Elder care in Garden City NY: Seniors Communication Tips

Should you risk a caregiver to visit your loved one during the pandemic? The answer is yes but be sure to take precautions. Learn more here.

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Family First Home Companion: Survey

Family First Home Companions, a home care company serving older adults in Long Island and the Boroughs, gives its home care workers a 15% pay boost to thank them for their bravery and dedication to their clients during the pandemic.  Islandia, NY, May 15, 2020 – Family First Home Companions announced on Friday that it…

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While there is still no cure for dementia, technology is playing a bigger role in helping to combat the symptoms and progressive losses in functionality. Learn about 5 apps that help those afflicted with dementia and their family members with brain exercises, interactive activities, and other useful tools to cope with the disease.

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Good afternoon, I hope this email finds you well during this difficult time. I am reaching out to inform you of an update to our agency software that now automatically screens staff 24 hours prior to their shifts with clients. This new feature is an additional layer of support and protection for our clients and…

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Family First Home Companions was featured on News 12 Long Island addressing concerns about older adults and the Coronavirus.

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Homecare in Islip NY: Senior Kitchen Safety

Dementia is a disease that impacts the person’s cognition which includes memory, judgment, language, and impulse control, to name a few.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, some of the early signs of dementia include, short term memory loss that impacts daily life, challenges in planning and problem solving, confusion with place and time, difficulty finding…

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Elder Care in Huntington, NY: Home care is a different animal when it comes to managing employees and delegating tasks.  It is a very intimate form of work because it takes place in the private home of the care recipient, it does not allow for direct supervision of workers, and requires a greater level of…

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