Happy Holidays from Hired Hands Homecare
Leading the Senior Care Experience!
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…!
from the Hired Hands Homecare family!
Happy Thanksgiving from Hired Hands Homecare
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
Teaching Seniors Technology: Make Sure It’s Part of Any High-Tech Gift!
More and more older adults are receiving high-tech gadgets as holiday gifts, for good reason: there are so many incredible benefits to enhance safety, socialization, and enjoyment. In fact, of those seniors who report using the Internet, a full 71 percent go online every day or most days, and another 11 percent are online between three and five times per week, per recent research from the Pew Research Center. And that same report revealed that seniors are more likely to own a tablet or e-reader than a smartphone.
Whether you give an older loved one a tablet, e-reader, or AARP’s new RealPad (made especially for older adults, with larger icons, fonts and around-the-clock live customer service), smart devices such as these are meant to make … Read More »
Merry Christmas from Hired Hands Homecare!
The Power Foods to Reduce Stress During the Holidays – And How Home Care Can Help
As much joy as the holiday season brings, there’s also often an overwhelming level of stress, particularly for busy family caregivers who are already stretched thin. The additional responsibilities of shopping, baking, attending parties and events, and so much more can make it difficult to feel that all is calm and bright!
At Hired Hands Homecare, the top providers of Sonoma home care and senior care services in the surrounding areas, it’s our goal to partner with families to provide the dependable, professional care services that help restore a healthy life balance – even (and especially!) during the hectic pace of the holidays. One of the many ways we can help is through planning and preparing nutritious meals for seniors, and when stress levels are elevated, including these types of foods to reduce stress:
Whole grains. A great source of … Read More »
5 Tips from the Marina, CA Home Care Specialists on Managing Diabetes During the Holidays
The holidays are the perfect time to reconnect with family and friends, but let’s be honest: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in unhealthy food choices. With a variety of rich, fatty, and sugary delicacies offered at every turn, it’s difficult to follow a healthy diet, which can result in significant health concerns for individuals with diabetes.
Marin County, CA Home Care Agency Offers Tips for Taking Heart Disease Medications
If you have heart disease, you know it’s important to take your heart disease medications properly. But what exactly does that mean? Here are some tips from Hired Hands Homecare, a professional Marin County, CA home care agency, that will help you get the most from your medications:
Know what medications you’re taking. Learn their generic and brand names and make sure you understand what each one does. Read the patient leaflet so you’re aware of possible side effects.
Take your medications at the same time every day. When you partner with Hired Hands Homecare, your home care companion can remind you when it’s time to take your doses. Don’t stop or change any medication without speaking to your doctor first.
Make … Read More »