Category Archives: Respite Care

Resource Guide for Seniors

Navigating the myriad of resources available to seniors can be challenging. However, seniors are not without help. In the Piedmont Triad alone, there are several agencies designed specifically to meet…

How are Mild Cognitive Impairment and dementia different?

Difference between Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Dementia Question:  What is the difference between “Mild Cognitive Impairment” (MCI) and Dementia? Answer:   The distinction between mild cognitive impairment and dementia can…

Live-in Assistant versus 24-hour Care

There are many factors to consider when seeking around-the-clock assistance for you or a loved one. Some people, or home care agencies, will hire someone to live with the person…

Tips To Manage Caregiver Stress

It starts with your Father needing help monitoring his daily medications. Not too much later he needs regular at-home care. If you are a primary family caregiver, you understand the…

Local Home Care Agency Receives National Certification

Greensboro, NC – The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) approves Personal Care Inc.’s Director of Public Relations, Jody Clayton, as Home Care Certified (HCC). Jody meets the requirements…

Traveling & Dementia

Depending on the progression of your loved one’s disease, here a few tips when traveling with a companion who has mild to moderate dementia. Severe dementia patients should not leave…

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…

Get Shot!

We do not sanction violence. We are endorsing the flu shot. The flu is serious business, and should never be taken lightly. It has, in the early part of the…