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Care Managers: When Your Parent Needs Help at Home

August 24, 2020

VNA Care Management Nurse Lauren and Patient Patty S.If you live far from your parent(s) and only visit them once or twice a year, it can be a shock when you arrive at their house and realize that things are worse than you thought they were.

Many of the elderly prize their independence, and it is often difficult for them to admit they needs assistance with home or personal maintenance. The adult child can also feel like an unwanted intruder into his or her parents’ personal affairs. How do you tell if your mom or dad needs home care if you live in another state? Here are some indications:

  • Your parent seems “off” when you speak to him or her
  • The neighbors are calling you because they are worried
  • You get a call from the emergency room that your mother or father has fallen
  • Your parents’ physician is calling you with concerns
  • Your mother doesn’t get on the phone when you call—you can only speak with your father. He is vague about why you cannot speak with your mother
  • When you call your parents, they forget to call you back

Now you are worried. You want to fly down immediately, but you

September 27, 2017

The Visiting Nurse Association of Florida has been dedicated to serving the community since 1976. During that time, we’ve learned a lot about our patients and what aspects of their homes make them truly feel like home. In 2011 we opened our first assisted living community, with two additional communities following that. Our understanding of both home health care and senior care management led us to start the Visiting Nurse Management Company. The VNMC helps senior living community owners and investors manage their communities as efficiently as possible with assistance in all aspects of community development from pre-opening funding and design to community operations. Our team helps owners and investors build communities from the ground up and assists communities under duress solve existing problems. Our goal with every community we manage is to improve the quality of life for residents and to ensure their continued safety and wellbeing. senior care managementOur team can assist companies with everything from conception to completion. Whether the community is up and running or a mere idea, our expertise can come in handy. Some of th

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