Worldwide, it is estimated that approximately 50 million people of all ages suffer from Alzheimer’s, a debilitating brain disease. If trends continue, this number will skyrocket to 75 million by the year 2040. Alzheimer’s disease is the most widespread form of dementia and every 3 seconds, someone is faced with a diagnosis. As the sixth leading cause [...]
Champion Home Health Care is in the business of championing to keep your senior loved one aging safely, happily, and healthily at home all while providing peace of mind for the family. Our multitude of in home health care services are designed to help seniors and their families. We also strive to disseminate relevant information, keeping you [...]
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. In the United States alone, there are nearly 15 million Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers. You can join us in honoring them by sharing a personal tribute message!
Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia, and causes a slow reduction in memory as well as thinking and reasoning skills. Although there are top warning signs and symptoms, remember that each individual may experience these signs in varying degrees. Disruptive Memory Loss: One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss that disrupts daily [...]
Children can be very curious about physical changes and demeanor alterations, especially when they notice this about a family member. Children also ask remarkably frank questions about these changes. "Why can't Grandpa remember my name?" "Why does that lady have to take care of Grandpa?" "What's wrong with Grandpa?" "When will Grandpa get better and play with [...]
From the desk of Kim Champion: 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 [...]