Caregiver of the Month: February

Home Care Services, Bay Shore, NY Wendy Keene-Ivey was selected to be the Caregiver of the Month for February 2021 at Family First Home Companions.  Wendy’s dedication to her client, perfect attendance record, and excellent care services earned her the award and recognition. Wendy has been a caregiver with Family First Home Companions since 2020…

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Caring for Aging Parents: Recognizing Caregiver Burnout

Caregivers provide support and complex care to their loved ones in a variety of ways from transportation to doctor appointments, grocery shopping and meal preparation, to administering medications.  They provide hands-on personal care, such as, bathing and transferring, and provide nursing care such as, treating wounds and giving injections.

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The Language of Dementia: 5 Tips for Better Communication


As the disease progress, the person living with dementia will have greater difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions.  It can become particularly challenging for family members who are responsible for the health and well-being of the person living with dementia. 

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