Who Needs an Advocate?

By Jill Poser, Director of Life Care Planning I began working with seniors back in 2008 when I chose to become certified as an ‘Aging-in-Place’ Specialist.

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Take a Vacation from Being a Caregiver

Not taking time away from caregiving responsibilities can lead to bigger problems – caregiver burnout, stress, or poor health.

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Caregiving Coaching: Fostering Resilience in Older Adult Spousal Caregivers

Older adult spouses who are caregivers are an overlooked group that deserves our attention.

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The Emotional Side of Caregiving

Whether you become a caregiver gradually or all of sudden due to a crisis, or whether you are a caregiver willingly or by default, many emotions surface when you take on the job of caregiving.

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Memory Impairment and Downsizing: 5 Easy Tips

It can be overwhelming to help memory impaired adults and those with dementia, to downsize their home belongings in preparation for a move into a senior care community.

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Home Safety and Alzheimer’s

People with Alzheimer’s can live in their homes, as long as safety measures are in place

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Dementia Caregiving – Making Family Outings Work for Everyone

A dementia diagnosis unfortunately still holds a stigma for many family caregivers.

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Senior-Friendly Technology for Caregivers

These smart health monitoring systems offer inexpensive convenience and relief to caregivers while enhancing the independence and dignity of those for whom they care.

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10 Solutions to the Problems Dementia Caregivers Face Each Day

Here are 10 tried and true solutions for caregivers biggest challenges!

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5 Household Adjustments Needed Prior to Home Care

When you are providing in home care, it’s important that you consider how this will impact your caree, you, your family, and especially the home where you will be providing care.

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8 Ways Physical Therapy Can Benefit Seniors’ Health

Here are eight ways physical therapy can benefit senior’s health, from preventing falls to improving cognition.

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How to Choose the Perfect Retirement Home for You

The first question to consider is your lifestyle, both now and in the future.

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How to Use Care When Hiring a Caregiver

As baby boomers age, the number of adults who need some type of assistance will continue to rise.

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3 Things to Know When Hiring a Home Health Aide

So what do you need to know should you ever need the services of a home health care provider?

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How Seniors Manage to Adapt

Many older adults want to live independently, without relying on assistance from others, for as long as they can. But how often does that actually happen?

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When to Consider In-Home Care in North Palm Beach, Florida

It might be easier than you think for you, or a loved one, to stay at home as you age.

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7 Features of an Age-In-Place Community

Many retirees and pre-retirees have their hearts set on aging in place, the phrase used to describe people living in their current home as they get up in age—and continuing to live there as long as possible before having to move to a more accessible arrangement.

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Find an Agency You can Trust When Hiring a Home Health Aide

It can be tough to acknowledge that a loved one needs in-home care that family members can’t provide. But finding a qualified paid caregiver may be even tougher.

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Resources for Making a Home Senior-Friendly

Most seniors want to stay living in their own home. But being able to do so often depends on how easy it will be to get around the house if you develop physical limitations.

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Hospitals Want to Keep You From Boomeranging Back In

Hospitals have a new incentive to help keep you from boomeranging back to them shortly after you’ve been sent home or to another care facility.

Starting in October, general hospitals will begin losing a portion of their Medicare payments if too many patients are readmitted within 30 days of being discharged for pneumonia, heart failure or heart attack, according to a provision in the health-care law.

More than 2,200 hospitals are affected this year. Medicare

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