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The Best Caregivers in the Orlando area

The other day we were chatting with one of our caregivers and she mentioned that she wanted to do something special for the woman she is caring for in honor of Mother’s Day. Instead of simply going out and buying … Continue reading

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Caregivers in the Orlando area assist with transportation of seniors

According to an article put together by the Associate Press, businesses that offer high-power mobility scooters are facing scrutiny from both lawmakers and doctors.  The complaints stem mostly from commercials by companies like the Scooter Store which show television commercials … Continue reading

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Filling-in for Family Caregivers

We recently received a testimonial from a family who we assisted with their Father. The family all had busy schedules and would take turns caring for their father 24 hours a day seven days a week. However there was one … Continue reading

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Senior Care in Orlando

Senior Care in Orlando is one of the things that Florida Home Companion does best. We’re based out of the city of Maitland, but we cover all areas in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola County including providing senior care in cities … Continue reading

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Dementia Care in Orlando area

According to WebMD, “Dementia is considered a late-life disease because it tends to develop mostly in elderly people. About 5% to 8% of all people over the age of 65 have some form of dementia, and this number doubles every … Continue reading

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Article on a potential way to fight off Alzheimers

Below is a link to an article that has what is called a brain type pacemaker which supposively might help fight off alzheimers.  Alzheimers is consistently one of the biggest issues that we at Florida Home Companion see in 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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Private Elder Care and “A Life Worth Ending” by Michael Wolff

There is an interesting article in New York Magazine this week called “A Life Worth Ending” http://nymag.com/news/features/parent-health-care-2012-5/.  It is one of those articles which really makes you stop and think about private elder care or private in home care in the … 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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