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It's often said that the golden years of your life are the most enjoyable. For most older adults in the U.S., it's a time to unwind, reflect, and live in the comfort of familiar surroundings. And that's how it should be - most senior citizens in America worked hard to build a better economy, serve their communities, and raise their families. Shouldn't they be able to age with grace and dignity at home?

The answer is undoubtedly "yes," but as seniors age, they sometimes need assistance to live independently. Unfortunately, many older adults are unable to rely on adult children for help due to busy schedules, a lack of expertise, or both. That's where Mind & Mobility's home care in Miami Beach, FL begins to make a lot of sense.

Our in-home care services cater to those who want to stay in their homes as they age but require ongoing care that their loved ones cannot provide. Nowadays, most seniors prefer to live away from long-term care facilities and closer to their home where they feel most at ease.

If you or your senior loved one wants to thrive in their own house and avoid care facilities, in-home care is an effective, safe way to give family and friends the care they need when they need it the most.

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The Mind & Mobility Difference

Mind & Mobility is a home care agency that takes pride in helping seniors enjoy life at home with grace and comfort. One of the biggest reasons why so many seniors and their families choose us is that our senior caregivers in Miami Beach, FL, do more than just change bedsheets and prepare meals. They make it a point to provide compassionate care and connect with patients on a personal level.

Instead of eliminating independence from our senior population in Florida, we believe in maximizing it - a goal that's not always supported by assisted living facilities and nursing homes. In fact, those locations are often overpriced, understaffed, and known for the spread of disease. Senior care from Mind & Mobility provides a more emotionally and financially relieving option, whether you need a little help around the house or more involved services like companion care or dementia care.

While we take pride in providing compassionate caregiving services for seniors at home, we also offer clients free access to our Mind & Mobility Homecare Center in South Florida. Here, your senior can receive treatment from therapists who are experts in physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

Our therapists work collaboratively in a supportive environment, taking into consideration the client's needs and concerns. They combine their expertise with the latest research in their fields to deliver cutting-edge, evidence-based services. With unlimited access to one-on-one sessions, our therapists' top priority is to help seniors live and age gracefully at home without having to relocate to an assisted living facility.

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What is Senior Care in Miami Beach, FL?

Many older adults in the United States prefer to age at home, as it offers a sense of security, comfort, and familiarity. According to an AARP report, three out of four adults aged 50 and above wish to stay in their homes and communities as they age.

However, as adults approach their 60s and 70s, some may require assistance around the house, especially when family members are too busy or live far away. The truth is that the natural process of aging can make it challenging to continue living at home. Simple tasks like running errands become more difficult due to mobility issues. Preparing healthy meals and keeping track of medications and appointments can also become a challenge. Safety becomes a concern, and family members may worry about the well-being of their loved ones.

In these situations, in-home care is often a perfect fit. It allows seniors to enjoy personal independence while also receiving trustworthy assistance from a trained caregiver.

Mind & Mobility provides a comprehensive range of home care services to help seniors stay healthy while they receive the help they need to remain independent. If you have a senior loved one who needs some extra help to stay happy and healthy, giving them the gift of senior care is one of the best ways to show your love, even from afar.

Some of the most common home care services offered at Mind & Mobility include.

  • Light Housekeeping
  • Nutrition Monitoring
  • Assistance with Technology
  • Meal Preparation
  • Dressing, Bathing, & Grooming
  • Medication Reminders
  • Laundry Services
  • Activity Escorts
  • Much More
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U.S. adults over the age of 60 have a 59% higher chance of being unable to perform daily routines and activities if they're lonely.

Our in-home care services are covered by medical insurance, long-term care policies, and private pay. Members have the freedom to choose their own caregiver and can benefit from unlimited physical and occupational therapy, regular visits from a registered nurse, and care management from a licensed clinical social worker.

