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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

  One of the most powerful hurricanes in recorded history was on track to plow through Florida, the state with the highest percentage of senior citizens in the nation. The imminent threat left many nursing homes with no choice but to prepare for the worst. Extensive plans were enacted to provide adequate supplies of medicine,… continue reading

Across Florida, many skilled nursing centers are counting their blessings that they and their residents made it through Hurricane Irma relatively unscathed. But good fortune was not the only contributing factor, as Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) and its member centers worked diligently before, during, and after the storm to ensure that their residents would… continue reading