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Senior Living and the Coronavirus Response with Patrice Thabault

2021-01-22T17:31:16-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Senior Living and the Coronavirus Response Eye on Experience with HCAN Corporate Trainer - Patrice Thabault Listen to the HomeCare Hub podcast episode now: Patrice Thabault has always known how to overcome. Brought up in New England and an avid Pats fan in a big family, she has always been a fighter. [...]

Five Reasons Why You Should Become a Caregiver

2021-01-20T18:25:48-05:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , |

Are you looking for a flexible schedule that will allow you to be home with your children before and after school or take your aging loved ones to doctor’s appointments? Do you need a part-time job while finishing your education? Are you a retired professional looking for a meaningful way to give back to [...]

Looking Back with Pride… Looking Ahead with Optimism!

2020-12-30T18:12:28-05:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

A little more than a year ago, Sierra and I took a leap of faith and embarked on a new journey - founding the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN). While we expected a few bumps in the road, we never dreamed we would be growing a business during a global pandemic. However, with the support [...]

4 Reasons Why Home Care Makes Sense for Senior Living Providers

2020-12-24T15:19:04-05:00December 24th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Because home care offers 1:1 care wherever clients live, the size of the CCAH provider’s workforce grows exponentially with the increases in the number of clients served. Direct care aides may be deployed in the facility setting or in the geographically dispersed homes of clients. Strong Human Resources functions are paramount to the ongoing [...]

Brighten the Holidays for Your Senior Loved Ones

2020-12-21T18:50:59-05:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

These Holidays Are Unlike Any Other - Especially for Aging Loved Ones Even under normal circumstances, it’s not unusual for seniors to experience feelings of loss, loneliness, and isolation during the holidays. But this year, because of COVID-19, many are also coping with community lockdowns, travel limitations, and visitor restrictions. As challenging as the [...]

How to Start Continuous Care at Home (CCAH)

2020-12-18T15:42:57-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Continuous Care at Home: An Unprecedented Opportunity Senior living providers have an unprecedented opportunity to establish a CCAH service and enter the home care market with the support and guidance of an experienced franchisor. The Home Care Advocacy Network (HCAN), led by executives from both senior living and home care industries, was created to [...]

The HCAN Vision – Part 2

2020-12-14T16:16:51-05:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Home Is Both a Privilege and a Gift As a family caregiver, there were some big things that my father-in-law had going for him when his wife was diagnosed with Dementia. Previously I shared that our belief is that home is a gift and that if you are a family caregiver, your ability to [...]

The HCAN Vision – Part 1

2020-12-09T16:42:25-05:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

HCAN Inspiration 49 years old and diagnosed with dementia, that was my mother in law. It was 2003 and consequently, I had just started at a home care company here in Omaha, NE. My father in law had decisions to make, BIG life decisions. He was 50 years old, facing a future he could [...]

Redefine YOU – Expand Your Footprint

2020-12-04T13:55:37-05:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What Can Senior Living Providers Learn From Restaurants? Restaurants have known FOR YEARS that to have a successful restaurant you should also have a catering service. People get a taste of your food, they enjoy it and then they come to your establishment. Now, restaurants have gone even further to “micro” deliveries with UberEats, [...]

Redefine YOU – Don’t Just Brace for the Wave

2020-11-30T15:55:35-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In 1999 I took My First Trip to Hawaii. Being from the Midwest, I had not been to the ocean very often. Needless to say, I was enamored. We stayed on the Island of Maui and on day 1 all members of our group found out the power of the ocean. We stayed across [...]