Home Sweet Home Care Inc. http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com There's no place like home for care. Wed, 05 Sep 2018 21:41:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Senior Bingo Zuni, VA http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/community/senior-bingo-zuni-va/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 21:32:10 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1705 Home Sweet Home Care is sponsoring free bingo for seniors on the 1st Thursday of the month. Join us from 10AM to noon at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Zuni, VA. We serve light refreshments and bingo prizes. Everyone is welcome! Reserve your spot by calling 757-356-0342. Also check out: Senior […]

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Kara Uzzle Earns Her PCA http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/company-news/kara-uzzle-earns-her-pca/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 21:05:03 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1698 Kara Uzzle recently earned her PCA Certificate through our Earn While You Learn employee package. We are very proud of her. She joined Home Sweet Home Care as a Companion Caregiver and took the necessary classes to earn her PCA at no charge as an employee of Home Sweet Home […]

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Our Welcome Home! Package http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/caregiver-helpers/our-welcome-home-package/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 20:54:32 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1694 Our Welcome Home! program exists because everyone needs a little care and an extra helping hand from time to time. This program is a one-time service that provides you with assistance after an out patient procedure or discharge from the hospital. For a flat fee (call 757-347-0342 for current rates) […]

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Alzheimer’s Fund Raiser http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/community/alzheimers-fund-raiser/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:10:05 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1681 It’s time for our annual Alzheimer’s Fund Drive again. Sweeten your donation with banana bread or a pound cake!

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Reduce the Risk of Flu for Older Adults http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/senior-health/reduce-risk-flu-older-adults/ Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:44:39 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1664 It is important to reduce the risk of flu for older adults. To reduce your risk of getting the flu the CDC recommendations state: Get a flu shot Try to avoid close contact with sick people. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw […]

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A Sweet Way to Donate to Alzheimer’s Association http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/community/sweet-way-donate-alzheimers-association/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:48:38 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1653 It’s time for for our annual fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Jeff Byrd Achieve, Communicate and Connect Seminars http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/community/jeff-byrd-achieve-communicate-and-connect-seminars/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:54:34 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1640 Home Sweet Home Care presents Jeff Byrd, a motivational speaker and coach, who will deliver three seminars (9/28, 10/26 & 11/30) this fall. All three seminars are geared to improve your ability to achieve better methods of communicating and connecting with people. They will be held at Wharf Hill Brewing […]

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7 Steps to a Successful Discussion with Your Parent about Driving Safety http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/caregiver-helpers/7-steps-to-a-successful-discussion-with-your-parent-about-driving-safety/ Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:48:11 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1597 Eventually you may become concerned about your parent’s ability to safely drive a car. Put these activities in place now in case it does become an issue. The secret to having a successful serious conversation is to be prepared for one. Follow these seven steps to have a successful discussion […]

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Improving Your Hospital Stay http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/senior-helpers/improving-hospital-stay/ Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:45:48 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1592 You or your loved one are hospitalized. You’ve provided a battery of information to the admitting nurse, the first of several nurses you will have over three working shifts. Each has his/her assigned duties. You watch them come and go and take vitals and check the flow of fluid in […]

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Understanding Why Dementia Patients Ask the Same Question Repeatedly http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/caregiver-helpers/understanding-why-dementia-patients-ask-the-same-question-repeatedly/ Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:09:22 +0000 http://www.homesweethomecareinc.com/?p=1587 Understanding why dementia patients ask the same question repeatedly may help you handle the situation without frustration. Because, let’s face it—it’s annoying to answer the same question over and over again.  This is especially true if you do not understand why it is happening. The elephant in the room is […]

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