2 05, 2022

Debunking The Top Five Home Care Myths And Misconceptions

By |2022-05-02T09:47:28-04:00May 2nd, 2022|home care|

It may come as a surprise to many people that 9 out of 10 seniors say that they would prefer to stay in their own home for as long as possible as they age. Clearly, home care is the first choice for the elderly who wish to age in place. However, many home care myths continue to hold families back from choosing this high quality care and support for their loved ones. The [...]

11 04, 2022

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

By |2022-04-25T11:39:56-04:00April 11th, 2022|caregivers|

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, we [...]

7 03, 2022

The Role of Social Workers

By |2022-04-25T12:17:45-04:00March 7th, 2022|caregivers|

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, [...]

1 03, 2022

Can Brain Scans Detect Alzheimer’s?

By |2022-04-19T10:45:33-04:00March 1st, 2022|dementia|

Alzheimer's can be hard to diagnose. Some of the earliest symptoms of the disease include a decline in short-term memory, but other changes such as mood swings and anxiety can appear before any memory problems. According to medical technologists, MRI brain scans could, in the near future, detect the signs of Alzheimer's earlier than the current tests. Brain Scans on Patients Who are Already Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Brain scans are nothing new, but [...]

10 02, 2022

Hiring Caregivers in New Jersey

By |2022-04-25T12:17:17-04:00February 10th, 2022|home care, senior care|

Maximizing comfort for aging seniors is an important goal. Even when illness or other issues affect you in later years, you can still receive care within the comfort of your home with assistance from a certified home health aide (CHHA). A national survey conducted last year showed that as many as 9 out of 10 adults above the age of 50 across all demographics and health categories prefer to remain at home and [...]

8 02, 2022

A Focused Approach to Dementia Care

By |2022-04-25T12:17:39-04:00February 8th, 2022|dementia, senior care|

Home to Stay has always strived to deliver the highest level of care possible to all of our clients, however caring for an individual with dementia can be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. Dementia care is complex and often encompasses a large variety of behaviors and emotions. In the past, we have found many of our caregivers struggling to meet the needs of the people they are working with. As a result, our [...]

7 02, 2022

Recognizing the Role of Black Men and Women in Healthcare

By |2022-04-25T12:17:42-04:00February 7th, 2022|caregivers|

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 [...]

11 01, 2022

A Meaningful Day at Home to Stay

By |2022-04-25T13:05:24-04:00January 11th, 2022|dementia|

The Demand for Dementia Caregivers Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging for both families and caregivers. People with dementia may have a difficult time remembering things, thinking clearly, communicating with others, and taking care of themselves. Dementia and other cognitive diseases can also cause mood swings and even change a person’s personality and behavior. As Alzheimer's and other dementia-related disease rates continue to climb across the country, there is a shortage [...]

10 01, 2022

Navigating Alzheimer’s Care Monmouth County, NJ

By |2022-04-25T13:05:21-04:00January 10th, 2022|senior care|

Trying to navigate Alzheimer’s care in Monmouth County, NJ can be overwhelming, especially when COVID related restrictions and limitations are still in place. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of dementia and Alzheimer’s related deaths in the US has gone up by 16%. At present, over six million Americans are living with this condition, and the number is projected to increase to 13 million by 2050. One in three seniors in the [...]

5 01, 2022

Bathroom Safety Tips for Seniors

By |2022-04-25T13:05:19-04:00January 5th, 2022|home care|

Bathrooms Can Be Dangerous for Seniors When it comes to dangerous areas inside the home for aging adults, bathrooms are at the top of the list. Although it may seem unlikely, a hefty majority of slips and falls around the home occur inside the bathroom. Wet and slippery surfaces, clutter, and lack of safety equipment in washrooms are contributing factors to why 80% of bathroom injuries are caused by slips and falls. For [...]

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