Music Therapy for Seniors

Why Music Therapy Is Successful for Seniors

Think about how hearing your favorite song can instantly evoke happy feelings. Or, how a song from your childhood can take you down memory lane. Music is powerful and has been used as part of therapy in different arenas for decades. Music soothes and nurtures. It inspires and energizes. Due to these positive effects, it ...

Family Caregiver

3 Things You Need To Know As a Family Caregiver

When our parents start to show signs of aging, it can be difficult for them to accept they need our help on a more full-time basis. Even as adults, we look to our parents for strength and self-reliance. When they are unable to provide this in the same capacity as before, a family caregiver often ...

seniors on social media

Why Seniors Should Be On Social Media

Social media isn’t solely a millennial craze filled with selfies and hashtags. In fact, as of 2015, Pew Research Center reported 35 percent of adults 65 years of age and older use social media compared to the mere 2 percent who used it a decade ago. This jump can be attributed to the fact technology ...

Caregiver of 1st Qtr

Accessible Home Health Care Announces the Winner of the “Mrs Rosette J Salem” Caregiver of the Quarter

Coral Springs, FL (May 18, 2016) — Accessible Home Health Care today announced Belinda McBroom as its “Mrs Rosette J Salem” Caregiver of the Quarter winner for the first quarter of 2016. Mirella Salem, President of Accessible Home Health Care, the franchisor, said, “Belinda was nominated for this prestigious award by Trish and Tony Callaway, ...

fitness tips for seniors

7 Tips for Senior Fitness this Summer

This summer, get fit and active with these easy-to-follow tips – and have fun in the process! The summertime is an amazing time to create new goals and instill new routines in your life – or the life of the senior in your care. Gone are the blustery days of winter, the unpredictable weather patterns ...

Technologies for Seniors

The 5 Best Technologies for Caregivers and Seniors

Technology can make life easier, safer, and more enjoyable for both seniors and caregivers – here’s how! When you consider the key characteristics of a compassionate caregiver, how often do you think about the use or implementation of leading edge technologies? All too often, we tend to underemphasize the role of technology in the caregiving ...

building relationships between caregivers and seniors

How to Build Relationships Between Caregivers and Patients

Creating a positive and collaborative relationship between patient and caregiver will ensure the best outcome for the senior, and it’s easier than you might think Caregivers are a special breed. Those who are truly committed to their craft will provide compassionate and caring support for those in need, and they’ll do it with a smile ...

Benefits of Walking

The Benefits of Walking for Seniors

Consistent exercise – including walking, can help seniors to stave off a host of health problems Exercise takes many forms. From weight lifting to cardio, stretching to balance-training, there are so many ways to keep the body in tip-top shape it is surprising how few of us actually exercise on a daily basis. And for ...