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How to Decide Between Home Care and Communal Living

Deciding on the right care for an aging loved one can be challenging, and no two situations are alike. Every family should seek out advice and recommendations that are tailored to the needs of the senior while bearing in mind the anticipated roles of any family caregivers. Any decision can be a good one, as […]

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Who’s Who in Elder Care and Home Health Services

The journey of aging gracefully extends beyond the consultation rooms of primary physicians and specialists. Indeed, it often requires a harmonious orchestra of professionals to ensure older adults maintain their safety and independence at home. With foresight, this transition can also prepare for the possibility that they may need additional support in the future. In […]

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Managing Family Caregiver Stress

Boca Home Care Services often collaborates with families in which an adult child or supportive spouse takes on the role of primary caregiver for their ailing loved one. The challenge of caring for aging parents and partners, especially those with physical or cognitive impairments like Alzheimer’s or Dementia, can generate significant stress. An honest assessment […]

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Understanding and Dealing with Denial

Caring for elderly parents or taking care of an aging spouse can be challenging, especially when they’re unwilling to acknowledge or accept the need for assistance. As a primary caregiver, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed and distressed when you are concerned about your loved one’s safety, yet offers to help are rejected. Perhaps as distressing, […]

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More than Just Assistance with Activities of Daily Living

The need for personal home care assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, transferring, toileting and feeding, often leads seniors or their family members to seek the support of home health aide services. Boca Home Care Services specializes in senior in-home care by matching clients with experienced and compassionate caregivers, who […]

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Private vs. Licensed Home Care

Deciding between a private caregiver and home care services from an agency or registry such as Boca Home Care Services is a critical step for those seeking assistance at home for an elderly loved one. Beyond the cost considerations, the responsibilities as a client or employer and potential interactions with long-term care insurance policies are […]