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FEMA Covid-19 Funeral Assistance Info!

Homewatch CareGivers found out some pretty amazing news for the people in our Plainfield community and those around the country who have suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic. To help with some of the financial stress from the Covid-19 pandemic, FEMA is offering financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses. If a death certificate lists COVID-19 or the Novel Coronavirus as a cause of death, you may be eligible for reimbursement from FEMA for up to $9,000. Although, decedents with prepaid funeral plans do not qualify for this benefit.

You may qualify for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance benefits if you meet the following requirements though!

 

1.You are a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national or qualified non-citizen.

2. The death occurred in the United States, including U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
3. You incurred funeral expenses on or after January 20, 2020, for a person whose death was caused by COVID-19. FEMA may approve COVID-19 Funeral Assistance benefits for expenses such as:

4.Funeral services
5.Cremation
6. Interment
7. Costs associated with producing death certificates
8.Costs due to local or state government laws or ordinances
9.Transportation for up to two people to identify the person who died
10.Transfer of remains
11.Casket or urn
12. Burial plot
13. Marker or headstone
14. Clergy
15. Funeral ceremony

16. Funeral home equipment or staff 
 

Apply by contacting the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 844-684-6333. They are open Monday-Friday 9am - 9pm ET. You can call the Helpline above and a FEMA representative will help walk you through the application process. However, you can only submit your application by phone. FEMA does not accept applications online. For more information, please visit the FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance website or call the helpline. 

Homewatch CareGivers wants to make sure you have all the resources and information you can have to help you and your loved ones this year. As a homecare service provider and a VA approved provider, If you have any questions about our services such as senior care, respite care, dementia care, and 24hr services, please contact us and we would love to set up a free, in-home consultation to go over how we can help you and your loved one. Let our family help your family this year.


Joliet Memmory Cafe 
The Magnolia Gathering Place in Joliet is teaming up with Will County Senior Services and bringing you this amazing support group. A Memory Cafe is a welcoming place where people who are living with dementia and Alzheimer's can come together with their loved one and engage with others in like situations in a safe environment and socialize together. There will be activities and lots of resources to help you and your loved one. The meeting will be held every first Thursday of the month at 10:30AM. For mor information please call at 815-723-9713. 
 
Homewatch CareGivers offers dementia care services to the Plainfield, Joliet, Oswego, and Yorkville areas. We have great caregivers that have been trained and certified in dementia care and homecare and we pride ourselves on our excellent homecare services. We offer free in-home consultations and are also a VA approved provider for our Veterans. If you have any questions for us or are looking for homecare for you or a loved one, please reach out and we would love to talk about how we can help.
 
 
 
 

Kick Seasonal Depression to the Curb
515 Fitness in Plainfield is bringing a new approach to therapy and physical fitness. Combining professional psychology and physical fitness clients are able to talk it all out while working it all out. Included are some favorite activities such as running, dancing, art therapy, tennis, weightlifting and more. It's safe, it's fun, and it puts people on the path to achieving their mind and body wellness goals. They are currently serving the senior community up to age 75 and insurance is accepted! For more information about this please see flyer. 
 
Homewatch CareGivers is so excited about opportunities such as this for our clients. Getting the mind going and the body going at all ages is supper important. As a homecare company we work with our clients Dr. and physical therapist to make sure they are getting in the PT they need to stay healthy. We offer a range of services such as dementia care, respite care, and senior care and we are also a VA approved provider so we can work with our Veteran community as well. If you have any questions on how we can help you or your loved one this year, please contact us and we can set you up with a free in-home consultation. We look forward to hearing from you.

