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Home Care Assistance’s dedication to extensive industry research and reputation for going above and beyond to meet clients’ needs has propelled the company to the forefront of the senior care industry and, as a result, has continuously landed media headlines, both locally and nationally.

People in the News
November 21st, 2017

Home Care Assistance welcomes Matt Neal to the team as VP for corporate development. In his new role, he will be responsible for executing the company's aggressive growth initiatives, with an emphasis on acquisitions.

Movers & Shakers: AlayaCare, Home Care Assistance
November 17th, 2017

Home Care Assistance is proud to be one of Home Health Care News' "Movers and Shakers," as Matt Neal joins the team. Matt brings years of industry experience to his role as VP of corporate development for the company.

Rugby & business: Why you should demand acceptance and respect on your team
November 14th, 2017

Steve Darley has been playing rugby since he was eight, and has coached the sport for over 15 years. He’s also the president and partner of Toronto Homecare Assistance, a franchise he bought into just over three years ago.

Home Care Assistance Presents Bingo for Meals on Wheels
November 10th, 2017

On Thursday, Nov. 16 Home Care Assistance will host a night of BINGO from 6-8 p.m. at the Rockwall Wedding Chapel. Proceeds from the event will directly benefit Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County.

Three Common Mistakes Seasoned Home Care Franchisees Make
October 30th, 2017

Barbara Schuh, Vice President of Franchise Operations for Home Care Assistance, discusses common mistakes even the most experienced home care franchisee should watch out for.

How to help victims of the California wildfires
October 16th, 2017

This article provides resources on the many ways to support those who have been displaced by the fires in Northern CA. Home Care Assistance is working to support those in need, as are organizations like The Red Cross and Airbnb.

Here's How You Can Help Those Affected by the North Bay Fires
October 12th, 2017

Home Care Assistance continues relief efforts for seniors affected by Napa/Sonoma fires.

Wine Country seniors evacuated with ‘feeling we were saying goodbye’
October 12th, 2017

Read how seniors have been affected by the fires in Northern California and how Home Care Assistance is working with Assisted Living Facilities to help.

How to help victims of California wildfires
October 11th, 2017

Read here for how to help those affected by the Napa/Sonoma fires. Home Care Assistance continues to collect and distribute supplies to senior communities in need.

Home Care Assistance is Working to Evacuate Seniors and Their Belongings
October 11th, 2017

Jesse Walters, Director of Operations, speaks with reporters at KTVU about Home Care Assistance's efforts to provide care and supplies to seniors in need during the Napa/Sonoma fires.

Wine Country Nursing Homes Evacuated — Latest List
October 11th, 2017

Home Care Assistance works around the clock to collect and distribute supplies to senior living communities that have taken in seniors displaced from the Napa/Sonoma fires.

How You Can Help People Affected by the North Bay Fires
October 11th, 2017

To support seniors affected by the Napa/Sonoma fires, Home Care Assistance is accepting donations of diapers, underpads, sanitary wipes, latex medical gloves, walkers, wheelchairs, canes and other supplies to be delivered to local senior living communities in need.

Top Three Mistakes New Home Care Franchisees Make
October 3rd, 2017

Our Vice President of Franchise Operations, Barbara Schuh, shares her insight on common mistakes new home care franchisees make and ways they can put themselves on a path to success.

Home Care Assistance Partners with Stanford Center on Longevity for 10th Anniversary Symposium on Redesigning Long Life
September 21st, 2017

Home Care Assistance partners with the Stanford Center on Longevity in promotion of its 10th Anniversary Symposium around “redesigning long life.” The company joins an exclusive list of scientists, researchers, activists and industry leaders to identify how we can create an ideal longevity society amid new technological advances, scientific discoveries and social norms that are reshaping the way we view long life.

Some of the Best In-Home Care Technology May Surprise You
August 23rd, 2017

Our Vice President of Health Care Strategy and Partnerships, Katie Roper, discusses the latest issues and advancements with technology in the home care industry with Home Health Care News.

Home Care Assistance Partners with the Parkinson’s Foundation to Bring Latest Research into the Home
August 10th, 2017

People living with Parkinson’s disease can now have the latest care recommendations incorporated into their personal care plans thanks to a partnership between Home Care Assistance, a provider of in-home care for seniors, and the Parkinson’s Foundation

Home Care Assistance Partners and the Parkinson’s Foundation Partner to Provide Better Care for Those with Dementia
August 9th, 2017

Combining the vast research of the Parkinson's Foundation together with Home Care Assistance's leading in home care will bring specially tailored care plans into the homes of those with Parkinson's, creating a more personalized experience and better quality of life.

A Q&A With Maria Shriver of the Women's Alzheimer's Movement
July 13th, 2017

The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement has partnered with Home Care Assistance — one of the nation’s largest providers of home care — to award 60 respite care grants this year to individuals who need them. We hope to continue to provide that type of support, and we challenge others in a position to do so to do the same.

9 Ways Family Caregivers Can Get a Break
June 23rd, 2017

Learn how respite care helps fight caregiver burnout in family caregivers and how Home Care Assistance can help you to get the rest you need.

Boomers Becoming Seniors
June 19th, 2017

Mike Roberts, Director of Client Services at Home Care Assistance of St. Louis, shares his predictions about the need for home care services increasing significantly over the next 20 years.

Margalit Tocher, Owner and President of Home Care Assistance Greater Chicago
June 14th, 2017

In this article, Margalit Tocher, Owner and President of Home Care Assistance Greater Chicago, shares fun facts about her life in a Q&A format.

Board Member at The Advisory Board of The Health Communication Research Institute, Inc.
June 7th, 2017

Herrfeldt has joined the advisory board of The Health Communication Research Institute Inc., a nonprofit founded to reduce health disparities and to create Joshua’s House, a hospice house for the terminally ill homeless in Sacramento.

