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EXPERIENCE HEALING AND RESTORATIVE GARDENS

The Alliance for Community Respite Care of CLASS cordially invites you to EXPERIENCE HEALING AND RESTORATIVE GARDENS & LEARN ABOUT COMMUNITY RESPITE RESOURCES on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Hope Grows, 183 Shafer Road, Moon Township, PA 15108 Join us for a tour of Hope Grows healing and restorative gardens followed by a discussion of the importance of Respite Care for Family Caregivers Subject matter experts will share their perspectives on such topics as caregiver health and wellness through connection to nature, and in-home ... Read more

EXTENDED FAMILY CARE WANTS YOU TO TAKE CARE OF YOU

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. In nature, ... Read more

EXTENDED FAMILY CARE PASSES THE “DCW OF THE YEAR” TORCH

On March 27, 2019 Ric Williams was recognized by over 200 of his peers and colleagues from across the Commonwealth at Pennsylvania Homecare Association Direct Care Worker Event. The day was culminated as Ric passed on the prestigious award of the 2018 Direct Care Worker of the Year to the 2019 recipient. His speech and encouragement to his peers was heartfelt. “Live each day with love in your heart and enjoy it”, he instructed. Words of wisdom he not only uses ... Read more

Help Seniors During Organize Your Medical Information Month

When elderly relatives accumulate a lot of medical history, it can be difficult for family caregivers to keep everything straight. Because elderly adults are more likely to interact with different doctor and experience health issues, it’s wise to compile all their medical information into one convenient location. That way doctors will have a complete picture of the health history before treating the aging adult. October is Organize Your Medical Information Month, so it’s an excellent opportunity for family caregivers to tackle this ... Read more

Relaxation Techniques for Family Caregivers

Caregiver in Pittsburgh PA For family caregivers, stress can be a part of everyday life.  While it is normal to experience stress from time to time, chronic stress, or stress that occurs very frequently, can lead to health problems.  It is not unusual for family caregivers to experience chronic stress.  Caring for another can lead to worrying and anxiety, and having many tasks and responsibilities can cause caregivers to feel overwhelmed.  For these reasons, it is important for caregivers to actively engage ... Read more