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Seniors in summer heat

Title Tag 5 Tips to Help Seniors Beat the Summer Heat | 360 Healthcare

Thanks to Florida’s subtropical climate and humidity, summer months can see temperatures rise into the triple digits. For seniors, this incredible summer heat can be dangerous — even life-threatening.

While you can’t change Florida’s climate, you can change how you interact with it. This month, we’ve put together a shortlist of five tips to help seniors beat the heat this summer.

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home health care

Who Needs Home Health Care?

If you have an elderly loved one you may be considering home health care and wondering if it is the right option for your situation. Home health care helps adults live independently for as long as possible, even if they have an illness or injury. Home health care is a broad term for a wide range of services that often delay the need for long-term nursing home care. This blog will explore the question: who needs home health care?

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Home Health Care vs. Assisted Living: What’s the Difference?

Deciding on the proper health care options for your elderly loved one can be difficult if you know little about the subject. Home health care and assisted living are necessary to consider when an individual reaches a certain age or has a health issue that limits them to care for themselves independently.

There are some factors to consider such as if your loved one is comfortable living at home, their current health state, and financial obligations. We discuss and compare both options to help make your decision easier.

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Senior Fitness, Senior Exercises

5 Simple Exercises That Seniors Can Do in Their Homes

As adults age, it becomes harder to retain muscle mass, and easier to fall into a sedentary lifestyle. It only gets worse with feelings of self-consciousness that comes from exercising around others, especially when surrounded by people that are in much better shape. In celebration of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, we bring you some simple exercises that any senior can do.

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parkinson's disease 360 healthcare

Parkinson’s Disease and the Benefits of Home Care

Did you know that around one million people in the United States are living with Parkinson’s Disease? If you or a loved one is one of these million, know you are not alone.

This often unexpected and confusing diagnosis has no known cure; however, effective treatments exist. Treatment paired with personalized home care services can lessen the effects of this disease and vastly improve your lifestyle.

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Healthcare for Veterans

A Guide to Home Care Benefits for Veterans

There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to your health. That’s why we’re pleased to offer customized in-home care services to suit your unique needs and financial situation. At 360 Healthcare, we are pleased to extend our comprehensive healthcare planning services to our country’s Veterans.

The U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs now offers AID. Through this program, qualified Veterans and their spouses may receive financial assistance for home health services. 360 Healthcare proudly provides assistance in guiding you to the right resources to save you time and trouble.

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360 Healthcare Home Health Care

Ways to Prevent Slips & Falls for Your Elderly Loved One

Once your loved one reaches a certain age, stumbling and falling move from being embarrassing to potentially dangerous for their health. Broken bones and sprained muscles become more likely as we age, and taking a tumble can cause both.

While often your elderly loved one is too resistant to change and too fiercely proud, to fall-proof their house, there are steps you can take for them to minimize the chance of a dangerous fall. Here we’ve outlined a few.

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360 Healthcare Home Health Care

Top 5 Reasons to Choose In-Home Care

Whether you’re searching for yourself or for a loved one, in-home care is often the best option. Home care professionals can handle a wide variety of needs with a more flexible approach than a hospital, senior home and assisted living center. Hiring a home professional has a number of advantages over out of home care. Here’s just a few:

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