Curious if home care in Miami Beach, FL is right for you or your older loved one? Contact our office in Florida today for a no-pressure discovery call to learn more. If you or your loved one is ready to live life to the fullest, getting in-home care from Mind & Mobility is a quick, easy three-step process.

1. Speak to a Care Representative

One of our skilled care representatives will speak with you in person or over the phone and help you select the best home care plan to keep your loved one happy at home.

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2. Go Over Your Care Plan

A local care professional from Mind & Mobility will travel to your home and sit with you one-on-one to discuss the details of your care plan.

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3. Thrive from the Comfort of Home

Once your care plan is selected, you will have the pleasure of watching your senior loved one enjoy an independent life at home with the help of a compassionate caregiver.

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Companion Care You Can Count On

Aging in place refers to the practice of aging adults living in their homes as they grow old. Studies show that around 77% of retirees prefer to stay in their homes for as long as possible, and home care can be an excellent way to bridge the gap between receiving elder care and staying at home.

Allowing your aging loved ones to maintain their independence is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. This can contribute to their overall health and well-being, as opposed to a living facility where they may feel powerless and depressed. Unfortunately, these facilities often take away a senior's ability to do simple things like cooking for themselves, scheduling visits with family and friends, and even bathing in the comfort of their own homes.

Home care in Miami Beach, FL, including companion care services, is designed to provide both medical and non-medical solutions that your senior needs in order to maintain their independence. That way, your senior doesn't have to destabilize their life or adjust to a new way of living away from home.

Mind & Mobility companion care incorporates a number of different services, including.

  • Spending Time with Your Senior
  • Conversation
  • Homemaking Support
  • Planning Outings
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Help with Nutrition
  • Staying Active
  • Memory Skills and Games
  • Running Errands
  • More

Getting Started with Companion Care from Mind & Mobility

To learn more about our companion care services, you can contact any of our nine locations in Florida to request a care consultation with one of our representatives. During your consultation, we'll assess your needs to ensure that we provide the right caregiver at the right time to meet your specific requirements.

Doing so helps us ensure that we get it right the first time. We'll also be happy to answer any questions you may have and introduce you to the team of senior home companions who will provide you with companion care services in Florida.

Need home care companion services on short notice? As a respected senior care business with more than a decade of experience, we have access to a large pool of senior caregivers in Miami Beach, FL who would be happy to provide you or your senior with last-minute support.

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Take a Break with RespiteCare Services from Mind & Mobility

Taking care of a senior loved one can be a tiring and overwhelming task, particularly if the caregiver is employed full-time and has other responsibilities to handle. Taking care of an older adult in such a situation can result in caregiver burnout, which can lead to a decline in the quality of care provided and even illness. To combat this issue, many adult caregivers choose respite care as a solution instead of full-time home care in Miami Beach, FL.

According to AARP, more than 53 million adults in the United States provide care to someone aged 50 or older. Unfortunately, many of these caregivers experience stress, fatigue, and even depression.

Respite care services offer a short-term break to family members and unpaid caregivers from their caregiving duties. This is a crucial service that benefits both seniors and their caregivers and can be arranged for a few hours or even several days, depending on their requirements.

What are the Benefits of Respite Care from Mind & Mobility?

Respite care services can have a significantly positive impact on the health of your elderly loved one, as well as your own. Whether it's for an extended period of time or just a few hours a week, respite care can help ease the burden of caregiving.

Taking some time off for yourself may seem selfish at first, but it's crucial to recharge your batteries to be able to continue providing care. Taking a short (or longer-term) break can also improve the overall quality of your care. Plus, professional respite care services offer your senior an opportunity to learn from and engage with a compassionate caregiver from Mind & Mobility.

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Some of the most common caregiving services provided by our respite care professionals include.

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Preparation
  • Help with Dressing and Grooming
  • Bathing Assistance
  • More

Our respite care services in Florida are typically offered on a temporary basis. However, we also serve many clients who require assistance on a weekly or monthly basis, depending on their specific needs. We recognize that care needs and schedules can be subject to change, and we strive to be flexible in our approach to ensure that your and your family's needs are met.

