Family Learning Center: The Power of Knowledge

Our Family learning center was designed to give families the ability to interactively learn about all aspects of caregiving and the aging process. There are over 40 hours of material that covers caregiving training skills, and a specialized program for Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Just log on to our website at www.companionserve.com, and go to our family learning center. It will give you all the information you need to log in. Enjoy!! Read more

Employee of the Month

Our employee of the month is Mary Ross. Mary has been with Companion Services of America since 2008, starting as a certified nursing assistant. She was recently promoted to Manager of Operations, taking on additional managerial responsibilities. Her 18 years in the homecare business has become invaluable in implementing employee-client relations. She is a model employee, and a true magician!! She is a great problem solver, always respecting both the employee and client. Read more

What Skin Complications Can be Caused by Diabetes?

When thinking about the impact that diabetes can make on a person's life, most people immediately think about high blood sugar and dietary changes. As a family caregiver, however, it is important to understand that the disease impacts the body in many other ways. Your parent may experience symptoms and complications that widely affect their health, well-being, and quality of life. This makes it critical that you recognize these issues and take the proper steps to either reduce the risk that ... Read more

Is My Elderly Parent Overstressed?

From your busy perspective, you may believe that your elderly mom or dad is living a stress-free life. After all, they are retired and don’t encounter many of the challenges that younger adults face. However, elderly adults come face to face with new challenges that can trigger stress. Because April is Stress Awareness Month, it’s a fine time for you to take a closer look at common causes of senior stress, how stress affects an elderly person’s health and how you ... Read more

Seniors and Distracted Driving

Is your elderly loved one a good driver? With age comes many physical and mental challenges to staying safe on the road behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. As a family caregiver, it’s a good idea to frequently evaluate how they are doing and whether they are using good judgement when driving. Because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, it’s an excellent time to review good habits and encourage your aging relative to reduce or eliminate distractions while driving. What is Distracted ... Read more
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