Elder Care Blog

Helping maintain one’s dignity

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Helping maintain one’s dignity One of the worst feelings a person can experience is loneliness. I hear from many clients and their families about the emotional pain experienced when a senior feels isolated, forgotten and not needed. Emotional struggles can take an otherwise healthy senior and suck the energy and joy of life right out […]

Caregivers need help, too!

Posted on: May 29, 2015

At the Fearless Caregivers Conference, April 24, 2015   In April I had the pleasure to attend and participate in the Fearless Caregivers conference in West Palm Beach. This conference is promoted in part by the Area Agency on Aging, and brings together many caregivers and experts from a wide variety of critical services, both […]

What makes a caregiver great?

Posted on: April 20, 2015

New prospective clients often ask me and my team “how do you know the caregiver you send us is qualified?” This is the most fundamental and most important quality measure of a good home care agency. Qualification criteria such as verification of home health aide (HHA), certified nursing assistant (CNA) or RN’s licenses are relatively […]

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Parkinson’s disease is a growing and more pervasive illness in the United States. At our agency, we have many clients who suffer from Parkinson’s. Of those clients, many are faced with other ailments of advanced age such as heart and lung disease, dementia or advanced Alzheimer’s. Caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s disease is […]

Don’t Wait for an Accident – Check for Warning Signs of Illness

Posted on: April 1, 2015

In the dangerous world in which we live, we often hear the words ‘if you see something, say something’. This is in response to suspicious activities or observances we recognize as potential danger signs of crime, accidents or simply things that don’t look right. I was reminded of that last week when I read the […]

Home Healthcare is the Affordable Option

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Every day I speak to potential clients and their families about their concerns and needs for the care of their elderly loved ones. There are different options ranging from nursing home care, assisted living facilities (ALF), adult day care, to home healthcare. There are obviously different factors to evaluate including: physical and mental wellbeing, extent […]

Quality Care at an Affordable Price

Posted on: March 18, 2015

Many people who need home healthcare for themselves or loved ones are faced with the difficulties of affording the cost of care. At our agency we offer flexible options for hourly and daily services. Some may only need a few hours of care while others may request live-in service. We can help to tailor services […]

Serve Your Elder Care Needs

Posted on: February 1, 2015

Check In With John- Whether you are looking for Home Health Care or a care giver looking to take care of the elderly, Boca Raton Administrator John Rodriquez has the insight you want and need.  Visit John’s weekly blog as he strives to help families in Palm Beach and Broward County find the right home […]

Tom Hussey’s Reflections: An Emotive Look At the Elderly When They Where Young

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Photographer Tom Hussey’s Reflections series is an emotional one, tying together the prime years of the elderly subjects’ past to their present lives. It is a beautiful yet melancholic take on the conceptual  reality of natural life. The series, a winner at the 2010 Communication Arts Photography Annual, was used for Novartist’s marketing campaign for […]

Home Healthcare Outlook for 2015 – John Rodriguez

Posted on: January 10, 2015

Check In With John- Whether you are looking for Home Health Care or a care giver looking to take care of the elderly, Boca Raton Administrator John Rodriquez has the insight you want and need.  Visit John’s weekly blog as he strives to help families in Palm Beach and Broward County find the right home […]