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Extended Family Care is Creating Jobs in Allentown

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Extended Family Care attended a recruiting event at the CareerLink in Allentown. The event was attended by displaced, relocated and unemployed individuals who are currently out of work. Extended Family Care wants to help them re-engage in the workforce with an employment opportunity in home care services. The Allentown Office Administrator, Carole Chiego, attended the event stating, “Sometimes hard times fall on good people. We do not want them to get discouraged and hope to share an ... Read more

How Can You Manage the Stress of Being a Parent to a Special Needs Child?

When you're a parent to a special needs child, you have way more on your plate than you ever expected to have to manage. This means that you're going to have to find a way to manage your stress levels rather than simply ignoring it and hoping that it goes away. Visualize Positive Solutions to Problems It's really easy to get caught up in the negative possibilities that accompany problems, but you don't have to get stuck there. Take a few minutes to ... Read more

Dangers of Distracted Driving

Because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, many state and local organizations are sharing information about the dangers of distracted driving. If you have an elderly relative that still drives, it’s especially important that they review with you the factors that lead to distracted driving. Not only are senior drivers more likely to get into a car accident the older they get, they may be dealing with distractions they don’t even realize. You, family members, friends and homecare assistants should also take ... Read more