Home Care Assistance’s dedication to extensive industry research and reputation for going above and beyond to meet clients’ needs has propelled the company to the forefront of the senior care industry and, as a result, has continuously landed them in media headlines, both locally and nationally.
Home Care Assistance Recognizes Heart Month
February 5, 2014
In observance of Heart Month, Home Care Assistance is offering complimentary copies of the Home Care Assistance Patient Guide for Cardiac Rehabilitation to consumers across North America.
Changing the Way the World Ages
Theresa Pritchett, Client Care Manager of Home Care Assistance of Annapolis, talks about her passion for caring for older adults and the Balanced Care Method.
20 Outstanding Women
January 9, 2014
Lori Wengerd, Owner of Home Care Assistance of Columbus, is honored as an "Outstanding Woman" for her commitment to quality senior care and healthy longevity in both her professional and personal life.
A Herrfeldt Helping Hand
January 2, 2014
Kathy Herrfeldt, owner of Home Care Assistance of Sacramento, speaks about the caliber of care Home Care Assistance offers.
Why Sleep is Crucial for Forming Long-term Memory
August 16, 2013
This article discusses the important role of sleep in learning and memory and how Home Care Assistance's newest book The Senior Sleep Solution: A Guide to Improving Sleep in Later Life can help those experiencing chronic sleep disturbances improve sleep quality.
Rose Peters Honored as 2013 Caregiver of the Year
August 12, 2013
This article details the compassion and professional dedication of Rose Peters of Miwaukee who was honored as Home Care Assistance's 2013 Caregiver of the Year at the company's annual convention in Chicago.
Strawberry-Melon Summer Salad Recipe
June 7, 2013
To celebrate the start of summer, Home Care Assistance shares a healthy and unique fruit salad recipe, which aligns with the company's Balanced Care Method program promoting longevity.
Home Care Business Moving into Boutique Space
June 6, 2013
New franchise owner, Jennifer Axtman of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, will be opening her Home Care Assistance location in the former Bella Boutique space in the Bridges at 57th and Western retail area.
CEO Profile: Lily Sarafan
In this exclusive interview with Home Care Assistance President Lily Sarafan, Lily discusses her innovative managerial process that has led to the company's remarkable growth over such a short period of time.
How Foods Can Help You Live to 100
May 3, 2013
Based on the Okinawan Centenarian Study, Dr. Kathy Johnson, Founder of Home Care Assistance, discusses which foods will help you increase your healthspan and lifespan.
Franchises: At home with health care
April 28, 2013
This article discusses the growing home care industry and Home Care Assistance's comprehensive training program and on-going support for franchise owners.
New franchise in Hinsdale brings comfort and joy to seniors
February 13, 2013
This article discusses Home Care Assistance's services in Hinsdale and features testimonies from a caregiver, the care manager and owner. The site also features photos of care manager, Janet Simons, and client, Betty, 94.
Lifestyle and Alzheimer’s Prevention Webinar
January 19, 2013
This article discusses the next installment in Home Care Assistance's Healthy Longevity Webinar Series featuring New York TImes best-selling author and world-renowned Alzheimer's expert, Dr. Gary Small.
Where There's A Will There's A Way
January 15, 2013
Attorneys Brian Neil Burg and Howard Serbin discuss the pros and cons of in-home care and the importance of caregiver-client matching with Regional Director of Home Care Assistance of Orange County, Sandy Rasque.
5 Cold Weather Health Tips
January 11, 2013
Home Care Assistance shares five tips to protect yourself from some of the health effects of cold winter weather.
A New Take on Aging, From Silicon Valley
December 13, 2012
This article addresses how Home Care Assistance came to be and how its focus on high-quality care, caregiver support and development, and executive innovation has driven its rapid expansion across North America and beyond.
Options & Trends
Jeff Schweikert, CEO of Home Care Assistance of St. Louis, is quoted in this article discussing the psychological and emotional stress moving seniors from their homes can cause.
What the Cha-Cha Can do for Your Health
November 16, 2012
Lily Sarafan, President and COO of Home Care Assistance, discusses the physical and cognitive benefits of dance for older adults, particularly those with Type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's and dementia.
How Caregiving Improves Your Health
November 8, 2012
Lily Sarafan, President and COO of Home Care Assistance, discusses research findings highlighting the physical and cognitive benefits of caregiving.
5 Tips to counter caregiver burnout
October 31, 2012
In observance of National Family Caregivers month, this article features advice from President of Home Care Assistance Lily Sarafan on coping with caregiver burnout.
Home Care Assistance Franchise Owner Discusses Aging and Healthy Longevity
October 8, 2012
Lori Wengerd, owner of Home Care Assistance- Central Ohio, shares how our attitudes toward aging are becoming more positive and how Home Care Assistance is helping to extend healthspan as well as lifespan with the Balanced Care Method, encompassing lifestyle factors based on studies of the long-lived people in Okinawa.
