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Preparation is Priority at Florida’s Long Term Care Centers By Emmett Reed, Executive Director Florida Health Care Association Florida nursing care centers and their residents have seen more than their share of hurricane seasons, but few have carried the wallop we all experienced last year. The destructive season was highlighted by Hurricane Irma, a Category… continue reading

Prevent Your Senior from a Fall With 10 Easy Steps

Falling is one of the leading causes of injury in seniors, and a bad fall can cause many different types of serious harm, from fractured hips and broken bones to traumatic brain injuries. Even the fear of falling can be a real problem if seniors stop participating in more activities, preventing them from maintaining their… continue reading

With the challenges of Alzheimer’s and other dementias fresh in our thoughts following National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, this is an excellent time to start learning the signs of Alzheimer’s and ways you can support your senior relative or friend who may have the disease.  A greater awareness of what people may be experiencing can… continue reading

How To Include Your Senior in the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for family togetherness – children are laughing and playing, parents wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of it all. But it’s important to remember to include seniors in your holiday plans. They can add so much to the conversation about holiday traditions and bygone days, and being part… continue reading