Types of Elder Care in South Florida

a caregiver holding the hand of an elderly person

Aging parents and grandparents are unavoidable, but it doesn’t mean that it makes it any easier. It is often a stressful endeavor, primarily because people are unsure of where to begin. The world of elder care in South Florida is vast, and there are many avenues to choose from. How can you ensure that you’re choosing the right path for your loved one? Are they happy about the decisions you’re making? Is there a

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Superior Elder Services in South Florida: Help for Elderly Parents

Superior elder services are available in South Florida, but you have to know what the key factors are to consider before you begin to search for the best help for your elderly parents. The effects of aging are both physical and psychosocial, and there are some essential factors to think about regarding the welfare of our elderly South Florida relatives, especially when in home care is finally necessary. On a basic level, you need to know

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How to Organize Your Affairs

Organizing your key information and getting your personal and financial affairs in order is a great gift to your loved ones.

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The Dangers of Medication Mix-Ups

At the beginning of the New Year, it’s important for each of us to examine our health and lifestyle and plan for ways to improve in 2017.

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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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Are There Drugs Older Adults Should Avoid?

Do you have an aging parent who seems to be struggling with their medications? Are you concerned about drugs older adults should avoid? Medication Management is an vital aspect of what we provide at Advocare.

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Healing Our Caregiving Hurts

Caregiving hurts. People disappoint, situations cause pain, the declines break your heart. The hurt can break us into pieces and cause us to question whether we’ll never become whole again.

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Bridging the Gap: The Role of Geriatric Care Managers in Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions

Avoidable hospital readmissions have received scrutiny due to their link with poor quality health outcomes and high care costs.

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Taking Care of Elderly Parents Across State Lines

You love your parents, but you have your own life to deal with – and all the responsibilities that go along with it.

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Caring From a Distance

Concern about mom or dad’s health and well-being is top of mind for many baby boomers today.

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When Should You Push for a Geriatric Assessment?

Navigating the maze of eldercare options can be challenging. A geriatric assessment can help you figure out the level of care your loved one needs.

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Tips and Support Services for Family Caregivers

Taking care of an elder loved one over a period of time can be incredibly taxing, both physically and mentally. Fortunately, there are a number of tips and services you can turn to that can help lighten the load.

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Medical Services Medicare Doesn’t Cover

Medicare won’t pay for your eyeglasses, hearing aids or many other services many elderly people need.

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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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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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Flexible Work Schedules Help Men Who Care For Parents

Below is an excerpt from a recent article in the Miami Herald that Amy was interviewed for! Click the link at the end for the full article.

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Saturated Fat May Make the Brain Vulnerable to Alzheimer’s

We already know that a diet high in saturated fat isn’t good for our health in general, but according to this recent study, it may also affect the brain’s ability to stave off Alzheimer’s.

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For Alzheimer’s Caregivers, a Much-Needed Break

Day care centers for people with Alzheimer’s disease can give their spouses and other family caregivers a much needed source of stress relief, a new study suggests.

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Moving Parents In With You

If you are considering moving an aging parent in to live with you, there are several things to consider for everyone involved

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Poor Oral Health Linked to Chronic Disease

Poor oral health is a clear indicator of overall health, and studies have shown that poor oral health and gum disease are related to diabetes, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, and Macular Degeneration.

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