Talking about the future can be an uncomfortable experience, especially with an aging parent. Making decisions about finances and talking about caregiving assistance, health changes, wellness needs, and decreased mobility is difficult. However, being open about the future and all it entails is critical when creating a successful care plan that best meets the needs…Click to Read More
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You may or may not have heard, but volunteering during retirement years can bring a wealth of health benefits to seniors. These benefits include lower rates of depression and less incidence of heart disease to name a couple. Whatever the physical benefits, it’s widely accepted that volunteering gives seniors satisfaction, community, and a greater sense…Click to Read More
There are a lot of moving parts to keeping people healthy–especially so for seniors. Dental exams, medication management, and physicals are all important to keep seniors healthy. It’s been proven that people who had healthy habits when they were younger tend to have healthy habits as seniors as well and good health habits can make…Click to Read More
We’ve all seen them—the service dogs assisting their owners in a grocery store, at the airport, or out in the community. Service animals are carefully selected and meticulously trained to provide support to individuals young and old with a variety of health conditions. Since September is National Assistance Dog Month, let’s discover how these dogs…Click to Read More
We are now entering a period in America where there are more senior citizens than ever before. Learn more about gerontology and let us address some of the most common questions about the ever-evolving field of aging. What is gerontology? Gerontology is the study of the physical, psychological, and social aspects of aging. The physical…Click to Read More
It’s finally starting to cool down a bit as summer takes its final bow. However, there’s no time to mourn its passing with so much to look forward to in the fall: pumpkin flavored everything (for one), the arrival of the holiday season and time with family, and all the delicious food that those gatherings…Click to Read More
When you’re the caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, travel may seem not only implausible but impossible. Disrupting the routine of someone with dementia elicits worries of increased agitation and confusion. However, a systematic approach coupled with thoughtful planning can help alleviate some of these fears. Here are 4 tips that can…Click to Read More
Inside the human brain, there lies a tiny region called the hypothalamus that regulates things like body temperature and appetite. During the summer, the hypothalamus spends most of its time keeping our bodies from overheating (via sweating) and focuses less on creating the desire to eat. This is why we seem to have less of…Click to Read More
Alzheimer’s Disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, and it’s estimated that around 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, the number is projected to rise to 14 million. Being a caregiver to a senior with the disease can be challenging, but we’ve compiled…Click to Read More
Although the temperatures are still high nationwide, autumn is right around the corner. Soon cafes and grocery stores will be rolling out their pumpkin-flavored everything. Fall officially starts on September 22, so it’s wise (and proactive!) to start thinking about a safety plan for the seniors in your life. Whether that means elderly parents, friends,…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
The team at Griswold will do everything in their power to work with your requests and will strive to match the perfect caregivers to your loved one. They got us up and running on a 24/7 basis very quickly and smoothly.
5 out of 5 starsposted 8 months 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 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!