Fighting the Darkness of Alzheimer’s on the Longest Day

By |2022-06-22T14:46:36-05:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , |

Fighting the Darkness of Alzheimer’s on the Longest Day The summer solstice - it’s the day with the most light… the longest day.  On June 21st, people from around the world will mark the occasion by shining a light on Alzheimer’s - honoring those living with the disease and their caregivers, for whom every day [...]

Six Tips For Road Tripping With Seniors

By |2022-06-22T14:54:54-05:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Healthy Living, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Six Tips For Road Tripping With Seniors Are your senior loved ones traveling with you on this summer’s family vacation? “Lots of great memories are made on summer road trips, so it’s wonderful when grandma and grandpa are able to travel with the rest of the family,” said Sierra Goetz, co-founder and operations manager at [...]

Taking Steps to Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2022-06-22T15:04:38-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Taking Steps to Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease  A brisk 30-minute walk could do more than boost the step count on your smartwatch. It could significantly reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. “We know that regular physical activity is critical to healthy aging. It strengthens muscles, improves heart health and can prevent [...]

Celebrating Older Americans Month

By |2022-06-22T14:35:54-05:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrating Older Americans Month All of us at HCAN are proud to join others across the country to celebrate Older Americans Month - recognizing the important contributions seniors make in our communities.  Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the theme for this year’s celebration is Age My Way - focusing on the many [...]

Senior Green Thumbs – The Benefits of Gardening 

By |2022-04-28T13:07:56-05:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Senior Green Thumbs - The Benefits of Gardening  Whether it’s tending a large vegetable plot, working in a community garden, or planting a few potted pansies, gardening can do wonders for a senior’s overall health and well-being. “For many seniors, gardening is much more than a hobby. Being outdoors and digging in the dirt is [...]

Five Reasons Why Caregiving is Meaningful

By |2022-04-26T12:48:11-05:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Five Reasons Why Caregiving is Meaningful Are you looking for a job that provides more than a paycheck? If so, you might want to consider a career in professional caregiving.  “At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), we understand the power of compassionate caregiving. For us, caregiving is so much more than a job - it’s [...]

Living Past 110? Researchers Say the Odds are Increasing.

By |2022-04-26T12:48:36-05:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Living Past 110? Researchers Say the Odds are Increasing. Will you live past age 110? How about past 120- or 130-years old? You may be thinking "Living past 110? Well, researchers say the odds are increasing. It may seem unlikely now, but according to a new study, the odds of becoming a supercentenarian are increasing. [...]

Five Ways a Professional Caregiver Can Support Your Senior’s Healthy Habits

By |2022-04-26T12:49:02-05:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Five Ways a Professional Caregiver Can Support Your Senior’s Healthy Habits Is your dad able to manage multiple medications? Is your mom eating healthy, nutritious foods? Are your parents able to safely get in and out of the shower or bath? “We work with a lot of families who are worried that their aging loved [...]

 Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia?

By |2022-04-14T08:24:58-05:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

 Is it Forgetfulness or Dementia? Your mom routinely misplaces her glasses and sometimes forgets to pay a bill. Your dad has trouble remembering the names of his grandchildren and often snaps at them, which is out of character. Are they experiencing the normal forgetfulness that comes with aging or is it something more serious, like [...]

We’re Going Global!

By |2022-04-14T08:17:59-05:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

We’re Going Global! When Mark and Sierra Goetz founded the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), they planned to, one day, take unique their franchise model beyond the borders of the United States.  That day has come. “We recently returned from London, where we participated in the International Franchise Show. We met with dozens of entrepreneurs and [...]