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The Spirit-Side of Caring

Introduction While many facilities are embracing culture change and person-centered care for their residents, there is still low staff morale and high turnover. Too often when I visit my clients in long-term care environments, both the elders and the staff …
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The Challenges in Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) are environments for people who may need assistance with normal daily activities of daily living such as: bathing, grooming dressing, showering, laundry, cooking, transportation, house cleaning, and/or other personal care needs. As Care Managers we know …
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Alzheimer’s Disease and COVID-19

  During this unprecedented time, many individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are homebound with their caregivers. How can clinicians help caregivers deal with common dilemmas under stay-at-home orders? We spoke with Marc Agronin, MD, a geriatric psychiatrist and Senior Vice …
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Let Advocare Help With Elder Care Services

As you age, there are different options for how and where you live.  Some people have the option to move in with their children, while others choose to move to an assisted living facility or a nursing home. Then there …
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Care Coordinating and System Navigation

Historically, when health care coordination was considered for seniors, a major factor in determining if it was necessary was the severity of the health issues a senior may be dealing with. The focus has been on care for patients with …
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Caring for Elder Parents During the Holidays

With the holiday season quickly approaching, families across the United States are making plans and gearing up for travel and celebrations. While many will enjoy the company of friends and family during the holidays, being together is not possible for …
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How Can Family Members Deal with Elder Care in Miami?

When it comes to aging, it’s not an easy process. There are many complications and frustrations, as well as guilt, sadness, and fatigue. Often, the process can be more challenging for family members as they fight to figure out a …
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What are the Options for Senior Care in Miami?

When our parents or grandparents get older, there’s no such thing as simple or easy. They may be angry that you’re making an executive decision to uproot them from their homes and move them into homes or professional care. Alternatively, …
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Breast Cancer Risks Among Elderly Women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to honoring those lost to this terrible disease while helping to save the lives of those affected today. Funding research, educating vulnerable populations, and providing support for those undergoing breast cancer treatment are …
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Does My Parent Need Home Care?

As parents, the greatest joy one can experience is watching their child grow and develop into a well-rounded person. Our parents guide and mold our world view, providing protection and nurturing the person we become. Yet rarely do we consider the ways …
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Senior Care in South Florida: Know Your Options

Though growing older is a gift and a beautiful journey, it can be hard to confront the idea that we or someone we love may one day no longer be able to care for themselves or maintain the same level …
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What is an Elder Care Service in South Florida?

Is your parent or loved one unable to do basic things like grocery shopping or getting to doctor’s appointments on their own? Has hygiene become more and more difficult to manage on a daily basis? Then don’t despair, there is …
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How Do I Find Senior Care Services in Miami?

If your parent or loved one is getting older, it’s only natural that they may need additional help from time to time. If you’re unable to provide the help and care they need on a daily basis due to long …
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Advocare Wishes all Nurses a Happy Nurses Week!

For 18 years, we have been witnesses to the amazing work that nurses at Advocare perform, as well as nurses throughout South Florida and the entire United States. Many times, their work and dedication go unnoticed. However, we know different; …
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Advocare Provides In-Home Patient Care

Trying to balance work, life, and family life aren’t easy on a day-to-day basis. Taking care of an ailing, elderly parent or loved one is even more of a challenge. You may feel like you have no other choice but …
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Tips for Managing the Stress of Senior Care

Putting one’s parents in assisted living or in a nursing home can seem like the most challenging thing in the world. Yet, it’s part of the aging cycle. Children of aging parents may experience resentment from parents who have a …
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Types of Senior Care Services in Miami 

Having aging parents isn’t always easy, as it’s your responsibility to place them as you get older. However, as parents care for you when you are younger, the favor is returned in the later years. While all parents are different, …
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Quality Elder Care in Miami, FL

Advocare was established with the sole purpose of advising families and caring for family members who require individualized and thoughtful attention. Over the years, we have come to understand that while many families are devoted to their relative’s continuous care, …
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Excellent Elder Services in Miami, FL

Offering Compassionate and Excellent Elder Services in Miami  Family is one of the treasures we’re lucky to be awarded with. It is meant to be valued and cared for with the love and understanding it calls for. At times, family …
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Great Elder Services in South Florida at Advocare

At Advocare, our top priority is the satisfaction and well-being of our clients. We provide elder care services in South Florida that improve their lives and the lives of their families. Through our collaborative approach, we’re able to correctly assess …
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Compassionate Elder Care Services in South Florida

When it comes to taking care of an elderly relative that needs support due to mental or physical waning, the situation can sometimes become extremely taxing. The good news is that when you hire Elder Care services in South Florida, you …
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Why Hire a Geriatric Care Manager

When it comes to aging parents, making decisions about what to do, how and when, isn’t easy. We’re used to our parents making their own decisions. It’s hard to intervene when you aren’t sure whether it’s really necessary. Families often …
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Happy 100th Birthday, Shirley!

Happy 100th Birthday, Shirley! Our lovely client, Shirley, turned 100 years old today-not that you’d ever know it by looking at her (or by trying to keep up with her)! Shirley is a regular at her community’s activities and can …
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Aging Life Care Specialist in South Florida  

When your parents start to age it’s common that they need more help than they did in their younger days. If you’re looking for help for your elderly parents, it’s time to speak with an aging life care specialist in …
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