Congrats to our December Employee of the Month winners! Home Care Ashtabula: Patty Caskey, LPN Home Care Dayton/Hospice: Elizabeth Ames Home Care Dublin: Courtney Starr Home Care Steubenville/WV: Judy Macaluso
Older adults are especially susceptible to hypothermia even after mild exposure to cold temperatures. Hypothermia is a significant and potentially dangerous drop in body temperature, generally defined as having a core body temperature below 95 degrees. Signs and symptoms may include slow or slurred speech, puffy or swollen face, sleepiness or confusion, shivering, stiffness in… Continue Reading Stay Warm Out There!
Winter has arrived, and it brings added safety concerns for older adults and the elderly. Many elders will suffer a bone fracture of one kind or another this winter, and that fracture has the potential to be life-changing. The following tips are offered as preventative measures that can help seniors avoid slipping and falling on… Continue Reading Tips to Help Seniors Avoid Falling During Winter
Christmas time is here. We hope it brings happiness and cheer to each of you! The holiday season can bring many unexpected things. Some good, some not so good. As healthcare providers caring for seniors, we are sadly aware that some older adults feel especially lonely and detached at this time of year. Increased anxiety… Continue Reading Fight Feelings of Forgottenness this Holiday Season
Congrats to our November Employee of the Month winners! Home Care Ashtabula: Julie Shulman Home Care Dayton/Hospice: Danyelle Alexander Home Care Dublin: Wilma Haught Home Care Steubenville/WV: Necole Hritz
Congrats to our October Employee of the Month winners! Home Care Ashtabula: Melissa Wright Home Care Dayton/Hospice: Wesley Rosencrans Home Care Dublin: Tatiana Allen Home Care Steubenville/WV: Kelli Christian
You’ve heard all the “cliché advice” from making time for yourself to share the load. It all sounds so reasonable and within reach, unless, of course, you’re the caregiver. Caregivers are well-acquainted with guilt, self-doubt, conflict, and exhaustion. Their days are characterized by highs and lows, dilemmas and predicaments, anxiety and resolve. It’s an emotional… Continue Reading Caregiver Considerations
Congrats to our September Employee of the Month winners! Home Care Ashtabula: Paige Beach Home Care Dayton/Hospice: Pam Vincent Home Care Dublin: Hang Nguyen Home Care Steubenville/WV: Nicole Zorne
Congrats to our August Employee of the Month winners! Home Care Ashtabula: Robin Zee Home Care Dayton/Hospice: Betty Harman Home Care Dublin: Betty Rattler Home Care Steubenville/WV: Necole Hritz
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