Serving as a family caregiver for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. The average family caregiver in the U.S. also juggles at least a part-time job and household with their caregiving responsibilities, which makes their lives even more challenging. What follows are some reliable respite care options when it’s time for you to take a well-deserved break.
No matter where you live, you’re going to get some nasty weather from time-to-time. Inclement weather can take many forms, including tornadoes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, high winds and heavy snowfalls. Harsh weather can be especially hard on those aged 65-and-over who also live alone.
Social media has become a powerful tool for meeting new people around-the-world, or staying in touch with friends and family members. Many Americans aged 65-and-over are homebound due to a chronic illness, disability or other reasons that makes it harder for them to interact with others. If you’re serving as a caregiver for a [...]
According to the National Institutes of Health, roughly 25% of all Americans aged 65 to 74 suffer from some form of hearing loss. For those 75-and-over, the rate is one out of two. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place elderly loved one with a hearing impairment, keeping the lines of communication [...]
Congratulations to Brenda, our Caregiver of the Month for October. She is pictured here with one of our clients and her husband. Brenda has been a member of our team for over 5 years. She has been a CNA for 9 years. She has a gift for working with the elderly. Brenda’s caring heart [...]
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." - Henry Ford You can never stop learning, getting better and broadening your knowledge. Continuing your education benefits you in a variety of ways and [...]
Congratulations to Alma, our Caregiver of the Month for September. She is pictured here with Brian and the son of one of our clients. Art came to our office just to honor Alma because she has meant so much to him and his mother. Alma has been a member of our team for 11 [...]
Congratulations to Yvonne, our Caregiver of the Month for August. Yvonne rejoined our team this spring and we couldn’t be happier that she chose to return. We count on Yvonne for her dependable, compassionate care. She truly treats our clients like family. She has a calm and easy going demeanor that puts everyone at [...]
Register now to join us in Raleigh for a day full of practical resources for your journey as a caregiver. LOCATION Raleigh Tuesday, October 30, 2018 McKimmon Center 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tony Rogers, co-owner of HomeChoice Home Care Solutions, presented "Know the 10 Signs" in Wake Forest, NC. Tony enjoys being a Community Educator and advocate for Alzheimer's Association of Eastern North Carolina. It's important to be able to recognize the 10 early signs of Alzheimer's disease because early detection can provide medical benefits, emotional [...]
We love a win/ win. When our Care Pros refer a friend or family member to us for employment we all win! Our clients, our agency, our employees and their friend or family member all win because when great people come together great things happen! HomeChoice Home Care Solutions is always looking for great [...]
Congratulations to Michael, our Caregiver of the Month for July. He is pictured here with Brian and one of our clients. Michael has been a member of our team for 8 years. Michael is known for his friendliness and compassion. He is easy to talk to and puts people at ease with his easy [...]