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Three Hurdles That Family Caregivers Face

Caring for your aging parents can be a fulfilling act of love. As you reminisce about the care they gave you while growing up, you now have the opportunity to return the favor. However, providing care for loved ones can be challenging. It's important to anticipate the obstacles you may face and learn how to manage them to protect your own health and well-being.

Here are three of the toughest challenges that family caregivers have to face when caring for their senior parents or loved ones.

Enough Support

Not Enough Support

It's common to feel like you're carrying the majority of the burden when it comes to taking care of your aging parents. However, assuming that you are solely responsible for their care can be overwhelming and cause strain in other relationships. It's important to remember that caring for someone else is not a one-person job. Attempting to do so can lead to burnout, depression, and other serious health issues. It can also negatively impact the level of care your parents receive.

Enough Sleep

Not Enough Sleep

Interrupted sleep can be a problem for older adults whose circadian clock has shifted, leading them to wake up more frequently throughout the night. It can also be a result of stress and worry. If dementia is a factor, you may need to stay alert due to sundowning and wandering. Those tasks can be difficult and require a sharp mind that has had plenty of rest. In fact, getting enough sleep is crucial for your ability to provide the best care for your parents, as well as for your own physical and emotional well-being.

Enough Privacy

Not Enough Privacy

Sharing living space with your parents can compromise both your physical and emotional privacy. This is especially true if one or both of your parents have dementia, which can cause them to feel afraid or disoriented when you're not around. At the same time, your parents may also find it difficult to maintain their privacy while under your care.

That begs the question - how can you conquer the challenges that most family caregivers face on a daily basis?

In-Home Care in Miami Beach, FL Helps Alleviate Your Burden

Mind & Mobility's in-home caregivers can be there to help you ensure the best care for your parents and a healthier life balance for yourself. Taking a break from caregiving is not just a great idea; it's essential.

Our respite care services offer you regular breaks from caregiving, which allows you to take care of yourself while enriching your parents' lives. We provide opportunities for socialization and engaging activities, along with the necessary support to ensure safety and comfort. You can rest easy knowing that your parents are in the best of hands while you take a break.

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Compassionate Care When You Need It the Most

At Mind & Mobility Home Care, we take pride in our commitment to helping older adults maintain a high-quality life. Our team of senior caregivers cares deeply about the well-being of our clients and works together to craft personalized services that are backed by research and experience.

Our home care services are designed to support clients in various ways. Whether it's recovering from hip surgery, preventing falls, enhancing cognitive abilities through brain training, or pursuing new hobbies, you can rest easy knowing we have your senior's health and happiness at heart.

Of course, every one of our clients has their own unique needs and goals, and we adjust their levels of care accordingly. But one aspect of our home care services never changes - and that's the compassionate care we provide to seniors so that they may remain independent.

Contact Mind & Mobility today to take the first step toward aging gracefully at home. We'll be there by your side every step of the way.

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Iconic Florida hotspot turning the corner as plans emerge for 'Billionaire's Beach'

Paralleling Miami Beach’s turquoise, glassy waters and sunny coastline are the pastel-colored buildings with neon lights that make the skyline postcard perfect.While the scene normally caters to tourists and locals enjoying the tropical, Art Deco culture and design, one New York-based developer is pouring billions into restoring, renovating and revitalizing three iconic mix-use properties i...

Paralleling Miami Beach’s turquoise, glassy waters and sunny coastline are the pastel-colored buildings with neon lights that make the skyline postcard perfect.

While the scene normally caters to tourists and locals enjoying the tropical, Art Deco culture and design, one New York-based developer is pouring billions into restoring, renovating and revitalizing three iconic mix-use properties in Miami.

