Tag Archives: Senior Home Care

Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinson’s Dementia

One of our clients who we have been providing services to since August, recently started having problems with her skin.  The skin on her face starting flaking, she also was having problems with going to the bathroom, plus we noticed … Continue reading

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Caregiver Group Meets Once a Month in Dunnellon

There is a Caregiver Group that meets the first Thursday of every month at the Dunnellon Library.  Bob Henton, a Dunnellon resident, started the Caregiver Group, because after many years of caregiving, he felt the need to be with others … Continue reading

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Flu Season and Seniors

For the past week, I have been dealing with the flu, so I have been home in bed.  While home in bed, I started thinking about the elderly and how the flu affects them. Below is an article about what … Continue reading

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Elderly Care – Bathroom Safety for Seniors

Did you know that the most dangerous room in your home is the bathroom?  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently discovered that the most dangerous room in a home is not the kitchen. It is the bathroom. … Continue reading

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The Gifts of Giving for Loved One’s of Alzheimers.

Below is a good article from Dementia Weekly.  I like the article, but I have to disagree with the comments regarding what loved ones can handle during early stages of Alzheimers.  I have worked with many Alzheimer’s clients and handling … Continue reading

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Of all the articles I’ve ever read describing the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease this is by far one of the best: You’re about to leave the house but can’t find your keys. You’re mystified,  because … Continue reading

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Help Marion County Hospice and Get Your Car Washed!

Soapy’s Car Wash of Ocala is donating $2.00 from every “Whale” car wash purchased on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of December. If you get a “Whale” level car wash at Soapy’s Car Wash in Ocala, they will donate … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Long Care Needs Sneak Up On You

How many of us thought about long-term care insurance when we were young — probably very few of us. It is just something we do not think about until it may be too late. What happens when we need to … Continue reading

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The 411 on Parkinson’s

Receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be devastating for families. Even more devastating is not understanding the disease, how to live with it, how it can be treated, or anything else about this debilitating disease. Families can be … Continue reading

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Macular Degeneration Education Seminar – Clearwater

Below is information regarding a Macular Degeneration Seminar coming to Clearwater next month. MACULAR DEGENERATION ASSOCIATION presents Vision Loss Epidemic! Learn How to Predict, Protect and Preserve! an educational symposium WHEN: Saturday – November 19,2011 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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