Gailen Spinka

Gailen Spinka has been working with our senior population since purchasing a Comfort Keepers Franchise in 2004. Most opinions are garnered from interactions with clients and their families. Should you like more discussion on the topic please call Gailen at Comfort Keepers 352- 726-4547

Holiday Safety

A lot of articles are written about being safe during the Holidays. There is a reason, a lot of accident happen over the holidays. People are out of sorts they are doing...

What’s on Your Form?

When a home health agency or any medical entity such as a hospital, rehab center, doctors office or emergency room brings on a new client there is a collection of...

Alzheimer’s Impacts Our Community

Alzheimer’s/Dementia has a huge impact on our community. Generally illnesses are family issues but when many families in a community are affected by the same issue it...

Falls Change Lives

Normally I would not re-print an article but, recently we have accepted a larger than normal amount of clients requiring service as a result of falls. Study after study...

The Good Old Days

The Good Old Days, when you hear it mentioned in politics they always revert to “Why would you want to go back to XXXX. But when I talk to my clients and other seniors...

OT & PT Therapies

Physical therapy is nothing more than a treatment plan authorized by a doctor that is designed to provide optimal recovery or rehabilitation from an injury. The injury...

A Dementia Friendly Community

Many of my articles provide information on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Being in home healthcare I see the impact of the disease on both the person affected and...

Pet Ownership

Many of us remember the 60’s and 70’s when pets were considered more of an outdoor animal. Many homes had doghouses some of them were very elaborate. We played with...

Rehabilitation News

Not too many years ago major surgery, a joint replacement or a debilitating event such as a stroke or heart attack resulted in a lengthy stay in the hospital. The...

Dementia: Social Isolation

In most social circles people support their friends who encounter health issues. Throughout the health issue friends come to aid of those that are in trouble. Hospital...