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Tips for Healthier Senior Nutrition

Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or following a specific health scare, there are many reasons we promise ourselves to eat better going forward. For seniors who may be dealing with or trying to stave off various health issues, better nutrition is particularly important. There are two equally important components to improving one’s diet: what […]

Taking care of aging mother
Tips for Family Caregivers

In the United States, approximately 80% of care for the elderly is performed by family members, including spouses and adult children. One out of every four household provides some form of senior home health care, a number that is continuously expanding. Many of our client families come us in distress after attempting to provide adequate […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Skilled Home Care

It’s easy for individuals or families exploring senior home health care to get lost in the jargon. In particular, understanding the difference between “skilled” home health services and “unskilled” or “private duty” home care can be confusing.  Intuitively, it seems like everyone should want skilled services – you’d want a skilled chef at a restaurant, […]

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Best Practices in Non-Emergency Senior Planning

Too often, adult sons and daughters scrambling to respond to a sudden change in an aging parent’s health – be it a fall, an unexpected hospital admission, or a mental health episode – wish they had specific guidance from their parents or answers to certain questions that would be helpful in managing care in the […]

Respite care for seniors at home
What is Respite Care?

When beginning to care for an aging parent, many adult children believe they can do it all. They may recently be empty nesters or recent retirees themselves, and feel they can throw themselves into caregiving nearly full-time. With the best intentions of keeping their elderly parents comfortable in their own homes instead of in an […]

Senior struggling to remember
Things to Notice This Holiday Season

If your parents have moved to South Florida or spend their winters here, Thanksgiving and the holidays may be the first time you are seeing them in several months. If Mom or Dad are getting on in years, you may notice some changes setting in. Don’t be afraid to listen to your intuition that some […]

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Choosing the Right Home Health Aide

If you’ve made the important decision that you or your loved one needs some help around the house, the next step is figuring out how to find a talented, dedicated and compassionate home health aide whose personality will mesh well with their patient’s. For a number of reasons, we always advise potential clients and their […]