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Time for Home Care? Classic Signs That Someone Needs Help

October 13, 2020

Are you wondering if it’s time to get your elderly loved one the help they need? Do you often find yourself thinking about whether or not to hire a live-in care provider to watch them? If so, then you should consider the signs it’s time to find home care. It’s never too late to get…

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Pathways Early Education Center partners with JLFHC for COVID-19 screening

September 17, 2020

Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee is partnering with Just Like Family Home Care to provide COVID-19 screening for staff and students. The program launched with the school’s reopening on Aug. 31. When Pathways reopened its doors, the leadership team recognized the need for a comprehensive COVID-19 plan to protect its children, teachers, and the community.…

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Coping With Senior Isolation and Loneliness

August 18, 2020

It’s easy for those with hectic lifestyles to forget that isolation is a powerful thing. As you go about your day to day life, you probably long for a quiet moment here and there.  For those forced to deal with long term isolation, the pattern flips. When it comes to senior isolation, activity, care, and…

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What Is a Live-In Caregiver?

June 11, 2020

There’s a nagging cliché about life coming around full circle. But, never does it seem more real than when one of our parents starts to visibly age and requires assistance for otherwise-normal activities.  Yet, even as our parents start to age, the rigors of a full-time job don’t seem to dissipate. So, what happens when…

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Coronavirus Update – Letter to Clients

March 25, 2020

Amid ongoing concern about the coronavirus COVID-19, Just Like Family Home Care’s top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our clients and Caregivers. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing around the evolving situation, and we’re committed to being responsive and flexible to our clients’ needs. Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to…

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Professional Care for Your Aging Loved Ones in the Comfort of Their Own Homes

November 22, 2019
Professional Care for Your Aging Loved Ones in the Comfort of Their Own Homes

Watching your mother or father age and slowly lose their independence can be challenging, if not heartbreaking.  You grapple with issues like when is it time to step in and offer assistance, and how much assistance do they need?  Are they able to drive themselves to their doctor’s appointments?  Can you honor their wishes and…

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Aging at Home

August 13, 2019

Aging at Home Recent surveys show that nearly 90% of seniors hope to and  plan to live in their current home for as long as they live, now termed “aging in place.” Some have lived in the same house for years or moved into their current home after retirement, to be closer to family, moved…

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Video Chat for Seniors

July 23, 2019

In our last posting, “Seniors and Technology,” we encouraged our readers to consider using FaceTime or similar technologies to connect with family or friends.  FaceTime and similar phone applications (app) allow the callers to see each other, in real-time, during the call. As we mentioned, using a FaceTime app allows a senior to see how…

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Seniors and Technology

June 13, 2019

Seniors and those recovering from surgery/injury can often feel isolated and/or afraid.   Caregivers, whether family or professional, can participate in their care and provide personal interaction, but often are only in attendance as needed. Fortunately, we have come a long, long way in how technology can help create needed connections to the “outside world.”…

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Matching clients and caregivers

May 21, 2019

Just Like Family Home Care is a provider of multiple services for those needing assistance in: Home health care matters, where staff are able to provide nursing and health care tasks, including reminding the client to take their medication.   Home care services,  when a client needs assistance in daily activities and personal care including…

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