If you possess a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of others while unleashing your full potential, caregiving could be your calling.
Although it’s highly gratifying, serving as a family caregiver can be physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding. Adding numerous holiday activities to an already full plate can push even the most seasoned caregiver to the breaking point.
Many of the nearly 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. believed some of the common myths about caregiving before they began helping a senior loved one. Here are four of them.
How can you best respond to behavior changes and better manage a loved one with dementia whose thinking is also changing? Here are nine tips that will help.
Home healthcare agencies love hiring veterans, and many of them are choosing home care as their next career. What is it that is drawing our vets to this life-changing career? Here are five reasons
Searching for ways to keep your senior loved ones active at home can be challenging, but it’s a positive step that needs to be taken. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
It’s important that you find an agency that you feel will support you and treat you like the professional you are. Here are five questions you should ask during your caregiver interview.
Congratulations to Margarita Guzman, our Caregiver of the Month for September. Thank you, Margarita, for being an amazing member of our Colonial Home Care Services team!
Congratulations to Melisa Ortiz, our Caregiver of the Month for August. Thank you, Melisa, for being an amazing member of our Colonial Home Care Services team!
Feelings of guilt are so prevalent among family caregivers that it even has a name: “caregiver guilt.” Many caregivers feel guilty because they believe they’re not providing adequate care; they experience guilt over feeling frustrated and angry about their chaotic life or lack of control, or over their need to take a respite care break.