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  • How Breaking a Hip Increases Your Risk of Poor Health (And What You Can Do About It)

    January 24, 2023

    If left untreated, a hip fracture can lead to further complications that could potentially worsen the senior's overall quality of life. This article will talk about these potential complications and some preventive measures.

  • Gratitude Journaling for Seniors: What's the Science?

    January 24, 2023

    Gratitude journaling helps to improve physical health, mental health, and emotional well-being. Find out the science behind these benefits.

  • How to Discuss Hiring a Third-Party Caretaker With Adult Children You Live With

    December 19, 2022

    Hiring a third-party caretaker will benefit both adult children and senior parents. Discuss this with your adult kids by following these practical tips.

  • 4 Psychological Benefits of Giving and Volunteering Amongst Seniors

    December 14, 2022

    For many seniors, aging comes with reduced activity and a loss of routine. This can lead to isolation, boredom, and loneliness. Volunteering is an excellent way for them to feel needed and part of the community, and in addition to the social benefits, seniors also get emotional and mental benefits when they give or participate in community activities. Maya Angelou once said, ''When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.'' The same is true for seniors who give and volunteer during the holiday; they reap several psychological benefits.

  • How to Keep Indoor Air Quality Consistent During Winters in Polk County

    December 9, 2022

    Most homes have closed doors and windows to keep the cold away during winter. Sealing the house makes it feel warm and cozy, but may also reduce the air quality since people are huddled together inside. When a home has compromised air, spending a lot of time in it results in health issues. Therefore, it is crucial to take the necessary steps to improve indoor air quality and ensure senior loved ones are breathing clean air.

  • 5 Top Puzzles and Games for Cognition and Learning for Seniors

    November 20, 2022

    Improve the memory and cognition of your senior loved ones while having fun by letting them play these puzzle games.

     

  • 3 Daily Habits for Treating and Managing Osteoporosis

    October 27, 2022

    Osteoporosis is characterized by a loss of bone density which means that people with this condition are more prone to fractures. Here are 3 daily habits for treating and managing osteoporosis.

     

  • 3 New Insights About Alzheimer's in 2022: Lifestyles, Habits, and Symptom Management

    October 19, 2022

    Alzheimer's is a debilitating disease that affects millions of people around the world. In this article, you will know what's the best way to take care of a person with Alzheimer's disease.

  • 4 Habits That Can Cause or Worsen Osteoporosis in Seniors

    October 17, 2022

    Osteoporosis is a major concern for mature adults, and their day-to-day habits can negatively affect their bone health. For more information about the causes of osteoporosis, read this article. 

  • Top 4 Ways to Show Gratitude for Caregivers and Aides

    October 17, 2022

    Caregiving is an honorable role that shouldn’t be overlooked, and showing your appreciation to someone who helps improve your quality of life doesn’t have to be complicated or difficult. Learn four simple yet powerful, heartfelt ways you can communicate honor and genuinely show gratitude to your caregiver today.

  • Eye Protection Tips for Seniors

    September 7, 2022

    Seniors can apply these 6 eye protection tips to secure their eye health while enjoying their favorite hobbies.

  • Guide to Volunteering at Schools for Seniors | Senior Helpers of Polk County

    August 30, 2022

    Here's an overview of some volunteering opportunities for seniors who want to share their talent and skills to help students.

  • Upcoming Polk County, FL Events: Grab your business cards and get ready to network.

    August 23, 2022

    Attention Senior Service Providers in Polk County, Florida:  Make new connections, catch up on what we missed and see what’s coming. Senior Helpers has excellent caregivers ready and eager to help new clients. We accept and process long term care policies, bill the VA for authorized hours, and take private payment for services. Call 863-686-7333.. 

     

    Zoom in to Senior Helpers Marketer Matters the 2nd Wednesday of every month - September 14 at 2:00pm.  You’ll get pro tips, connections, referrals, news on upcoming events, and more.  Wherever you are, Zoom in to say “Hello” and go, or stay the half hour with us. Share what’s new with you and learn from others. Together, we help countless seniors. Email ggoodson@seniorhelpers.com for the Zoom link.

     

  • 4 Summer Volunteering Ideas for Seniors With Limited Mobility and Hand Function

    August 15, 2022

    The summer months are rife with volunteering opportunities for older people with free time and compassion to share. If your hand function and general mobility are declining, there are still countless ways to leverage your wisdom, experience, and talents to help others

  • 4 Hard-to-Spot Signs of Loneliness for Seniors

    August 1, 2022

    Life can get hectic sometimes and it's easy for loved ones to get lost in the fray.  Remembering to keep in touch isn't always easy, but it's always important. This is especially true for the aging adults in your life. People who are lonely aren't always good about expressing their emotions. They may feel embarrassed by their vulnerability or they may simply believe in pushing through emotionally challenging times. Following are four hard-to-spot signs of loneliness in seniors as well as a few simple ways to prevent it.

  • What SPF Should Seniors Use for Their Sunscreen? l Senior Helpers Polk County

    July 18, 2022

    There is nothing like spending time outdoors in the sun, especially here in the Sunshine State. However, if you or your loved ones enjoy time outside, as we do, then sunscreen should be an important aspect of your everyday self-care routine. Here in the Lakeland, Winter Haven, and Polk County area knowing our sunscreen and knowing the type that is good for us, and for our loved ones, can make a tremendous difference in our skin health, and our overall well-being. Senior Helpers Polk County is dedicated to providing tailored home care services for your loved ones, including sun care. We have the knowledge and the information necessary to help you and your seniors to enjoy the sun and sand and our beautiful Florida weather safely.

  • Home Care vs Home Health Care Podcast

    May 13, 2020

    Enjoy this podcast with Jorge Giraldo, Owner/CEO, where he discusses the various types of in-home care available and what it all means.

  • Senior Helpers of Polk County Continues to Offer Critical Care

    May 1, 2020

    Declared an Essential Health Service, Local In-home Senior Care Company to Add 15 New Caregivers to Support Polk-Area Seniors and Their Families.