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Horse Riding Therapy for Children with Autism

Pediatric Home Health Care in Monroeville PA Professional caregivers who work with children at home, who have some form of autism spectrum disorder, offer an idea that helps those children. Many benefit from a day outing to ride on gentle horses. The rhythmic movements of a horse, experienced while riding, have the medical terminology of “hippotherapy.” A study by the Horses and Humans Research Foundation, found that horse riding and being around horses is usually interesting and comforting to children with autism. Many autistic ... Read more

STAR EMPLOYEE RETURNS TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

Angelique Smith returns to Extended Family Care Pittsburgh Angelique Smith has extensive home care experience having worked over 8 years for Extended Family Care Pittsburgh and a local hospice company.  Angel, as she likes to be called, may have begun her new career as a Patient Service Coordinator for Extended Family Care a few months ago but has a history with the company in various roles.  “She continues to impress us every day”, says Marta Baumann, Office Administrator.  “She is a team ... Read more

Senior Care Tips: Ensuring Your Home is Ready for an Impromptu Overnight with Your Parents

Senior Care in North Hills PA Planning, routine, and predictability are all important elements of a well-organized senior care plan, but anyone who has been a family caregiver for elderly adults can tell you that the one thing you should expect when it comes to your care plan is the unexpected. No matter how carefully you structure your days and how thoroughly you schedule your time, there will be instances of completely unexpected events or circumstances that require you to change your ... Read more

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN PITTSBURGH

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN PITTSBURGH Extended Family Care would like you to join our Pittsburgh team.  We are a premier home health care provider servicing pediatric through adult clients in the Pittsburgh and surrounding areas.  We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including bonuses.  Call today to schedule an interview at 412-241-7292 or visit us online at www.extendedfamilycare.com The following positions are immediately available: RN - McDonald- - 9 month old with bowel perforation, gets TPN, any 3 nights week 11p-7a and Saturdays ... Read more

Elderly Care Recipes: Fresh and Flavorful Bruschetta to Start Your Meal

Elderly Care in Greensburg PA If there is one thing that is in abundance during the summertime it is tomatoes, and if your elderly care routine this summer is going to feature entertaining a crowd, attending a party, or just trying to find more ways to introduce better nutrition into your aging loved ones' diets, taking advantage of these bright and delicious fruits is a fantastic way to create a huge range of flavorful and nutritious recipes. One of the simplest, yet most ... Read more

Extended Family Care Hosts Ventilator Training

Extended Family Care Hosts Ventilator Training On June 3, 2015 Extended Family Care held a nursing in-service covering the proper use and maintenance of various ventilators used throughout their private duty business.  Extended Family Care, a division of Star Multi Care, has been providing pediatric and adult services to clients since 1938.  Ensuring their nurses are highly trained and proficient with the life-sustaining equipment used in their daily business operations was the main intention for hosting the session yet it turned out ... Read more

Family Caregivers Need Support in the Form of the Right Team

Caregiver in North Hills PA Building a team can be difficult for people who have no experience. Many people think caregiving or building a team of home care providers to take care of an elderly or disabled loved one is a monumental task. It can certainly be, especially if those family members are looking at hiring independent caregivers on their own. Hiring caregivers through an agency is one of the best ways to actually build a quality team that will communicate effectively with ... Read more

STAR EMPLOYEES VISIT MONTAUK YACHT CLUB

MONTAUK, NY—Star Multi Care Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Sternbach, and Chief Financial Officer, David Schoenberg  hosted their annual Administrator’s Meeting at the beautiful Montauk Yacht Club last week.  Fifteen of the company’s management staff attended the three-day event. During the “Meeting of the Minds” themed event, Stephen and David took to the Boardroom to review the previous year’s successes, as well as to develop new and improved programs for the upcoming fiscal year.  The primary discussions this year included evolving health care ... Read more

Why Families become Stronger When They Make the Right Decision about Senior Care

Senior Care in McKeesport PA Karen often worried about what would happen when her aging mother required some type a senior care. She lived more than 30 minutes away from her mother and knew that she couldn’t be there for her all the time. She could certainly stop by on the weekends and maybe once or twice during the week to help her do certain tasks around the house, but what would happen if her mother slipped and fell and couldn’t get ... Read more

It’s Okay to Smile, then Laugh when Your Work as Dad’s Caregiver Ends

Caregiver in Harmarville PA There are going to be numerous times in your life when you experience ups and downs. Life has often been compared to a roller coaster ride. That anticipation of climbing the roller coaster, not sure exactly what the drop is going to feel like, that first turn at high speed, and the exhilaration you’re anticipating. Life helps to lift us up at times and then there are going to be moments when we feel depressed, powerless, or frustrated. That ... Read more
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