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 mortar, [...]

By |2022-04-25T12:17:45-04:00March 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 theme [...]

By |2022-04-25T12:17:42-04:00February 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 writing [...]

By |2022-04-25T14:30:35-04:00November 1st, 2021|Caregivers|

Vaccination Mandated by the State of New Jersey for Health Care Workers

NJ Vaccine Mandate As you may have heard, the State of New Jersey recently put out an executive order (#252) stating that: “By September 7th, 2021, all workers in certain state and private health care facilities and high-risk congregate settings, listed below, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two times per week.” Read the entire article at NJ.gov. As a result, Home [...]

By |2022-04-25T15:57:53-04:00August 19th, 2021|Caregivers|

Happiness Happens Month

Happiness Happens Month “The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives.” – Russel M. Nelson August marks the beginning of Happiness Happens Month, a time to focus and reflect on what brings you true happiness. True happiness is only achieved through experiencing the opposite – sadness. Understanding that there are constant ebbs and flows in your mental [...]

By |2022-08-26T13:43:53-04:00August 16th, 2021|Caregivers|

Dementia Care Professionals Month

Dementia Care Professionals Month June is Dementia Care Professionals Month – a time to recognize all dementia-specific caregivers for the many sacrifices they make along their journeys. Being a caregiver for an individual living with dementia takes extreme generosity and patience. Loved ones who take on this responsibility are not always trained adequately for the job, which leads to overall health and financial complications – 1 in 2 loved ones report their [...]

By |2022-08-26T14:55:32-04:00June 17th, 2021|Caregivers, Dementia|

ClearCare – Password Update

Cyber security is a huge threat. Hackers and scammers are targeting our industry and your clients. You, as our aides, are charged with caring for our clients and their most intimate details. When we first helped you log into ClearCare we assigned you a very simple password. These passwords are now vulnerable. You MUST update your password to something much stronger. Passwords must be at least 12 characters. This can be numbers, letters or [...]

By |2022-04-26T10:00:26-04:00May 12th, 2021|Caregivers|

Social Workers are Essential

As we reach the official one-year mark since the beginning of the pandemic, it feels fitting that March celebrates social workers. Social workers play an extremely important role in the healthcare system, often helping others to solve or cope with complex issues that affect their quality of life. Social work takes an altruistic soul and a big heart dedicated to making life easier for others. Social work is not just a job – [...]

By |2022-04-26T10:06:52-04:00March 5th, 2021|Caregivers, Senior Care|
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