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Activities for Home Care Clients that Promote Overall Health

Though seniors typically hire a home care service to meet their basic needs, leading providers take a more comprehensive approach to care, striving to meet their clients' physical, cognitive, and social needs as well. This approach can be more complex and time consuming, but it is highly rewarding for [...]

Mar 7, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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10 Best Apps for Seniors

Though technology can be daunting for many seniors, a recent study by the Pew Research Center shows that tech use among seniors is on [...]

Jun 4, 2015|Articles|0 Comments
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Caring for Your Clients: Teach Your Caregivers to Cook

The average person will eat around 80,000 meals in their lifetime, which makes it easy to view meals as another item on the to-do list. For caregivers, who are usually trying to squeeze a full day of chores into a few hours, it can be difficult to spend time on [...]

Sep 29, 2014|Articles|2 Comments
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Accommodating Culture, Religion, and Spirituality in Home Care

You and your home care business provide important services. When your clients need their medication, you are there; when they need help cleaning their home, you put on your yellow gloves; when they need help with personal grooming and care, you extend a helping hand. So what more can you do [...]

Sep 22, 2014|Articles|0 Comments
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Caregiver Tips: Finding Fun Activities to Do with Seniors

As a professional or family caregiver, you may find that you’re doing the same daily activities over and over with your clients. Schedules are important for those you care for, but they can also become boring, making you and the person you’re caring for less excited about your time together. [...]

Feb 5, 2014|Articles|3 Comments
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Helping Seniors Remain Independent

Some caregiver tasks are fairly standard, such as making meals, helping clients get around the home, setting out medication etc. But the purpose behind these tasks is all about helping the elderly remain as independent as they can. So just as important as the things you do, caregivers also need [...]

Nov 13, 2013|Articles, Uncategorized|1 Comment
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Helping the Seniors You Care for Enjoy Their Holiday Season

The holidays can be hard for anyone who doesn’t live near family, especially seniors who are so vulnerable to depression. But with some planning and tweaking of holiday traditions, your clients can feel loved and included during this special time of the year. Listed below are 5 ideas you can [...]

Nov 4, 2013|Articles|2 Comments
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Improve Your Home Care Business by Working with Volunteers

One of the complaints we hear most frequently from those we interview is how their home care provider doesn’t make the effort to make them feel special and appreciated. Clients may ask their caregivers to trim their hair, give them a massage, paint their nails etc. but the caregiver might [...]

Oct 31, 2013|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Show the Value of Your Home Care Business through Client Testimonials

Testimonials are one of the best ways to prove your business is exceptional, but asking clients for a testimonial can be intimidating. And once you decide to ask, how do you know your clients’ feelings are positive enough to warrant a testimonial? Kristi Larson, manager of the Home Care Pulse [...]

Oct 23, 2013|Articles|2 Comments
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