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Family Caregiving Fast Facts

By |2022-11-09T11:55:09-05:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Family Caregiving Fast Facts Did you know… More than 34 million Americans have provided unpaid care for someone age 50 and older in the last 12 months. The majority of caregivers (82%) care for one other adult, while 15% care for 2 adults and 3% for 3 or more adults.  About 15.7 million family caregivers [...]

Another Reason to Get a Flu Shot

By |2022-10-26T10:03:39-05:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , |

Could a yearly flu vaccine help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? According to a new study… the answer is, yes. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 936,000 patients age 65 and older who received a flu vaccine and an equal number of individuals who did not. They found that, over a four-year period, those who had at [...]

More Than a Meal on the Menu

By |2022-10-03T19:40:37-05:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

When is the last time you enjoyed a meal with your aging loved ones? Research shows that seniors who regularly dine with friends and family tend to eat more and make healthier choices. More importantly, most older adults say they feel happier and more fulfilled when eating with others.  “Sharing a meal is about [...]

Celebrating America’s Older Workers

By |2022-09-15T13:32:02-05:00September 19th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrating America’s Older Workers It’s National Employ Older Workers Week! From September 18 through September 24, employers and organizations across the country will celebrate older workers and bring attention to the important role those aged 55 and older play in the workforce.  “At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HomeCare), we don’t just care for seniors [...]

Ten Tips to Help Manage Meds

By |2022-09-01T13:10:34-05:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

How many prescriptions drugs/meds do you take? If you’re over 65-years-old, you probably take at least one - maybe more.  Studies show that more than 85 percent of those age 65 and older take at least one prescription drug or meds - with more than 35 percent regularly taking five or more prescription and [...]

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms

By |2022-08-25T10:34:44-05:00August 22nd, 2022|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 plays, [...]

Are You Feeling the Squeeze?

By |2022-08-22T10:32:50-05:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Community Education, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are You Feeling the Squeeze? After a brutal day at work, all you want to do is grab a glass of wine and turn on your favorite TV show.  But you know that won’t happen. In addition to checking in on your aging mom, you have to also feed your hungry kids and help with [...]

The Highs and Lows of Owning a Home Care Business

By |2022-08-08T14:21:08-05:00August 8th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Whether you’re new to the business or a seasoned veteran, the home care business is an amazing ride.  Listen to the home care journeys of Teresa Steinfatt and Juli Gray. Teresa Steinfatt, vice president of business performance with the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), owned a home care franchise for over 20 years and Juli Gray, [...]

Seven Benefits of Home Care

By |2022-08-02T12:39:05-05:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Seven Benefits of Home Care Your mom and dad have lived safely and independently in their home for more than 50 years, but lately you’ve noticed things are a little off - there’s spoiled food in the fridge, mom’s hair is no longer perfectly styled and dad spends most of the day watching Gunsmoke re-runs. Is [...]

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