Marques Jones, President of ComForCare of northwest Richmond, says social distancing is difficult during in-home care, which often requires close contact for things like feeding, bathing and grooming. Keep Reading
Janice Pollard writes in Medium.com, "Caregivers showcase compassion every day just by the nature of the job they are in, but their dedication and willingness to continue caring for clients during a pandemic is nothing short of heroic." Keep Reading
Sean Kajcienski, COO of Best Life Brands, is quoted in Home Health Care News, "We've got to be a little bit more flexible, adaptable and responsive to business demands,” he said. “We’re all just adjusting, but the need is there. It’s such a great need in this country, and I see it continuing to grow.” Keep Reading
As social distancing, the cornerstone of epidemic control, is becoming the norm, often leading to further isolation from seniors, our growing franchise network remains committed to overcoming those hurdles from coast to coast across our locations and the thousands of clients we serve across the country. And, the forecast for more franchise locations and our skilled workforce will only keep rising. Keep Reading
ComForCare is following updates and procedures from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) State Department of Health, local and county authorities, the Home Care Association of America, as well as other relevant agencies and resources. Please see our full post on our care protocols so we can continue to support your loved ones and minimize risk.
Most people want to age in place. According to AARP, 3 out of 4 Americans age 50 or older say they prefer to remain in their current residence for as long as possible. However, many will need assistance to do so. That’s where in-home care comes in. Keep Reading
When an aging loved one’s health, safety or well-being becomes a concern, family members often need to come together to figure out short- and long-term care solutions. Family meetings can be a helpful tool in the care planning process. Keep Reading
Although not as severe or prevalent as among younger people, substance use disorders by older adults (65+) is happening and can create an equally negative impact on the older adult and their family. Keep Reading
Maybe you’ve noticed Mom forgetting to turn off the faucet after washing dishes or Dad having difficulty using stairs. You think it might be time to talk to them about finding some additional help, but you don’t know the best communication techniques to use. Keep Reading
Being a caregiver has many demands – both physically and emotionally. In addition to the responsibilities of caregiving, you may deal with work deadlines, social isolation, financial issues and/or medical conditions. Keep Reading
As you develop a long-term care plan for yourself or a loved one, several factors must be considered, such as one’s current and future medical needs, family support system and budget. Since 90% of people 65+ want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, in-home care is a popular option. Keep Reading
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