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Why In-Home Caregivers Are Vital for Keeping Seniors Safe During COVID-19

March 25, 2021

Older adults with COVID-19 are at a higher risk of developing serious symptoms. This has been a hard time for seniors and their family members. COVID has left many seniors isolated in their homes, unable to see family and friends.  Home care providers offer essential services during the pandemic. Traditionally, caregivers assist with vital tasks such…

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Effective At-home Workout for Seniors

February 11, 2021

Home is the safest place for senior citizens to be during the Covid-19. But the pandemic has further reduced the activity levels of senior citizens as they must stay indoors and observe social distancing. This lack of activity can be harmful to your physical and mental health. Working out can help keep your weight down,…

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2021 Resolutions for Seniors

January 4, 2021

Have you considered what your 2021 New Year’s resolutions are going to be? Do you want to be healthier and more active? Do you want to find new ways to communicate with others? Would you like to be more engaged with your community? For seniors, prioritizing health becomes more important with every passing year. Top…

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Using an In-Home Care Agency Benefits

November 13, 2020
Home care professional checking elderly woman's vitals

As more members of the population reach their Golden Years, a growing number of families are finding the need for long-term, in-home care. When it comes to long-term care, you have several options. You can hire an individual that you find in a registry, online, or through a friend. Alternatively, you can hire a licensed caregiving…

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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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