It is possible to age in place with grace and dignity!Palm Beach Care Management works with families in the Palm Beach, Florida area to offer personalized care and guidance so that every need is met while your aging loved one maintains the quality of life they desire.
It’s common for many of us, seniors included, to feel some sadness or emptiness after the “Hallmark moments” of the December holidays are over. Remaining connected afterwards is especially important for seniors who have been socially isolated because of the pandemic.
It isn’t unusual for shorter days, colder weather, and the stress/expectations of the holidays to take an emotional toll. Everyone has days during the winter when they feel tired and unmotivated but, in Janet’s case, things seemed especially concerning. Read about Janet’s struggle with seasonal affective disorder and how we helped her combat the ‘winter blues.’
If you’re a caregiver, chances are you’ve had a lot of questions and may not have had the best luck finding those answers. Here are some frequently asked questions we’ve been asked by caregivers, as well as helpful resources for each to further your research and point you in the right direction.
When you make the most of every season like my client, Betty, you’re able to live your life to the fullest. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Each moment of the year has its own beauty.” Here are a few ways you can begin to appreciate the autumn and winter of our lives:
Often people don’t realize what a big adjustment retirement is, even when they’ve looked forward to it for years or have an idea of what they want it to look like. It’s completely normal to change your mind multiple times, or not know at all what you want to do in this next stage of your life. Here’s how Tom adjusted his retirement to account for what he wanted and not what he thought he needed.
The problems associated with senior care have been exacerbated by the recent pandemic. This includes navigating the healthcare system, high turnover rates and staffing shortages in facilities, and caregivers being under-funded and worn thin, among many others. Now more than ever care managers are crucial in making sure you or your loved one is cared for – find out how in this month’s blog post.