All Home Care is Not the Same

When the time comes that an aging person needs to receive some type of long-term care for chronic conditions or dementia, the preferred type of care is home care. Caregivers come into the home of the person in need, and can provide a variety of services anywhere from light housework and errands, to more hands on care such as feeding and personal, hygienic care. Generally, the home care agency develops a care plan with family

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Assisted living options: What you need to know

Whether or not you ever considered assisted living for you or your aging loved one, the time may have come where living alone is no longer an option. As geriatric care managers in South Florida, we specialize in helping families understand the ins and outs of assisted living facilities in the area. If this is the road you find yourself on, get help from the care managers at Advocare. We serve the South Florida areas

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Boomers’ Aging Casts Light on Geriatrics Shortage

Geriatricians, doctors who specialize in caring for the elderly, are in short supply. Combine this with the fact that our baby boomer generation is advancing into an elder status, this type of health care specialty will be even more scarce. Unfortunately, specializing in geriatrics is not very popular among doctors. Though not every senior may need a geriatrician, having such an expert available who specializes in aging related conditions could be vital to the overall

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Private Care Vs. Agency Care

It can be an incredibly emotional experience when the time comes that an aging parent needs care that you or other family members cannot provide. Though you know them best, and love them more than anyone could, their current state of mind or physical limitations may be outside of your expertise to handle. The obvious choice, and the one that offers the most comfort to your loved one is that they receive their care at

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How Safe is Your Hospital? New Website Lets You Check

A helpful tool is now available to check out how safe your preferred hospital is. The ultimate goal is for Medicare to adjust it’s pricing of procedures based on the safety ratings at particular hospitals. To learn more about how we help seniors in South Florida, including visits to the doctor or hospital, visit us at http://caremanage.com. We serve the South Florida areas of Boca Raton, Boyton, Delray Beach, Palm Beach and other surrounding areas.

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The Benefits of a Care Advocate for Long Distance Caregivers

A most difficult situation that more and more baby boomers are experiencing is the problem of establishing care for an aging parent who lives out of state. Whether your parents moved to retire, or you have established your own family in another part of the country, families separated by distance are struggling to determine how to care for aging loved ones who are declining mentally and physically. This, on top of dealing with your own

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Home Care Vs. Facility Care-How to Choose

Most people don’t look forward to their elder years, seriously thinking about the need for a nursing home. It is not a desired outcome for anyone, though for some it does become the only option depending upon his or her medical situation. What many people may not realize is that home care agencies can provide very high levels of care, including 24-hour care for a person living at home. So, how do you know what

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