Incontinence – Huge Impact But We Do Little To Manage It
It happens all too often, a woman falls and fractures her hip in the middle of the night while hurrying to the bathroom. Or a family is worn out from changing wet beds or getting up several times each night …Read More
Geriatric Care Management Meets the Eden Alternative: An Emerging Opportunity and Evolution in Practice
For nearly two decades, the Eden Alternative™ and geriatric care management have been treading parallel paths on the long-term care continuum; both challenging conventional wisdom and practice, both seeking higher ground in quality service delivery, both demanding bold professional creativity …Read More
My Mother’s Keeper: The “Personal Trainer”
After my mom’s stroke in 2005, her life shifted dramatically. Driving was no longer an option. On top of that, it became necessary for her to move from her husband’s condo (second marriage) to a more supportive community with socialization …Read More
Use of Nannycam for At-Risk Elder: A Case Study
Mrs. H was a 92-year-old woman who had no family, with her CPA named as her Medical and Durable Power of Attorney. The POA did not visit often and relied on me (her care manager) to see that her needs …Read More
When to Hire a Geriatric Care Manager (And the Right Questions to Ask)
Your elderly mother is widowed and lives alone. You’re the only family member she has to care for her. Her long-time health problems have become debilitating. You know she needs help but, because you live far away, you don’t know …Read More
Advocare Wants to Help You Celebrate Safely
We have virtual holiday ideas to ensure your loved ones feel connected! 2020 has proven to be one of the most challenging years in memory. But while the specter of COVID-19 lingers over just about every aspect of our lives, …Read More
What Are My Options for Elderly Care in South Florida?
There are many options when it comes to elderly care in South Florida. If you’ve been helping your parents but simply aren’t able to provide them the care and assistance they need, it’s time to contact our team at Advocare. …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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, …Read More
What are the Benefits of Working with Advocare for Senior Care Services in Miami?
It’s not easy when our parents get older. There are many challenges that we must deal with, and many hurdles to be leapt over. Fortunately, you don’t have to go through this new life phase alone. At Advocare, we specialize …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
What to Expect When a Parent is Placed in Assisted Living
When a parent is no longer able to safely live independently, it can create serious questions and doubts about the future. Knowing what the best options are for you and your family can be difficult and confusing. With the abundance …Read More
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 …Read More
Do You Need a Personal Patient Care Coordinator Assigned to Your Loved One?
For most seniors, home is a safe haven that means comfort and security. When your loved one isn’t interested in leaving their home anymore, they may be too embarrassed to tell you that they are just unable to. Once seniors …Read More
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 …Read More
How Can I Find the Best Geriatric Care in South Florida?
It’s unfortunate, but an inevitable part of life that as our parents or loved one’s age, they may need additional assistance as you may not be able to provide the care that they need. You may live out-of-town or simply …Read More
What Do You Do When Your Elderly Parent or Loved One Can’t Manage on Their Own?
It’s an amazing time to be alive today. There are so many options available to assist your elderly parent or loved one in living out a dignified life in his or her senior years. These special services were not available …Read More
How Do I Find an Aging Life Care Specialist in South Florida?
Your parents took care of you when you were younger and helped you grow up to be the productive member of society that you are today. Now it’s time to return the favor. Life comes full-circle and when it comes …Read More
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 …Read More
Advocare: Your Choice for Integrated Senior Care Services in Miami
You can never really predict when you are going to need to find the best advocates to provide premium senior care services in Miami. Many times, families are not even certain of where to start when it comes to taking …Read More
In Need of an Aging Life Care Specialist in South Florida?
Every phase of life poses new challenges and changes. That’s part of what makes life exciting and spontaneous. Each stage of life is meant to be lived to the fullest, and having access to the proper tools and resources to …Read More
How Can I Find Quality Senior Care for My Parents in South Florida?
As your parents grow older, it’s only natural that they may need additional help now and then. If you’re unable to provide the help and care they need on a daily basis due to work or other family obligations, call …Read More
Advocare offers Exceptional Elder Care Services in Miami
When it comes time to entrust the care of your family member to an elder care service in Miami, you know that only the most professional and compassionate caregivers will do. Perhaps caring for your spouse and children already leaves …Read More
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 …Read More
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 to bear this burden alone. After all, they …Read More
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 …Read More
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, …Read More
Personal Care Advocacy
This October, we were able to spend time Educating Seniors and their families on the benefits of Personal Care Advocacy and Management at the Harbor’s Edge Lifespace Community in Delray Beach Florida. If you or your loved one has any …Read More
Find the Best Aging Life Care Specialist in South Florida At Advocare
Whether you favor “aging-in-place,” in the comfort of your own home or you’re thinking of moving into the perfect senior living community, you will need the help of a strong elder care advocate. You can find the best aging life …Read More
Advocare is the Industry Leader in Elder Care in South Florida
You may have heard the phrase – “Aging is a privilege denied to many.” That might be true, but the U.S. population is growing, many of us are living longer. So, where is everyone going to live, and who will …Read More
Advocare Senior Care Services in South Florida Will Advocate for Your Loved One
Something has changed, and you’ve come to the realization that you or a loved one needs – let’s say – just a little bit more attention or care. And that’s OK. It happens to the best of us. Thankfully, a …Read More
Knowing When to Stop Driving is Part of Senior Care in South Florida
July 1, 2018 started as a regular day for Sophie and Hans Ranglack. Like most Sundays, the couple, in their mid-90s, went to church and returned to their Utah home. But that Sunday morning, tragedy struck. According to news reports, Sophie exited the car to open …Read More
Advocare Can Help You Navigate Elder Services in South Florida
The landscape of the assisted living industry continues to evolve quickly. Despite its high price-tag, for many seniors, it’s a popular alternative to remaining in the home. But you must do your due-diligence when choosing an assisted living community for …Read More
Worried about Mom? Let Experts in Senior Care in South Florida Help!
Card? Check. Flowers? Check. Phone call? Done! You honor the women in your family on Mother’s Day in traditional ways, but what are you doing to make sure your mother or grandmother is cared for in essential ways? Your mom is …Read More
Help is Available with Senior Care Services in South Florida
Have you noticed that your aging parents need more help doing certain things? Perhaps they have a more difficult time performing tasks like going to the store or remembering to take their medication. For some older people, cooking, walking, and …Read More
Why Fitness Should be an Important Part of Senior Care in South Florida
What if the fountain of youth wasn’t found in a bottle or pill, but on a treadmill? Researchers in the United Kingdom recently a reported a link to why people become frail as they age — it’s underused muscles disconnect …Read More
Elder Services South Florida Can Help You Care for Your Parents
As you age, there are different options for how and where you live. Some people need to be taken care of by their children, while others choose to move to an assisted living facility or a nursing home. Then there are some, just like …Read More
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 …Read More
Who Offers Senior Care Services in South Florida?
As seniors get older it’s natural for them to need help and care on a daily basis. If your parent or loved one is starting to get older and is in need of more care, our team at Advocare can …Read More
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 …Read More
How can I Find Help for my Elderly Parents in South Florida?
As your parents get older it’s natural that they may need additional help. If you’re unable to provide the help and care they need on a daily basis, it’s time to find help for your parents. Looking for help for …Read More
Work with Experienced Care Coordinators for Seniors in South Florida
When your parents get older taking care of them can almost become a full time job. For many of us, as our parents get older it becomes increasingly difficult to provide them the help and care they need on a daily basis. If you’re …Read More
I’m Looking for the Best Senior Care in South Florida
As your parents or loved ones get older, you may not be able to provide the help they need. You might not live close enough or simply not be able to offer the time needed to provide the care and …Read More