When You’re Stressed as a Caregiver for Mom, it Could be Affecting Your Blood Pressure

Caregiver in Tamarac FL National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month is May and if you are feeling stressed and anxious as a caregiver for your aging mother, it could be affecting many aspects of your life, including blood pressure. Blood pressure essentially measures the pressure in the arteries while your heart is beating as well as when it is at rest.There are two numbers associated with blood pressure, the systolic and diastolic. The systolic is the first number, or the higher of ... Read more

Florida Administrator receives MBA

Claudia Lobo - Florida Administrator receives MBA Claudia Lobo, the Administrator of the Star Multi Care Services’ Florida Branch, has recently received her Master Degree in Business Administration from Grand Canyon University.  Although Claudia has only been in her current role for a few months, she has been working with Star Multi Care Services in a supervisory capacity since 2014.  She came to the home health care company after working for one of their competitors for two years.  “I felt Star Multi Care ... Read more

Caring for a Child with a Disability May Affect Mothers as they Age

Elder Care in Pompano Beach FL It's no surprise that caring for a child with a disability is difficult. It can really take a toll on the caregiver, which is usually the child's mother. After years of caring for a disabled child, a mother's brain may even be forever changed, which could lead to a decline in cognitive skills as she ages. A new study published in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B shows that moms who have children with special needs ... Read more

Home Care Can Help – Transitioning from Hospital to Home

Home Care in Boca Raton FL For many seniors who are being discharged from the hospital, the toughest part of their recovery is when they transition from the hospital to home. It is common for the elderly to think that once they are discharged, they are well enough to care for themselves at home.  In reality, it typically means the start of a whole new routine, which includes different medications, resting and/or tending to bandages. Fortunately, there are home care providers who ... Read more

Eating Healthier by Growing Your Own Food: Caregiver Thoughts on Gardening

Caregiver in Boynton FL In recent years there has been a greater push for people to pay attention to the foods they eat, especially fruits and vegetables. While there are GMOs (Genetically Modified Organics) that have gained a lot of attention recently because they are potentially harmful for human consumption, the notion of gardening and growing one’s own fruits and vegetables has been around for many generations.  As people moved away from farms and toward the bigger cities in pursuit of a ... Read more

Managing Chronic Pain through Exceptional Senior Care

Senior Care in Boynton Beach FL As people get older they may be dealing with a variety of physical challenges. One of those challenges could be related to increased pain and discomfort. When senior care is necessary, there are things an experienced caregiver may be able to do to help manage chronic pain.Only a doctor can prescribe medications and most senior care services will not be certified or permitted to administer those medications, but the senior will likely be able to organize ... Read more

Elder Care for the Client with COPD

Elder Care in Margate FL Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, also commonly referred to as COPD, is a very serious health condition that can affect people as they age. The most significant risk factor associated with COPD is smoking, but other people can develop this condition as well.Getting proper elder care for somebody with COPD can have a lasting impact on the quality of their life. Below are some interesting facts about COPD that family members and others should learn so that they ... Read more

Ways to Improve Communication through Exceptional Elder Care

Elder Care in Tamarac FL When you’re talking about communication, there are many aspects that go into effectively communicating an idea or even having a conversation with another person. When it comes to elder care, being able to communicate properly is not just important for building positive relationships, but it can also lead to improved safety and security for both the caregiver and the elderly individual.Whether it’s a family member taking care of their loved one or professional home care for the ... Read more

Ways to Improve Communication through Exceptional Elder Care

Elder Care in Boca Raton FL When you’re talking about communication, there are many aspects that go into effectively communicating an idea or even having a conversation with another person. When it comes to elder care, being able to communicate properly is not just important for building positive relationships, but it can also lead to improved safety and security for both the caregiver and the elderly individual.Whether it’s a family member taking care of their loved one or professional home care for ... Read more

How Pediatric Home Care Providers Can Help Your Family Nurture Your Child

Pediatric Home Care in Delray Beach, FL Home is a place where children are comfortable, happy, relaxed, and where they feel safe and secure. Medically fragile children are no different.  If you have a child with physical or cognitive challenges that requires extra attention, keeping them at home lets him or her benefit from the familiar and comfortable surroundings. Pediatric home care providers offer valuable assistance that keeps your child healthy, happy, and safe while helping your family nurture him right in ... Read more
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