Caregivers

2 Questions to Ask

2024-03-07T19:28:20+00:00March 7th, 2024|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Personal Care, Seniors|

There is no shortage of companies offering home care services in and around Atlanta. And while most offer similar companion and personal care services, some deliver vastly different experiences than others. The “what” may look similar across many companies, but the “how” makes all the difference. So how do you know which companies will provide [...]

Dementia Care: What NOT to Do

2024-01-10T21:29:30+00:00January 10th, 2024|Aging, Caregivers, Dementia, Medical Conditions, Seniors|

Caring for someone with dementia is difficult at every stage, but the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia often present the greatest challenges for family members and caregivers. While some disease processes are highly predictable and produce relatively uniform symptoms that can be managed with proven solutions, every person’s experience with [...]

New Dementia Specialist Certification

2023-10-25T19:18:29+00:00October 25th, 2023|Caregivers, Medical Conditions, Seniors|

We are excited to announce our new Dementia Specialist program and congratulate our first four team members to achieve this designation: Ariana Brown, Angel Saulsberry, Amika Wilson and Jennifer Zhao. Despite the rising incidence of dementia, many professional caregivers never receive formal training on the topic. All Full Heart Home Care caregivers receive foundational dementia [...]

How To Help a Loved One Nearing the End of Life

2023-06-20T16:08:21+00:00June 20th, 2023|Aging, Caregivers, Hospice, Personal Care, Seniors|

If you’re wondering how best to help a loved one nearing the end of life, start with this universal truth: we all want to avoid pain and suffering. People will have varying preferences about end-of-life care, but virtually everyone wishes to be free of pain and discomfort. Hospice Care We encourage everyone who [...]

Full Heart Home Care In The News

2022-01-13T23:27:56+00:00January 13th, 2022|Caregivers, Pandemic, Seniors|

Did you catch the local news this evening? The fine folks at Fox 5 Atlanta ran a piece on the home care (and healthcare and...) staffing shortages, including parts of an interview we filmed last month. Here's the accompanying article: Click Here. If you are a licensed CNA - or have experience and are interested [...]

Travel the World Without Leaving Home

2021-01-27T01:30:51+00:00January 27th, 2021|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Pandemic, Personal Care, Seniors|

Yes, you can travel the world without leaving home! With the click of a mouse and a little bit of imagination, you can explore destinations all across the globe. If you are stuck at home and the scenery is becoming a bit stale, treat yourself to an adventure courtesy of a variety of global attractions [...]

Can We Compare COVID-19 to the Flu?

2020-05-15T20:35:12+00:00May 15th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Medical Conditions, Seniors|

Some people have downplayed the seriousness of COVID-19 by comparing it to influenza (the flu). They wonder why we have to take such dramatic precautions for this pandemic, when we accept the flu as a perennial and inevitable part of life. Doesn’t the flu kill more people than COVID-19? While the total number of people [...]

5 Tips for Proper Handwashing

2020-04-09T14:47:34+00:00March 19th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Medical Conditions, Personal Care, Seniors|

We know how important it is to wash our hands, now more than ever. Use these tips to be sure you are washing properly to maximize effectiveness. If your hands are getting dry from the seemingly constant washing, keep a pump bottle of lotion next to the sink. Friction is Key Friction is the most [...]

Engage Your Brain at Home

2020-03-27T14:21:44+00:00March 17th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Seniors|

Full Heart Home Care fully supports efforts to contain the coronavirus and encourages clients and caregivers alike to practice social distancing. If you're getting antsy in isolation, try these activities to exercise your mind and body without leaving the house. Activity: Pick a word, any word. What you'll need: Paper and pen or pencil [...]

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