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Music can have mental and physical benefits for people of all ages, and can play an important role in improving the quality of life for seniors.
Florida is home to more than 1.5 million veterans, with nearly half a million Vietnam-era veterans and more than 150,000 women veterans.
Aging is expensive. Fidelity’s Retirement Health Care Cost Estimate states that the average couple can expect to spend about $280,000 on medical expenses during their retirement, and this does not count nursing home or long-term care expenses.
Can medical marijuana reduce symptoms of dementia or even halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease?
When someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is admitted to a memory care unit, it’s an adjustment for the person as well as for the family. Sometimes family members struggle with conflicting feelings of guilt, regret, and relief.
Families often begin the search for home care when it becomes evident that an aging parent needs at-home medical services or help with personal care, meal preparation, transportation, or household tasks.
Case managers can help to relieve the stress of caregiving and help families make caregiving decisions that are in the best interests of their family members.
Aromatherapy uses essential oils and plant extracts either applied in a lotion, inhaled directly or through a diffuser, or taken in a capsule, food or tea to improve mental and physical health.
“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it’s overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” (Vicki Harrison)
It was a relief to her when her oncologist gently suggested that she consider hospice care at home.
We serve the Big Bend area of Florida, including Tallahassee, located in Leon County, along with Wakulla, Jefferson and Gadsden counties in a 50 mile radius.