Purple Foods Your Parent Should Eat—and Why They Should Eat Them

Purple—it’s the color of royalty. But, did you know it’s also the color of foods that are full of anthocyanins? Anthocyanins are a pigment, or coloration, found in plants. Studies have shown that foods rich in anthocyanins can help with brain health, reduce the risk of cancer, reduce inflammation, and protect against heart disease. And, that’s not all!Purple foods can also:-Help the body to use certain nutrients, like calcium. -Lower cholesterol levels. -Improve eye health. -Make the digestive system work better.If your senior parent’s ... Read more

Tips for Caring for Someone After a Stroke

If your parent has recently had a stroke that has left them requiring care, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every 4 seconds an American has a stroke. Right now, you might be wondering if your parent will get better, of if they will be disabled for life. You might also be wondering how you’re going to manage your parent’s care over the months to come. Being a family caregiver for a senior parent who ... Read more

Talking to Your Parent’s Doctor About Their Fall Risk

Elderly adults face many challenges throughout their later years, but one of the most pressing is increased fall risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1 in every 4 seniors over the age of 64 throughout the United States suffers a fall each year. Many of these result in the need for medical care at an emergency room. Approximately 1 in every 5 falls, a full 20 percent of the falls that occur each year, results in a ... 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

Employment Opportunities in Southeastern Florida

Employment Opportunities Star Multi Care would like you to join our Florida team.  We are a premier home health care provider servicing clients in Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and surrounding areas.  We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including bonuses.  Call today to schedule an interview at 954-962-0926 or visit us online at www.starmulticare.comThe following positions are currently available:Marketer / Home Care Liaison; Full Time – knowledge of in-home care, physician contacts a plus Certified Home Health Aide – varying shifts and ... Read more

Mom is Suddenly Losing Weight: Why It’s Time to Step Up and Consider Senior Care

Pompano Beach, FL - Mom is Suddenly Losing Weight: Why It’s Time to Step Up and Consider Senior Care Even though you live less than an hour away from your mother, you haven’t gotten into the habit of stopping by and visiting with her on a regular basis.  You worry about her health and safety because she lives alone. You call her daily to ask if she needs anything, but she keeps telling you she’s fine and not to worry.You have a ... Read more