Finding a Purpose Can Reduce the Risk of Loneliness

By |2024-02-13T13:43:05-05:00February 15th, 2024|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , , , , |

Finding a Purpose Can Reduce the Risk of Loneliness Does your job offer more than a paycheck? A new study shows that living a purposeful life can stave off loneliness - especially in older adults. That’s why professional caregiving may be a great option for seniors who are interested in an encore career.  Embracing [...]

New Year… New Career: Exploring Opportunities in Professional Caregiving

By |2023-12-27T14:23:38-05:00December 28th, 2023|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Time for a Change? Are you happy with your current career path? Does your organization provide you with the support you need to be successful? Do you feel valued and appreciated? If you answered no to any of those questions, maybe it’s time for a change.  “We understand that in the current environment, people [...]

To Our Caregivers – Thank You

By |2023-11-07T14:15:13-05:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , , |

Elevate the Privilege of Caregiving At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), we’re committed to elevating the privilege of caregiving - it’s one of our five core values.  “Our caregivers are amazing. They’re rock stars. They’re the heart and hands of our organization,” said Mark Goetz, co-founder and president of HCAN. “We’re beyond grateful for [...]

Our Training Makes the Difference

By |2023-09-18T14:09:00-05:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our Training Makes the Difference To maximize efficiency, some home care organizations rely on remote video- or Zoom-driven caregiver trainings. At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN) we know there’s a better way. Training Makes the Difference “We believe the difference between a good caregiver and a great caregiver is training,” said Sierra Goetz, co-founder [...]

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms

By |2023-08-25T10:16:09-05:00August 24th, 2023|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms Looking for something to do when the kids go back to school? Have you thought about professional caregiving? At the HomeCare Advocacy Network, we offer flexible schedules that that allow busy moms to make extra money and do meaningful work without missing their kids’ school [...]

Avoiding Alzheimer’s Burnout

By |2023-06-29T09:35:00-05:00June 22nd, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Avoiding Alzheimer’s Burnout Your dad got the diagnosis no one wants to hear - Alzheimer’s disease. It’s heartbreaking to watch him fall victim to confusion and memory loss. The fear that he will wander off or have an accident is overwhelming. His mood swings and unpredictable behavior are exhausting. 24/7, 365 Days a Year [...]

Jump-Start Your Health Care Career

By |2023-04-25T11:39:12-05:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , , , , |

Are you thinking about a career in health care? Would you like to gain valuable experience while completing your education? If so, professional caregiving might be the job for you. Perfect Job for Students “Caregiving is the perfect job for busy students - especially those who working toward a career as a nurse, physical [...]

Hiring the Right Caregiver

By |2023-04-21T11:03:55-05:00April 6th, 2023|Categories: Aging in Place, Caregivers, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Hiring the Right Caregiver Your mom is failing - having trouble keeping up with day-to-day tasks like laundry, housekeeping and meal preparation. She needs assistance… but not assisted living. “The overwhelming majority of seniors want to remain in their homes as they age, and with in-home care, they can do that,” said Sierra Goetz, [...]

Five Ways Home Care Can Help Seniors Living with Diabetes

By |2023-02-16T13:02:42-05:00February 16th, 2023|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Five Ways Home Care Can Help Seniors Living with Diabetes Do you have aging loved ones who are living with diabetes? A chronic condition, diabetes affects how the body turns food into energy. It occurs when the pancreases is no longer able to make insulin or when the body can’t make good use of [...]

Family Caregiving by the Numbers

By |2023-02-10T11:54:54-05:00February 13th, 2023|Categories: Caregivers, Senior Living and Home Care Events|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Family Caregiving by the Numbers Are you currently caring for an aging loved one? If so, you’re definitely not alone.  According to the most recent Caregiving in the U.S. report, nearly one in five (19%) Americans are currently providing care to an adult with health or functional needs. The report also notes that: 24% [...]

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