Posts Tagged ‘family’

Choosing Quality Childcare

Quality childcare can be defined in many different ways depending on your standards. All parents have the same general standards that are important to everyone including cleanliness, safety, physical activity, and cognitive stimulation. With many different options for childcare, there is bound to be one option to appease all standards and budgets. On the rise,

Support Groups & Classes offered at Northridge

As family caregivers, we know that life can get tough. Personal care, grocery shopping, doctors appointments, housekeeping – and that is just for one of the homes you manage. We don’t think anyone should do it alone, and why should you when there are local resources available! We recently came into contact with Marijo Swanson,

Family Caregivers: Facts & Statistics

These days, many people with family members that require homecare take it upon themselves to complete the daily tasks needed to sustain a proper life for their loved ones. Aside from caregiving being a challenge itself, it poses hardships on the family caregiver and maintaining their jobs. In a recent article released by Forbes magazine,

Taking Care of our Veterans: VA Benefits

There are many benefits veterans can receive to assist in paying for the care they need. We care about linking our veterans to the proper aid and the company that can suit their needs the best. More than one third of seniors are US war Veterans and only a small portion of these veterans are

Ways to Prevent: Senior Isolation

There are many benefits we experience everyday with our active, social lives that we don’t even realize we have. From the physical benefits of just being able to get up and go, to the emotional benefits of visiting someone and seeing a happy face, we may not notice that these are the things to contribute

Home Care: The Strangers in Your Home

When we accept providing alternate care options for our family members, especially elderly parents, there are many thoughts that we start to process in our minds. Will they take CARE of my parent(s) as good as I would? Will they be NICE to them? Will they take ADVANTAGE of them? Will they keep them SAFE?

Taking Care of Others; Not Forgetting About Y-O-U

  When life has it’s unexpected changes, you have no choice but to be strong and do what it takes to survive. Sometimes that means taking care  of the ones who join you in your journey called life.   It is very easy to find the most gratification in taking care of your family, but

Tree Lighting Ceremony with Livonia Mayor Jack Kirksey!

    We attended the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Livonia Civic Center Library, and brought along our family to meet Santa and Mrs. Clause! There was caroling, crafts, hot chocolate, cookies and so much more! We had so much fun and made us feel festive and cheery. We are thankful to have so