Our Blog

October 25, 2016

Age-Related Fears that Home Care Helps Seniors Avoid

home careIt’s the time of year when fears – all in good fun – are everywhere we turn. Stores are brimming with ghosts, ghouls and goblins; from costumes for kids and pets to spooky home décor. Normally friendly neighborhoods are suddenly draped in cobwebs, pumpkins carved into grimaced faces, and witch brooms parked beside front doors. (more…)

September 9, 2016

Valley of the Sun Homecare’s Caregiver Training Improves Senior Care Services and Health

senior care servicesWhen a senior loved one needs assistance at home, families have a variety of options from which to choose. Some look to neighbors and friends for volunteer help or for recommendations on caregivers they’ve hired in the past. Others scan the classified section of the newspaper to find someone offering a low hourly rate in order to cut costs. (more…)

August 9, 2016

How to Have the “Personal Home Care Talk” with a Senior Loved One

personal home careThe relationship between parents and their children is cemented in a lifetime of clearly designated roles. Parents have, after all, been responsible for the health and wellbeing of their children from the time they were born – teaching, instilling values, offering unconditional love, advice and support. What happens when those roles begin to shift, and adult children find themselves in a position of caring for their aging parents? (more…)

June 22, 2016

The Benefits of Hiring an Arizona Home Care Agency vs. an Independent Caregiver

Arizona home care agencyWe’ve all seen them: ads in the paper from individuals touting their elderly caregiving skills, promising low rates, glowing references, and around-the-clock availability. Sounds ideal, right? But before grabbing the phone to see how soon this person can start, there are some serious concerns to be aware of that could result in grave consequences for your senior loved one. (more…)