Study Reveals Toll of Dementia Care on Caregivers
June 1st, 2017

A study commissioned by Home Care Assistance, a provider of in-home care for seniors, illuminates the severe physical, mental, and emotional toll on those caring for a loved one with dementia.

Ann Romney and Maria Shriver Team Up to Fight Alzheimer’s
June 1st, 2017

For the second year in a row, Maria Shriver, Ann Romney, and Equinox are making a dent in the fight against women’s Alzheimer’s.

Dementia Caregivers Pay High Emotional Toll, Need More Support, Surveys Say
June 1st, 2017

Two surveys released today — the start of Alzheimer’s disease month — examine the emotional toll the condition places on caregivers, and their need for greater support. The results are both revealing and alarming.

Katie Roper named VP of healthcare strategy and partnerships for Home Care Assistance
May 16th, 2017

Katie Roper has been named vice president of healthcare strategy and partnerships for Palo Alto, CA-based in-home care provider Home Care Assistance. It's a new position for the company.

From Referral Company to Provider: New Home Care Exec Shifts Gears
May 9th, 2017

An executive with a major senior housing and care referral company has jumped ship and come aboard a major home care provider.

Lily Sarafan is Transforming the Way We Care for Our Elderly
May 9th, 2017

Lily Sarafan and her company are partnering with Move For Minds for a historic partnership to support caregivers with respite care grants and give them much-needed time off.

Katie Roper Named VP Of Health Care Strategy & Partnerships
May 3rd, 2017

Former Caring.com VP Brings Over 10 Years Of Senior Health Care And Technology Experience To Home Care Assistance’s Leadership Team

Women's Co-Workers raise over $1,000
May 3rd, 2017

Woman's co-workers raise over $1K after her Forest Park house burns down

Former Caring.com VP Accepts Position at Home Care Assistance
May 3rd, 2017

Katie Roper has been appointed to vice president of healthcare strategy and partnerships at Home Care Assistance. In the role, she will develop national partnerships that leverage Home Care Assistance’s home care insights and expertise, as well as expand its health care service capacity and value.

Home Care Firm Cuts Ribbon on New Space
April 27th, 2017

Home Care Assistance of Bloomfield, a leading provider of in-home care owned and operated by Samaritas, celebrated the grand opening of its southeast Michigan retail office with a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 19 led by the Birmingham/Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce.

Home Care Assistance of Napa Welcomes Brian Wolfe as Operations and Client Care Manager
April 17th, 2017

Wolfe will play an important role in the Napa community and surrounding areas by serving their rapidly growing senior population

Home Care Assistance Grand Strand
April 4th, 2017

Home Care Assistance Grand Strand owner, Ashley Desmarteau, elected to Tidelands Health Foundation Board.

Home Care Assistance of Cincinnati Receives 2017 Best of Home Care: Leader in Excellence Award
February 21st, 2017

Home Care Assistance of Cincinnati receives the distinguished Best of Home Care Leader in Excellence Award from Home Care Pulse.

Home Care Assistance of Centennial receives excellence award
February 9th, 2017

Home Care Assistance of Centennial receives the distinguished Best of Home Care Leader in Excellence Award from Home Care Pulse.

Robots
February 3rd, 2017

Home Care Assistance piloting a robotics program in partnership with OhmniLabs to help families communicate with seniors living independently at Heritage Downtown in Walnut Creek, CA.

Robot Designed to Aid Senior Citizens Could Decrease Cost of Growing Old
January 26th, 2017

A look into our robotics pilot program with Ohmnilabs and The Heritage Downtown.

5 Health Conditions to Watch Out for in Your Golden Years
January 26th, 2017

Home Care Assistance Cleveland West owner, Rich Hemmi, shared five age-related conditions to watch out for in your golden years.

Seniors try out high-tech helpers
January 25th, 2017

Our CEO, Lily Sarafan, discusses the convergence between technology, caregiving and seniors with the San Diego Tribune.

Expansion brings different kind of senior care to Hampton Roads
January 23rd, 2017

Home Care Assistance of Virginia Beach celebrates its grand opening and expansion to serving seniors in the South Hampton Roads community.

Senior Welcome New, Battery Powered Friends
January 20th, 2017

Our CEO, Lily Sarafan, discusses the convergence between technology, caregiving and seniors with the New York Times.

Alzheimer’s Care: Hypothermia Hazards
December 28th, 2016

Lee Nyberg, Co-Owner and Vice President of Education and Outreach at Home Care Assistance, discusses recognizing signs of hypothermia in those with dementia.

Telemedicine Gives Long-Term Care Facilities an Instant Link to Healthcare
December 27th, 2016

California-based OhmniLabs, launched by a trio of Stanford grads, is putting its zero-touch robots into senior living facilities and even private homes through partnerships with Home Care Assistance of North America (HCA), a national health and homecare provider.

Caregivers Make Spirits Bright for Seniors and Their Families this Holiday Season
December 26, 2016

Op-ed featuring Matt Bolesta, Client Care Manager for Home Care Assistance in Seattle, WA.

Christmas Themed Movies the Elderly Can Enjoy with Their Grandchildren
December 21, 2016

Home Care Assistance Prescott recommends several fun-filled Christmas movies perfect for grandparents and grandchildren to watch together this holiday season.

Celebrate Giving Tuesday Planting Trees
November 29, 2016

In direct response to over-the-top consumer spending “holidays” like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday offers an excellent opportunity to help support our valiant non-profit organizations and our overburdened Earth. Why not celebrate #GivingTuesday by planting trees?

Home Care Assistance Promotes Carbon Sequestration by Planting 5,000 Trees
November 29, 2016

In order to promote carbon sequestration and honor its present and former clients, Home Care Assistance will plant 5,000 trees during 2017

Holidays help families recognize that elders need help
November 23, 2016

Home care Assistance of Centennial shares why they are busiest after the holidays and how home care can help seniors age in place and provide peace of mind for family members.

