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Caregiving for your loved ones the new normal for Boomers, CNN article

CNN had a very interesting article on Babyboomers and how their parents are moving back in with them.  http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/09/living/baby-boomer-caregivers/index.html?hpt=hp_c1.  I think you’ll find it interesting to read.  Many of our clients we care for in the Orlando area, are in … Continue reading

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Senior Care at Home in Orlando

Senior Care at Home As the current generations age, if it is at all possible they’d rather stay home instead. When your loved ones remain right at home, they feel the most comfortable. However, the family caregivers sometimes are the … Continue reading

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Living Assistant in Orlando

Living Assistant Savvy seniors as they age want to remain in their home. This is not just a trend but a lifestyle choice to live better. Many people opt to get a caregiver or a live-in assistant. A living assistant … Continue reading

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Elder Care Lingo

Florida Home Companion prepared these definitions based off a chart that appeared in The Costco Connection magazine with some additional terms and definitions. It was a very well-written chart and it explains the difference between different types of home compare … Continue reading

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Reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s in Orlando

Fighting the possible advancement of Alzheimer’s Disease is a big subject for those with loved ones experiencing their senior years. The Alzheimer’s Association believes that over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease and as the Baby Boomer population enters into … Continue reading

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Hiring a Caregiver in Orlando

There was an article in the Orlando Sentinel today that talking about hiring a caregiver to provide elder care for seniors. It referenced the state of California where apparently caregivers and agencies that hire caregivers are not require to do … Continue reading

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Is this the future of Medicare and Medicaid?

Regardless of your political leanings, everyone seems to agree that in the United States our nation’s Health Care system needs to change. These changes will ultimately affect everyone irrespective of income level, whether you are a protected species working for … Continue reading

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Five Hydration Tips for the Elderly In Orlando, Florida

Five Hydration Tips for the Elderly In Orlando, Florida One of the major issues that we have to deal with in Central Florida and the Orlando area as a whole is staying hydrated.  And just because a patient is elderly, … Continue reading

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Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities can be frightful for Seniors Managing Own Elder Care

Government ‘Cops’ Know They Can’t Protect You From This… Posted By Dr. Mercola | March 12 2011 | 33,169 views By Dr. Mercola Instead of fading away over the years, the business of defrauding the government of billions of dollars … Continue reading

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Special Offer for Senior Care from Florida Home Companion:

The team at Florida Home Companion loves the Winter Park Art Festival. In honor of the 52nd annual Winter Park Art Festival we are offering a spring time special and Florida Home Companion is offering your first 5 hours of … Continue reading

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