Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dementia Care Takes a Professional

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  Providing dementia care | Alzheimer’s care for someone can be one of the most daunting tasks for a caregiver. In many unfortunate scenarios, an elder could be abused or neglected because the care provider is not intuitive or experienced enough. That is why we at A Family Member HomeCare Agency hold the strictest guidelines when it comes to selecting top performing home helpers, personal assistants | nurses, and senior caregivers before we send them throughout the Broward County, Palm Beach County, and Miami-Dade County to perform a variety of senior care services. Our alzheimers and dementia care in-home helpers: • understand that it is the disease, not the client, that is the cause of the new behavior.• manages the […]

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Caregiver Blogs

Senior caregivers deal with a lot of stressful situations inside the senior’s home when helping them to age in place. We suggest that during leisure time, elderly and family caregivers should read blogs written by other nurses and caregivers who succeed regularly in dealing with the most difficult of situations. I like to recommend for our home helpers in South Florida to emulate tips taken from sites such as Nurse Virginia’s in regards to providing quality home care. The Age and the City blog is written by a USC student of Gerontology and her experiences with constructing mind-stimulating activities with seniors of moderate and advanced dementia. Nurse Virgina’s blog is useful when it comes to hands on personal care and observation while Catherine Lee’s […]

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When We Love Our Grandparents

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Many of us work in the field of aging because someone old once touched our lives. And it’s a great thing in this world to be able to see beauty in the young and the old. One of the best ways we can repay someone who once cared for us is to find the best caregiver | top personal assistant for them when needed.

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How to Report Elder Abuse in Florida

Many of us have come into contact when an elderly person that seems to be neglected or exhibits signs of abuse such as bruising. Some of us grew up learning how to mind our own businesses while others just don’t know where to start to help. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs is proactive in keeping elders safe in their environments. Please do not hesitate to notify authorities if you feel that an elderly is being mistreated. Please remember that most dependent and frail elderly people cannot or will not call for help themselves. How To Report Elder Abuse, Neglect, and ExploitationTo report online: Go to DCF website By phone: Call Florida Abuse Hotline at 1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873). Press 2 to […]

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Seniors Fighting On!

It’s always nice to see a senior being able to take care of their own! This woman could be one of the coolest grandmothers ever.

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