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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

Diabetes Awareness Month: Helping Seniors Manage Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! As seniors age, they are more likely to develop diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes high blood sugar levels and affects the body’s ability to produce insulin. Managing diabetes can be difficult for seniors who may have some degree of decreased vision or cognitive impairment. This blog post … Read more

Caregiver Burnout Prevention

The first step to being an awesome caregiver is caring for yourself.  Caregivers sometimes feel overwhelmed with the responsibility of caring for their loved ones. They’re often providing support for someone else’s needs without recharging between tasks. This can lead to the feeling of being overworked and overwhelmed physically and emotionally—commonly known as burnout. Caregiver … Read more