Posts Categorized: Personal Care

Florida Non-profit Helps Seniors One Wheelchair at a Time

By Kim Chernecky For those suffering from serious illnesses, injuries, or disabilities, occupational therapy can make all the difference in their quality of life. After a serious injury, stroke, or accident, having to re-learn daily living skills, or learning to adapt to physical limitations can be overwhelming for many patients. But with the right therapy… Read more »

Medicare and Medicaid; What’s the Difference?

By Kim Chernecky Most people confuse Medicare and Medicaid. When most American citizens retire, we are entitled to Social Security benefits (assuming we have paid into the SSI system) as well as Medicare for our medical coverage. For example, teachers do not pay into the Medicare system. Instead they have a private insurance program that… Read more »

The Heartbreak of Loneliness

One of the most challenging things facing our seniors is loneliness. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy for those in the “sandwich generation” to forget how long the days can be for their loved ones living alone. Covid has exacerbated the isolation many seniors experience. Loss of mobility, failing eyesight and… Read more »