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About First In Care

When you call First in Care Home Health Agency, Inc., chances are that one of our owners, John Bresnick or Dawn Riccio, answers the phone so they can personally address your questions and concerns. Their direct involvement in all aspects of the business, from formulating the plan of care to scheduling the caregivers, as well as direct supervision of each case, truly sets our agency apart. This dedication to quality patient care is our hallmark, from 1-hour bath visits to 24/7 comprehensive care.

How to Make Home Safer for Seniors with Limited Mobility

Aging in place seniors with limited mobility face safety challenges around the home which can make it seem like an intimidating place at times. If you’re currently looking after an older loved one who’s still living at home, here are some proven ways to help keep them safer.

By |2020-07-17T15:55:39-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , |

What You Need to Know When it Comes to Keeping Seniors Safe

Seniors oftentimes make easy targets for criminals when they are socially isolated, less mobile and not as strong as younger victims. Elders with dementia, a chronic illness or disability are at even higher risk. Sadly, a high percentage of crimes committed against seniors are perpetrated by their own family members. 

By |2020-07-08T16:26:36-04:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , |

Thanking Health Care Professionals on the COVID-19 Front Lines

We’ve all seen pictures of exhausted, PPE-attired health care workers finishing up their shifts while serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. You might even be a health care professional or live with one. During the COVID-19 outbreak these heroes oftentimes battle stress, fatigue and depression while doing their jobs. In addition to keeping us safe, those brave men and women have families of their own that love and rely upon them. Here are 4 great ways to show health care professionals everywhere just how much they’re appreciated.

By |2020-06-30T14:23:04-04:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|Tags: , , , , |

COVID-19 Symptoms in Seniors and What You Should Do

In younger people COVID-19 symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. However, seniors - the age group that’s at highest risk from complications or even death - may not show any of these signs. If you suspect that your senior has COVID-19, here’s what to look for and how to help them if necessary.

By |2020-06-12T18:59:12-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|Tags: , , , |

Ways to Keep an Elderly Loved One’s Spirits High Even from a Distance

Looking after an aging in place loved one is tough under any circumstances, but when you live far away it just makes the situation much harder. Toss in a household full of kids and a career, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a self-induced guilt trip and anxiety. Thankfully, there are several good ways to boost your loved one’s spirits from afar, starting with these.

How to Help Seniors Stay Socially Engaged

When a life-changing event like the COVID-19 pandemic comes along, the resulting social distancing orders and travel bans can put a real damper on your senior’s social calendar. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to ensure that your loved one gets the social interaction they so desperately need.

Caring for Your Mental Health and Your Physical Health

As a family caregiver, looking out for your mental health and wellbeing is just as important as taking physical precautions. When you don’t, it leaves you exposed to emotional stress and mental fatigue. What follows are several ways to ensure that your mental health remains strong through the inevitable ups and downs.

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