"We bought multiple assets in Miami Beach to develop a true [component-based development]... really bringing a kind of excellence to Miami Beach between buildings Norman Foster-designed, to Peter Marino," SHVO Chairman and CEO Michael Shvo told FOX News Digital.

"It's not only building the Raleigh, which today is considered the premier residential and hotel property being developed on the beach, but also bringing the office buildings into the beach, which just truly don't exist today," he continued. "Definitely not at a quality that any company or any kind of Fortune 500 company would want to put their headquarters there."

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Owning 75% of Miami Beach’s Class-A office, residence, hotel and retail space, SHVO is reportedly the largest active developer in the area today. Three of the firm’s under-construction projects – The Raleigh, The Alton and One Soundscape Park – aim to redefine the district as a sort of "Billionaire’s Beach" while preserving the Art Deco culture.

"All three buildings were designed by the same architect, Lawrence Murray Dixon. What we're doing is restoring all the buildings to the exact design that they were designed and built in the 40s," Shvo explained. "Over the years in Miami Beach, we've seen not only at the Raleigh, but in most properties, additions that were made on buildings. So it could have been a building that was built in the 40s, and there was a 60s edition, 70s and 80s. What we're doing there is we're actually peeling back the onion."

"We're removing every layer off the building that was not built in the 40s with the original L. Murray Dixon design," the CEO added, "and restoring everything that was originally designed and not there today."

In its heyday, the Raleigh hotel was graced by the likes of Audrey Hepburn, and, more recently, stars such as Madonna, Lady Gaga and Anna Wintour. Shvo has acquired the iconic Art Deco building twice, as it faced a celebrity ownership battle in the years prior with figures like André Balazs and Tommy Hilfiger.

"I've been fairly obsessed with the Raleigh Hotel for over a decade now. I've lost the property twice," Shvo reflected. "I managed to buy the property from Tommy Hilfiger, subsequently also buy the two adjacent properties, to assemble three acres on the ocean. But I've been going to Miami for 15 years, and, as I said, there was one property I had my eyes on."

Restorations at the three Art Deco landmarks are going "full steam" ahead, the developer noted, while also spotlighting the Raleigh’s renovation as a "big undertaking" due to its historical significance.

"We have a long history of restoring super-prime real estate, with the idea that we always bring it back to the way [of] the original design. I'm purist in that sense," Shvo said, "I believe that when you restore historically important buildings, you have to be true to the original design. And if you're going to build anything new, build it separate and then have it be totally different."

As a response to history and art critics who may argue for the properties to be left alone, Shvo clarified his team’s objective to embody the buildings’ "original grandeur" for future residents and visitors to enjoy.

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"Different owners did different things with the building, but nobody really made the financial commitment, not the business commitment, to restore these buildings to their true original design," Shvo pointed out. "And it's an expensive commitment. The Raleigh's a $1 billion project, and a big part of that cost is driven by the extensive renovation and restoration that we have to do in order to preserve the original Raleigh design."

Sales for residence space allegedly began in early December during Art Basel week at starting prices of $10 million. By mixing modern elegance with a flashback in time, Shvo hopes to attract "discerning" buyers with a taste for the "highest level" of service and design.

"The amount of millionaires that are moving to Miami Beach and obviously, billionaires, Jeff Bezos or Ken Griffin, have really moved the market. There is a tremendous amount of demand for top-of-the-market quality, the 1% of the 1%, and that's what we're appealing to," he said.

Florida and Miami-Dade County’s population boom wasn’t just a post-COVID "fad," with Shvo claiming Miami is "up to par" with destinations like New York City, San Francisco or Los Angeles in terms of living and vacationing.

"Miami has passed the tipping point," the CEO said. "The Art Deco district was always the center of luxury in Miami Beach… now you're seeing that luxury has all moved back and moving back to the Art Deco district… and I think we're going to continue seeing that. We're going to see the transformation of Miami Beach."

