18 11, 2020

November is National Family Caregivers Month

By |2020-11-18T09:37:19-05:00November 18th, 2020|blog|

The month of November is recognized as National Family Caregivers Month. During this month, we take the time to celebrate those who have taken on the responsibility of becoming a family caregiver. Whether it is a trained professional working around the clock or just a family member assisting with the little things, the effort put in to take care of and look after your elderly loved ones is undeniable and admirable. By acknowledging [...]

17 11, 2020

Terrarium Therapy

By |2020-11-17T12:16:13-05:00November 17th, 2020|blog|

In an effort to reconnect and unwind, Home to Stay teamed up with Artis Senior Living of Evesham to host a unique experience – Terrarium Therapy. Terrariums are tiny ecosystems made with small plants, soil, rocks and other foliage that require little maintenance and can last for years. Participants gave extremely positive feedback. Many noted a cathartic experience, taking time out of their busy schedules to relax, unwind, and “bury” the stress.  There [...]

26 10, 2020

Halloween and Dementia

By |2020-10-26T10:05:18-04:00October 26th, 2020|blog|

It is important to pay extra attention to those living with dementia, especially during the holidays when their normal lifestyle may be disrupted. If changes are noticed, try identifying the items or situations that you feel could be the issue and remove them. Some examples of changes in behavior would include: sleep changes, anxiety, agitation, wandering (as this can be a sign they are looking for a quieter, less busy or scary place), [...]

19 10, 2020

Home to Stay Announcement

By |2020-10-19T12:39:51-04:00October 19th, 2020|blog|

Home To Stay is excited to announce that our proprietary training program (AlzBetter) that we utilize to train all of our aides and family members has had its curriculum reviewed and approved by the Alzheimer's Association. The AlzBetter system is one of four training programs that the Alzheimer's Association reviewed and approved nationally for training of others outside of their own organization. Home To Stay is grateful to the Alzheimer's Association for their [...]

13 10, 2020

Attention Clients and Employees!

By |2020-10-13T12:12:30-04:00October 13th, 2020|blog|

Home to Stay Now Offers Secure Family Portal Home to Stay Senior Care Solutions is currently changing electronic record keeping systems. Our new system will now allow access to a secure family portal where you can view schedules, get real time updates from our nurses and caregivers, along with easier access to billing and invoice information.  To help familiarize yourself with these new changes we invite you to [...]

12 10, 2020

Pets: The Perfect Senior Companion

By |2020-10-12T14:47:38-04:00October 12th, 2020|blog|

As all of us continue to age, we will begin to realize the significance of a loved one or close friend moving or passing away. Moreover, once a certain age is reached, it becomes more difficult to get around and partake in activities we previously enjoyed. However, there is a scientifically proven way to combat the isolating effects of aging: owning a pet.  Whether it’s a cat or dog, the benefits pet ownership [...]

1 10, 2020

Easy Tech Solutions for Staying in Touch with Your Senior Loved Ones

By |2020-10-26T10:04:57-04:00October 1st, 2020|blog|

If you live far away from your elderly loved ones, it’s often hard to maintain the level of communication you’d like. It’s not always possible to schedule regular visits, but thankfully, many types of technology are easy for seniors to use. Below, learn about a few of the best ways you can communicate together and discover other helpful tips for staying in touch.  Use a Fax Machine  Did you know that old fax [...]

22 09, 2020

The Importance of Senior Citizens in the Upcoming Election

By |2020-09-22T14:15:15-04:00September 22nd, 2020|blog|

In the forthcoming 2020 presidential election, older adults could play a larger role than you may think. For starters, seniors have consistently out-voted every other age group in elections. In fact, on average, 70% of them cast their votes in each presidential election, making sure their voices are heard on policies that have or will directly impact them. COVID-19 has put a halt on a majority of in-person social activity around the United [...]

16 09, 2020

Say No to Stress!

By |2020-10-13T10:29:21-04:00September 16th, 2020|blog|

What would your days look like if there were no stress? What if you could carve out a little time for yourself? What would your days look like if you could relax a little?  Whether it's because of work or family demands, one thing is for sure - many of us are stressed. There simply aren't enough hours in the day to get it all done. According to the American Institute of Stress, [...]

24 08, 2020

Staying Connected from a Distance

By |2020-08-25T10:20:12-04:00August 24th, 2020|blog|

Staying connected is more important now than ever. As we enter our sixth month of quarantine, finding creative ways to stay connected can be difficult. Studies have shown that isolation plays a key role in physical and cognitive decline, especially in those who are older and living alone. The term “social distancing” has become our new vocabulary and the ramifications have proven just as dangerous as the current virus.  According to Lori Smetanka, [...]

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