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Caregiver of the Month

March’s Caregiver of the Month award goes to Loretta B.! Congratulation Loretta and thank you for going above and beyond! Message from Loretta: My name is Loretta B.  I have been a Caregiver for over 15years.  I started working in home care because I love caring for people.  I am […]

Respite Care

Summertime Respite Care Time

5 Reasons You May Need Respite Care Being a caregiver to a parent or senior loved ones is one of the hardest jobs you will ever do, but it is also one of the most important. It can become hectic, and sometimes you need to be reminded that you must […]

Live-in Care vs. Hourly Care:

Making the Most of Your Care at Home Aging in place takes support. One place support can be found is having a caregivers come to your home to offer a range of assistance depending on your needs. Assistance might include help around the house, transportation, supervision, and personal care. A […]

How to Prepare for an In-Home Caregiver

If you or a loved one decides to bring elder care into your home to assist with many of the activities of daily living, you’ll be entrusting someone with your well-being in the place that is most private, your home. The transition to caregiving may be difficult for you and […]

Home Health Aides in Maryland Help Your Loved One Recover at Home

As people age, their medical needs tend to increase.  Seniors in Maryland are more likely to go to the hospital, need surgery, or have health complications that need direct observation and management. Unfortunately, all too often, this leads to people being forced to spend long stints in the hospital.  This […]

Tips on How to Assess Quality of Life for Dementia Patients

Those with Alzheimer’s or dementia often have physical and mental difficulties that can prevent them from telling us precisely how they feel, or if they’re having issues. That’s why caregivers and loved ones need to be able to assess their quality of life accurately and determine if there’s something they […]

National Caregivers Day

Today, Friday, February 18, 2022 is National Caregivers Day and we here at A Homemade Plan just wanted to say “Thank You” to all of our caregivers who share their time, show their love. and give care to our clients!!!

Matters of the Heart

What’s Weighing on Your Heart? February is American Heart Month, a time when all of us can focus on our cardiovascular health. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke.   What is heart disease? The term “heart disease” refers to several types of […]