Commemorating Caregivers

Commemorating Caregivers

National Family Caregiver Month — Every day, but especially the month of November, is a time to commemorate the caregivers in our lives and across the country, draw awareness of caregiving issues, educate the community, and increase support for caregivers.  Providing care for loved ones is rewarding and fulfilling but can also become overwhelming. Studies … Read more

A Place At Home - Depression Awareness Month

Depression Awareness Month

Across the U.S., millions of Americans struggle with depression. Yet, this widespread mental health condition often goes unnoticed and under-detected. Since October is Depression Awareness Month, we are here to share the signs and symptoms of depression and ways to seek help.  Signs & Symptoms Depression is a complex, multifaceted mental health condition and is … Read more

Fall Prevention

Falls are the leading cause of injury, both fatal and nonfatal, for people aged 65 and older. Falls can result in serious injuries, such as head trauma and broken bones. However, most falls are preventable. Below, we outline the steps and signs to look out for to help prevent falls in the future.  Diet & … Read more

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is a call to action for Americans to be aware of Alzheimer’s and its effects on the brain and cognitive function, to raise awareness of the disease, and to support and stand with those diagnosed.  Here at A Place At Home, we share research, data, and resources to educate … Read more

Reducing the Risk of Stroke

National Stroke Awareness Month Stroke can be deadly, debilitating, and dangerous. Its attack on the body can be silent and without warning. Fortunately, there are ways to lower your risk of having a stroke. By definition from the American Stroke Association, “Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. … Read more

Forest, A Place At Home logo, Partner of Arbor Day Foundation

Trees: A Symbol of Life & Memory

Today, we celebrate Arbor Day, a national holiday commemorating the beauty and life of trees and nature. At A Place At Home, we honor the holiday with our deeply rooted connection with the Arbor Day Foundation.  The roots of a tree hold powerful meaning; they nourish and create stability for the tree, building the foundation … Read more

A Place At Home – Best in Home Care

Each year, Home Care Pulse, a nationally recognized reputation management company, awards Best of Home Care® to top-ranking home care providers, based on client and caregiver satisfaction survey scores This year, the A Place At Home franchise system was honored to be ranked among a small handful of home care providers across the country who … Read more

A Place At Home - Philadelphia West Care Coordinator

New Care Coordinator Has Unique Insight

Enjalee Miller is A Place At Home – Philadelphia West’s new Care Coordinator, and she’s well suited for the role. She’s been both a caregiver and a patient needing care, giving her a uniquely insightful perspective for the population they serve. Enjalee became a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) back in 2013. She would further hone … Read more