Tag Archives: Elder Care Altamonte Springs Florida (FL)

Most seniors when questioned, state they would prefer to remain in their homes as long as is possible. Seniors who go to nursing home or other assisted type facilities are unusually not in need of complex medical care but rather are having difficulty taking care of their personal needs. Unfortunately many seniors become depressed and discouraged when they move to nursing homes.

By Maria M. Meyer and Paula Derr, Contributing Writers “Why doesn’t anyone ask how I am doing?” It is easy to feel invisible, as if no one can see you. Everyone’s attention is on the person with the illness, and they don’t seem to understand what the caregiver is going through. Many caregivers say that

January 7, 2011 - 8:39 pm

The Stand Up for Homecare campaign continues to generate positive public awareness about the value of homecare and key threats to homecare. Threats include the “competitive” bidding program and regulations and legislation that make it harder to provide oxygen, power wheelchairs, and other medical supplies and equipment to the millions of seniors and people with

December 19, 2010 - 8:53 am

Arm yourself with the right stuff to combat that pesky little flu bug this year. By Noel Alonso, MD, FAAP, After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care With the winter season upon us again, influenza, or “the flu”, will be back and ready to infect all in its path. The flu is still a common cause of

The Perfect Holiday Caregiver: It’s all a state of mind December 8, 2010 The holidays are always a wonderful time of year for family gatherings, reflection on what we have and the spirit of giving. The television is packed with specials showing relationships and families coming together for the holidays. But the holidays can also

Outfitting Your Home For Elder Care by: Randy McIntire Over the next decade, an entire generation of baby boomers will begin to reach their golden years. For many of their adult children, the cost of health care or long-term care will be too much. After all, most of the baby boomers have several siblings to

December 1, 2010 - 5:15 am

If you feel like you need permission to be the parent you are (or want to be), today is your Independence Day.  Take these inalienable rights and let freedom ring! By Ellen Seidman We, the parents, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure tranquility (and sanity) and promote the general welfare

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