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Honor Alzheimer’s disease caregivers by sharing a personal tribute

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!  

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:16-04:00 July 5th, 2016|Categories: Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Dementia, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Honor Alzheimer’s disease caregivers by sharing a personal tribute

Nursing Services

Champion Home Health Care, based in Melbourne, FL, offers a wide range of services to care for seniors in their homes. Below, we are highlighting the skilled nursing services we provide. Take a moment and check out this information, and then contact us to help you and your family! Champion offers different types of services, [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:34:41-04:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: Home Health Care, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nursing Services

Boost Brain Health

Maintaining a brain-healthy lifestyle is important for everyone, especially as people age. According to Psychology Technology, the aging brain can shrink as the space between neurons begins to wither away. Dopamine, a key neurotransmitter, affects the brain’s reward center and influences individual’s responses to emotions as well. Dopamine also plays a role in regulating movement. [...]

Adult Child and Aged Parent Living Together Again

   I’m seeing a trend in South Florida towards the return of multiple family generations living together again. This type of living situation was historically common up until about the 1950’s. However, the population trend in Florida was traditionally boosted by retirees relocating here, without their adult children. So it is unusual to see generations [...]

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 [...]

Fall Risk Factors

Falls can be a common, yet obviously dangerous occurrence for the elderly. That’s why at Champion Brevard Home Health Care, we emphasize protecting seniors from falling and maintaining a safe environment when we are caring for them. Medical professionals define a fall as any outside force that causes a person to land on the ground [...]

Benefits of Eating More Slowly

Even if you are not elderly, taking the time to eat slowly is a positive habit. When someone finishes a meal within just a few minutes, chances are he/she is eating too quickly! Indigestion is just one negative effect from eating too quickly. Read on for some additional signs that you or someone you know [...]

Dementia Information You Should Know

Is your senior loved one demonstrating symptoms of dementia? Read below for some basic information on dementia, which is not a specific disease, but rather an overall term that describes a range of symptoms related to memory and cognitive decline. The decline is serious enough to interfere with daily life activities. Alzheimer's is one type [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:36:21-04:00 January 26th, 2016|Categories: Assisted Living, Caregivers, Dementia|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Dementia Information You Should Know

Veteran Aid Assistance

You may realize that Champion Home Health Care offers a full range of senior home health care services to provide your loved ones with highly-qualified, caring private duty caregivers. But did you know that in addition to providing those services and multiple more, we offer our skilled staff to help with veterans who need our [...]

By | 2017-03-22T08:36:28-04:00 January 18th, 2016|Categories: Caregivers, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Veteran Aid Assistance