10 02, 2022

Hiring Caregivers in New Jersey

By |2022-08-26T13:47:27-04:00February 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 |2022-08-26T14:49:13-04:00February 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, [...]

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 |2022-08-26T14:49:58-04:00January 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 [...]

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 |2022-08-26T14:52:35-04:00January 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. [...]

20 12, 2021

Winter Preparation for Seniors

By |2022-04-25T13:05:17-04:00December 20th, 2021|Home Care, Senior Care|

Preparing Seniors for Cold Weather The winter season is right around the corner – with this comes inclement cold weather conditions that can disrupt daily life, especially for seniors. Depending on where you live, it could be only a matter of a few weeks until you start experiencing full-on winter weather, including very low temperatures, snow, and ice. These weather conditions could be a major hazard for you, your elderly loved ones, and [...]

10 12, 2021

Senior Care For Dementia in Ocean County, NJ

By |2022-04-25T13:05:15-04:00December 10th, 2021|Dementia, Senior Care|

Caring for Seniors with Dementia Dementia is a progressive disease, which will require increased care over time. As a caregiver, it can be daunting for you to provide the right kind of senior dementia care that your loved one needs. With professional support from Home to Stay Senior Care Services, you can handle the practical challenges that are associated with elderly dementia care. All of our caregivers working with our dementia clients are [...]

7 12, 2021

A Lookback at 2021 and What the Future Holds

By |2022-08-26T14:49:29-04:00December 7th, 2021|Home Care, Senior Care|

Goodbye 2021, it was an interesting year for all of us.  The coronavirus was still very much with us throughout 2021 and it does not look like it is going away anytime soon.  A Lookback at 2021 We at Home to Stay have been affected by COVID on multiple fronts, most tragically with the loss of clients that have fallen ill to the virus. I have distinct memories of our clients and [...]

23 11, 2021

Home to Stay’s AlzBetter Program

By |2022-04-25T14:30:33-04:00November 23rd, 2021|Dementia|

Properly caring for a patient living with dementia looks different than other patients. Specialized dementia care needs are on the rise in the home and facilities. Knowing what to expect and what to look for as the disease progresses impacts care management and direction. AlzBetter is an innovative dementia care system aimed at helping people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia to live safely with a better quality of life.  Our [...]

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