Living with Alzheimer's
November 19, 2016

Margalit Tocher, President and General Manager of Home Care Assistance Greater Chicago, featured on WGN's special, Unforgettable: Living with Alzheimer's.

It takes a village to take care of our seniors
November 8, 2016

Op-ed featuring Eileen Nevitt, social worker, who works closely with Home Care Assistance.

Business Bites - Wellness for the Ages
October 19, 2016

Home Care Assistance Lafayette will be hosting an Open House on November 10th, from 4pm to 7pm, with educational talks on the importance of supporting seniors in the Lamorinda community.

Caregiver Workshops Offered in Anne Arundel
October 18, 2016

Presented by Kimberly Burton, Director of Older Adult Programs with the Maryland Coalition on Mental Health and Aging. the upcoming caregiver workshop on "Recognizing and Responding to Depression" will be sponsored in part by Home Care Assistance.

4 Reasons Caregivers are Crucial for Seniors with Critical Illnesses
October 17, 2016

Carol White, owner of Home Care Assistance Prescott, shares how professional caregivers can provide critical assistance to help seniors manage and boost their health and wellbeing.

Robots Keeping Seniors Connected
October 12, 2016

CNBC featured Home Care Assistance and OhmniLabs and their pilot program in the Bay Area to provide robots to seniors to reduce loneliness and increase connectivity with loved ones.

Nightly Business Report - October 12, 2016
October 12, 2016

CNBC's Nightly Business Report features Home Care Assistance's partnership with robotics company, OhmniLabs, and how the two companies are joining together to reduce loneliness among Bay Area seniors.

Robots to Help Families Check In on Bay Area Seniors
October 12, 2016

Home Care Assistance has partnered with OhmniLabs to provide robots for seniors in the Bay Area. Equipped with tablets that can make video calls and a stand that is free to roam, the robots are helping seniors to be more connected than ever before.

Good Day Marketplace: Home Care Assistance
October 11, 2016

Lori Wengerd, owner of Home Care Assistance of Columbus, shares how professional home care can help older adults remain at home.

Caregivers Bring Help and Peace of Mind
October 6, 2016

Home Care Assistance provides professionally-trained caregivers, including CNAs, that can assist with activities of daily living for ultimate peace of mind.

Silicon Valley's Fastest Growing Private Companies.
September 29, 2016

Home Care Assistance is named one of the fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and will be recognized at the Fast Private Awards later this month.

Alzheimer’s Research Bringing More Reasons to Smile: Guest Commentary
September 23, 2016

Home Care Assistance uses the Cognitive Therapeutics Method, an in-home activities program designed to promote brain health, to slow the onset and progression of symptoms of cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia and to keep clients mentally engaged.

Home Care Assistance to Celebrate Pasadena Office Opening with Art Showcase from Local Seniors
September 23, 2016

Home Care Assistance is excited to celebrate the grand opening of their new office in Pasadena with an art and photography showcase created by members of the Pasadena Village, along with educational talks on brain health for the community.

Complimentary ‘Mind, Body and Smoothie’ Event at The J, Sept. 21
September 20, 2016

Home Care Assistance of Dallas along with The Jay to host 'Mind, Body, and Smoothie' event to promote healthy physical and cogntive longevity

Dementia Care: Safety is Worth Fighting For
September 19, 2016

Lee Nyberg of Home Care Assistance of Lincoln shares important home modifications and solutions to help loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or dementia safely age in place.

New Solutions to Keep Seniors Moving
September 14, 2016

Home Care Assistance's partnership with Lyft helps seniors get where they need to go, including important medical appointments.

Lyft Offers Senior Citizens Access to Ridesharing Services Through Home Care Group
September 12, 2016

Lyft has partnered with Home Care Assistance to make it easier for adults over the age of 65 to get around the Bay Area, opening a wealth of opportunities for senior citizens.

Home Care Assistance - The Best Assisted Living Facility of All: Your Home August 9, 2016
August 9, 2016

Home Care Assistance of Waco, Texas offers a unique approach to senior care by providing quality care in Central Texas.

Your Best 50 with SOS Group
August 9, 2016

Phil D’Angelo of Home Care Assistance South Jersey talks about the benefits of home care with Barbra Berkowitz of the SOS Group, which provides home safety modifications and accessibility solutions for aging in place. (Video)

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Nikhil Mehta, a Business Veteran and Desert Newcomer Who Wants to Make a Difference
July 27, 2016

Nikhil Mehta, owner of Home Care Assistance Palm Springs, shares his journey to becoming a franchise owner and what sets Home Care Assistance apart in his eyes.

Commentary: Caregivers Vital in Hospital Readmission Fix (East Bay Times)
July 21, 2016

Francesca Vogel, Home Care Liaison in the East Bay, shares how in-home caregivers can reduce hospital readmissions by monitoring post-hospital recovery and improving communication between doctors and patients.

How to Keep Your Young, Elderly Loved Ones Safe During Tri-State Heat Wave
July 6, 2016

Home Care Assistance Cincinnati shares 5 tips on how to beat the heat and stay safe this summer!

Dementia Patient Bracelet Offers Extra Layer of Security
June 29, 2016

After the successful search and rescue of Gerlean Langford, an Alzheimer's patient, by Home Care Assistance owners Alan and Carol White, the Prescott community is looking at ways to improve the safety of those living with dementia.

Two New Kruse Village Shops Planning to Open in Lake Oswego This Summer
June 24, 2016

Roseanne McNeil, Director of Client Care, shares her excitement for the opening of the Home Care Assistance office in Lake Oswego this summer.

For the Aging, No Place Like Home
June 22, 2016

Trish Tabb, daughter of Home Care Assistance Virginia clients Jack and Nina Tabb, shares why she thinks 24 hour home care support is the best option for her parents.

