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COVID-19 Virtual Training for Family First Employees & Families

Family First successfully completed its very first virtual training series for its employees this past week. Topics included the coronavirus, myths and facts about the virus, how stay healthy, best ways to disinfect, and how to provide client care while social distancing. As Long Island continues to follow the New York Pause Guidelines, Family First…

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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: 6 Practical Tips

Home Care Agency, Long Island: Whether your loved has been newly diagnosed or has been afflicted with dementia for many years, there is one thing that remains the same; each day is unpredictable.  Family members often say, ‘what worked yesterday no longer works today’.  Dementia affects each individual differently and while there are many common…

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5 Apps for Dementia Care

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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Upcoming CE Event This Week!

Family First Home Companions is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association of Long Island to offer a continuing education series beginning this Thursday, February 20th.  The first program titled, Effective Communication Strategies and Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors, will be held at the Alzheimer’s Association’s located at 300 Broadhollow Road, (lower level Conference Room…

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