A Mindset of a Servant-Leader

How does a servant leader interact and think when it comes to serving our clients? Each care team member fully commits themselves to the specific care needs of each and every one of our clients in support of the healing process. As a servant, our mission is to help our clients grow, to energize, to feel purposeful and, most importantly,…

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4 Long-Distance Caregiving Strategies

  Caring for loved ones that are miles away can be a challenge. Making decisions from a distance, providing loving support, and staying connected to your family member is so very important. We hope these four strategies for long-distance caregiving will provide strength as you navigate this season of life. 1. Visit and Communicate The best kind of visit is…

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A Message from CareBuilders at Home Omaha

With each new year that comes, we store our memories and moments and embrace the new year to come and prepare to create new ones. 2020 has been one of the most challenging years for humanity as a whole as we have all been faced with a world pandemic that changed our daily lives, how we view things, how we…

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Combating Post-Holiday Loneliness and Depression in Older Adults

For most, the holidays are a time filled with holiday parties with family and friends, shopping, cooking, eating, religious events and services, laughter and memories to carry in our hearts that last a lifetime. Once all of the celebrations are over and decorations are put away for yet another year and families leave getting back to their everyday life, our…

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Thanksgiving 2019 – The Gift of Giving Back

As a new home care company in our community it was very important to our team to give back in an impactful way and to show our gratitude to those who trust us in assisting with their care needs. This year begins our first annual season of the gift of giving back. We Shopped, cooked, and delivered thanksgiving meals with…

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7 Tips to Improve Senior Mental Health

From memory problems and cognitive decline to a growing loneliness epidemic, seniors are especially vulnerable to mental health issues. Studies have shown common mental health issues like anxiety and depression can also have a negative impact on general health and wellness. In many cases, sadness and social isolation can have additional negative side effects and increase the risk of serious…

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Preserve your Aging Parent’s Independence

One of the most difficult aspects of parenting your parents is the very delicate balance between preserving their independence and taking charge. While most of us will perceive it as “easier” to take on an activity ourselves, it is usually better to find a way to get the job done in a manner that allows our aging parents to remain…

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Helping Clients to Dress and Undress After Stroke

Helping Clients to Dress and Undress After Stroke   Helping Clients to Dress and Undress After Stroke Shirts, Blouses, Pants, Undergarments The general rule is to dress the affected (weak) side first. To undress, take the garment off the unaffected (strong) side first, then remove it from the affected (weak) side. When you are helping someone dress, always tell them…

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