Living with Alzheimer's and Finding Daily Joy
June 20, 2016

Lee Nyberg of Home Care Assistance in Lincoln, Nebraska, shares ways for those living with Alzheimer's and their caregivers to experience the simple joys of daily living.

Dog Aids in Rescue of Missing Prescott Woman
June 20, 2016

Alan and Carol White, owners of Home Care Assistance Prescott, have trained their dog, Nala, to locate scents. Nala successfully found Gerlean Langford, a missing person living with Alzheimer's, who received proper medical attention.

Search Dog Helps Find Missing Prescott Woman
June 19, 2016

When an elderly woman with Alzheimer's went missing, Home Care Assistance Prescott owners, Alan and Carol White and their dog Nala, led the rescue mission in finding her and bringing her to safety.

For These Franchisees, 'Care' and 'Assistance' Have Been Personal Priorities for 40 Years
June 19, 2016

Home Care Assistance Cincinnati owners Steve Sudberry and Will Reid have been best friends for over 40 years. These two have been through it all, and they enjoy caring for others as part of the Home Care Assistance network.

Why Everyday Is the 'Longest Day' For Families Living with Alzheimer's
June 17, 2016

Carrie Dunkley of Home Care Assistance Minneapolis shares information on Alzheimer's disease and how professional home care services can help senior loved ones living with Alzheimer's thrive.

Jordana Green: The Longest Day
June 16, 2016

Carrie Dunkley, Community Liaison for Home Care Assistance Edina, shares how Home Care Assistance is working with the Alzheimer's Association to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease.

Home Care Assistance Toronto
May 24, 2016

Steve Darley, owner of Home Care Assistance Toronto, shares how Home Care Assistance goes above and beyond with activities to promote brain health, the skills to expertly match every client with a professionally trained personal care attendant, and more.

Hospitals Proactive in Recognizing, Preventing Delirium
May 23, 2016

Lee Nyberg, Partner at Home Care Assistance of Lincoln, Nebraska, shares 8 tips to reduce delirium and ease re-orientation after a hospital stay.

Giving Family Caregivers a Helping Hand
May 18, 2016

Laurette Foggini, Director of Client Care for Home Care Assistance San Francisco, shares her personal experience with hiring an in-home caregiver for her father and how home care helped bring her family peace of mind.

Home Care Assistance - Toronto/York Region Announces Partnership with A Woman's Nation
May 5, 2016

Home Care Assistance is the exclusive Caregiving Partner for Maria Shriver's Move for Minds event which is raising awareness around women's brain health.

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region Weighs in on Study Showing Caregiver Burnout
April 28, 2016

Brian Shevel, president of Home Care Assistance of the Toronto/York Region, shares insight on caregiver burnout in Ontario and how important it is for caregivers to balance care and personal well-being.

Alzheimer's Research: 3 Reasons for Hope
April 26, 2016

Lee Nyberg, Director of Marketing for Home Care Assistance Nebraska, shares how current Alzheimer's research in Nebraska is advancing new pharmacological solutions.

Maria Shriver and Equinox Sports Clubs Launch MOVE FOR MINDS™ a Mind-blowing Gathering of Superstar Experts in the Mind and Body Health Arena
April 19, 2016

Experts from the areas of physical fitness, brain fitness, nutrition, food, meditation, sleep, caregiving and brain research, including Home Care Assistance CEO Lily Sarafan, are coming together to support Maria Shriver's Move for Minds™ event for women's brain health.

Home Care Assistance to Host Webinar on Estate Planning
April 18, 2016

Home Care Assistance will be hosting a free webinar on estate planning on Thursday, April 21st, featuring Mark Gilfix, Attorney at Gilfix & La Poll Associates and co-author of Facing the Reality of Long Term Care.

Home Care Assistance Announces Partnership with Maria Shriver’s Non-Profit, A Woman’s Nation
April 18, 2016

As the exclusive caregiving partner for Maria Shriver's Move for Minds event™, Home Care Assistance will help educate attendees on issues surrounding caregivers and the importance of physical activity and its impact on women’s brain health.

Tackling the Tough Choices of Caring for Your Loved Ones
March 28, 2016

Scott Michaels, Owner of Home Care Assistance Cleveland, shares how home modifications can help seniors age successfully at home.

Home Care Assistance Hosting “Hospital to Home” Open House with Leading Experts on Aging and Caregiving
March 21, 2016

Home Care Assistance of Bethesda is hosting an open house event with an educational presentation on a smooth transition home from a hospital stay.

Home Care Assistance Opens 120th Location in Oshkosh, WI
March 19, 2016

Julie Davids, Owner of Home Care Assistance of Oshkosh and the Fox Cities, is excited to share the company's unique offerings with the growing senior population in Wisconsin.

Business Spotlight: Home Care Assistance helps older adults live well at home in La Jolla and San Diego County
March 9, 2016

Jennifer Muskat, Regional Director of Home Care Assistance, discusses the growing need for experienced, well-trained caregivers and how Home Care Assistance can help provide those caregivers to serve your senior loved one.

Distinguished Men: Phil D'Angelo
March 1, 2016

Phil D'Angelo, President of Home Care Assistance of South Jersey, shares how he is fulfilling the company's mission to change the way the world ages by providing seniors with quality, dependable care so that they can live at home independently and comfortably.

Alzheimer’s Prevention: The MIND diet
February 23, 2016

Lee Nyberg, Owner of Home Care Assistance of Nebraska, shares the brain health benefits of the MIND diet along with tips on how to incorporate the diet into your lifestyle.

Home Care Assistance -Toronto/York Region Reacts to Alzheimer Society's Campaign on Dementia
February 11, 2016

Home Care Assistance of Toronto shares their insight on the success of the Alzheimer Society's dementia campaign in January.

Home Care Assistance to Host Open House
February 1, 2016

The South Metro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony as part of the open house celebration for Home Care Assistance of Dayton, Ohio on Thursday, February 11th.

