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Best Spring Outdoor Activities for New Jersey Seniors

Spring is finally here and that means warmer weather is on the way! Seniors can benefit from a variety of different outdoor activities in New Jersey. […]

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CHHA of the Month

April Caregiver of the Month

April, 2017 Caregiver of the Month! We at Senior Home Care Services, know that our loyal and long term Caregivers are why we are able to […]

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Referring to Home Care Agencies

11 Things You Should Know Before Choosing a Home Care Agency

How are home care providers different? Are they ranked by quality of care? Does the state do an annual inspection of each company?

It will probably surprise many consumers and healthcare professionals to learn that NJ State does not currently provide a rating of private pay home care companies based on regular inspections like it does for nursing facilities that accept Medicare and Medicaid funds.

So how can you determine if a home care company is taking the necessary steps to provide quality care to its clients? Here are 11 questions to ask the next agency you meet!

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Caregiver Humor

Why Humor is Important for Seniors

Being a caregiver is a difficult job and it’s hard to find humor during tough times of helping your loved one. Finding the time to smile and laugh is more important than you think. It’s important to lighten up sometimes to avoid caregiver burnout and stress. Learn how your sense of humor can help with being a caregiver today!

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