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What’s the Right Choice? Independent or assisted living? That is typically the first question when considering long term care facilities. However, the two serve different purposes so a generally accepted answer does not exist. The ‘right’ answer for one family is going to be vastly different than another. But why? What is the difference between […]

May 18, 2021

Independent vs. Assisted Living

Care at Home Senior care at home is becoming an increasingly popular option for many families as more and more individuals wish to age in place. Private caregivers within the home is a viable option for those who wish to remain in their own home, even if they need assistance with daily activities. Hiring a […]

May 16, 2021

Senior Care Providers

There is no shortage of assisted living communities in southwest Florida. However, many individuals and families are unwilling or dread a move to assisted living. According to AARP 9 in 10 individuals wish to age in place. Unfortunately, that is not always possible, especially when someone is not receiving the proper care or they are […]

May 6, 2021

Assisted Living in Southwest Florida

Recall how there was not a discussion regarding the changes in Mom and Dad at thanksgiving. Well now, those changes have escalated and now the rush begins to move Mom and Dad into a senior living community. Wait! Do not rush this process. Senior living is far more complicated than many believe and it is […]

December 6, 2020

Do Not Rush the Moving Process

Whether the snow is falling or you’re enjoying a mild holiday season, there is one thing that holds true for many families. The holiday season brings about change among families. In many cases this is the time in which all the children come together to visit with Mom and Dad. A time filled with joy […]

November 4, 2020

The Holidays Bring About Change

Have you offered your hand to a woman unloading a shopping cart? Have you ever been in the situation in which you offered a helping hand to a woman unloading her groceries from her shopping cart and you did not get the response you had expected? Some take offense to the added support because, in […]

July 1, 2020

Functional Fitness for All Ages

Every day our primary care physicians advise aging populations to get adequate exercise. Well, that’s our hope at least. However, this may not always be the case. Whatever you wish to be the cause… Maybe it’s the lack of time spent with patients due to reimbursement structures, the neglect to understand exercise recommendations or guidelines, […]

June 3, 2020

Is Walking Really Enough?

The Case Read below to see how our LiveWell member overcame the odds leading to a successfully recovering and overall independent life today.  83-year-old gentleman Recovering from triple bypass surgery Previously healthy, but was left in a state of disarray following incidentand surgery Collaborative Effort  Our case study here follows a gentleman who needed to […]

May 16, 2020

Overcome the Odds

One can only hope that was read to the tune of Olivia Newton John’s “Physical“. March 24th, 2020, The United States is now a number of days into ‘social distancing’. Citizens are asked to make little contact with others. Families are separated, and senior living communities are on lockdown. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a […]

April 1, 2020

Let’s Get Social, Social

With the presidential race in full swing it’s important to address the elephant in the room, healthcare. There is a growing trend that has the power to drastically shift healthcare all together. The biopsychosocial approach within healthcare continues to plant its roots. Today healthcare may be one of the most discussed topics in America. Often […]

March 11, 2020

Healthcare: Biopsychosocial vs. Biomedical