Archive for December, 2015

When’s the Right Time to Hire a Caregiver?

December 23, 2015

Let us first say that there is no right or wrong answer on when to hire a caregiver for yourself or a loved one. Caregivers can be utilized as an intermediate step between personal caretaking and moving one into a nursing home, or they can complement either of those two care options. Either way, this […]

You Helped Share the Warmth: Granny NANNIES’ First Annual Blanket Drive Yields Strong Results

December 17, 2015

Local Home Health Care Referral Service’s Community Service Project Comes to a Successful Close Florida residents know that even our timid winters can be cold and taxing. For the Sunshine State’s oldest citizens, our low temperatures can feel exceptionally intense. Tapping into the holiday spirit in the air, Granny NANNIES, a Longwood-based national home health […]

Home Health Care Can Work for You or Your Loved One: Dismissing the Myths That Say Otherwise

December 10, 2015

  To lose your independence is a terrible thing. Between leaving your home, sacrificing your ability to come and go as you please and the forfeiture of privacy, moving into a nursing home or extended care facility can be stressful and dreaded. But it isn’t the only option for you or your loved one. In […]

Help Seniors De-Stress: Therapeutic & Relaxing Activities for the Elderly

December 3, 2015

  The Effect of Stress on the Body Each age group is affected by stress differently. While the younger generations are more prone to feel stress in the form of panic attacks, irritability or sadness, seniors are more likely to experience chronic muscle aches and pains, headaches, chest pain, a pounding heart, sleeping difficulties, weight […]