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By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on April 11, 2019

Options are a great thing when you’re planning for long-term senior care. After all, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all way to address a senior’s needs. While one senior thrives with a lot of help, another may do best independently for the most part. As you explore your aging loved one’s options,…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on March 28, 2019

Memory loss is the most obvious symptom of Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are many other warning signs you can watch for. These are six common behaviors your senior loved one may display if he or she needs to be assessed for Alzheimer’s. Being Confused About Time or Place After retirement,…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on March 14, 2019

Losing independence is difficult for many seniors. Your aging parent may have medical or psychological conditions that increase the need for around-the-clock care. However, these issues may be very subtle and difficult to identify. Here are some ways to tell if your loved one requires 24-hour care. Severe Mobility Limitations…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on February 28, 2019

While dementia and Alzheimer’s have significant overlap, the words aren’t interchangeable. In fact, Alzheimer’s is merely one type of dementia among many. Ahead, learn about the differences between dementia and Alzheimer’s. What Is Dementia? The term “dementia” doesn’t refer to a specific disorder. Instead, it refers to a group of…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on February 21, 2019

At Home Care Assistance of Boynton Beach, we pride ourselves in doing more than just provide our clients with high-quality in-home care. Boynton Beach, FL, families deserve to know more about the challenges their aging loved ones might face, which includes where they will live, and with whom. To help…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on February 14, 2019

Caregiver burnout often builds slowly, and you can catch it in the early stages so you stop it from getting worse. While it’s difficult to admit when you’re facing challenges with your responsibilities, taking some time out for yourself is critical for your wellbeing. If you recognize these six signs…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on January 31, 2019

Short-term relief is exactly what family caregivers need to prevent burnout. They can take time away to handle personal and professional commitments without putting their aging loved one’s health in jeopardy. Here are some benefits family caregivers receive when using respite care services. Assistance with Caregiving Duties The biggest mistake…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on January 17, 2019

The ability to continue living independently is a source of pride for seniors, and it can cause them to avoid mentioning the challenges they face at home. While no one wants to think of their parent as getting older, the truth is your aging loved one may need more help…