Dad With Alzheimer’s Still Remembers Favorite Song
Check out this heart-warming video of a father with Alzheimer’s who recognizes a song while in the car with his son: Read More
Home Care Management vs. Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know
Becoming a senior means it’s time to relax and enjoy the golden years. You have lived this long and probably want to spend your time making memories with your loved ones. The question here is where are you going to …Read More
Why Home Care Management Is So Important In 2020
As an alternative to a facility or hospital care, top-notch in-home senior care has become more and more important in 2020. By providing experienced and professional services that elderly people need at home, proper home care management can significantly reduce the cost of care and …Read More
It’s National Aging Life Care Month! Let’s Continue to Care for Our Seniors
Providing the best available care to the aging community in South Florida and the rest of America has been a passion for concerned family members. At Advocare, we share the same passion and devotion to helping the elders in our …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 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
A Compassionate Patient Care Coordinator in South Florida Can Help Your Elderly Parent
Imagine having a smart, fierce, and compassionate advocate by your side as you age, fighting for you every step of the way. That’s the role of our highly-experienced Patient Care Coordinators. We provide quality medical care management to help your …Read More
Appreciating Nurses During National Nurses Week
It’s National Nurses Week, a time to celebrate nurses for all that they do. The origin of National Nurses Week dates back to 1953. It was initially held in October but changed to May to coincide with the birthday of …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
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
Can Text Messaging Help With Medication Adherence?
At times, the elderly can have a hard time keeping track of their medications since it is likely they may be taking several. Though this article is very interesting and promising with the use of text messaging as a reminder …Read More
Dementia Care – I Heard That!
When families are providing dementia care, it can be really easy to talk for them or to talk about them without thought to their feelings. Even though they may be in a state of confusion, it is important that we …Read More
Avoid These Common and Costly Senior Scams
Seniors, particularly those who may be living alone, are vulnerable to costly senior scams. The following article provides information on three scams that families and aging loved ones should be aware of so that they do not fall victim. Avoid …Read More
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Seniors
By Jill Poser, Director of Life Care Planning Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects a person during the same season each year. For example, if you get depressed each winter, you may …Read More
Grandparent Scams – Learn How to Keep Seniors Safe
Grandparent Scams have been around for a few years, and do not receive the attention they once did, but it does still continue to happen. Don’t be caught of guard. This can happen to your parents! Talk about this particular …Read More
Are There Drugs Older Adults Should Avoid?
Do you have an aging parent who seems to be struggling with their medications? Are you concerned about drugs older adults should avoid? Medication Management is an vital aspect of what we provide at Advocare. Medication side effects can cause …Read More
A ‘Senior Moment’ or Alzheimer’s?
Are you wondering if a recent event was a senior moment or Alzheimer’s? Is it simple forgetfulness or dementia? Is this normal aging or something more serious? Alzheimer’s is one of the most greatly feared diseases, and despite intensive ongoing …Read More
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month
The largest generation is now becoming the oldest generation, making it more important than ever that our elderly are getting regular eye exams to avoid what can be a preventable cause of blindness. Read on to learn more about Glaucoma …Read More
Who Needs an Advocate?
By Jill Poser, Director of Life Care Planning I began working with seniors back in 2008 when I chose to become certified as an ‘Aging-in-Place’ Specialist. I knew this was what I wanted as soon as I read about this …Read More
The Dangers of Medication Mix-Ups at Home
Medication Management is an vital aspect of what we provide at Advocare. Medication mix-ups can cause significant problems for those of advanced age, at times landing them in the hospital or worse. Having a Nurse Advocate to coordinate with doctors …Read More
How to Organize Your Affairs
Advocare’s life care planning services empower seniors with a comprehensive, proactive plan to maintain maximum independence and health and deal with challenges of aging, disability, and chronic illness. The following article addresses many of the steps that we must take …Read More
Osteoperosis is Not Just For Women
By Jill Poser, Director of Life Care Planning If you think you cannot get osteoporosis because you are a man, think again! Although women are at greater risk for the disease, men get osteoporosis too and as our population ages; …Read More
At What Age Are You Too Old to Manage Your Money
Are you at all concerned about how your aging parents are managing their finances? At what age are you too old to manage your money? Who should make that decision? We understand you have questions, we help provide you with …Read More
Living Life on Your Terms
By Jill Poser One of the most significant issues seniors face is losing independence. All other challenges seem to pale in comparison. Whether due to financial hardship, failing health or anxiety from social isolation, the resulting problems without a doubt …Read More
March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Since colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths and the third most common cancer, it is important to discuss your risk factors with your doctor. March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month. Read on to learn more, …Read More
Ageism In Healthcare
Have you or an aging parent ever had a poor experience in the hospital or the doctors office due to age? It happens all too often that when the elderly are misunderstood, it must mean that they are incapacitated in …Read More
How Many Pills Are Too Many?
The Nurse Advocates of Advocare work with clients everyday to oversee the management of their medication to ensure that they are not overprescribed medications, or are taking medications that interact with one another. To learn more about what we provide …Read More
The Biggest Estate Planning Mistakes People Make
Estate planning tends to make people nervous, but it is vital for you and your family to make sure everything is planned out should you or an aging loved one pass away or become incapacitated. If you have any concerns …Read More
How to Convince Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living
The desire for most of the elderly in our country is to stay at home for as long as possible. However, when it comes to assisted living, things have dramatically changed for the better in this day in age. If …Read More
Coping When Both Parents Have Dementia
The following article comes from AgingCare.com, and ultimately it addresses the fact that caregivers MUST take care of themselves even when circumstances seem most dire. It is important that you reach out for help. Advocare helps families and residents throughout …Read More