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Practical New Year’s Resolutions for the Busy Caregiver

With the New Year starting, now is the time that many people begin their resolutions. For 2019, the top five goals were to diet or eat healthier, to exercise more, to lose weight, to save more and spend less, and to learn a new hobby or skill. While a New Year’s resolution can be an admirable ambition, sticking to it for the next 12 months is often easier said than done, especially when you have the added responsibility of caring for a loved one. Rather than quitting before you start though, … [Read more...] about Practical New Year’s Resolutions for the Busy Caregiver

Practical New Year’s Resolutions for Busy Home Health Care Workers

With the New Year starting, now is the time that many people begin their resolutions. For 2019, the top five goals were to diet or eat healthier, to exercise more, to lose weight, to save more and spend less, and to learn a new hobby or skill. While a New Year’s resolution can be an admirable ambition, sticking to it for the next 12 months is often easier said than done, especially with a busy career as a home health care worker. Rather than quitting before you start though, it’s important to … [Read more...] about Practical New Year’s Resolutions for Busy Home Health Care Workers

How to Cheer Up You and Your Loved One During the Holidays

“‘Tis the season to be jolly,” but when you’re caring for a family member or receiving care yourself, this time of year can feel less than merry. While the link between health and happiness is still being studied, we know that positive emotions can help make life longer and healthier, and not to mention, a lot more fun. So even if you’re feeling a bit like Scrooge heading into the season, some good ol’ fashioned holiday cheer might be just what the doctor ordered to lift both your spirits and … [Read more...] about How to Cheer Up You and Your Loved One During the Holidays

How to Cheer Up Your Clients During the Holidays

“‘Tis the season to be jolly,” but as a health care provider, you understand – perhaps better than anyone else – that your clients might be feeling less than merry around this time of year. While the link between health and happiness is still being studied, we know that positive emotions can help make life longer and healthier, and not to mention, a lot more fun. So even if your clients are heading into the season a bit like Scrooge, some good ol’ fashioned holiday cheer might be just what the … [Read more...] about How to Cheer Up Your Clients During the Holidays

How to Help Your Clients Remain Independent

When a family decides to partner with a home health care and nursing service for an adult loved one, often some of the main reasons for doing so include maintaining a level of normalcy and maximizing comfort and convenience. As you work with your clients and their families or other caregivers, it is important to prioritize your client’s independence, and equip them with the tools so that they can continue to exercise their autonomy while also staying safe. Connect and Communicate While your … [Read more...] about How to Help Your Clients Remain Independent

How to Help Your Loved One Remain Independent

Whether you are caring for a parent, spouse, or other adult loved one, there are a multitude of responsibilities that fall on your shoulders. And while a home health care service can alleviate many of these, it is important to help your loved one remain independent in as many ways as possible—for both of your general well-being. Not only does this take away some of the stress from your day-to-day activities, but perhaps more importantly, it also offers your loved one some semblance of normalcy … [Read more...] about How to Help Your Loved One Remain Independent

How to Avoid Getting Sick When You’re In and Out of Homes: Helpful Reminders for Home Health Caregivers

As a health care professional, you already know how important it is to establish healthy habits to avoid getting sick. But when your job requires you to be in and out of homes caring for clients, that can be easier said than done—especially during cold and flu season. Taking care of yourself is the first step to helping others, so while your focus may be (rightfully!) on the well-being of your clients, it is important to remember to take steps to keep yourself healthy, too. Remember to Get a … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Getting Sick When You’re In and Out of Homes: Helpful Reminders for Home Health Caregivers

Daily Packing Checklist for Home Health Care Workers

Packing a bag and heading to work is a little different for home health care workers. Some of the items you bring will be necessary to perform your job while others may be used to reduce stress or enhance the day for both you and your client. As a home health care worker, it’s always better to be over prepared. You may head to the client’s home hauling an overstuffed bag, but you’ll be thankful to have everything you could possibly need that day. The mood or state of the client and their … [Read more...] about Daily Packing Checklist for Home Health Care Workers

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