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Can You Recognize the Severity of a Burn?

In your role as a family caregiver it is critical that you recognize the risks that your aging parent is facing or the health challenges that they might encounter so that you are able to promptly and effectively give them the care that they need to overcome these challenges. Some of these are more expected and straightforward, such as a cold, but there are others that are more sudden and unexpected. One such issue is a burn. These can happen very ... Read more

Helping Your Parents Find the Right Doctor

When you were a child, your parent probably took you to see a pediatrician for check-ups, vaccinations, and when you were ill. Pediatricians specialize in medicine as it relates to children and also have experience in working with children and their parents. Now that your parent is older, have you thought about whether their regular primary care physician is still the right doctor for them? Did you know that there are doctors who specialize in working with older adults? Doctors who ... Read more

Extended Family Care Attends St. Peter’s Job Fair in Allentown

On June 20, 2017 Extended Family Care attended the Greater Allentown Community Job Fair with over twenty other employers in the Allentown area who are currently seeking qualified job applicants.  The event was held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Allentown, Pennsylvania. “The job fair was a huge success”, stated Carole Chiego, Administrator of Extended Family Care, Allentown.  “We were able to recruit several quality employees and made valuable community contacts with numerous companies within the area”, she continued.  Reliant Hiring sponsored ... Read more