5 Ways to Celebrate “Sweetest Day” with a Senior October 17

Senior Care in Boca Raton FL On the third Saturday in October, some people in the nation will celebrate "Sweetest Day."  While it is mostly celebrated throughout the Northeast and Great Lakes Regions, it's a day to sweets no matter where you live.  So what exactly is Sweetest Day? It's a day to remember the marginalized members of our society; the orphans, the sick, and the elderly as well as our friends and family and anyone that has ever helped us, shown us ... Read more


Employees appear on The Dr. Oz Show On Monday, September 21, 2015 three Star Multi Care employees were seen on The Dr. Oz Show which highlighted the nursing profession.  The feature entitled, “Nurses Unite” spotlighted nurses and the nursing profession after a social media controversy ensued following a comment made from one of the hosts of The View after Miss Colorado’s utilized a nursing monologue during the talent competition of the Miss America pageant. To show his support of her efforts and the ... Read more

Star Multi Care Finds a Shining Star

Shining Star:  Judith Thomassini, LPN Finding reliable and trustworthy staff is probably the most difficult task of any Administrator’s job.  Claudia Lobo, the Administrator of Star Multi Care Services’ Fort Lauderdale office is thrilled when she finds an employee like Judith Thomassini, LPN, one of her Shining Stars. Judith was referred to Star Multi Care by her friend in June of 2014.  “Star Multi Care is a very nice place to work and the staff are wonderful to work for, Judith said.  She had ... Read more

5 Causes of Memory Issues

Elderly Care in Coconut Creek FL If your elderly loved one is experiencing trouble with her memory, she may be anxious and upset about what that might mean for her. There are quite a few causes of memory issues, and many of them are both temporary and reversible. Medication Medications do wonderful things. They can help to do away with illnesses and make chronic conditions easier to cope with. Occasionally, one of the side effects of a medication may be memory loss, however. In ... Read more

Caring for the Caregiver of a Seriously Ill Child

Pediatric Home Health Care Services in Pompano Beach FL When your child has a serious illness, the caregiving can become stressful and overwhelming. Sometimes, giving all you can is extremely hard and causes you to sometimes just to want to run away. If you ask any parent who has taken care of a seriously ill child, she will tell you that you are not alone. Taking care of yourself is extremely important, especially when you have special needs children. Feeling Alone and Overwhelmed As ... Read more

Essential Home Additions for Senior Care

Senior Care in Lauderhill FL Depending on the ability of your elderly parent, you may want to make some changes around the house. The layout and design of the house are often an overlooked factor in senior care preparations. By adding these additions, you make it easier for your loved one to access different areas of the house. Spot all danger zones These are areas that might trigger a fall or will make the senior strain too much when using. Common areas to look ... Read more

Benefits of Recreation Therapy for Children with Special Needs

Pediatric Home Health Care in Tamarac FL Recreation therapy involves any type of leisure activity for special needs children that helps them become more active and lead a healthier life. Regardless of a child’s special needs or their limitations, participating in recreational therapy can be invaluable in helping them live life to the fullest. When a parent hires someone for pediatric home care for their child, they will need to implement recreational therapy during the day, as well, to help keep the special ... Read more

Becoming a Family Caregiver with Your Siblings

Caregiver in Deerfield Beach When siblings are willing to help care for an aging parent or loved one, your workload should be much more manageable, right? As much as other family members may want to rally together to give your older parents the care they need and deserve, disagreements over what your elder parent needs could make caregiving a much more stressful experience for both of you. Understanding the tensions behind sibling rivalry and knowing how to work together for the sake ... Read more

Chair Exercises for Seniors

Chair exercises are a wonderful way to boost the mental and physical health of those receiving elderly care. The exercises are not too strenuous, nor do they take up a lot of time, but spending 15 to 20 minutes three days a week can improve muscle tone, make daily activities easier and benefit balance. Caregivers can lead those receiving senior care through a few minutes of daily exercise. This is a way to connect with each other and improve moods, especially on ... Read more

General Guidelines Regarding Senior Care and Durable Medical Equipment

Senior Care in Deerfield Beach FL If your aging parents are receiving home care services, chances are they are going to need durable medical equipment to help them live as independently as possible. When it comes to senior care and the utilization of durable medical equipment, consider following the guidelines below. Durable Medical Equipment Durable medical equipment must meet the following criteria: Ability to withstand repeated use Must be used for medical reasons only It is not usable for anyone who is not sick, injured, or receiving ... Read more
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