Happy 15th Anniversary Heritage Woods!
Heritage Woods of Yorkville is celebrating their 15th Anniversary this year and they want to do it with everyone! Come celebrate with them with entertainment, appetizers, and refreshments. The event will be held on February 9th from 2-5PM at Greenbriar Rd, Yorkville, Il. We hope to see you out there! Homewatch CareGivers will be there as well to talk to whoever has questions about our homecare services as well. We are happy to say that we now have an office in the Plainfield area and are servicing the Oswego and Yorkville areas as well. We offer dementia care, 24hr care, and respite care just to name a few, but we would love to talk more on how we can help you and your loved ones this year. We are a VA approved provider so we can help our Veterans out as well. We do offer Free in-home consultations as well. We look forward to talking with you soon.

 
 
It was a Merry Huddle
 
Homewatch CareGivers is so happy we have an amazing group of people that work for us and what better way to celebrate those people than to throw a Christmas Party!? We had so much fun at this year's Holiday Huddle for Homewatch CareGivers. Thanks to our amazing leader Dennise who supplied all of the amazing treats and eats. We are sad so many couldn't make it out to celebrate with us, but we will make sure they know that they are appreciated and hopefully they had a fantastic holiday season! 
Here at Homewatch CareGivers we pride ourselves on having the best of the best, and we do our best to make sure we are there for not just our clients but our staff as well. Having happy staff makes happy clients and there is nothing better than happy clients! Going into this New Year if you have any questions about home care and what we can do for you, then please reach out to us and we would love to talk. We offer free in-home consultations to talk about what your needs would be and how we can help you or your loved one live a happier and more independent life. We are also a VA approved provider for Plainfield and the surrounding areas of Oswego, Yorkville, Joliet, and Morris. We can help with 24hr care, dementia care, and more for our Veterans so please don't stress into the New Year and just give us a call. We may be able to help! We look forward to hearing from you and Have a Happy New Year
 

Get Post Christmas Fit!
 
The Plainfield Prairie Activity & Recreation Center said you asked for it, and we're delivering. What better way to get back in shape after the holiday season then for the week of January 9 through 15, we will have sample classes for you to try. There will be a variety of popular fitness classes that you can try out for FREE! If you find the class that's right for you, register and join us weekly. Anyone age 16+ is welcome. Free classes will be posted on our website mid-December. Visit our website at plfdparks.org
 
Homewatch CareGivers is a home care company that encourages our seniors to get out and be as active as they can be physically and socially in their community. We offer a range of services such as  24hr care, dementia care, and respite care. If you are interested in any of our service we would love to set up a free consultation and talk more about how we can help you and your family. We look forward to seeing you out there and and Merry
Christmas!
 
 
 

It's a Senior Fair!

Homewatch CareGivers wants to let you guys know of a great Senior Fair coming up in Minooka at Heritage Woods Assisted Lifestyle Community. It's a free event on Wednesday September 21st from 9am-11am and there will gift giveaways and a fun basket raffle.

Here at Homewatch CareGivers as a premier homecare, elder care, dementia care, 24 hour care, and senior care provider we like to partner with other senior care providers so that we can offer our clients the best information possible for whatever will suit their needs. We are also a VA approved provider and are able and willing to provide homecare for our veterans through VA. We are more than just a home care company. We are involved in our community and will direct you to the right resources to help you and your loved ones if we are not able to. Please contact us with any questions.

Senior Fair Event Flyer


Kicking Fall off with an Autumn Fun Fest!!

Hayrides, pumpkin launching, prairie mazes, petting zoo, pumpkin picking... Do you need any more incentive to sign up? We sure don't. Autumn is starting to show off her beauty and we are here to help celebrate. Fun activities, food, and family fun are to be had as the Plainfield Park District throws the community this fantastic event Sept 24th 2022 from 1Pm-4Pm at Eaton Preserve. Registration is free but some of the event such as the inflatables, petting zoo and pumpkin patch do require paid tickets.

Homewatch CareGivers, a home care and senior care provider for the area, is all about supporting our seniors in the community and making sure they are getting out and enjoying the wonderful fall weather we are heading into. This would be a great event to stroll around and pick out a pumpkin or two and enjoy the festivities the Plainfield Park District is offering. If you have any questions on our services for yourself or a loved one please reach out to us about our services such as 24hr care, senior care, home care, dementia care, elder care, and much more. We are also a VA approved Provider so we can help the Veterans in our area with home care as well. We look forward to seeing you!


