Being social is beneficial for everyone, but it’s especially important for seniors – especially those who live alone or who care for their aging or declining partner. Regular,…
The more time you have to search for a home care provider, the more likely you are to find the best fit for the client. The ideal is…
Creating a safer, more accessible home is a foundational tenet of aging-in-place because it dramatically reduces the risk of serious injuries that shift the trajectory of an independent senior’s life.
The best caregiver-client matches take place when the client and caregiver easily form a bond based on their comfort in each other’s’ presence, along with shared interests, hobbies, and past times.
Here are a few signs that may indicate that it’s time to have a conversation about considering home care options.
From May 7th to 8th get ready for the Washington Home Care Association’s 12th annual conference, Blooming with the Boomers! The theme of this year’s conference is camping, where the goal is to help you “Build a Strong Camp to Weather Any Storm” in home care!
Isolation and loneliness exact a significant toll on seniors. Fortunately, our state has many activities and events in the upcoming months that are perfect for those who are looking to get out and engage with others.
Although home care is rewarding work, it can lead to stress or burnout for caregivers. Learn how to help boost employee morale, resulting in less turnover in 2019.
The holiday season can be a difficult time for senior citizens. It can range from sadness over the loss of loved ones and friends to anxiety over not…
With so many online review outlets available, it is essential to understand what reputation management is and how it affects your company.
Learn about the importance of business networking and ways you can utilize your employees, as well as customers, to increase your company’s referrals.
Learn about SaaS (software-as-a-service) and some available products to help save your home care business both time and money.
Here are some of the best museums in Washington State. Whether you love history, space, or art, you’re bound to find something that sparks your interest (and they all offer senior discounts!).
Providing helpful, compassionate care is the single best way to get more referrals from your clientele. But if that isn’t pushing your business as far as you’d like, you can take some deliberate steps to up your home care agency’s chances of getting a good referral.
We typically don’t think of seniors as users of cutting-edge mobile apps, but according to research, more seniors use smartphones than ever before. And as the rest of us age, this number will only increase. With that in mind, we’ve collected our thirteen favorite mobile apps that can help keep your aging relatives social, safe, and happy.
So, you’ve decided to enlist an in-home care agency to help your relative manage day-to-day tasks. If your loved one has been struggling, this is a great decision.…
The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and spring is on its way. We all know that sunshine, exercise, and fresh air can do wonders for our health, fighting depression, mental degeneration, and all types of chronic disease. Seniors in particular should take advantage of these benefits and make good use of the warm weather while it’s here.
If your elderly family member is struggling to manage his/her personal care but refuses to accept the idea of assistance, equipping them with home care technology can be a great middle ground.