Depression in Seniors: A Pressing Issue

Depression affects around six million Americans ages 65 and older. It can lead to increased risk of cardiac disease and raises the risk of mortality from illnesses. It can also lead to suicide. In fact, suicide rates for people...

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Alzheimer’s: Ways to Stay Connected to A Loved One

Alzheimer’s by its nature presents major obstacles in communication. The decline in cognitive function makes normal conversations impossible.  The difficulties in communication can cause family and friends to no longer be able to connect as effectively with loved ones...

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Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Current research is very clear that adequate sleep is the single most important thing we can do to sustain good health.  A great diet and exercise rest on a good night’s sleep. . Prolonged periods of sleep deprivation can...

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Stop Elder Abuse: Prevention Tips

Seniors are one of the most vulnerable population groups in our society. The National Committee for The Prevention Of Elder Abuse states about five percent of seniors have suffered abuse. With the population of seniors expected to get bigger...

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Tips for Avoiding Charity Scams

With the coming of Spring, many people think about giving back. One of the most common ways is by donating to charities. While there are plenty of good, legitimate, organizations, there are also many scam artists waiting to take...

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McKenney Home Care expands into Lee County

After six years of serving clients in Collier County, McKenney Home Care is taking on clients in Lee County.  Having developed our business carefully with an emphasis on quality and attention to detail around our clients, we are well...

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Ways to Support a Family Caregiver

Family caregivers fill an important role. Their job is time consuming, stressful and limits time for their own social interactions.  Their needs for socialization however remain strong. Here are some ways you can support a family caregiver. • Listen:...

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