EXTENDED FAMILY CARE WANTS YOU TO TAKE CARE OF YOU

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Whether you take care of children, an elderly parent or work for a home care company like Extended Family Care, you probably have come to realize that caregiving can be as stressful as it is rewarding. We want to help you reduce the stress of caregiving and for you to start taking care of you. We have found a FREE program aimed at taking care of caregivers called, Think Caregiver, that will benefit you, your client and your family members.

Caregiver Allentown PA - EXTENDED FAMILY CARE WANTS YOU TO TAKE CARE OF YOU

Caregiver Allentown PA – EXTENDED FAMILY CARE WANTS YOU TO TAKE CARE OF YOU

In nature, life has a natural flow. For many caregivers that flow is thrown off balance. Hope Grows’ Think Caregiver program helps to restore balance by bringing support and resources right to caregivers’ fingertips, in the comfort of their home, or wherever they happen to be.

Think Caregiver provides a phone support option, as well as a social interactive platform option. The program aims to promote wellness of mind, body, and spirit by offering caregivers easy access to support, information, and inspiration!

PHONE SUPPORT
Call 412-369-4673 from anywhere in the United States to opt in. You will receive check-in phone calls from one of Hope Grows’ supportive team members. While this program is not intended to replace medical attention or mental health counseling, it does offer the trained ear of a professional who can provide support and referrals when needed.

ONLINE SUPPORT
Caregivers can request email communications by registering on the Hope Grows website at www.hopegrows.net or like them @Hopegrows1130 on Facebook and follow them on Twitter. Follow the social interactive platforms for simple self-care suggestions, resources, and support.

AWARENESS
Like them on Facebook @Hopegrows1130 and follow on Twitter. Easily and conveniently connect with other caregivers to share information, resources, experiences, photos, and inspiration via Hope Grows social media platforms.

For more information visit www.hopegrows.net or call 412.369.HOPE (4673).

If you or a loved one are in need of Caregiver Services in Allentown PA or the surrounding areas, contact the caring professionals at Extended Family Care of Allentown. Call today at (610) 200-6097.

Carole Chiego

Carole Chiego became a member of the Extended Family Care team in January, 2008. Prior to her role as the Administrator of the Allentown office, she was the Area Director of Operations for a home care company in East Orange, New Jersey. Carole’s extensive experience in home care spans over 17 years. Her work ethic and desire to succeed in the industry are evident in her advancement within the field ranging from Scheduling Coordinator to Medical Records Coordinator to Branch Manager and finally to Administrator and Area Director. She believes assuming these roles has made her a more effective manager.

Carole gained most of her formal managerial training by attending Pennsylvania State University in pursuit of her degree in Health Policy and Administration. She attributes her informal training to have been acquired on a more personal level. Carole understands first-hand what families may experience when allowing a home care provider access to their home while providing care to their loved one. She was a caregiver for two of her grandparents until their passing and believes in the importance of allowing family members the opportunity to remain in the comfort of home if they so desire. Carole is also the mother of a child with multiple medical conditions who requires nursing services in the home. It is because of her personal experiences that Carole understands first-hand how important it is to manage a quality, high-integrity home care agency in which clients and families can place their trust and be confident they are receiving the best care possible. Carole also believes in the importance of giving back to the community. Therefore, she volunteers and spear-heads fundraising activities for a variety of charitable and professional organizations, namely the Pennsylvania Home Care Association, Autism Speaks and Avengers Baseball, Inc.

Carole, a resident of Lehigh County, is married and has 2 children. In her free time, she is the “team mom” for her son’s tournament baseball team, enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and is an avid NY Giants, NY Yankees and Penn State football fan. Carol is a verified Google Author
About the author: Carole Chiego
Carole Chiego became a member of the Extended Family Care team in January, 2008. Prior to her role as the Administrator of the Allentown office, she was the Area Director of Operations for a home care company in East Orange, New Jersey. Carole’s extensive experience in home care spans over 17 years. Her work ethic and desire to succeed in the industry are evident in her advancement within the field ranging from Scheduling Coordinator to Medical Records Coordinator to Branch Manager and finally to Administrator and Area Director. She believes assuming these roles has made her a more effective manager. Carole gained most of her formal managerial training by attending Pennsylvania State University in pursuit of her degree in Health Policy and Administration. She attributes her informal training to have been acquired on a more personal level. Carole understands first-hand what families may experience when allowing a home care provider access to their home while providing care to their loved one. She was a caregiver for two of her grandparents until their passing and believes in the importance of allowing family members the opportunity to remain in the comfort of home if they so desire. Carole is also the mother of a child with multiple medical conditions who requires nursing services in the home. It is because of her personal experiences that Carole understands first-hand how important it is to manage a quality, high-integrity home care agency in which clients and families can place their trust and be confident they are receiving the best care possible. Carole also believes in the importance of giving back to the community. Therefore, she volunteers and spear-heads fundraising activities for a variety of charitable and professional organizations, namely the Pennsylvania Home Care Association, Autism Speaks and Avengers Baseball, Inc. Carole, a resident of Lehigh County, is married and has 2 children. In her free time, she is the “team mom” for her son’s tournament baseball team, enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and is an avid NY Giants, NY Yankees and Penn State football fan. Carol is a verified Google Author