Senior Living

Oct 18, 2017

Fall Outings for Seniors in Brevard

2017-10-18T14:26:20-04:00October 18th, 2017|Senior Living|

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 is something [...]

Oct 12, 2017

Healthy Aging and Healthy Eyes

2017-10-12T12:24:58-04:00October 12th, 2017|Health, Senior Living, Uncategorized|

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. There is [...]

May 4, 2017

Recognizing the Signs of Heat Distress in Seniors

2017-05-04T13:13:40-04:00May 4th, 2017|Senior Living|

The summer months are almost here in Brevard County. This means extra time with family and friends enjoying one another and taking advantage of the incredible activities that Melbourne, FL has to offer. While summer is a time that many look forward to all year long, it is also especially important to know how to recognize the [...]

Nov 10, 2016

Awareness in November

2016-11-10T08:01:18-05:00November 10th, 2016|Home Care Assistance, Senior Living|

At Champion Home Health Care, we assist seniors by offering services that focus on peace of mind for not only the patient, but the family and caregivers also. Our senior home health care services cover a full spectrum of care levels, from 24-hour care to veteran care. We offer trustworthy and quality at home care focused on [...]

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 24, 2016

Lewy Body Dementia

2016-10-24T11:21:32-04:00October 24th, 2016|Home Care Assistance, Senior Living|

At Champion Home Health Care, we anticipate that life is getting back to normal for Brevard County residents after Hurricane Matthew. We hope our website, blog, and Facebook page provided you with useful information before, during, and after the hurricane. We like to keep you informed on relevant issues in the community and supply pertinent information regarding [...]

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 26, 2016

Role Reversal

2016-09-26T12:25:04-04:00September 26th, 2016|Senior Living|

It is a hard adaptation to make when an adult child must act as a parent to an adult family member. How do you step in and tell the person who raised you that they may need assistance, that you have noticed a decline in his or her health or that safety has become a concern, especially [...]

Aug 17, 2016

Impact of Isolation on Seniors

2016-08-17T13:44:41-04:00August 17th, 2016|Elderly Senior Care, Senior Living|

Seniors who live alone and don’t venture out into the community are often at higher risk for developing health problems and depression. Isolation is a serious health issue for seniors. Lonely seniors have greater incidences of obesity, cardiac disease, high blood pressure, depression, and diabetes than their more social peers. Below are some ways to prevent factors [...]

Aug 8, 2016

Senior Arcades

2016-08-08T17:06:40-04:00August 8th, 2016|Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

Arcades are games for kids, right? Not just kids anymore! Many seniors are finding arcades have considerable therapeutic value. There is a difference in atmosphere for senior arcades compared to kid ones. Senior arcades are not overrun by packs of children. They are refitted specifically for the elderly. For seniors, prizes match the new intended player base [...]