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  1. 5 Ways to Manage Caregiver Guilt
    April 19, 2019

    Family caregivers experience lots of emotions that contribute to caregiver stress and guilt is a major contributor. Finding ways to manage caregiver guilt is essential.   Read the full article.

  2. April 2019 CAREGiver of the Month - Tonya G.
    April 11, 2019

    In spring 2016, Tonya joined the Home Instead Senior Care® franchise in American Canyon that serves Napa and Solano Counties and part of Sonoma County. She had gone online and found owner Jaime Peñaherrera’s franchise.   Read the full article.

  3. Understanding Nutrition as Seniors Age
    March 25, 2019

    Ensuring seniors get proper nutrition as they age can be complicated for family caregivers especially if seniors have chronic medical conditions like diabetes, arthritis, dementia or heart disease.   Read the full article.

  4. March 2019 CAREGiver of the Month - Abolade “Bola” Niyi-Awolesi
    March 13, 2019

    After moving to America, Bola worked in a daycare before joining owner Jaime Peñaherrera’s award-winning Home Instead Senior Care franchise.   Read the full article.

  5. If you have a brain, you have a reason to join the Alzheimer’s fight
    March 06, 2019

    It’s projected 14 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s by 2050. It’s a public health crisis. If you have a brain, join this fight. Home Instead CEO Jeff Huber shares five keys to believe there’s hope in the fight.   Read the full article.

  6. February 2019 CAREgiver of the Month - Joyce N.
    February 15, 2019

    CAREGiver of the Month Joyce Nenell’s foundation for helping others started from her mother, a Godly woman who loved the Lord and was a caregiver.   Read the full article.

  7. Let’s Put Dementia on the Agenda
    February 07, 2019

    Dementia impacts 50 million people today and will triple by 2050. It’s time to erase the stigma, take action and put dementia on the agenda. Home Instead’s commitment begins with care but extends into advocacy.   Read the full article.

  8. January 2019 CAREGiver of the Month - Marielyn V.
    January 21, 2019

    CAREGiver of the Month Marielyn Victa’s compassionate soul first went on display when she was growing up in in the province of Cavite, Philippines, just southwest of Manila. That is where Marielyn helped an aunt take care of her grandparents.   Read the full article.

  9. Four Keys to Creating a Family-Like Corporate Culture
    January 04, 2019

    The four key things a successful business needs to create a family-like corporate culture from one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Culture recipients, Home Instead, Inc.   Read the full article.

  10. December 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Priscilla
    December 17, 2018

    While the client has been happy Priscilla was assigned to him, she is also happy she found Home Instead Senior Care more than four years ago.   Read the full article.

  11. CAREGivers Bring Light to Seniors During the Holidays
    December 06, 2018

    Professional CAREGivers shine light on seniors during the holidays. These caregiving tips can help family caregivers keep the holiday spirit alive for senior loved ones.   Read the full article.

  12. What Family Caregivers Need to Know About Medicare Changes
    November 20, 2018

    Family caregivers should understand the Medicare changes for 2019 to help guide senior loved ones in making Medicare decisions to meet their needs.   Read the full article.

  13. November 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Joseph
    November 09, 2018

    A 92-year-old client wanted to go back to the office. Another one, who is 89 years old, seeks a good workout. CAREGiver of the Month Joseph Kigano was happy to accommodate both men while assisting them.   Read the full article.

  14. Thank You, Family Caregivers
    November 09, 2018

    It’s November – a time for reflection and gratitude. We want to thank family caregivers for their selfless dedication to caring for aging loved ones.   Read the full article.

  15. October 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Marta
    October 10, 2018

    CAREGiver of the Month Marta Valdivia has never forgotten her parents’ mantra, which was consistently practiced as much as spoken: “Family comes first.”   Read the full article.

  16. Youth, Women and Dementia
    September 28, 2018

    One in 10 people, 65+ have dementia and it affects women more than men. Because of dementia’s long-reaching impact, research and youth education around the globe is changing.   Read the full article.

  17. September 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Krystle
    September 26, 2018

    "All my life I have tried to live by those words. That is my main motive for being a caretaker. I am a kind person and have so much to offer, therefore I feel my calling was to come to Napa Valley and the reason was to help others," Krystle said.   Read the full article.

  18. 10 Tips for Healthy Aging
    September 17, 2018

    A fear of aging is common, but older adults can age successfully with these 10 tips centered around a holistic approach that can be implemented at any age.   Read the full article.

  19. August 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Soledad
    August 16, 2018

    Care Coordinator Aubrey said: "Sol is active in the community and volunteers at St. Basil's Catholic Church in Vallejo, where she cooks huge meals for parish events. As if that wasn't enough to keep her busy, she found us at Home Instead Senior Care..."   Read the full article.

  20. July 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Elizabeth
    July 13, 2018

    Elizabeth took care of the military veteran for eight months before his unexpected death in 2012 during her first stint with Home Instead Senior Care.   Read the full article.

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