It’s that time of year again and while you’re getting things ready for the upcoming holidays, keep in mind that there are some wonderful holiday events around Orlando. Here is a list of five local events that would be perfect for the family and seniors: Christmas at the Leu House “This year, local Interior…Click to Read More
Halloween has passed and Fall is in full swing. Here is a list of five fun and festive fall activities for seniors to enjoy during the season. 1. Break out the fall-themed coloring books This is also a great activity for seniors to do with grandchildren or great-grandchildren. Coloring has also been found…Click to Read More
The best thing about living in an increasingly digital age is that there seems to be something for everyone—even our seniors. For those book club-loving and inquisitive seniors there are a number of podcasts available that can slake their thirst for knowledge and intellectual stimulation. For those that don’t know, a podcast is a…Click to Read More
Did you know that According to the National Council on Aging that one in four Americans 65 and older fall each year? Or that every 11-seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall? Well, it’s true. Just as it’s also true that falling once doubles the risk of a…Click to Read More
As seniors are living longer due to advances in medicine and the understanding of aging, so too are cases of senior malnutrition rising. There are many factors that influence malnutrition in senior populations. Laura Barr, a nutrition and wellness educator at the University of Illinois Extension explains that caloric intake decreases with age because activity…Click to Read More
It’s an unfortunate truth that the most vulnerable among us are the most susceptible to scams and cons. Senior citizens are often targeting by scammers for several reasons. Seniors are more likely to have accumulated a financial “nest egg” through means of wise money management or thrifty living and are also more likely to be…Click to Read More
“Although the number of people age 65 and up has swelled in recent years to the fastest growing population in the U.S.—there were 49.2 million in 2016, up 40 percent from 2000—they’re more likely to end up in assisted living facilities or rely on home health professionals for care, only the sickest patients now end up…Click to Read More
I’ll bet you didn’t know that this week is National Assisted Living Week. More than 800,000 seniors currently inhabit assisted living homes or receive assisted living care across the United States, according to the National Center for Assisted Living. While some seniors might not have the option to refuse assisted living care due to limitations…Click to Read More
The attention being paid to senior discounts has dramatically increased since the federal decision to raise Senior National Park Lifetime Pass prices from $10 to $80 last month. Demand for these and other senior discounts continues to grow as baby boomers and all seniors watch their fixed income dollars stretching less and less nowadays. The…Click to Read More
Even extremely responsible and diligent seniors can be blindsided by an emergency. They happen everyday—natural disasters, accidents, and financial crises—and it’s important that the most vulnerable among us have a plan. Here are 7 tips, as suggested by the Red Cross, seniors should be aware of in case of an emergency situation: 1. Establish…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 6 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 10 months 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!
5 out of 5 starsposted 2 years ago
Griswold Home Care provided services for my parents for over a year and did a truly outstanding job. My mother had Alzheimer's and my father was her primary care giver for years. When he died, my sisters and I looked at a variety of residential memory care facilities throughout central Florida but decided to first try Griswold to provide 24/7 care for our mother. We could not have had a more positive experience. All of Griswold's caregivers were the most caring, friendly, compassionate, professional, loving, and dependable people. They exceeded all our hopes and expectations for the services they provided to our family. We can never adequately express our appreciation for the stellar care the Griswold workers provided for our mother. Simply put, they loved and cared for her like she was their own mother. As for Griswold's team at the office, Herm, Mary Carter, and Carolyn are caring and consummate professionals who took care of all the details and kept in regular contact with us to ensure that things ran smoothly. On the very rare occasions when something needed their attention, they took care of it efficiently and effectively. We have nothing but praise for Griswold and I would highly recommend them to anyone needing quality, compassionate in-home care for a loved one.