Boca Home Care Services Named CareScout High Quality Partner

Boca Home Care Services is honored to have been named an inaugural member of the CareScout Quality Network. The CareScout Quality Network is a best-in-class set of homecare companies who meet high standards for quality, client-centered care services. In a statement launching the Quality Network, CareScout CEO Samir Shah pointed to the frustration families feel navigating a fragmented and […]

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Understanding Dementia

Dementia is an umbrella term that encompasses a group of disorders characterized by misperception, memory problems, disorientation, mental confusion and in some cases, behavioral problems. Dementia is not just a normal sign of aging, but it does play in outsized role in how we think about caring for our aging or elderly parents. According to […]

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Understanding Long-Term Care Insurance

As people grow older, they often require long-term care and support. Although the cost of these services can be quite high, some of this can be mitigated with the help of long-term care insurance. This type of insurance is designed to cover the specific service and supports many elderly individuals need. What is Long-Term Care […]

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Tips for Communicating with Seniors who Have Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 6.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s dementia, a figure that equates to nearly 11% of the U.S. population over the age of 65. More than 11 million family members provide unpaid home care to these individuals; such care ranges from assistance with household chores, transportation, medication […]

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What is a Nurse Registry?

Families often ask us to explain the difference between a nurse registry and a home health agency. This is a particularly common question from clients who split their time between Florida and other states, as well as from out-of-state adult children seeking home care for their elderly parents. Three Models This is because in the […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Sandwich Generation Housing – When the Kids and Aging Parents Move In

The rise of the “Sandwich Generation” has brought with it new challenges for Baby Boomers. Not only are they tasked with supporting their children – sometimes well into adulthood – but they’re also finding themselves caring for elderly parents. And with today’s economic climate still recovering, both grown children and aging parents are discovering the […]