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By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 16, 2014

It’s never too late to help your senior loved one take preventative health measures. Whether you’re a family caregiver or an inexperienced provider of Clearwater Home Care, below are five ways you can help the senior you care for ward off dementia and continue living a happy and healthy life….

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 9, 2014

With its warm climate and buzzing senior community, it’s no wonder Tampa is home to so many retirees. Because it boasts such a healthy senior community, the city also offers a number of senior-friendly activities. Leading Clearwater Home Care provider, Home Care Assistance, has selected a few favorites for your senior…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on November 25, 2014

One of the best cold-weather activities for young and elderly alike is curling up under a cozy blanket and watching a movie. Finding movies that will appeal to seniors can sometimes be challenging, as many new movies are targeted at a different demographic. Here are some top movie picks that…

By Doris Kasold, 7:21 pm on November 18, 2014

With most of the major holidays occurring during the cooler months, people are often faced with the temptation to stay indoors and not engage in regular physical activity. Combined with rich foods and larger than normal portions, holidays can spell trouble for seniors attempting to maintain a healthy diet. The…

A conference devoted to the United States senior population, occurring only once every 10 years, is set to take place in 2015. The decennial White House Conference on Aging promises to produce tangible solutions for those seeking better quality of life for senior citizens. Due to the importance of this event for seniors in Florida and beyond, you can bet your bottom dollar that home Care Clearwater will be staying up to date on breaking conference updates, keeping you informed all along the way. What is the 2015 White House Conference on Aging? In 2015, the White House will hold a conference to frame our national conversation on aging for the coming decades. The conference will focus on 4 key…

By Doris Kasold, 10:38 pm on November 4, 2014

The caregivers of our nation – those who provide compassionate, high quality, loving care to aging or sick populations – are unsung heroes, whether family members or professional in-home caregivers in Tampa. They provide us with such a great service that a day or a week in honor of these…

By Doris Kasold, 4:27 pm on October 29, 2014

And how can it help seniors with cognitive disorders? Cognitive conditions pose a very unique set of challenges for aging adults and their family members. Though medications, emotional support and help with day-to-day living can aid in managing some symptoms, seniors in Florida with neurodegenerative conditions will usually require assistance…

By Doris Kasold, 8:28 pm on October 21, 2014

The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is making major headway with the expansion of its Parkinson’s disease research department. The doctors who lead this department, such as Dr. Sanchez-Ramos, are increasing services to people with the disease as well as raising more research funds in the hopes…

By Doris Kasold, 8:00 am on October 14, 2014

“A wealth of scientific and anecdotal evidence demonstrates precisely that it’s when people have surpassed many of life’s big landmarks that their overall satisfaction and happiness peaks,” according to a recent Huffington Post article¹. The article goes on to say that most adults experience two peaks in happiness during their…

By Doris Kasold, 8:00 am on September 30, 2014

This two-part series on life-saving technology for senior adults in Tampa, FL is a “must read.” Not only do these medical alert devices have the potential to save an aging adult’s life, but they also provide peace of mind and help for Clearwater caregivers.. If you haven’t already, click here…