Congratulations to Angelique, our Caregiver of the Month for March. Thank you, Angelique, for being an amazing member of our HomeChoice Home Care team!
Your elderly father lives alone, and the last few times you’ve been over to his house there were medicine bottles strewn all over the bathroom vanity. Not only is it unsafe, you’re pretty sure that some of dad’s meds have special storage requirements. But whenever you’ve tried to talk to him about implementing a better medicine storage system, dad just mumbles under his breath and walks away. What should you do?
Congratulations to Welie, our Caregiver of the Year for 2019. Caregiver of the Year - 2019 Welie is our Caregiver of the Year for 2019. Shown here with one of her clients and their son in law, Welie goes above and beyond to make her clients feel cared for. She is originally from [...]
Depression is quite common in seniors and if allowed to persist the physical and emotional toll upon their lives can be devastating. On the positive side, because depression isn’t a normal part of the aging process itself it is a very treatable condition.
Congratulations to Mateesha, our Caregiver of the Month for February. Caregiver of the Month - February 2020 Mateesha shown with her client, has been a CNA with HomeChoice since 2016. With years of experience, she is able to make real connections with those she cares for as well as the clients families. Thank [...]
If you’re currently looking after an aging in place loved one, knowing how to keep seniors socially active may not be one of your caregiving priorities. But countless studies have shown that it’s vitally important to do so to ensure that your loved one enjoys a better quality of life.
Your elderly mother still lives about two hours away in the home you grew up in. Ever since dad passed away two years ago, mom has been able to continue aging in place on her own. But lately her health has taken a turn for the worse. Mom’s always made it clear to you and your siblings that she wants to remain independent for as long as possible. You want to honor mom’s wishes, but how can you assist her when you live so far away?
Caregiver of the Month - January 2020 Congratulations to Demetrius, our Caregiver of the Month for January. Demetrius has lived in Raleigh for over 14 years and has been working as a CNA for 10 years. She joined HomeChoice in 2016 and has been a wonderful addition to our team. Demetrius has a [...]
Many people use to-do lists when planning a vacation, home improvement project or for managing their personal finances. If you’re one of the millions of Americans who take care of an aging in place loved one, a to-do list is also important so that you can more efficiently balance those informal caregiving duties with a household, job and kids.
One-in-four older Americans trip and fall every year, and falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries in the elderly population. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place loved one, helping them avoid a trip and fall will go more smoothly when using these prevention tips.