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Ways to Involve your Senior Family Member During the Holiday Season

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Frequently senior family members look forward to the holiday season to see loved ones that they see less frequently during the rest of the year. Below are a list of ideas and activities to make this holiday season extra special for them! Hand write them a Thanksgiving or Christmas card. Many families send out picture […]

Are Your Aging Parents Lonely?

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Loneliness and isolation are so common among the elderly.  There are many causes including the loss of a spouse, physical decline, inability to drive and decreased vision and hearing.  Most seniors want to stay in their homes but what do they do to combat loneliness?  Hiring a companion service, like SHC, can help in many […]

Family Matters: Discussing Care with a Loved One in Need

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Loss of independence is a common fear among our clients, who want to stay in their homes for as long as possible.  This same fear often drives a reluctance to accept professional caregiving services like those we offer.  When a family member needs additional care, it can be challenging to share those concerns, and to […]

Getting Off to a Great Start with Care

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Our clients love to share stories about the strong bonds they developed with caregivers during their time together.  This happens, in part, thanks to our commitment to working with families and clients from day one to ensure we have the right people in place, and full understanding of their needs.   During this time of adjustment, […]

Combating Fear, Obligation & Guilt While Supporting an Aging Loved One

David Morgan, SHC Nurse Sally Pearson and Peter Rosenberger smiling

SHC recently participated in an event featuring, Peter Rosenberger, a nationally recognized speaker & the founder of Standing with Hope.  Peter has been featured on Good Morning America, Fox News & AARP programing.  Peter spoke about combating fear, obligation and guilt while supporting a loved one.  Peter has been his wife’s sole caregiver for the […]

Caregiver and Client Spotlight – February

Client and Caregiving Knitting

A Client Spotlight – Cindy & Jo’s Story SHC Caregivers Develop Enriching Hobbies with Clients Cindy is a tenured caregiver with SHC who works diligently to help her clients maintain their independence and individuality.  Cindy’s current client, Jo, is an avid knitter and musician.  Together the two enjoy time knitting outfits for children, which they […]