Helping the Elderly | NOV 2020

Helping the Elderly Florida Couple Helps 94-Year-Old Neighbor With Dementia Joel and Esther Johnson were relaxing in their Sunrise, Fla., home when they heard a knock on their door around 10:30 p.m. They were hesitant to answer the door since they were not expecting company. Joel said he heard someone say, “hello.” Joel and Esther … Continue reading “Helping the Elderly | NOV 2020”

Gardening NOV 2020: Regrowing Vegetables From Table Leftovers

Regrowing Vegetables From Table Leftovers The next time you cut the root end of a bunch of celery or remove sprouts from a white potato, don’t throw these pieces away. You can turn those scraps into more food. With COVID-19 causing us to stay at home more often and with some vegetables in short supply … Continue reading “Gardening NOV 2020: Regrowing Vegetables From Table Leftovers”

Best Vitamins for Immune Systems and the Foods That Have Them

Best Vitamins for Immune Systems and the Foods That Have Them With the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continuing to spread and cold and flu season just around the corner, more people are stocking up on vitamins and eating foods that boost their immune systems. Vitamins and certain minerals are essential to the body, and without … Continue reading “Best Vitamins for Immune Systems and the Foods That Have Them”

Join AARP for two special coronavirus events this Thursday, Nov. 19

Join AARP for two special coronavirus events this Thursday, Nov. 19 To all of our family, friends, and connections at FCP Live-In we want to alert you to two special AARP events! Vaccines and Staying Safe During the Holidays with special guests: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, … Continue reading “Join AARP for two special coronavirus events this Thursday, Nov. 19”

COVID Trials and the People Who Are in Them

COVID Trials and the People Who Are in Them Lindy Washburn, a health care reporter for NorthJersey.com and The Record newspaper, is chronicling her journey as one of nearly 30,000 volunteers in Phase 3 of Moderna Inc.’s clinical trial for a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. The volunteers will receive two injections, half will get … Continue reading “COVID Trials and the People Who Are in Them”

COVID ‘Brain Fog’ a Lasting Result After Catching COVID

COVID ‘Brain Fog’ a Lasting Result After Catching COVID Melanie Montano, a 32-year-old writer, and educator from New Jersey tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in March. About two weeks after COVID-19 symptoms started, Montano said she began experiencing “brain fog,” a condition that made it difficult for her to remember details and … Continue reading “COVID ‘Brain Fog’ a Lasting Result After Catching COVID”

Elderly Scams / Fraud Alert

Elderly Scams / Fraud Alert The telephone rings in the home of an older adult and on the other end is a frantic voice crying, “Grandma, Grandma, I have the coronavirus and I’m in the hospital! Can you wire me money to pay my bill?” The caller is not likely the person’s grandchild but a … Continue reading “Elderly Scams / Fraud Alert”

Problems With Telehealth and Seniors

Problems With Telehealth and Seniors Dan Makevich, a Bay Area, California resident, visits his doctor’s office in person for treatment of diabetes and respiratory problems. When the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hit the country earlier this year, Makevich said his doctor’s office canceled in-person visits and began scheduling appointments on Zoom, a platform for video … Continue reading “Problems With Telehealth and Seniors”

Business Brief: Sampson named director of nursing

Susan Sampson named director of nursing at FCP Live-In, a full-service home care agency specializing in live-in home care Posted at 11:26 AM Updated at 11:26 AM FCP Live-In, a full-service home care agency specializing in live-in home care, named Susan Sampson as its director of nursing. The new position is part of the expansion … Continue reading “Business Brief: Sampson named director of nursing”

Caregivers Are Still Staying In As Society Reopens

Caregivers Are Still Staying In As Society Reopens Jill Carey, a 37-year-old mother of two children, lives with her parents, Walt and Mary Lou Carey, in Upper Darby, Penn. Carey said her greatest fear is either she or her 10-year-old son or 6-year-old daughter will expose her parents, who are in their 70s, to the … Continue reading “Caregivers Are Still Staying In As Society Reopens”