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  • Caregiving and Control
    Senior Care & Aging

    When it comes time to accept a little help, not everyone says, “Yes, please!” It doesn’t matter if the offer comes from a dear family member or a professional caregiver, the answer can often be, “No way!” Dr. Barry J. Jacobs, Psy. D., clinical psychologist ...

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  • Good News! You’re Aging!
    Senior Care & Aging

    Let’s not kid ourselves, there are some downsides to getting older. However, science is finding some pretty good things going on also. Here are a few examples about aging well from recent reports: Cognitive Life Expectancy Might Be Longer Research ...

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  • The Long Goodbye
    Senior Care & Aging

    Alzheimer’s disease lasts an average of 10-15 years and is marked by progressive loss of mental capabilities, physical function and social skills. The impact for family members and loved ones is profound, but often goes unrecognized. Sadness and grief, ...

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  • Homewatch CareGivers in National News
    Events

    Our brand was recently featured in two business reports on a major television network! This segment that aired on CNBC is a spot about employment opportunities in the home health industry. “Currently three million people work as home care healthcare aides ...

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  • Tips on Being a Long-Distance Caregiver
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    If your loved one lives across town or in another country, you might still be able to help them even though you aren’t next door or in the same house together. Being a long-distance family caregiver has unique challenges, but with planning and support it ...

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  • One Woman’s Story of Caring for Dad
    Health & Wellbeing

    Lisa Shultz, 55, found herself being a primary family caregiver for her father near the end of his life. She has written a book, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent , about the experience for others who may find themselves in a similar ...

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  • What Kind of Caregiver Are You?
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    By Brenda Avadian, MA, The Caregiver’s Voice Oftentimes, we dive deep into caregiving before we realize we are caregivers. We feel the tug of a tether to Mom or Dad. From a thousand miles away, we call to make sure Mom is doing all right. Some of us juggle ...

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  • Stories of Care Connections
    Passion of Caregiving

    While we can write about the importance of people connecting through in-home care, it can be even more impactful to hear it from those who witness it firsthand. When a client or their family is looking for help with anything from companionship to ...

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  • Do You Need In-Home Care?
    Coping and Caregiving

    When it comes to long-term care, there is a lot of denial. It starts with the lack of planning for aging, illness or other things that crop up in life and prevent someone from living completely independently. Next, there are the family caregivers who ...

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