Homewatch CareGivers is Growing!

Homewatch CareGivers is proud to announce they have a new office in Plainfield! Already having offices in Naperville and Lockport, they decided to extend their reach and bring their quality home care and senior care to Plainfield and the surrounding areas such as Oswego, Yorkville, Shorewood, Romeoville, and Joliet. Homewatch CareGivers provides services such as senior care, elder care, dementia care, 24hr care, and as a VA approved provider we are able to help and support the Veterans in our community as well. Our caregivers are all trained and certified in dementia care and are screened with care. Our Care Managing team pairs clients with the right caregiver for the job and makes sure your loved ones are comfortable and at ease. We look forward to serving the community of Plainfield and the surrounding area and if you have any questions about how we can help you or a loved one live a healthier and more independent life, please feel free to contact us.

Our new address is at 24014 Renwick Rd Suite 105-13, Plainfield, IL

Phone- (301) 321-8068

For more information on our services click here.


Photoshoot with Grandma and Grandpa with a cause!

Grandparents Day mini session photo shoot fundraiser at The Timbers of Shorewood is a fantastic way to capture some memories and also help support a great cause. The Timbers of Shorewood have teamed up with Vicky Hallberg, a professional photographer, and former photographer for the Chicago Cubs, to make sure you are getting some of the best photos with your loved ones and raise money for the Alzheimer's Association. The event will be this Saturday September 10th from 11am-2pm. Cost is $50 a session and please make sure you call ahead to make reservations. Deadline is September 7th for reservations but you may be able to call and see if they have any openings. Contact is Shella at 815-609-0669 or shella@timbersofshorewood.com. Please see attached flyer for more details.

Homewatch CareGivers is a huge supporter of the Alzheimer's Association and as premier dementia care , senior care, and home care providers, we make sure that our staff is also trained and certified in dementia care and elder care. If you have any questions for us on dementia care and home care and how we can help make your loved ones life and your families life a lot easier and peaceful, please contact us and we would love to answer them.


Bingo with a Cause!

Homewatch CareGivers a professional home care service provider that is always on the lookout for local community events that will engage our seniors and also help the community it's in. That is why our ears raised when we heard about this amazing event going on in Plainfield.

Giving Tuesday BINGO! Donating to those in need and helping eliminate food poverty is a great way to give back to your community and at this event you get to play BINGO! For every can of non-perishable food you bring in you get one BINGO card.

bingo card

 

Homewatch CareGivers in Naperville turns 5!

What better way to celebrate then brunch at Meson Sabika! Homewatch CareGivers a premier homecare service provider, is so happy to celebrate it's 5th year in business! It is also super happy to announce that it just opened it's newest office in Plainfield this month! Offering home care and senior services to many of the surrounding areas now such as Oswego, Yorkville, Joliet, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Crest Hill, Romeoville, Lockport, Naperville, Aurora, Downers Grove, Lisle, Warrenville, Wheaton and Woodridge. We are so excited to work with more people in the Plainfield area and offer our services to those who are in need of senior services and homecare.

Anniversary Pic

Living with Chronic Pain? There are ways to help!

Homewatch CareGivers is a company focused on helping clients be there better selves everyday through different types of home care such as elder care, companion care, 24hr care, Dementia care, Respite care and much more. One of the many ways we can help is to get you the resources you need such as this work shop from the Illinois Pathway to Health.

Take Charge of Your Pain is a group class designed to help participants live a healthier more pain free life by managing their symptoms. This program teaches new ways that will give participants the confidence, motivation, and skills needed to cope with their chronic pain.

If you have any more questions for Homewatch CareGivers on In Home Care than please reach out to us and we would love to chat.

Take Charge of Your Pain Illinois Pathways to Health PDF

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