"We're going to see some of the less desirable hotels be transformed into true luxury, because the people are there. But I think, equally important, I expect that, over the next five years, Miami Beach is going to be a true place [where] people want to work," Shvo said.

"We're taking a very strong financial position behind my conviction… And my hope is that other developers will follow. And I hope that we've raised the bar for everybody, because together, we could make Miami Beach kind of the center of Florida."

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Spring break 2024: Here are 6 Florida travel destinations college students must visit this year

Spring break is right around the corner for local students and families.It's the perfect opportunity to soak in the sun or attend a special event taking place in Florida's best travel destinations.StudentCity, a student tour operator specializing in spring, summer and winter trips for college students nationwide, shared its of the most popular towns to visit in the Sunshine State this year:Daytona BeachDaytona Beach is deemed one of the world's most famous beaches. From its 23-mile white sand...

Spring break is right around the corner for local students and families.

It's the perfect opportunity to soak in the sun or attend a special event taking place in Florida's best travel destinations.

StudentCity, a student tour operator specializing in spring, summer and winter trips for college students nationwide, shared its of the most popular towns to visit in the Sunshine State this year:

Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is deemed one of the world's most famous beaches. From its 23-mile white sandy beaches to the ultimate fun night out on the town after the sun sets, there are a plethora of things to do.

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Bonus point: Daytona Beach is just about an hour's drive from Orlando's hottest theme parks.

Florida Keys

The Florida Keys consist of a collection of five regions: Islamorada, Key Largo, Lower Keys, Big Pine and Key West.

One of the popular tourist spots include the Schooner Wharf Bar, the Seven Mile Bridge (the world's longest segmented bridge), and the The Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail , to name a few.

Islamorada is also the world's sportfishing capital, famous for sport and saltwater fly fishing, according to Student City.

Panama City Beach

StudentCity deems Panama City Beach as the "Spring Break Capital" as every year, about 500,000 people are known to visit the area.

The area is known for its drink spots, parties and wild contests.

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Clearwater Beaches

Clearwater Beaches are mostly known for their turquoise waters Gulf of Mexico waters.

Besides sunbathing and visiting local islands like Honeymoon and Caladesi islands, the area is about a 30-minute drive from Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa and the Florida Aquarium.

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Cocoa Beach

If you love to surf, you'll want to visit Cocoa Beach. The famous Original Ron Jon Surf Shop is also located in Cocoa Beach.

Cocoa Beach is not far from the Kennedy Space Center, so you may even spot a rocket launch in the skies.

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Cocoa Beach is not far from Port Canaveral where you can continue your spring break fun on a cruise ship.

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From visiting the beach, to the glamourous nightlife scene, to celebrity chef restaurants, to cruising the waters – what is there not to love about South Beach?

The beloved Greek restaurant from Mykonos opens first U.S. location in Miami Beach

When partners Nikos Nanou and Egidio Guerreri considered expanding their popular, laid-back restaurant in Mykonos out into the wide world, one location stood out among all the others.And it was Miami. Of course it was Miami.Now, the second location of Bakalo Mykonos — the original draws celebrities like Sofia Vergara, Gloria Estefan and Calvin Klein — is open on West Avenue in Miami Beach. Not quite Miami, but close enough.Nanou and Guerreri partnered with Chef Gionvanni Sandri and his wife Stevi Tsapi of Uni...

When partners Nikos Nanou and Egidio Guerreri considered expanding their popular, laid-back restaurant in Mykonos out into the wide world, one location stood out among all the others.

And it was Miami. Of course it was Miami.

Now, the second location of Bakalo Mykonos — the original draws celebrities like Sofia Vergara, Gloria Estefan and Calvin Klein — is open on West Avenue in Miami Beach. Not quite Miami, but close enough.

Nanou and Guerreri partnered with Chef Gionvanni Sandri and his wife Stevi Tsapi of Unique Catering Design to bring the restaurant to life. Tsapi’s family runs the Tsapis Restaurant on Sifnos island since the late 1960s.

