4 Signs Mom May be Having Trouble with Her Eyesight and How Home Care Services Can Help

Home Care Services in Tamarac FL As people get older, they develop a number of skills. One of the skills is the ability to hide certain health issues that begin to arise. There may be a number of reasons why people try to disguise health issues; one of those is to avoid potential diagnosis they simply don’t want to hear.If you are concerned about your mothers’ eyesight, it’s important to encourage her to make an appointment with her eye doctor.  If she ... Read more

Communication Impacts the Decision to Consider Senior Care

Senior Care in Margate FL Maybe the last time you discussed the prospect of senior care with your elderly mother she dismissed you out of hand. Maybe she got upset and even angry that you brought the topic up.  “I can take care of myself well enough, thank you very much,” she said. “Do you really think I’m such an invalid?”This scenario can play itself out time and time again all across the country. Sometimes family members can mean well and do the ... Read more

NEWEST MEMBER OF THE STAR TEAM

Efrain Rodriguez, Director of Patient Services Star Multi Care Services is excited to welcome the newest member of their management team, Efrain Rodriguez.  Mr. Rodriguez assumed the role of Director of Patient Services in the Florida branch last month and brings with him years of home care experience.After working in Star Multi Care’s Lancaster, Pennsylvania branch for several years, Efrain wanted a change.  The change was not with the company, however, it was merely to escape the blustery winter months of eastern, ... Read more

Exposing an Elderly Loved One to New (or Old) Experiences Offers Incredible Benefits: Elder Care Considerations

Elder Care in Ft. Lauderdale FL Taking on new experiences may be something people only really consider when they’re younger, but they can offer a number of benefits for seniors. Even for somebody who requires some type of elder care, whether they have a home care aide stopping by to assist them once a week, family members or friends stopping by to help take care of the house, or they require a visiting nurse, physical therapist, or some other medical professional, the ... Read more

Planning a Trip to the Zoo with Home Care Services (Tips to Make the Day as Great as Possible)

Home Care Services in Boynton Beach FL Going to the zoo or even an aquarium used to be an incredibly fun activity, especially for children. As people get older, if they don’t have children of their own they may not have the same tendency to visit the zoo or the aquarium. For seniors, looking for various activities that can bring them a great deal of joy and excitement, and even learning opportunities will often guide somebody to the prospect of a trip ... Read more

Developmental Disabilities

Pediatric Home Health Care in Boynton Beach FL The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that about every sixth child experiences developmental delays or has developmental disabilities. Developmental disabilities are physical and/or mental problems, which cause a child to fall behind others in the development of skills, according to average milestones.Developmental disability is a term for many conditions that include:Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - ADHD causes compulsive behavior and hyperactivity in boys and the inability to focus attention in both girls ... Read more

STAR EMPLOYEES VISIT MONTAUK YACHT CLUB

MONTAUK, NY—Star Multi Care Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Sternbach, and Chief Financial Officer, David Schoenberg  hosted their annual Administrator’s Meeting at the beautiful Montauk Yacht Club last week.  Fifteen of the company’s management staff attended the three-day event.During the “Meeting of the Minds” themed event, Stephen and David took to the Boardroom to review the previous year’s successes, as well as to develop new and improved programs for the upcoming fiscal year.  The primary discussions this year included evolving health care ... Read more

Caregiver Indulgence: Smoothing Homemade Lip Balm

Caregiver in Margate FL Your lips are one of the most sensitive areas of your body. Constantly exposed to the elements, your lips have only a very thin layer of skin. During the day you eat, drink, talk, lick, and do many other things that put the health of your skin at risk. When they start to feel dry, chapped, or even split, you probably reach for a tube of commercial lip balm to soothe them. While these products may feel good ... Read more

Make Sure Mom Can Contact Emergency Personnel if Needed: Senior Care Considerations

Senior Care in Tamarac CA The commonly overlooked consideration when it comes to any type of senior care is whether or not the elderly individual would know what to do if they had to contact emergency personnel. May 17th through the 23rd is EMS Week, and that makes this a great opportunity to discuss the prospect of a senior having to call emergency services, whether it’s for themselves, a spouse, a friend, or other loved one.Dialing 911 is easy.The vast majority of ... Read more

Keeping Your Seniors Healthier and Happier While Aging in Their Own Homes

Elder Care in Deerfield Beach FL As people are thinking ahead about their retirement years and beyond, agencies like the American Association of Retired Persons, (AARP), have begun a dialog about what will make the seniors in our country happiest in their retirement years. Here are some important facts to begin thinking about as a senior citizen or as a family member of a senior citizen.Upwards of sixty-nine percent of seniors think about their ability to live independently during their retirement years; seventy-five to ... Read more
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