Star Multi Care’s New Year Wishes

Star Multi Care extends our sincerest thank you to our referral network who trusts us, our clients who have chosen us and most importantly, our employees who have made us the successful company we are today. Thank you all and we hope you have a healthy and prosperous 2019.     If you or a family member are in need of Home Care Services in Fort Lauderdale, FL, call the caring professionals at Star Multi Care today at (954) 870-4770. Providing service in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Delray ... Read more

What Causes Hallucinations?

When an older adult talks about seeing something that isn’t there, it can be disconcerting for family caregivers. This is especially true if the senior is frightened by what they see. However, hallucinations are not confined to just seeing things that aren’t present. Knowing the kinds of hallucinations that can happen and some of the possible causes can make them a little less difficult to deal with.     Kinds of Hallucinations Hallucinations can affect any of the senses. Kinds of hallucinations include: Visual: A visual ... Read more

Finding the Right Wheelchair for Your Parent

At first glance, purchasing a wheelchair for an older adult may seem like a fairly simple thing. A family caregiver just goes to a medical supply store and buys one, right? Not so fast. There are a lot of different kinds of wheelchairs to choose from as well as accessories. Which one is right for your family member depends on their particular needs. Choosing the right wheelchair can make the senior more comfortable and can also make the job of being ... Read more

What Post-Stroke Seniors Need for Recovery

There’s no doubt that strokes are life-changing for millions of elderly Americans each year. When the blood supply is blocked from the brain, the brain cells begin to die, which causes serious physical side effects. Elderly adults who survive a stroke are looking at months and even years to recover just some of their physical abilities. Family caregivers that want their aging loved one to be comfortable, safe and healthy while recovering at home from their stroke often turn to elderly ... Read more

Five Exercise Safety Tips for Your Senior

  Exercise is beneficial for your aging adult, but if she's ignoring safety considerations, that's not a good thing at all. She runs the risk of injuring herself or causing problems she doesn't need to worry about, like dehydration.     Following some of these tips can help to avoid those pitfalls. Don't Push Things It's natural for people of all ages to want to forge on in there with a new exercise program and give it they're all. But that can actually cause some problems for ... Read more

What Do You Need to Look for in Terms of Senior Safety?

As your senior's caregiver, her safety is one of your biggest concerns. Safety covers a lot of ground that you might not have considered, too. It's not just her physical safety, but also other forms of keeping her safe.     Assessing Fall Risks Falls are a huge problem for aging adults. They can lead to serious injuries that can have complications for years to come. When you combine those issues with existing health conditions, falls can be extremely dangerous for your elderly family member. ... Read more

Packing a “Germ Fighting” Kit for When Out with Your Senior

Germ control is not just something you should do when your parent is at home. Whenever your aging parent leaves the house, whether it is to run an errand or go visit a friend, they are exposing themselves to a wide variety of germs that can make them vulnerable to illness and infection. Being prepared to combat these germs helps to keep your senior healthier, and avoid the potentially serious complications that can result from illnesses such as the flu or ... Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

If you or a family member are in need of a Home Care Services in Fort Lauderdale FL, call the caring professionals at Star Multi Care today at (954) 870-4770. Providing service in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Weston, Southwest Ranches, Pembroke Pines, Cooper City, Lighthouse Point, and Wilton Manors. Read more

8 Random Acts of Kindness for Caregivers and Seniors to Do Together

As a family caregiver to an older adult, when you do something that makes your aging relative happy, it probably makes you feel pretty good. Doing things for others might improve your sense of worth and bring you a sense of joy. Those are feelings that people need at any age, including well into old age. November 23 is Random Acts of Kindness Friday, so it’s the perfect day for caregivers and their aging relatives to spread some joy by committing unexpected ... Read more

Are There Different Kinds of Dementia?

Dementia is the word that doctors use to describe brain changes that lead to memory loss, language, and the ability to make sound decisions. Many people associate these kinds of brain changes with Alzheimer’s disease because it is perhaps the most well-known form of dementia. However, there are actually many other kinds of dementia.     Kinds of Dementia Most types of dementia are caused by incurable diseases and are not reversible. A few are caused by things like medication side effects, emotional problems, alcohol consumption, ... Read more
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