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Are You a Caregiver? Read Our Tips on How to Prevent Burnout

Caring for an elderly parent can be as stressful as it is emotionally draining. It can be rewarding but it can also take a toll on your mental health. Not surprisingly, data from the National Alliance for Caregiving/ AARP has found that about 50 percent of family caregivers describe themselves as experiencing some level of […]
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Will Insurance Cover the Cost of Home Care Assistance?

If you’re in the early stages of deciding whether home care assistance could help an aging parent or family member, one of your first questions may relate to payment. Namely, will your parent’s insurance pick up the costs. Medicare If your loved one needs medical care, then yes, you’ll want to research their Medicare benefit. […]
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How do I Choose an In-Home Health Agency?

If you’ve never been in positing where you’ve needed to work with a home care services provide to help a parent age in place, you probably have a lot of questions about how to find the best one. In some cases, the process can be as stressful as it is daunting. Below are just a […]
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How Does In-Home Care Work?

If you have an aging parent who needs assistance with bathing, getting dressed and other related tasks in the home, you may want to consider speaking with a home health aide. If this is an option you’re looking to explore, a family home health services representative can tell you more about how home care can […]
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3 Signs that it May be Time to Bring in Outside Help

It is not uncommon for couples that have lived together for a long time to learn how to adapt, adjust and compensate for each other’s weaknesses. They figure out how to make it work until something happens and everything falls apart. You do not have to wait until an emergency happens to get help, though. […]
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Remain Independent in Your Own Home

It came to our attention through the time that our area was affected by Hurricane Irma, that there are many families in need of help during a time of crisis, whether a natural disaster or another type of crisis. Various issues that arise with regard to aging can be difficult to deal with, however, it […]
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Pain Medications and Risk of Falling and Addiction for Elderly

Many elderly persons suffer from chronic pain due to musculoskeletal disorders like arthritis, nerve damage due to diabetes or shingles, or various forms of cancer. Reports indicate that over 30 percent of people enrolled in Medicare Part D use opioid prescriptions in efforts to manage pain. Opioids (hydrocodone, morphine, oxycodone, etc.) are powerful pain medications […]
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The Importance in Informing Your Doctor About Any Fall or Injury

Falls and fall-related injuries amongst seniors are undoubtedly an area of concern. Despite this, a recent study shows that approximately half of seniors who have suffered a fall do not discuss the fall with their doctor. When someone has suffered a fall, it is very important to discuss it with the doctor for a variety […]
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Diabetes and Fall Prevention

Diabetes is a condition that has been established as a risk factor for falls. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which is nerve damage affecting sensation, movement and balance, is a common complication of diabetes that puts aging persons at a higher risk of falling. Peripheral neuropathy is caused by increased blood sugar levels, which damage the nerves […]
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Life Care Services

Did you know that Moorings Park has a Community Health Department? It has been brought to our attention that there are many questions regarding our Life Care Management Program. The Life Care Management Program is a growing sector within Moorings Park and Collier County. Our aging life care managers are trained healthcare professionals and will […]
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