Elderly Parents of Disabled Adult Children
If you have yet to encounter clients who are caring for a disabled adult child, read on, because inevitably you will. According to the Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disability surveillance study of 1991-1994, 18 of every 1,000 children born have developmental …Read More
Old Age in a New Age, The Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes
Old Age In A New Age presents a history of nursing homes in America, the stigma and challenges they present today, and the case for needed reform. The focus of the book is on nursing homes, but also touches on …Read More
Caring for the Caregiver
Caring for the Caregiver In recent years, advances in public health and medical science have contributed to the graying of the population. More seniors are alive today than at any other time in history and those numbers are growing. But …Read More
Mindfulness-based Approaches for Elders and their Caregivers
Elders and their caregivers confront multiple, often simultaneous stressful challenges of loss, illness, and disability. Many are treated with Western medicine for pain and chronic conditions, which may be stress-related, often producing marginal results. In addition, studies now connect high …Read More
What Happens if My Parents Say No?
If you have a conversation on a sensitive subject, be ready for a “no.” It happens a lot. You may be trying to have a conversation about staying in the family home or just asking parents to think about what …Read More
What Exactly is Care Management Anyway?
As a director of a geriatric care management company, I am often requested to provide an overview our services. Because the role and scope of a geriatric care manager can vary greatly depending on the needs of the specific client, …Read More
In Elder Care, Geriatric Care Managers Make a Difference
My mom is getting older and needs help with groceries, taking her medication at the right time, following her doctor’s advice. Yet, we live nearly 1,000 miles apart. I can’t pop over at a moment’s notice. Mine is not an …Read More
Helping Senior Parents – Do it Yourself or Call a Professional?
We always figured it out ourselves. That’s how the “boomer” generation staked its claim as the most idealistic, independent, and accomplished generation of our time. Now, an entire generation of “adult kids,” is facing its greatest familial challenge – caring …Read More
A True Advocate — The Story of Advocare
As a nurse for over 20 years in Broward County, Amy Seigel repeatedly saw seniors and their families struggling with their healthcare issues. More often than not, the elderly are navigating themselves through this maze alone. Rarely can they process …Read More
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
ARE YOU OR YOUR ELDER LOVED ONE WILLING TO PLAN FOR THE LONG-TERM?
David is an 80-year-old man who was born in Brooklyn, New York and is the eldest of four children. He always had a love of theater and from as far back as high school he was an active member of …Read More
What is Transition Care Management in Palm Beach County, Florida?
As an aging adult, you may know about nursing homes, home care services, and medication management, but do you know about transition care management? To our surprise, many seniors we speak to have never heard of it. With all the …Read More
Should You Be Concerned About Finding The Best Senior Care Services in Miami?
As people age, they have a greater need for attention to the care and management of their daily lives. As the elderly population grows in Miami and more elders flow into our senior care world, there has been an obvious concern …Read More
Is Your Client’s Mental Capacity Affecting Their Decision-Making Abilities?
Susan, a 69-year-old woman, lives with her sixth husband in a home that he owned before the marriage. She has struggled with undiagnosed mental health issues and drug addiction throughout her adult life. She has used marriage to have others take care of …Read More
Getting The Most Nurturing Senior Care In Miami With Advocare
Part of getting the most nurturing care for seniors in Miami is making sure that they are nourished and nurtured in mind and body. Healthy cooking and healthy food provide the ultimate senior care for our aging loved ones in …Read More
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 …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
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 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 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; …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
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 …Read More
Seniors and the Opioid Crisis
Opioid misuse has ravaged many parts of the United States, and Americans of all ages have been affected by this growing epidemic. When covering the opioid crisis, much of the media focuses its attention on substance misuse among young people, …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
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
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
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