Thought of the Week: SHRM LI Conference

Family First Home Companion: Survey

Home Care: Long Island, Suffolk County This week we are excited to be attending the Society of Human Resource Management Long Island annual conference.  Alyssa Cottone, Director of Operations, Rebecca Krauss, Care Coordinator, and Laurie Messina, Caregiver Trainer, will be attending the conference on Friday, May 3rd. The conference features workshops on recruiting, wage and…

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Alzheimer’s: Tips for More Effective Communication

  Alzheimer’s Disease gradually impairs the person’s ability to communicate. People with dementia have more difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions, as well as more trouble understanding others. Here are some tips to help in communication and understanding: • Learn to create a ‘kind voice’ – speak slower and lower, smiling. • To orient the person…

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Company News… Palliative Care Presentation

Home care in Long Island NY: Pictured from left to right is Jennifer Benjamin, Laura Ostrowsky, and Keith Billstein.

Home Care in Long Island NY: Jennifer Benjamin, owner of Family First Home Companions, and Keith Billstein, Community Outreach Coordinator at Family First Home Companions, attended the LI chapter of Case Management Society of America on Wednesday, August 9th held at Jewel Restaurant in Melville, NY.

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Happy One Year Anniversary to Doris Dennis!

Home Care in Long Island NY: Happy One Year Anniversary to Doris Dennis!

Home Care in Long Island NY: Happy One Year Anniversary to Doris Dennis! Doris has lengthy work experience in the Caregiving/Homecare field.  She has also done some volunteer work where she has made a great, positive impact on the people she helped.

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Outstanding! Happy 11th year Anniversary Beverly Jervis!

Happy 11th-Year Anniversary Beverly Jervis!

Home Care Long Island NY: Beverly has been part of the Family First Home Companions team working as a Senior Companion since June of 2006! Beverly takes her work very seriously and cares for her clients as if she were caring for a family member. Her steadfast work ethic simply proves her dedication, commitment, and loyalty.

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