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How to Effectively Communicate with Alzheimer's
How to Effectively Communicate with Alzheimer's Thu, Apr 12, 2018 Just as the symptoms of Alzheimer's vary from one person to the next, communications skills do as well. Here are some strategies to effectively communicate with a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease. Read More

4 Steps for Creating a Caregiving Team
4 Steps for Creating a Caregiving Team Sat, Sep 02, 2017 The purpose of a Caregiving team is to meet your aging loved one’s needs without putting all the demands on one family member. Caregiving can be very stressful and overwhelming when one person is solely responsible. A care plan that lacks a support s... Read More

Apps to Coordinate Family Caregiving
Apps to Coordinate Family Caregiving Tue, Aug 29, 2017 Many families have decided to use the team approach to caregiving to help ease the work load. Team caregiving requires excellent communication skills among family members, as well as a good system for coordinating efforts. There are several apps avai... Read More

Losing a Client in the Right Way
Losing a Client in the Right Way Mon, Aug 07, 2017 How do you lose a client from the home care agency in the right way? This is a question Plan Life Care faced recently. After all the expectations are that, a senior that needs home care services will continue to need those services. The traditional w... Read More

Caregiver Burnout: 7 Warning Signs
Caregiver Burnout: 7 Warning Signs Thu, Jul 27, 2017 Taking care of an elderly loved one can be physically, emotionally, and financially straining. In fact, research has shown that one in every three caregivers report feeling depressed. The heavy responsibility that falls on the shoulders of caregivers... Read More

VA Aid and Attendance Qualification
VA Aid and Attendance Qualification Thu, Jul 20, 2017 VA Aid and Attendance (A&A) benefit is an excellent source of funding for Veterans and their spouses, that need help with activities of daily living (ADLs). It can be applied to home care or assisted living facilities. Technically it is possible to q... Read More

What is Diogenes Syndrome? 3 Warning Signs to Look for
What is Diogenes Syndrome? 3 Warning Signs to Look for Wed, Jun 07, 2017 Diogenes Syndrome is a behavioral disorder that occurs primarily in people over age 60 that live alone. It is characterized by extreme social isolation, home neglect, and lack of self-care. This disorder accounts for 10% of hoarding cases, but is dif... Read More

Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension: Are you Eligible?
Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension: Are you Eligible? Sun, May 28, 2017 Whether you are in need of assisted living, a nursing home, or in home care, the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension can offer financial support. Approximately 543,000 people are receiving the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension, but surprisingly t... Read More

Senior Housing 101: Helping you Navigate Senior Care Options
Senior Housing 101: Helping you Navigate Senior Care Options Thu, May 18, 2017 Are you starting to see warning signs that your senior parent should not be living alone? Here is a breakdown of the different senior housing options available here in Volusia County. Read More

 Characteristics to Look for when Choosing a Caregiver
 Characteristics to Look for when Choosing a Caregiver Mon, May 15, 2017 Finding the right in-home caregiver for your senior loved one can be a challenging task. A caregiver’s qualifications and experience are extremely important, but not the only factors to consider. Successful caregivers have certain inherent traits tha... Read More

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