Caring for Aging Parents When Your Siblings Disagree

Caring for aging parents is an issue that can cause tension among family members. Even siblings who get along otherwise might bitterly disagree with each other when it comes to caring for a parent. If left unresolved, these disagreements can cause old resentments to flare up and turn into a full-blown conflict, which can worsen what might already be an extremely stressful situation.  Common Issues Related to Caring for Aging Parents Different [...]

By |2023-02-02T14:18:24-05:00February 1st, 2023|Caregivers|

Realities of Family Caregiving

November is Family Caregiving Month, the perfect time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. There are an estimated 53 million unpaid family caregivers in the U.S. today - up almost 25% from 2015. We expect this number to continue to grow over the next decade. Seeing a loved one suffer, change, and not be the person you remember can be extremely difficult. And, while many caregivers report feeling a [...]

By |2022-11-10T10:33:16-05:00November 8th, 2022|Caregivers|

How Family Caregivers Benefit From Respite Care

Attending to the needs of an aging loved one is incredibly rewarding, but it can also be challenging and exhausting. In many cases, caregivers may forget to take care of their own needs while carrying out family duties. This can lead to fatigue, burnout, and even discontent. A respite care program can provide several benefits to the one who needs care as well as their family caregivers. What is Respite Care? Family [...]

By |2022-12-22T13:00:16-05:00November 1st, 2022|Caregivers|

Helping Seniors Leave a Lasting Legacy

The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. – Kalu Ndukwe Kalu (Writer, Thinker, Political Scientist) One of the most important things seniors wish for is to leave behind a legacy so that some parts of them continue to exist long after they are gone. For your aging loved one, helping them create and leave a lasting legacy [...]

By |2022-10-04T09:31:15-04:00August 9th, 2022|Caregivers|

A Day in the Life of Home to Stay Caregivers in New Jersey

Types of Caregivers in New Jersey Home to Stay Senior Care Solutions (H2S) employs three types of caregivers in New Jersey. Each caregiver has a unique role and schedule that fits their needs and the needs of the client. Some caregivers are full-time, live-in, part-time or some even work one day a week. Home to Stay caregiver types are: Companion Hourly Certified Home Health Aide Live-in Certified Home Health Aide At H2S, [...]

By |2022-08-26T14:48:14-04:00April 11th, 2022|Caregivers|

The Role of Social Workers

The first social work class in the United States was held in the summer of 1898 at Columbia University in New York City, but that was just the beginning. The field of social work has grown, expanded and matured exponentially over the last 124 years. Social Workers' Role in the Healthcare System Social Workers are the mortar in the brickwork of the healthcare system. The bricks are the foundation, but without the [...]

By |2022-12-22T14:53:07-05:00March 7th, 2022|Caregivers|

Recognizing the Role of Black Men and Women in Healthcare

Each year in February, people across the United States celebrate the history and accomplishments of African Americans as part of Black History Month. The celebrations are marked with a variety of activities, such as events at museums, public schools, universities, healthcare institutions, as well as within communities.  Home to Stay Celebrates the Role of Black People in Healthcare A unique theme is chosen each year to commemorate Black History Month. This year’s [...]

By |2022-12-22T13:32:40-05:00February 7th, 2022|Caregivers|

Recognition and Appreciation for Caregivers

“Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy.” — Senator John Hoeven Recognizing the Caregiver One of the first documented cases of caregiving dates back to the Old Testament, when Ruth cared for her mother-in-law, Naomi. I am certain there were caregivers ever since there were people, but this is the earliest [...]

By |2022-12-22T13:31:38-05:00November 1st, 2021|Caregivers|