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  • Integrity & Thanksgiving
    Homewatch CareGivers

    Author: Alcibiades Rives, RN | Director of Nursing Homewatch CareGivers of Southwest Broward "Ageing is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength." - Betty Friedan Erik Erickson, a widely known and studied developmental psychologist of the ...

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  • Breast Cancer: A team Effort
    Homewatch CareGivers

    Alcibiades Rives, RN |Director of Nursing Homewatch CareGivers of Southwest Broward As we close the month of October, we at Homewatch CareGivers of Southwest Broward wish to celebrate the many families who’ve recovered from the many trials, fears and worry ...

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  • Skin Health: sunlight and radiation
    Homewatch CareGivers

    Author: Alcibiades Rives, RN | Director of Nursing Sunlight is essential for many natural processes of life. Sunlight announces the beginning of each day, and in its absence, the end. The plants need it for energy, which is transferred to the animals who ...

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  • Hurricane preparedness
    Homewatch CareGivers

    Author: Alcibiades Rives, RN |Director of Nursing The month of June marks the beginning of hurricane season. Hurricane season in southeast United States ranges from June 1 st – November 30 th . Although hurricanes are not necessarily guaranteed, there is ...

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  • Sleep and Aging: Factors Contributing To Disrupted Sleep
    Homewatch CareGivers

    Alcibiades Rives, RN Director of Nursing Homewatch CareGivers of Southwest Broward For many people sleep is regarded as being sacred. For some, sleeping can be intricate and involve many steps, others experience sleep at an instance. Unfortunately, there ...

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  • On Depression and the Older Adult
    Homewatch CareGivers

    Author: Alcibiades Rives, RN | Director of Nursing for Homewatch CareGivers of SouthWest Broward. The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month since 1949. Mental health is an umbrella term that includes a variety of conditions and disorders affecting ...

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  • Fun at home activities for the elderly
    Homewatch CareGivers

    Author: Alcibiades “Alci” Rives, RN and Director of Nursing Whether someone was used to being alone or is suddenly missing out on social and physical activities, the pandemic can be causing stress and difficulty that might be somewhat alleviated by staying ...

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  • Anxiety Support at This Time
    Anxiety Support

    Author: Alcibiades “Alci” Rives, RN and Director of Nursing Right now, even if circumstances prevent us from physically being with you, we want you to know that we are still here to support you. We’ve been thinking about anxiety and how maybe others are ...

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  • Tips to Prevent Elderly Falls
    Falls Prevention

    The risk of falling increases with age and is greater for women than men. Two-thirds of those that fall will fall again within six months. A decrease in bone density can contributes to falls and injuries. Failure to exercise regularly can result in poor ...

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