Caregivers


What Can You Do When Family Members Refuse to Help With Senior Care?

If your family members refuse to help with senior care for a loved one, there are effective ways to get the help you need!

If you find yourself handling all of the care responsibilities for an aging parent while your siblings distance themselves from offering help, you’re not alone. In fact, as many as one out of every two family caregivers are taking care of an aging loved one on their own, according to a recent report from AARP. What can you do when family members refuse to help with senior care?

There are several reasons why siblings may shy away from supporting you in the care you’re providing. We’ve compiled the most common, along with what you can do to remedy the situation.

They don’t realize there’s a need for help. It may very well be that from … Read More »



Congratulations Amelie! Here’s Looking Forward to Each Day!

Posted on January 6th, by Mark Winter in Homecare, OUR Caregivers. No Comments

Hired Hands Homecare is proud to honor Amelie as our most recent Caregiver of the Month!

Amelie is a real delight and such a kind soul.  She was brand new to the Senior Care profession, and has now been with Hired Hands for about nine months. Her older sister Azure referred her to us, knowing that she had the compassion and reliability to make an excellent Caregiver.  In her relatively short time with us, she has learned quite a lot, and continues to grow with us. While this may be her first “real job”, you would not know it, as she is regularly punctual, reliable, responsible and a great communicator.

Our clients love Amelie because she is a great companion and allows our clients to maintain their dignity and independence while residing in their private homes.  Safe and happy at home is … Read More »



Leading the Senior Care Experience!

Posted on December 20th, by Mark Winter in Caregiver Careers, Caregivers, Holiday Care, Home Care Staff, OUR Caregivers. No Comments

Hired Hands Homecare’s Team Sonoma, proudly sporting their new Leader in Experience t-shirts!

We’re extremely proud to wear this badge of honor from Home Care Pulse, the leading national firm in Quality Assurance and Experience Management for the home care industry. The Leader in Experience Award is the highest recognition awarded by Home Care Pulse and is given to select home care businesses that consistently rank among the very highest quality metrics.

This accomplishment demonstrates our long-term dedication to excellent care and quality improvement. Over a 12-month period, Hired Hands received the highest client and caregiver satisfaction ratings in areas such as caregiver training, compassion of caregivers, communication, scheduling, client/caregiver compatibility, and more.

“Quality Assurance has been a daily focus since our family started our company TWENTY-EIGHT years ago,” says Mark Winter, President. “Our entire management team strives to deliver the highest levels … Read More »



Sarah is a Shining Star!

Today, we are honored to recognize Sarah F as our most recent Caregiver of the Month!   Sarah joined the Hired Hands Homecare team just a few months ago, but has been amazing since day one.  She is always patient and professional, willing to jump in at the last minute to help when needed, and as her Clients have expressed… “extra caring”!  Recently, a family noted “We LOVE Sarah!  She is exactly the kind of Caregiver we have always wanted.  She is really engaging with Mom, is very safety conscious, super friendly, and keeps Mom mentally active and happy!”

Sarah is one of those Caregivers you wish you could clone and share with everyone.  When communicating with her, you can immediately sense her smile and positive attitude.  The Hired Hands Napa group is so appreciative to have her on our Team, and … Read More »



Its that Most Magical Time of Year…!

Happy Holidays
from the Hired Hands Homecare family!



Happy Thanksgiving from Hired Hands Homecare

Posted on November 23rd, by Mark Winter in Caregivers, Holiday Care, OUR Caregivers. No Comments

Greetings!

As we step into the Thanksgiving holiday, we would like to send a sincere and heart felt THANK YOU to the amazing employees of Hired Hands Homecare.  It is a true honor to work alongside so many incredible individuals.  Together, our compassion and dedication make such an important difference in the lives of so many people, on a daily basis.
We sincerely wish you and yours a healthy and wonderful Thanksgiving!

With great Thanks!
The Hired Hands Homecare Team



Juliet is Such a Pleasure to Work With!

Posted on October 27th, by Mark Winter in Homecare, OUR Caregivers, Sonoma Elder Care. No Comments

Hired Hands Homecare is excited to celebrate and honor Juliet K. as our most recent Caregiver of the Month!

Juliet is a student working towards her Nursing degree while also working full time for Hired Hands. Hard worker is an understatement!  She is a beam of happiness wherever she goes. Juliet shows up for work with a smile on her face and accepts any challenge given to her with grace.  We were excited that her friend Monica referred her to work with us.  She is going on her 6th month with us and although she is a newer addition to our team…  if feels like she has worked with us for years.

Hey Juliet… what do you have to say?  “Hired hands is more than just a job to me because they are family oriented in that both clients’ and caregivers’ needs … Read More »



WHAT AN HONOR!

Posted on October 14th, by Mark Winter in Benefits of Home Care, Home Care Staff, OUR Caregivers. No Comments

HIRED HANDS HOMECARE Receives
2022 Best of Home Care® – Leader in Experience Award

Hired Hands Homecare is extremely proud to announce winning the distinguished 2022 Best of Home Care –Leader in Experience Award from Home Care Pulse, the leading national firm in Quality Assurance and Experience Management for the home care industry. The Leader in Experience Award is the highest recognition awarded by Home Care Pulse and is given to select home care businesses that consistently rank among the very highest in 10 or more quality metrics.

This accomplishment demonstrates our long-term dedication to excellent care and quality improvement. Over a 12-month period, Hired Hands received the highest client and caregiver satisfaction ratings in areas such as caregiver training, compassion of caregivers, communication, scheduling, client/caregiver compatibility, and more. Using feedback from clients and employees, as well as quality benchmarks from Home Care … Read More »



Showing the Love to Loata!

Posted on September 23rd, by Mark Winter in Caregiver Careers, OUR Caregivers, Sonoma Elder Care. No Comments

Hired Hands Homecare is proud to celebrate Loata as our most recent Caregiver of the Month!  We have had the honor of working with her since January of 2020, and this is actually the SECOND time she has received this important award.

Loata is extremely committed to senior care, and is an important member of our Live-in Team, providing compassionate care on a 24 hour basis.  Our client often note that she is soft spoken, extremely gentle and caring.   Our Management Team finds her consistently reliable, dependable, and always willing to assist in a pinch.   Even on some of our most challenging cases… Loata is steady, confident, and solid as a rock!

Her most recent client Helen adores her so much that she often writes us hand written Thank You notes showing her appreciation that Loata has come into her life.   She … Read More »



Happy Labor Day

Posted on September 2nd, by Mark Winter in Benefits of Home Care, Caregiver Careers, Home Care Staff, OUR Caregivers. No Comments

It takes… AND WE HAVE… an Amazing Village!

As we head into the Labor Day weekend, we would like to humbly and sincerely salute and celebrate ALL the employees of Hired Hands Homecare.  We are absolutely amazed at the dedication and compassion that is shown to the clients and families that we serve on a DAILY basis.  Your generosity, professionalism, and smile make a huge impact every single day.  And it is SO very appreciated on so many levels!  When people are in the toughest times of their lives… we make magic happen.  It is truly a gift and an honor to work alongside so many amazing people.  

Please know that you make the world a better place…
and bring great comfort to folks that really need it!

With sincere gratitude,
Lynn, Mark & The HIRED … Read More »






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