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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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  • Does Your Parents Need Companion Care?
    Homewatch CareGivers

    As your parents age, they may become forgetful, slower, or just afraid to perform certain activities that involve prolonged standing, climbing stairs and other strenuous activates. If one died, they might not know how to perform certain tasks as cooking a ...

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  • Nutritional Tips for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s
    Senior Care & Aging

    Are you having difficulty with trying to find foods that your loved one would like? Are meals becoming more difficult to eat now? As Alzheimer’s progresses your loved one may start refusing to eat, one of the most common reasons may be because they simply ...

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