Four Foods That Help Prevent Alzheimer's
October 3, 2012
In observance of World Alzheimer's month, Lily Sarafan, President of Home Care Assistance, shares a list of foods with protective benefits against Alzheimer's that may already be a part of your daily diet.
Eat right to keep mind healthy
September 26, 2012
Lily Sarafan, COO of Home Care Assistance, shares her expertise on the best foods to incorporate into your diet to help prevent dementia.
Protect players from head injuries
August 12, 2012
John Hilton, former NFL player and standout athlete in Virginia, is a client we care for who is suffering from the effects of repeated traumatic brain injury.
18 Questions to Ask a Caregiver Service
Jul 22, 2012
2012 Caregiver of the Year, Nina Hobbs of Home Care Assistance of Charleston, is featured in this article along with questions everyone should ask a home care agency when they are looking to hire a caregiver.
Revolutionary Caregiving Model Inspired by Japanese Perfecture
May 11, 2012
Bylined article by Lily Sarafan, President of Home Care Assistance, which discusses aging demographics, why elders in Okinawa Japan live longer than any other population in world, and our proprietary Balanced Care Method, a revolutionary approach to senior care based on these centenarian studies and lifestyle factors.
From Hospital to Homecare
Apr 18, 2012
In The Know invites Brian Shevel, owner of Home Care Assistance Toronto – York Region, to discuss our proprietary Balanced Care Method approach to care.
Caregiving Shapes Lives
Mar 19, 2012
The article features Cathlene Larson, a caregiver for Home Care Assistance of New Hampshire. She discusses how being a caregiver has impacted her life and shaped who she is today.
More Michiganders Choosing to Age at Home
Feb 27, 2012
Robert Louis-Ferdinand, Executive Director of Home Care Services for our Michigan location, discusses the trend of aging in place and how 89 percent of older adults would prefer to remain in their own homes. He believes this trend will continue and the demand for in-home care services will increase.
From Hospital to Home: A Smooth Transition
Feb 12, 2012
Margalit Tocher with Home Care Assistance of Chicago discusses the hospital discharge process and how to ensure a smooth transition home post-hospitalization.
Home Care Assistance to Host a Free Webinar in Honor of Heart Month
Feb 6, 2012
On February 17th at 11 am PST, Drs. Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen, renowned Cleveland Clinic heart experts and authors of "Heart 411-The Only Guide to Heart Health You'll Ever Need," will discuss their new book and provide valuable heart health tips and answers to questions on heart health.
Taking advantage: Elder financial abuse on the rise
Jan 23, 2012
Barbara Schuh, Director of Field Operations at Home Care Assistance, discusses the rise of elder financial abuse, how to recognize it and ten strategies to prevent it in this article on YorkRegion.com.
Home Care Assistance gives back this holiday season
Jan 12, 2012
Article about Kenilworth-based Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago and their participation in the 12 Days of Caring Campaign and Wilmette community parade. The article also features new hire, Loryn Kogan, who will now serve as Vice President and oversee client care services and business development.
Letting Seniors Stay at Home
Dec 29, 2011
Scott Fillingame of Home Care Assistance of Greater South Houston and Galveston was featured in an article about why he left his career as a commercial rebuilder to start Home Care Assistance.
Addressing Signs of Aging in Parents Over the Holidays
Dec 21, 2011
Margalit Tocher of Home Care Assistance Chicago contributed an article on how to address signs of aging in parents over the holidays. She lists a number of warning signs that may indicate your parent or parents need assistance and can no longer live independently.
Operation Never Forget: Home Care Assistance
Dec 26, 2011
Dan Koffman, the show's host, interviews Lily Sarafan about providing care to those with memory loss and how in-home care can help provide respite to family caregivers who need a break. She explains why Home Care Assistance is the best choice for in-home care and how our hourly and live-in caregivers can help improve quality of life for both caregivers and family members.
No Place Like Home
Lori Wengerd, owner of Home Care Assistance of Columbus, discusses how in-home care helps older adults stay in their own homes safely (a preferred alternative to an assisted living facility or nursing home) with the assistance of caregivers at an affordable price.
Sedentary Seniors: Engage the Mind, then the Muscles
Nov 25, 2011
Cabeceiras, Client Care Manager of Home Care Assistance Oakland, discusses the importance of keeping seniors engaged mentally and physically as they age and offers suggestions on how adult children and caregivers can help them achieve this.
Weigh options to find the best care for aging parents
Nov 11, 2011
Jesse Walters, Client Care Manager for Home Care Assistance of Danville, contributed this article to San Ramon Express that discusses different care options and how to determine which type of care is best for your aging parent or loved one depending on his or her medical or non-medical needs.
Free Handbook for Caregivers
Nov 5, 2011
Not Just Another Baby Boomer blog featured a review of our Handbook of Live-In Care and shared a link with its readers to the free book download.
A Call to Home Care Duty
Military.com interviews Home Care Assistance of Houston and Galveston owner, Scott Fillingame, about his shift from the commercial rebuilding business to the senior home care industry.
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