Home Care Assistance Announces Immediate Availability of 12 Regional Master Franchise Opportunities in the UK
January 27, 2016

The number of centenarians in the UK has risen by 73% over the last decade, indicating a growing need for home care services. Home Care Assistance is actively seeking 12 Master Franchise Owners throughout the UK who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of seniors.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Caregivers
January 19, 2016

Allie Harris, Home Care Liaison of Home Care Assistance Bethesda, shares 7 habits of highly effective and compassionate caregivers.

Brain Health: A Challenge for Seniors
January 12, 2016

Chris Knack, Director of Community Relations of Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona, wraps up his Brain Health series by sharing ways to engage the visual-spatial domain in the brain.

Home Care Assistance Announces Immediate Availability of New Franchise Territories in Des Moines, Iowa
January 12, 2016

Home Care Assistance announces the availability of two franchise territories in Des Moines, Iowa in order to meet the growing demand for high-quality, in-home care.

Home Care Assistance Announces Immediate Availability of New Master Franchise Territory in Singapore
January 11, 2016

Home Care Assistance announced the availability of a Master Franchise opportunity in Singapore and is actively seeking a master franchise owner who is passionate about a difference in the lives of seniors.

Brain Health: Language and Attention
January 5, 2016

Chris Knack of Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona discusses the importance of exercising language and attention skills, which are vital to communication and memory enhancement.

Home Care Assistance of Utah: In-Home Care
January 4, 2016

Home Care Assistance of Salt Lake City, Utah shares how home care services can keep senior loved ones safe, happy and comfortable where they most prefer: at home.

Working with an Aging Life Care Professional
January 4, 2016

Nikhil Mehta, Owner of Home Care Assistance Palm Desert, shares the benefits of talking with and using an aging life care professional, who can help you find local resources and develop a customized care plan.

Brain Health: Memory
December 29, 2015

Chris Knack, Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ Interventionist, discusses how group activities can exercise long-term and short-term memory through stimulating trivia games and music.

Brain Health: Improving Executive Functioning
December 22, 2015

As part of a six-part series on brain health, Chris Knack of Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona discusses executive functioning, one of the five cognitive sub-domains targeted in the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™.

Leaving the Hospital-Now What?
December 19, 2015

Scott Michaels, Owner of Home Care Assistance of Cleveland, shares tips on post-hospital discharge and highlights how home care can benefit a smooth recovery.

#AlzChat Transcript
December 17, 2015

Home Care Assistance joined the discussion on Alzheimer's Caregiving Over the Holidays as the featured guest, offering tips on engaging senior loved ones with Alzheimer's in holiday traditions and advice on providing respite for family caregivers.

Keeping the Holidays Happy (and Hazard-free)
December 16, 2015

OurParents.com led a discussion on potential home hazards for seniors over the holidays, featuring tips from Home Care Assistance on how to address these hazards and increase holiday safety.

Brain Health: Brain Research Enters the New Millenium
December 15, 2015

Chris Knack of Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona shares valuable research on Alzheimer's and dementia and how positive lifestyle factors can promote brain health.

Tips for Staying Active and Engaged this Holiday Season
December 8, 2015

Sunrise Senior Living features our tips to support physical and mental health, including walking around a mall, crafting, socializing and cooking healthy holiday recipes.

Surviving Your First Holiday as a New Caregiver
December 1, 2015

Home Care Assistance of Santa Clarita offers a resource guide and respite care services to help new family caregivers survive the holiday season.

Brain Health: A Challenge for Seniors
December 1, 2015

Chris Knack, Director of Community Relations for Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona, shares how socialization, nutrition and practices to reduce stress can promote brain health.

Break Out Puzzles, Word Games for Healthy Brains
November 25, 2015

Chris Knack, Director of Community Relations for Home Care Assistance of Prescott, gave an informational presentation on the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, a program that promotes brain health through fun yet effective brain-training exercises.

Senior Living Search 101
November 20, 2015

Home Care Assistance participated in a live forum on searching for senior living options and offered insight on how to start the search with the help of a geriatric care manager.

Home Care Assistance to Host Webinar for Caregivers on Alzheimer's and Dementia Care
November 16, 2015

Home Care Assistance will host a webinar for family caregivers on caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's and caring for yourself on Thursday, November 19th at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern.

Home Care Assistance to Provide Webinar for Caregivers
November 9, 2015

Home Care Assistance is hosting a webinar on Alzheimer's and dementia care for the family caregiver, led by Kae Hammond, Founder and President of the Dementia Help Center.

Why Any and All Activity Matters
October 30, 2015

Nikhil Mehta, Owner of Home Care Assistance Palm Desert, shares how leading an active lifestyle can improve overall health and reduce the risk of negative conditions and chronic diseases.

Home Care Assistance Names Elena Csiffari 2015 Caregiver of the Year at Annual Conference
October 26, 2015

Elena Csiffari of Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago was presented with the 2015 Caregiver of the Year Award for best embodying the company's mission to change the way the world ages.

Home Care Assistance to Host Webinar for Caregivers on Alzheimers and Dementia Care
October 22, 2015

Kae Hammond, Founder and President of the Dementia Help Center and author of Pathways: A Guidebook for Dementia & Alzheimer's Family Caregivers, will lead a webinar for caregivers around understanding the disease and learning how to care for afflicted loved ones as well as themselves.

Home Care Assistance Prescott Walks to Support the Alzheimer's Association
October 22, 2015

In line with their commitment to community education around topics related to aging, wellness and quality of life, Home Care Assistance Prescott supported the Alzheimer's Association by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer's in an effort to raise awareness around Alzheimer's care and prevention.

