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  • 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 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.