As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder it can only mean one thing, flu season is here once again. To avoid getting sick, you might bundle up before going outside or wash your hands before eating. Additionally, it may be a good idea to look into getting a flu shot as well.* The statement rings especially true for anyone over the age of 65 as the flu can be harder to fight off as we age. Luckily, for anyone 65 and older, a new drug called Fluzone could help ward off the flu this season. Keep Reading
Melissa Morante, who is part of the owner/operator team of three ComForCare Home Care offices in Florida was interviewed for her involvement in helping plan an event for people with Parkinson’s disease and their family members, as well as health and medical professionals. Keep Reading
The whirl of the holiday season is behind us, and while you’re left with happy memories, you may be recalling unusual instances and paying more attention to the irregularities in your older relatives’ home or behavior. Keep Reading
Recently, my mom and I were watching the Hallmark channel and discussing upcoming gatherings and parties. By the time we started listing our to-dos for the season, we weren’t feeling the holiday spirit. Keep Reading
The feelings we experience during this festive occasion bring us together and have the power to unite us in expressing and receiving gratitude throughout the year. And, according to scientific research, we also experience profound health benefits! Keep Reading
The Alzheimer’s Association® has renewed its recognition of DementiaWise®, a proprietary curriculum of best practices and activities for home caregivers to help care for clients with Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia, created by ComForCare. Keep Reading
Although not as severe or prevalent as among younger people, substance use disorders by older adults (65+) is happening and can create an equally negative impact on the older adult and their family. Keep Reading
Eating healthy and clean has become a large part of our pop culture since the organic movement decades ago. Articles are published every day about what the new superfood is and what we should eat to fill our bodies with vitamins and antioxidants. Most superfoods do provide heaps of nutrients, yet there is a dark side to these superfoods for some people with chronic diseases. Here are four foods that can cause issues: Keep Reading
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