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, [...]

7 Ways to Help Your Seniors Remain Independent

By |2023-03-15T09:25:08-05:00March 9th, 2023|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

7 Ways to Help Your Seniors Remain Independent Independence is Important Your mom didn’t tell you about a nasty fall. Your dad won’t give up his car keys. Both parents shut down when you try to start a conversation about long-term living options. “It’s something we see a lot - seniors resisting any kind [...]

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 [...]

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