Home Care Assistance of St. Louis Welcomes Carrie Burggraf, MS PA-C as Director of Client Services
October 21, 2015

As Director of Client Services, Carrie Burggraf will play an integral role in developing key partnerships with healthcare and senior care professionals across the greater St. Louis area by focusing on company initiatives and programs such as Hospital to Home Care and the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™.

Home Care Assistance of St. Louis Welcomes Carrie Burggraf, MS PA-C As Director of Client Services
October 19, 2015

As Director of Client Services, Carrie will play an integral role in developing key partnerships with healthcare and senior care professionals across the greater St. Louis area by focusing on company initiatives such as Hospital to Home Care and the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™.

Carrie Burggraf
October 19, 2015

Home Care Assistance of St. Louis welcomes Carrie Burggraf, MS PA-C as Director of Client Services.

Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona Hires April Knack as Director of Human Resources and Training
October 8, 2015

As Director of Human Resources and Training, April Knack will largely focus on recruiting, hiring and training the best team of caregivers for Home Care Assistance of Prescott.

Home Care Assistance
October 7, 2015

Dorothy and Mark Silvanic, retired USAF veterans, are Owners of the newest Home Care Assistance office serving Colorado Springs, El Paso County and surrounding areas.

Home Care Assistance Participates in Forum on Evidence-Based Music and Wellness Programs
October 2, 2015

Home Care Assistance of Cincinnati attended a forum on the effectiveness of music-based therapy programs like Clavinova Connection and HealthRHYTHMS.

Home Care Assistance of Dayton Walks to Support the Alzheimer's Association
October 1, 2015

In line with their mission to change the way the world ages, Home Care Assistance of Dayton will participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer's to promote awareness around Alzheimer's care and prevention.

Omega-3 May Not Boost Brain Health
September 28, 2015

Omega-3 supplements may not be as beneficial as previously thought. A recent 5-year study showed the supplements did not boost cognitive performance.

Scientists Find Correlation between Middle-Age Weight and Alzheimer's
September 28, 2015

Keeping a healthy weight is always important and now recent research has found a correlation between middle-age weight and the age of onset of Alzheimer's disease‎, further proving the significance of a healthy BMI.

Art Therapy Gives Patients a New Voice
September 24, 2015

Darlene Downs-Jones of Home Care Assistance Grand Rapids talks about the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ and how art can be therapeutic during the ArtPrize event in Michigan.

Home Care Assistance Regions Support the 2nd Annual General Meeting of Alzheimer Society of Waterloo & Wellington Regions
September 24, 2015

Home Care Assistance of Waterloo sponsored the Alzheimer Society's meeting, an event that promoted community awareness around resources available to people living with dementia.

Dementia Care: When the Child Must Become the Parent
September 21, 2015

Lee Nyberg, Co-Owner of Home Care Assistance Nebraska, shares tips on when and how adult children can step in and care for a parent living with dementia.

Link Between Vitamin D and Brain Health
September 21, 2015

In recognition of World Alzheimer's Day, Home Care Assistance shares the latest research on vitamin D and it's potential to protect the brain against cognitive decline.

Home Care Assistance of Dayton Welcomes New Client Care Manager
September 14, 2015

As the new Dayton, OH Client Care Manager, Jennifer Couch will play an integral role in the hiring and training of caregivers as well as creating tailored care plans for Home Care Assistance clients.

Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona Hires Chris Knack as Director of Community Relations
September 14, 2015

Chris Knack joins Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona as Director of Community Relations where he will build relationships within the Prescott and Quad Cities communities.

New to the Team
September 13, 2015

Home Care Assistance of Northern Arizona has hired Chris Knack as Director of Community Relations and Cognitive Therapeutics Interventionist.

Home Care Assistance Offers Holistic Approach to Independence
September 11, 2015

Kirk Febus and son Mark, owners of Home Care Assistance in Dayton, Ohio, have a unique approach to home care that promotes a healthy mind, body and spirit. Caregivers are expertly trained and matched to provide clients with the support they need and families with peace of mind.

Home Care Assistance Denver to Host Educational Series on Boosting Brain Health
September 11, 2015

The six-part Mind Fit Series, hosted by Home Care Assistance Denver and the Alzheimer's Association, will focus on enhancing brain health through various lifestyle factors.

Home Care Assistance in La Jolla, CA
September 9, 2015

Jennifer Muskat, Home Care Assistance Regional Director, is committed to providing premier care for your senior loved one with San Diego's top caregivers.

4 Tips for Staying Social in Your 60’s and Beyond!
September 7, 2015

Staying social in later years promotes brain health and overall wellbeing. Here, Home Care Assistance recommends 4 tips for staying social in your 60's and beyond.

Prescott Chamber: Home Care Assistance
September 6, 2015

Home Care Assistance celebrated the grand opening of its Prescott, Arizona office with Chamber staff and Ambassadors on Thursday, September 3rd.

Home Care Assistance Announces Opening of New Dayton Office
September 1, 2015

Home Care Assistance's newest office will provide premier home care services and innovative programs to the Dayton, Ohio community.

The Power of Non-Pharmacological Interventions in Improving Brain Health
September 1, 2015

Nikhil Mehta, Owner of Home Care Assistance Palm Desert, discusses the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ and the advantages of a non-pharmacological approach to brain health.

Inc. 5000 Recognizes Home Care Assistance as One of America's Fastest Growing Companies
August 26, 2015

The 2015 Inc. 5000, which features the most innovative companies, recognizes Home Care Assistance for its unique approach to senior care and measured success.

Inc. 5000 Recognizes Home Care Assistance as One of America's Fastest Growing Companies
August 26, 2015

The 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking, recognized Home Care Assistance for its innovative approach to care and remarkable success over the past three years.

Inc. 5000 Recognizes Home Care Assistance as One of America's Fastest Growing Companies
August 26, 2015

The nation's premier provider of senior home care, Home Care Assistance was named as a 2015 Inc. 5000 company for its innovation, fast growth and measured success.

