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Summer for Seniors in Orlando Area

It is another summer in the Orlando and Central Florida area. That means it is a great opportunity to enjoy the fantastic summer weather that the area has to offer. At Florida Home Companion we always recommend and encourage our … Continue reading

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Sunshine may help reduce blood pressure

This morning I read an article written by Nicky Broyd which linked sunshine to potentially helping someone reduce their blood pressure. As many Floridians know, sunshine helps the human body obtain Vitamin D. It is the Vitamin D that the … Continue reading

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Successful Bathroom Transfers for Seniors

At Florida Home Companion we understand that care in the home entails a lot of moving parts.  This article talks about successfully transferring seniors around the bathroom which is definitely a necessary subject, but probably a subject most family members … Continue reading

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8 Senior Savvy Tips

Keeping your Parents in their home and out of the Nursing home Senior Finances: If they will allow you to take this over for them, it eliminates them from double paying bills, not paying bills, or falling for senior scams.  … Continue reading

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Respite Care in Orlando

Respite care services in Orlando is always a topic of conversation at our Florida Home Companion Maitland office.  We have husbands, wives, children etc. call in for their loved ones needed just a little time off for themselves or to … Continue reading

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Family Matters Senior Care

  You may have hear the new series on NPR.org called Family Matters http://www.npr.org/series/150002308/family-matters.  This series is really a sign of our unfortunate times we live in and trying to balance everything in our lives.  But the most important section … Continue reading

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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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Top 10 Reasons to Have Visiting Home Care

Top 10 Reasons to Have Visiting Home Care in Orlando Many people as they age want to continue living in their own home. This is a trend not just in the Orlando area, but all over Central Florida and in … Continue reading

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