam

Seniors are easily one of the most vulnerable populations when it comes to scammers of all types. From Medicare fraud to money schemes, the elderly often fall victim to scams which rob them of their life savings leaving them poor and at a loss. According to Bloomberg, scamming the elderly is a 37 billion dollar [...]

By | 2019-02-22T11:25:25-05:00 February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to Protect Yourself from the Grandparent’s Scam

How to Show Love to Seniors

Have you ever stopped to think about the specific things that make you feel loved and cared for? Is it when you feel heard by another individual? Is it when someone stops to ask how you are, really? How is it with your soul? Do you feel loved when another person goes out of their [...]

By | 2019-02-14T07:26:23-05:00 February 14th, 2019|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to Show Love to Seniors

Fun Fall Events for Seniors

There’s been a slight change in the weather; can you feel it? We’ve gone from sweltering to sweater weather in the blink of an eye here in Melbourne, FL. Who knows how long this cool blast will last but we will definitely take advantage of it. Residents of Brevard County know that often times the [...]

Making Your Home More Accessible and User-Friendly

This week we will discuss very basic ways you can make your home more accessible and user-friendly for your senior family members/friends.

By | 2018-08-16T08:35:21-04:00 August 16th, 2018|Categories: Aging Seniors, Senior Living|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Making Your Home More Accessible and User-Friendly

Tips for Seniors Who Stay Active

You may find that, as a senior, you are constantly being given suggestion of ways to stay healthy and active. We at Champion Home Health Care in Melbourne, FL have even written a few blogs on the very topic. They are amazing suggestions, don’t get us wrong, but what about tips for those of you [...]

By | 2018-05-25T08:59:23-04:00 May 25th, 2018|Categories: Aging Seniors, Senior Living|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Tips for Seniors Who Stay Active

Gardening Delights for Seniors

Gertrude Jekyll, horticulturalist extraordinaire and creator of over 400 gardens throughout her lifetime once said, “The lesson I have thoroughly learned, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.” Doris Day once noted, “…I find beauty in my garden.” There is no doubt [...]

By | 2018-03-15T09:46:27-04:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Gardening Delights for Seniors

Navigating Christmas With Seniors

The holiday season is one that is usually filled with family, friends, and food. This season is one that many look forward to all year long. It can also be a time of extreme stress, especially for homebound seniors and their caregivers. According to Prevention.com, 90% of us actually feel very stressed out during this [...]

By | 2017-12-07T16:10:24-05:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , |Comments Off on Navigating Christmas With Seniors

Senior Travel Safety

Seniors are savvier than ever. They are utilizing technology at incredible rates and are taking their new-found freedom post-retirement to travel and see the world. In fact, one of the many reasons people choose to retire is to enjoy more personal and leisure time. A 2016 survey by Willis Tower Watson surveyed over 4,000 seniors [...]

By | 2017-10-26T16:18:37-04:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , |Comments Off on Senior Travel Safety

Fall Outings for Seniors in Brevard

Fall is a great time for the residents of Brevard County, FL. Melbourne and surrounding cities begin to experience a reprieve from the heat, making outdoor activities pleasurable once again. As the weather cools, there’s no shortage of events geared towards the whole family. From pumpkin patches and corn mazes to fairs and concerts, there [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:26:20-04:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Senior Living|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fall Outings for Seniors in Brevard