Family Service Agency Takes on Santa Barbara Senior Expo
August 24, 2015

Home Care Assistance is sponsoring the 27th Annual Senior Expo of Santa Barbara, an event which offers over 1,000 seniors information on topics including fitness, finance and assistance.

Home Care Assistance of Prescott Opens New Northern AZ Office
August 24, 2015

The 109th Home Care Assistance office in North America is opening in Prescott, Arizona to serve communities in the Prescott and Quad Cities areas.

Home Care Assistance Partners with Independent Living
August 24, 2015

Independent Living, a new company that consults older adults on modifications to help them age successfully at home, will be offering a pilot program for Home Care Assistance clients in Palo Alto, CA.

Kae Hammond Show: Home Care Assistance
August 23, 2015

Nikhil Mehta, owner of Home Care Assistance Palm Desert, and Janette Rhoades, Client Care Manager,discuss how in-home care services can be the best option to relieve and assist family caregivers.

Home Care Assistance and SAGE Partner on Mind Fit Series
August 21, 2015

Alice Sloop of Home Care Assistance will host the Mind Fit Series, an informative and fun five-part program on enhancing brain health through cognitive activities used in the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ and other lifestyle factors.

Home Care Assistance Recognized as a Semi-Finalist for 2015 Innovations in Healthcare℠ ABBY Awards
August 19, 2015

The Adaptive Business Leaders Organization has recognized Home Care Assistance as a semi-finalist for their innovative brain health program, the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™.

Home Care Assistance Announces Opening of New Henderson, Nevada Office
August 18, 2015

Home Care Assistances opens its 110th office in North America in Henderson, Nevada.

Home Care Assistance Celebrates Opening of Denver Office with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
August 17, 2015

Home Care Assistance newest office will serve communities in Denver, Wheat Ridge, Cherry Creek, Bonnie Brae and the surrounding areas.

Home Care Assistance Celebrates Opening of Denver Office with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
August 17, 2015

Home Care Assistance celebrates the opening of its new office in Wheat Ridge, Colorado with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 20th.

Home Care Assistance Celebrates Opening of Denver Office with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
August 17, 2015

Wheat Ridge, Colorado Mayor Joyce Jay will attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening event for Home Care Assistance Denver on Thursday, August 20th.

Blood Pressure Can Impact Brain Health Years Later
August 17, 2015

Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine found that high blood pressure in midlife impacts brain functions such as problem-solving and judgement decades later.

Cognitive Health Declines Faster for Women than Men
August 17, 2015

Researchers from Duke University School of Medicine found that the rate of cognitive decline in women was almost double that of men, adding to the growing research on the gender gap in cognitive function and dementia risk.

7 Tips for a Healthier Brain
August 17, 2015

Ann Dubell, Home Care Assistance's brain fitness expert and Cognitive Therapeutics Interventionist, will lead the six-part brain health series in partnership with the Healdsburg Senior Center in Healdsburg, California.

New In-Home Caregiving Franchise Owner's Compassion Touted as Key to Success
August 9, 2015

Carol White, owner of Home Care Assistance in Prescott, Arizona, shares the inspiration behind her starting a home care franchise and her passion for helping others.

Six Super Snacks for Seniors
August 6, 2015

Home Care Assistance Centennial shares 6 tasty super foods to incorporate into your diet for a major health boost.

How to Provide Care for Aging Parents
August 6, 2015

Kathy Johnson, PhD uses her expertise as a geriatric care manager to offer tips on how to make sure your loved one receives care at the right time.

Home Care Assistance Announces Opening of New Northern Arizona Office
August 5, 2015

Home Care Assistance opens its 109th office in North America in Prescott, Arizona to serve communities in the Prescott and Quad Cities areas.

Home Care Assistance of Lehigh Valley Receives Home Care Pulse Certified - Trusted Provider Distinction
August 4, 2015

Home Care Pulse recognizes Home Care Assistance of Lehigh Valley for their commitment to client satisfaction and dedication to providing premier in-home care.

Home Care Assistance Welcomes New Client Care Manager
August 3, 2015

Yana Rudakov joins the Home Care Assistance Palo Alto team as Client Care Manager, bringing with her over 18 years of professional experience in senior care.

Hospice Gala
August 1, 2015

Francesca Vogel, Katie Copsey and Megan Heinen of Home Care Assistance Bay Area offices attend Hospice of the East Bay's Gala, which raised $180,000 for hospice programs.

The Browsers: When to Take Your Parents' Keys
July 31, 2015

Kathryn Allen of Home Care Assistance shares tips on how to recognize when to talk with an older parent about turning in the car keys, as well as ways to start the conversation on KSL NewsRadio.

Ed Goldman: Home Health Caregiver Had Some Health Issues of Her Own
July 29, 2015

Kathy Herrfeldt, owner of Home Care Assistance Sacramento, discusses her professional and personal experience in home health care and her passion for caring for others.

Ed Goldman: Meet Kathy Herrfeldt, Whose Business is Caring
July 28, 2015

Kathy Herrfeldt, owner of Home Care Assistance Sacramento, helps clients and caregivers thrive at home through her in-home care services.

Home Care Assistance Opens New Office in Waterloo & Wellington Regions
July 21, 2015

Home Care Assistance opens new office in Kitchener, Ontario to serve the Waterloo and Wellington Regions.

The Desert Sun - Openings
July 20, 2015

Home Care Assistance Palm Desert opened its newest office to serve older adults of the Desert community.

Home Care Assistance Announces Opening of New Office in Palm Desert, CA
July 15, 2015

Home Care Assistance Palm Desert joins the network as the 106th location in North America.

Questions to Ask When Vetting Home Care Agencies
July 14, 2015

Francesca Vogel, Home Care Liaison of Home Care Assistance Alamo, shares her insight on matching clients with caregivers based on the their needs and preferences.

