Navigation Links
Seniors May Think They Can't, But They Can
Date:9/15/2009

SARASOTA Fla., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A most unusual home health care firm is marking its 15th anniversary of helping seniors do more than they think they can do.

When an aging relative gets a dreaded diagnosis or has a health crisis, family members often are thrust into their first experience with home health care. Often, says Nicci Kobritz RN, head of Youthful Aging Home Health Care, the caregivers simply react to problems, and expectations are low. Her people don't.

She established Youthful Aging 15 years ago, intending to scrap the old model and starting from scratch. A lifelong medical professional, Kobritz desired to create a longevity-based service that would leave her clients healthier, more mobile and more independent than they expected to be.

Ms. Kobitz spent four years researching how to promote longevity and better health outcomes. She spoke with several top doctors and researchers in the United States. She sought out Sarasota's progressive practitioners and developed a five-point assessment for every client. Ten years later, Youthful Aging's service combines traditional medical care with the latest health and longevity-enhancing therapies and techniques.

She has learned through day-to-day successes and failures that frail elderly patients can achieve a higher quality of life. Over the course of seeking out and testing the latest therapies with her clients, Kobritz has debunked myths about aging. She's found that:

  • Driving skills can be improved, even in seniors in the 80s and 90s.
  • Even homebound or bedridden patients can do simple exercises that can stave off the loss of mobility.
  • Dementia patients can do for themselves and stay in their homes longer if given specific cognitive and physical therapies designed with that aim.
  • Professional art therapy can help Alzheimer's or dementia patients reconnect with their former hobbies, professions and identities.
  • The first place to look to determine the root cause of memory loss is in the patient's medicine cabinet -- some common prescriptions are known to cause brain fog.
  • Depression -- a leading cause of lack of motivation to exercise or participate in mind stimulating activities -- is one of the biggest challenges caregivers face.

The company is headquartered at 7220 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, Fl 34238. nkobrit@youthfulaging.net . Telephone 941/685-9532.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Youthful Aging Home Health Care
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Seniors Launch Campaign to Have a Fair Say on Health Care Reform
2. Seniors in Medicare Advantage Receive Higher Quality Care, New Reports Show
3. SCAN Health Plan CEO Tom Lescault Hosts Biweekly Senior Focus Show on KOY-1230AM, Seeks Input from Area Seniors
4. As August Congressional Recess Concludes, Polls Show Seniors, General Public Strongly Opposed to Medicare Cuts in Congressional Health Reform Plan, Says AHCA
5. Millions of Seniors to Receive Smaller Social Security Checks in 2010: TSCL First National Group to Call for Emergency COLA Legislation
6. Firearm Owners and Seniors Coalesce Against Obama Agenda, Says Gun Law Expert
7. Sherman Oaks Hospital Opens New Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Reopens Behavioral Health Facility for Seniors
8. RetireSafe calls the Seniors Health Care Bill of Rights the Real Cure for Older Americans
9. State, National Nursing Home Caregivers: Medicare Funding Cut to Long Term Care Will Jeopardize Vital Staffing Positions and Compromise Care for New Mexicos Seniors
10. Drink Up! SCAN Health Plan Quenches Thirst of Area Seniors With 1,000 Cases of Bottled Water From Community Water Drive
11. New Mexico Seniors to Lose $130.2 Million in Medicare Long Term Care Funding in House Healthcare Reform Bill
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... Egg freezing and embryo freezing ... have a slight statistical advantage for live births, frozen eggs offer many advantages, ... women undergoing medical treatment or who are concerned about the decline of their ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... 38-Year-Old Plastic ... Surgery Center in Naples, Florida is pleased to announce that Plastic Surgeon Kiranjeet Gill ... 40 Under 40 is an annual award that was started in 2003 ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... September 21, ... ... co-hosting a lunch and learn with Infinity Behavioral Health Services for professionals in ... Know in a Commercial Payer Audit . , Insurance companies and state ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Demonstrating a consistent and continued ... have been awarded five-year accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board ... by a PHAB-accredited health department now extend to more than 203 million ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Innovatum ... at the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference 2017 in Chicago, IL on October 17-19, ... ensuring label quality and improving patient safety. , Microscan , a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/12/2017)... Sept. 12, 2017  ValGenesis Inc., the global ... is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. ... its Board of Directors and Chairman of Advisory ... life science companies to manage their entire validation ... paper in this process. Furthermore, ValGenesis VLMS enables ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... Calif. , Sept. 7, 2017  For nearly two decades, New ... in the Assisted Reproduction Insurance industry. Today, New Life Agency announces a ... medications. ... http://pharmacarecard.com/ (PRNewsfoto/PharmaCareCard) ... ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... -- Robert G. Szewc, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who,s ... his contributions to the Medical field.      ... practice of Kidney and Hypertension Specialists, which specializes in ... He has worked in this position since 2002, and ... as expertise in kidneys, hypertension, chronic disease and anemia, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: