Giving Back to the Lockport Community
New Senior Today Episode “Oh My Aching Back”!
Homewatch CareGivers of Lockport participated in a new Seniors Today episode "Oh My Aching Back". This episode can be viewed by clicking here! On this episode, we discuss how 80% of the population will experience back problems at some time in their lives and how aging still remains the number-one cause of back pain. Here at Homewatch CareGivers, we provide companion care and believe good care should not interfere with your day-to-day activities. Our caregivers can help with laundry, errands, housekeeping, assistance with caring for pets, and more! Please contact us today to learn more about our service in Lockport and surrounding areas!
Hear about all of our upcoming events with our partners!
AgeGuide is partnering with GetSetUp, an online interactive community for older adults, to allow older adults the ability to take virtual classes relating to different interests, skills and social activities. Don't think you have the skills? GetSetUp offers a variety of classes to learn the technology needed to use platforms such as smart devices, Zoom and so much more! Don't wait! Register today for this FREE learning platform available to older adults living in AgeGuide's eight-county service area through Feb. 28, 2022. All you need to do is fill out the form and you will be all set! Get Started Taking Classes.
Illinois TRIAD Conference
Dennise Vaughn, Naperville-Lisle Triad President attending Illinois Triad Meeting. Triads have formed in communities throughout Illinois and the nation to promote crime prevention for older adults. The groups empower seniors to be more involved in community programs and educational seminars and focus on the importance of health and safety. Triad aims to enhance the quality of life for all senior citizens.
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We are hiring! We have openings in the Lockport, Bolingbrook, Romeoville area for CNAs and for people who would like to become Certified Caregivers. We are looking for great people who are compassionate, responsible, and good problem solvers.
We really care about our care team here at Homewatch CareGivers! Our most dedicated care team staff members makes $50k+. For a limited time, we are offering a $500 Sign On Bonus!
Schedule an interview by clicking here or call or text us at 331-702-9975 to find out more information!
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Congratulations to our Caregivers of the Month!
TEAM TRIVIA THE GOLDEN AGE!
July 27, 2021 9:00 AM
Please join us for a fun filled morning with our very own Sgt. Brian Phelan, hosting our 1st trivia event. We will be covering history, entertainment and music!!
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Supporting The Carillon Community
Homewatch CareGivers Home Care was proud to support the Carillon Salsa Dance Party on Saturday, June 26th. Our own Michelle Turvey, Caregiver Ambassador, was there to share information and answer questions about in home care. It was a great night for all!!
For more information about the Carillon Community please visit: https://www.carillonhoa.org/default.aspx
TRIAD supports local communities by offering the opportunity for information exchange between residents and Law Enforcement.
Click HERE to see upcoming events for the month of June!
Are you thinking about a career in Health Care?
Do you have a passion for helping others and would like to learn the skills to be a professional caregiver?
Homewatch CareGivers of Lockport is offering multiple opportunities within the Home Health industry.
Come and join us for our Job Fair, Wednesday, May 19th 9am - 2pm and learn more about the rewarding roles available.
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Paul Beach, Homewatch CareGivers, was proud to appeared on The Caregiving Wisdom Series sponsored by Nourish. This series features experts from across the nation who bring personal and professional wisdom to many aspects of caregiving. On April 21, 2021 Paul spoke on "Do I Need Help? Spotting the Challenges" to family caregivers across the county. The following link provides access to a recording of that presentation.
The Lockport Area Triad is a community organization that works to improve the quality of life for seniors by providing an opportunity for the exchange of information between residents, law enforcement, and the community.
The next meeting "Older Adults Can Have Fun Too!" will be on May 25th 9:00am at the Lockport Township Supervisors Community Room 1463 S. Farrell Rd. Lockport, IL 60441.
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Paul Beach, Homewatch CareGivers of Lockport was honored to present "The Beatles: The stories behind the world's biggest band." to the Lockport Township Park District's Senior Men's Club at the historic Gladys Fox Museum. It was great to have the social distanced gathering where "a splendid time was guaranteed for all!"
I have now been working for Homewatch CareGivers of Naperville for two years. I didn’t think my job could be any more rewarding until I look back at all the things I have learned and the lives I have touched. However the greatest joy for me is how my clients touch my life. I am the caregiver that I am because of them. Families thank me for bringing joy back into their loved ones but I say thank you for bringing daily joy into my life!!!
- Mary S.
Homewatch CareGivers Lockport was thrilled to join the April 20th Lockport Area Triad meeting. Jerry Schmidt, CFP VA Accredited claims agent discussed the various VA benefits available to Veterans and their spouses. A great group join us both in Lockport and via Zoom meeting.
Paul Beach, Homewatch CareGivers will be the guest speaker for The Caregiving Wisdom Series, April 22nd virtual meeting. Paul will be discussing spotting the challenges facing family caregivers and when it might be time to look for help. The Caregiving Wisdom Series is sponsored by Nourish for Caregivers https://nourishforcaregivers.com/
Dennise Vaughn is a co-host of Seniors Today, a show about helping seniors – and those that love them - live their very best lives. NCTV-17 is offering an opportunity to sponsor the show while also promoting your business.
Click HERE to learn more about sponsorship opportunities!
April CareGivers of the Month!
Homewatch CareGivers of Lockport is a proud member of the Lockport Area Triad. On Tuesday, March 16th, Lockport Area Triad hosted Lara Bruce, MA CCP-SLP, HIS, as she presented "Hearing Loss, Demystified!" The meeting was both in-person, socially distanced and broadcast via Zoom. Lara did a wonderful job with some very useful information.
"Kathy is such a terrific leader on your team! She is thoughtful, caring, and a dedicated advocate for your clients. She is an absolute joy to work with and I cannot tell you enough how capable and compassionate your caregivers are with our client! Thank you!"
Caregivers of the Month!
"I am so appreciative of Kris, Kathy and Raquel. They are such troopers! They are working under enormous pressure and are always so kind and gracious."
- Priscilla, Homewatch Caregiver
Dennise Vaughn and Paul Beach from Homewatch CareGivers of Lockport took part in the recent the February 23rd meeting of the Lockport Area Triad. The Lockport Area Triad is a collaborative partnership between law enforcement, senior citizens and community groups.
The Lockport Area Triad meeting was conducted both in person and with a virtual Zoom meeting.
Dr. Niraj Shah, MD of Oak Street Health, Joliet joined the meeting to answer questions and offer advice regarding the various vaccines.