October 2019
10Apr

EmpathiCare Village: New Vision for Patients with Dementia and other Neurocognitive Disorders

You may have read about the recent groundbreaking of the new S. Donald Sussman EmpathiCare Village, a innovative Memory Care Facility on the campus of Miami Jewish Health. After attending a

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24Mar

Deducting Mom And Dad: Tax Tips For Caregivers

If you're one of the 40 million+ caregivers in the US, then you may know the toll it can take on you financially. But what you may not know that there may be some tax breaks that you can take

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02Mar

Medication Management: Creating a Consistent Medication Process

Taking prescribed medicine seems like a no-brainer. The instructions are right on the packaging and you create a habit of taking it at the same time every day- perhaps with a meal. That certainly is

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07Feb

Introducing SoundPrint: An App That Tells You The Decibel Level of Restaurants

Just last week, my college pals and I reconnected for a reunion over dinner. We picked a restaurant whose menu we knew would please all of our finicky diets. What we didn’t check, however, was the

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29Jan

Simple Solutions for Diminishing Anxiety Levels in Dementia Patients

Nearly 90% of dementia cases exhibit behavioral changes such as apathy, agitation, anxiety, delusions, and to a lesser degree hallucinations. Managing these behaviors is difficult and stressful for

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28Dec

Keeping Your New Year Resolutions With The "New Years Shuffle"

Every year I make New Years' Resolutions, and every year I come back to this 2010 article from The Wall Street Journal on how to keep resolutions.  It never gets old or out of date, so here you

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18Dec

CHEFS for SENIORS: Let your own personal chef do all the work

Imagine having just the meals you want, prepared just the way you like, without having to do any of the shopping, cooking, or clean-up.  Now, imagine having all this in the convenience of your

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25Nov

Check On Your Parents This Holiday Season

The holidays are often the only time of year when the extended family gets together, and those occasions offer you and your siblings an opportunity to check on your parents well-being and discuss

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11Jun

GoGoGrandparent: A Hotline to Uber and Lyft

So many seniors live in areas where there is inadequate public transportation, or they need assistance or special accommodation to get from one place to another.  The resulting isolation and

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01Jun

Important Questions To Ask When Selecting A Home Care Agency

Selecting a Home Healthcare Agency can be a difficult task. It's not your typical business transaction. We tend to think only about the actual caregiver that will be sent to your home.  But

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11Feb

How to Start Helping Aging Parents: What You Must Know

How do you know if your parents need help?  Sometimes it's very obvious-- and can begin with a dire medical event such as stroke or fall.  For others it's a more lengthy but clear downward

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24Jan

The all powerful RESPITE Care

There's no doubt that while caregiving is a loving responsibility, it can also be incredibly stressful and isolating. That's why t's so important that caregivers take both mental and physical breaks

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01Jun

Hurricane Season Is Here: Be Ready For The Unexpected.

Hurricane Season officially runs from June 1 through November 30- and stretches from the Florida Keys to the top of Maine.  Putting together a hurricane plan is tedious but vital,

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16May

Meals Glorious Meals: Marthas Senior Gourmet: A Meal Service That Caters Solely To Seniors

There’s no shortage of gourmet meal delivery services to choose from – they seem to be the new, new thing. But luckily for us, there’s one serving our south Florida area that is exclusively intended

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29Mar

Meet Christine King: South Florida's Own Exercise and Health Guru

We know that remaining physically active as possible, no matter any physical limitations, is crucial to our total well being. There's a plethora of compelling evidence demonstrating that staying

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EmpathiCare Village: New Vision for Patients with Dementia and other Neurocognitive Disorders

You may have read about the recent groundbreaking of the new S. Donald Sussman EmpathiCare Village, a... Read more


Deducting Mom And Dad: Tax Tips For Caregivers

If you're one of the 40 million+ caregivers in the US, then you may know the toll it can take on you... Read more