27 07, 2022

Homebound…Now What?

By |2022-10-04T09:31:22-04:00July 27th, 2022|Home Care|

One of our former clients, who was celebrating her retirement, tripped over a small step down (2 steps!) on their patio, which unfortunately left her a quadriplegic.  She had very little time to prepare for her retirement, let alone how she would be spending it in her new normal. -Andrew Dubler, Owner, Home To Stay Oftentimes, people are unprepared for when they become homebound and they don’t have a lot of time to [...]

30 06, 2022

Traveling With Alzheimer’s

By |2022-12-22T14:58:23-05:00June 30th, 2022|Dementia|

Travel doesn’t need to stop when living with or caring for a person with dementia. However, added planning and flexibility is essential to find success. Don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way. Be specific about your needs as a care partner. Be open with family, friends and the travel industry on how they can assist you and your loved one with dementia.  Keep in mind that if you become [...]

1 06, 2022

Is Alzheimer’s Genetic?

By |2022-12-22T13:24:51-05:00June 1st, 2022|Dementia|

Family history is not always a factor when it comes to someone developing Alzheimer’s. There is, however, growing evidence that those who have a sibling or parent with Alzheimer’s are more at risk than those who don’t have a close relative with this condition. In fact, a new study published in Nature Genetics journal suggests that if you have a first-degree relative (i.e., a parent or a sibling) with Alzheimer’s, your likelihood [...]

2 05, 2022

Debunking The Top Five Home Care Myths And Misconceptions

By |2022-08-26T14:54:54-04:00May 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. [...]

11 04, 2022

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

By |2022-08-26T14:48:14-04:00April 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, [...]

7 03, 2022

The Role of Social Workers

By |2022-12-22T14:53:07-05:00March 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 [...]

1 03, 2022

Can Brain Scans Detect Alzheimer’s?

By |2022-08-26T14:52:59-04:00March 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, [...]

10 02, 2022

Hiring Caregivers in New Jersey

By |2022-12-22T12:41:58-05:00February 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 [...]

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, [...]