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The Meaning Behind the Job: What Drives Today’s Professional Caregivers?

Caregiving is a special job. Although it can involve ordinary, everyday tasks, it also leads to extraordinary relationships. “It’s about much more than cleaning seniors’ homes and taking them to appointments,” said caregiver Debbie Mortimer. “These amazing clients often just want you to sit and talk with them and take an interest in their past […]

Employee Spotlight: Rae’Jo Fox

Coming up on her 10-year work anniversary with SHC, Rae’Jo left corporate America to fulfill her true calling — caregiving. As SHC Indiana’s operations conductor, she creates efficient workflow processes that ensure extraordinary care and high quality of life for our clients. “There is so much work behind the scenes that goes on at SHC. […]

Employee Spotlight: Devon Holm

As the Director of Client Relationships, Devon Holm, teams up with the SHC of Indiana business development team to create positive community relationships and make sure clients receive personalized care. She wanted to join Senior Home Companions after she met the Executive Director at a networking event where he was talking about his passion for […]

SHC Indiana Caregivers Lend a Steady Hand

Moving around can a bit more challenging later in life. The risk of injury increases, even for simple daily routines like getting out of bed and walking to the bathroom. SHC Indiana can lend a helping hand! Caregivers can be a great resource when it comes to reducing the risk of falls and other injuries. […]

Home Care Tips for Dementia Obstacles

Seniors with dementia face many obstacles that make daily life difficult. Here are some simple tips to help them over those hurdles and lighten their loads. Use bright colors: Seniors with dementia often have difficulty visually distinguishing objects. For example, lightly colored food — grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, etc. — blends together on their plate. […]

Options for Financing Elder Care

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Each day, we talk with people who need help with everyday activities due to age, illness, or injury. There is a common desire to live well at home, despite the barriers presented by physical and cognitive limitations. Most of the people we meet with have the same questions: What does this cost? Does Medicare cover […]

SHC Celebrates 20 Years of Exceptional Care in the Indianapolis Area

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In 1996, our founder, Gloria Scott, saw an immediate need for home care when she was helping her mother recover from an illness. She discovered there were few options available in the Indianapolis area for finding caregivers who would provide reliable, non-medical care. It didn’t take long to learn she wasn’t alone; many of her […]