Category Archives: Child Care

PCI Has Zero Deficiencies on a State Audit

Having your work audited is never easy, but it demonstrates the health of an agency – particularly those in the home health care area.  Our most recent audit came in April…

Nine Tips on Finding LGBT-Affirming Services

Nervous about paid care services? The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging offers advice on what you can do to hire the supportive, friendly care provider who’s right for you….

Shonda Leigh: AHHC’s Nurse Aide of the Year!

As the telephone rang, I pondered what to say to Shonda. I had amazing news, and no one was more deserving. The line clicks, and the moment of truth has…

CNA and PCA: Yes, There Is A Difference

Navigating the alphabet soup of healthcare can be a daunting task. Most of us know R.N. means Registered Nurse, and M.D. is Medical Doctor. Some even know that a CNA…

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick or Treaters

The excitement of Halloween can cause children to forget to be careful. There is no real “trick” to making Halloween a real treat for the entire family. The major dangers…

Holiday Caregiver Tips for Seniors and Children

As a season of celebrations is upon us, many holiday caregivers wonder how to involve your loved one in holiday preparations? All of us want to feel useful, and we…

5 Traits That All Caregivers Should Have

Choosing a caregiver for your elder is like picking a friend. The caregiver should have the good qualities and compassion to make your elder feel loved, even though they may…

Revisiting Parenthood as a New Grandparent

It seems like your children were kids just yesterday. Time flies by, and now you are welcoming a new little one into your life—your grandchild. Loving and interacting with your…

Helpful Care Tips for Parents of Special Needs Children

Raising children is a difficult task no matter what the circumstances are. It is a bumpy road with endless ups and downs, and many parents are faced with the involvement…

What to Consider When Choosing a Home Health Care Provider

Understanding the differences between Home Care providers is important when you are choosing care for yourself or a loved one. Knowing the differences between costs, staff skills, availability after hours,…