What’s Your Stress Meter Today? Is it Anxiety or an Anxiety Disorder?

What is Anxiety? It is a condition of agitation and distress and a subjective state of apprehension and uneasiness. It is a response to a vague, distant or unrecognized danger (internal) Anxiety affects one’s whole being: physiological, behavioral and psychological. Bodily reactions may include rapid heartbeat, muscle tension, queasiness, dry mouth and/or sweating. Anxiety can sabotage one’s ability to act and interfere with one’s ability to deal with everyday situations. Anxiety is an inevitable part

11 Ways Caregivers Need to Take Care of Themselves

While it’s wonderful to be a caregiver—to give back to parents or a loved one by helping them as they age or manage an illness, caregiving also can be stressful and frustrating at times. In other words, being a caregiver is no picnic. It’s important to take care of yourself. Here are 11 ways self-care tips: Eat healthy foods: Many studies show that eating the right foods— leafy green vegetables, whole grains, berries, and lean

Family is at the Heart of Aging in Place

Everyone should be able to receive the care they need to stay in the place they love — home. And family members will enjoy peace of mind knowing their elderly loved ones are receiving the right services to help them age in place, safely and independently. Lee Health’s Senior Care Choices can provide answers at a time of uncertainty, whether you live out of state or down the block from your loved one. In other

Welcome to Care Right, Inc

Do you need guidance with an aging loved one and care decisions? Do you have a Grab and Go binder? Often, caregiving falls on the shoulders of the family members. In time, compassion fatigue is likely to occur because of the overwhelming responsibilities of caring for an aging loved one. Family caregivers are burned out, worried about losing their jobs, experience strained relationships with their spouses, siblings, and the aging parent, and are physically and

Expertise… when it matters most.

Selecting a senior living community could be a daunting task. There are many factors to consider finding the perfect place. Bruce Rosenblatt, owner of Senior Housing Solutions has over 30 years’ experience in senior housing and uses his expertise to help eliminate the guesswork of selecting a senior living community. Bruce is also a featured columnist for the Naples Daily News and provides senior housing advice in his column. Senior Housing Solutions has been proudly

Person Direct Care in Comparison to Institutional Care

Person Direct Care meets the unique needs of individuals confronting Alzheimer’s/Dementia, as well as those of their loved ones. Person Direct Care practicing the Eden Alternative Philosophy is the method which develops strong, open, and transparent relationships for all concerned and provides individualized care. Standard institutional care approaches its delivery of care by strict adherence to processes, schedules, staff needs and relentless organizational rules and red tape. Many institutions are a form of what has