As we age, many health-related issues begin to arise. Thankfully, many of those things can be fixed or dealt with using science and medicine. Loss of vision is a major life-changing event. Cataracts can be removed, new glasses can be purchased, but macular degeneration robs many seniors of their central vision, causing blindness. Science is…Click to Read More
Life comes with great opportunities and experiences. Eventually, however, there comes a time when we all must think about the uncertainties of illness, disability, and even death. If you’ve been to a doctor or a hospital, you’ve probably been asked, “Do you have an advanced directive?” Many people don’t know what an advanced directive is,…Click to Read More
When someone is left alone after the loss of a loved one, life can change instantaneously and drastically. “Mrs. G wakes up at her usual time in the morning. After a cup of coffee and checking her email, she prepares a light breakfast, then goes for a walk around her neighborhood before returning to her…Click to Read More
Health is our most valuable asset. And once it starts to go, a slew of problems begins to emerge. Thankfully, we now have options for preventing many of the symptoms that underlie early health decline. 1. Replace bad habits with good ones Many seniors quit smoking and limit alcohol intake to special occasions and…Click to Read More
Keeping your health a priority via nutrition, physical fitness, and cognitive exercises is one way to avoid being placed in a nursing home or assisted living facility (ALF). But unfortunately, not everyone can maintain this, especially seniors who might have mobility or other issues. Illness and accidents are inevitable, even to the well-prepared. For those…Click to Read More
While many seniors never fall, accidents are still common. The good news is they are completely preventable. Be proactive by avoiding trip hazards and taking necessary precautions and avoid costly hospital visits and serious injury. “One early morning, an elderly grandmother awoke to a fresh new day. She wasn’t paying attention, and while getting out…Click to Read More
Everyone has tried to change or improve upon things at the dawn of a new year. Most resolutions fail early on, though not for lack of trying. But one thing is certain: it’s good to give it a shot! Learning something new creates feel-good chemicals in the brain and senior citizens should resolve themselves to…Click to Read More
Seniors trying to maintain their independence are prime targets for scams from cruel criminals that have no problem taking a person’s life savings. It happens every day. However, children of seniors can prevent scams if they know what to look for. Scammers are masters of deception. Scamming the elderly is more common than you might…Click to Read More
Aging is a fact of life, as are the struggles that often accompany its arrival. The signs are many: diminished mobility and memory loss, increased irritability and changes in hygiene. But when does aging necessitate outside assistance? How can we recognize and respond to the signs? The most desirable way to address the rigors of…Click to Read More
Fitness is important for everyone, and it’s big business in the US. But did you know that fitness is even more important for seniors over 65? As we age, our bodies change. We lose bone and muscle if we don’t keep active and moving. And you can’t find a better place to exercise than the…Click to Read More
Herm & Mary Carter Eick
Lee World Center
1850 Lee Rd.
Winter Park FL 32789
5 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5 starsposted 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your professional, kind and genuine care you provided our mother and family during such a difficult time. MaryCarter was exceptional finding my mom wonderful caregivers- Adeline, Sarah and Janepher- who are amazing women with huge hearts. The patience, understanding and love they gave while caring for our mother was wonderful and very much appreciated. MaryCarter even jumped in one morning to stay with Mom when our family had a scheduling conflict. That just goes to show that this is not just a business to MaryCarter. She wants to provide the best service she can to her clients and families. Anytime I called, MaryCarter or our ladies, they would do what they could to meet our needs. I highly recommend Griswold Home Care if you are in need of this type of support. It is scary to have a stranger care for your parent, but with MaryCarter and her team on board, providing for our mother as she ages has been so much easier. Thank you again for everything you do!!
5 out of 5 starsposted 9 months ago
My family is so grateful for the kind, caring and loving caregiver who took care of my Father in his last days here on earth. He loved her so much he wanted to adopt her.
5 out of 5 starsposted 1 year ago
The decision to bring caregivers into the home is not easy. Mary Carter and Herm's team make it as comforting and smooth as possible. They will customize the care plan your loved one needs and have a group of professionals to care for them. Highly recommend!