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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 [...]

Exercise is Key for Health in Seniors

Attaining fitness is not a one-time event; the road to fitness is a lifelong journey. It turns out that not exercising is considered more harmful to your health diabetes, smoking, and heart disease! This new data comes from a longitudinal study of more than 120,000 individuals from 1991 to 2014. What makes it so unique [...]

By | 2018-12-14T12:24:12+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Senior Care, Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Protect Seniors and Get Your Flu Shot

Flu season is officially upon us and if last year was any indication we are could be in for a devastating year. The 2017-2018 flu season was one of the worst seasons on record. It was even designated “high severity” amongst all age groups. According to the Centers for Disease Control, influenza-like-illness, referred to as [...]

By | 2018-11-27T07:07:25+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What Type of Home Health Care Do You Really Need?

People are living much longer and utilizing Medicare more than ever before. Home Health Care News reports a study recently put out by Excel Health showing more than 1.2 million Americans enrolled in Medicare from the first quarter of 2017 through the end of the first quarter of 2018. This increase in enrollment is especially [...]

Alzheimer’s Awareness in Brevard County

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 [...]

By | 2018-11-01T08:20:45+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: Alzheimer's|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Simple Actions to Prevent a Heart-Related Event

If you had the opportunity to prevent a life-threatening illness, would you do it? If you knew the steps to take, simple yet powerful steps, to ensure longevity and heart health, would you make it a priority? New numbers just put out by the Centers for Disease Control regarding heart disease and stroke have shed [...]

Is It Time to Hang Up The Keys?

Did you know that as of 2015, there were over 40 million licensed senior drivers over the age of 65 on the road? This number represents an increase of 50% from the year 1999. Driving is something that fosters independence in all of us and this is certainly true for older adults as driving affords [...]

Vaccinations for Older Adults

Let’s talk prevention for a moment. No matter your age or current health status, there are steps you can take to assist you in the prevention of certain diseases and illnesses. How you eat makes a difference. Your activity level certainly lends itself to the prevention of certain ailments. Your mindset and emotional well-being are [...]

The Healing Power of Pets

Loneliness, there is nothing heartbreaking than loneliness. Many senior citizens face this as their years go on. They usually go from a busy house with a loud family, but slowly those sounds begin to fade. Many people find this silence or lack of surrounding activity difficult. This is where having a pet in the home [...]

By | 2018-05-17T09:28:53+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Senior Health Care|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 [...]