The Miami Beach restaurant takes its inspiration from the original, with a retro design scheme, an open kitchen and outside seating area (though we can all agree West Avenue is admittedly less spectacular than a Greek island).

Greek classics are the focus here, prepared by head chef Chrisanthos Latsi and his team. Highlights include sea bass carpaccio; branzino grilled with ladolemono (a lemony Greek dressing), oregano, capers and rosemary; and lobster giouvetsi with orzo, tomato sauce, manouri cheese and dill oil.

There’s also a spinach pie salad, with filo, spinach feta and lemon tahini, and the classic moussaka.

Co-owner Nanou said in a statement that they hoped to create more than just another place to eat in a food-destination city.

“We aimed to create not just a restaurant but a cultural bridge connecting two cosmopolitan beachside destinations with a shared passion for history, architecture, authentic flavors and most importantly, joy of life,” he said. “Every dish is a tribute to tradition, a fusion of passion, and an ode to the enchanting spirit of both Mykonos and Miami.”

Miami Beach won’t be the end of the expansion, either — the brand has plans to expand into other markets.

Where: 959 West Ave., Miami Beach

Hours: 5-10 Tuesday-Sunday

Reservations: OpenTable

More information: bakalomykonos.com or 305-603-7434

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They’re not jellyfish, but they sure do sting. Man o’ war are all over South Florida beaches

The high winds that are lashing South Florida this week are blowing in more than cooler weather.All over the shallow surf and along the beaches are blue and purple man o’ war, the jellyfish-like sea creatures that pack a powerful sting to those not only in the water but those who step on their tentacles on the sand.They look like jellyfish and sting like jellyfish — or worse — but they’re not...

The high winds that are lashing South Florida this week are blowing in more than cooler weather.

All over the shallow surf and along the beaches are blue and purple man o’ war, the jellyfish-like sea creatures that pack a powerful sting to those not only in the water but those who step on their tentacles on the sand.

They look like jellyfish and sting like jellyfish — or worse — but they’re not jellyfish. The Portuguese man o’ war is a species of siphonophore whose blue gas-filled bubble floats above the water and looks like the sails of 18th century Portuguese warships (Man o’ War), according to the National Ocean Service.

They don’t swim, but rather float along with ocean currents, which is probably why they’re splayed all over the South Florida shoreline this week, and during many a late fall and winter, when winds are known to kick up.

“My ‘hunch’ is there is a seasonal shift in tradewinds, currents, or occurrence/frequency of winter storms that creates an onshore flow driving the animals onto the beaches of south Florida in the winter,” William “Monty” Graham, director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography, said in an email to the Miami Herald.

Typically “a warm water and open ocean creature,” Graham said it’s not their choice to come into shore, “but they go where the wind and current pushes them.”

Man o’ war showing up in droves on the beaches has nothing to do with breeding or a life-cycle bloom, Graham said, because they are a “year-round presence in the open Gulf, Caribbean and tropical Atlantic.”

What makes man o’ war so bothersome to swimmers, surfers and even people walking on the beach are their long strands of tentacles and polyps, which grow an average of 30 feet and can extend out as far as 100 feet, according to the National Ocean Service.

The chemicals contain stinging nematocysts, which are microscopic capsules “loaded with coiled, barbed tubes that deliver venom capable of paralyzing and killing small fish and crustaceans,” the ocean service says on its website.

“While the man o’ war’s sting is rarely deadly to people, it packs a painful punch and causes welts on exposed skin,” the service says.

If you come into contact with the stingers, vinegar is the recommended remedy, experts say.

Do not attempt to whisk away the tentacles with freshwater, ice, rubbing alcohol or urine. Yes, it’s often been said that peeing on a man o’ war sting will make it feel better.

But, any of those measures might only spur the release of more venom into the skin, scientists say.

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