Home Care Assistance Denver Partners with the Washington Street Community Center to Present Happy to 102: Best Kept Secrets to a Long & Happy Life
July 13, 2015

Home Care Assistance Denver will be hosting a public workshop based on its award-winning book Happy to 102. Attendees will also learn about the Okinawans of Japan and their secrets to healthy longevity.

Home Care Assistance of Naples, FL Welcomes New Client Care Coordinator
July 8, 2015

Stephanie Saco joins Home Care Assistance Naples as the new client care coordinator, bringing over 10 years of professional experience in healthcare and a passion for helping seniors.

Okinawa: A Study in Longevity
July 3, 2015

Nikhil Mehta, owner of Home Care Assistance Palm Desert, discusses longevity tips inspired by the Okinawans of Japan who are some of the longest-living people on Earth.

Home Care Assistance Opens San Francisco Office
June 30, 2015

The newest Home Care Assistance office in San Francisco will provide resources to support local seniors, their families, caregivers and the greater San Francisco community.

Home Care Assistance Opens San Francisco Office
June 30, 2015

Home Care Assistance announces the opening of its newest office located at 1649 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA.

Home Care Assistance Opens on Coast Village
June 25, 2015

Home Care Assistance celebrates the opening of its new office in Montecito, CA with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, exhibit featuring photos of seniors taken from around the world, and an open house.

Home Care Assistance of Annapolis Welcomes Ellen Christian as Director of Marketing and Community Outreach
June 23, 2015

As Director of Marketing and Community Outreach, Ellen Christian will bring the company's unique initiatives and programs like the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an innovative approach to brain health, to the greater Anne Arundel community.

The Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on Caregivers and the Economy
June 22, 2015

Worldwide, 47 million people are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association offers facts and stunning projections on how the disease will impact our society over the course of the next 35 years.

Home Care Assistance to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House
June 18, 2015

Home Care Assistance will celebrate the opening of its new office in Montecito, CA on Thursday, June 25th with a ribbon cutting ceremony, photography exhibit and open house.

Home Care Assistance Hosting Open House for New Santa Barbara Office
June 12, 2015

Home Care Assistance will celebrate the opening of its new Montecito office with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, June 25.

Home Care Assistance Opens New Office in Kingwood, Texas
June 11, 2015

Home Care Assistance is now serving the senior community of North Houston with the opening of the company's new office in Kingwood, Texas.

Home Care Assistance of Greater Phoenix Receives Home Care Pulse Certified - Trusted Provider Distinction
June 4, 2015

Home Care Pulse recently awarded Home Care Assistance of Greater Phoenix the Certified - Trusted Provider Distinction for their commitment to client satisfaction and quality care.

Home Care Assistance Opens New Office in Kingwood, Texas
June 1, 2015

Home Care Assistance is now serving the North Houston community with its newest office in Kingwood, Texas.

Better Jobs: At-Home Care
May 29, 2015

Kathy Herrfeldt, owner of Home Care Assistance of Sacramento, featured on ABC News10 where she emphasizes the increasing need for qualified, experienced and compassionate caregivers.

Home Care Assistance Sonoma County to Host Educational Series on Boosting Brain Health
May 29, 2015

The six-part Mind Fit Series will be hosted at the Petaluma Senior Center and will focus on promoting brain health through various lifestyle factors and cognitive group activities.

In Need of CE Credit? Register for a FREE Webinar on Dementia Approaches and Treatment
May 28, 2015

Home Care Assistance is hosting a public webinar for Continuing Education credit on dementia approaches and treatment, led by Patricia Spilman of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5PM Pacific/8PM Eastern.

Home Care Assistance Sonoma County to Host Educational Series on Boosting Brain Health
May 26, 2015

The Mind Fit Series: Activities to Boost Brain Health will be hosted at the Healdsburg Senior Center by Home Care Assistance's brain fitness experts and Cognitive Therapeutics Interventionists Nancy Maddox and Ann Dubell.

Home Care Assistance Sonoma County to Host Educational Series on Boosting Brain Health
May 26, 2015

Home Care Assistance of Sonoma county will be hosting a six-part Mind Fit series at the Healdsburg Senior Center which focuses on enhancing brain health through lifestyle factors including cognitive activities.

7 Tips for Post-Stroke Care
May 18, 2015

In observance of Stroke Awareness Month, Home Care Assistance recommends 7 tips for post-stroke care to help prevent hospital readmissions.

Home Care Assistance Celebrates Opening of Jefferson County Office with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 14, 2015

Home Care Assistance of Jefferson County is celebrating the opening of its new office in Lakewood, Colorado with a Grand Opening Event on Tuesday, May 19th.

Home Care Assistance Welcomes New Director of Houston Development
May 14, 2015

Dana Reeder joins the Home Care Assistance team as the new Director of Houston Development. She brings over 20 years of home care experience and expertise in both non-medical and medical care.

Senior Services Expo Scheduled May 20 at Library
May 12, 2015

The Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce Older Adult Resource Group will be hosting an expo with informational workshops on healthy aging and resources for seniors on May 20th at the Public Library's main branch in Arlington, Ohio. Home Care Assistance will be providing free respite care throughout the presentations.

Health-Care Career Fair Set for Wednesday at NM Workforce Connection
May 4, 2015

Home Care Assistance of Albuquerque will participate in the Healthcare Career Fair hosted by New Mexico Workforce Connection on May 6th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Home Care Assistance Shares Information on Healthy Longevity at 26th Annual Salute to Seniors Event
May 1, 2015

The Denver, Douglas County, Jefferson County and Centennial Home Care Assistance offices participated in the Salute to Seniors event by sharing information on healthy aging and home care as event sponsors.

The Brain-Boosting Power of Milk
April 27, 2015

Researchers from Kansas University Medical Center found that individuals who drank milk more often had higher levels of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that is thought to have a protective effect on the brain.