North River Home Care Blog


Mom’s Coming Home from the Hospital: Can We Handle Her Care Alone?

Picture this scenario: your elderly mother, who lives alone, suffered a fall, fractured her arm and ankle, and is now being released from the hospital. Leafing through her discharge papers reveals the need for medications, physical therapy, medical follow-up in several weeks, and a number of symptoms to watch for that would warrant a return to the E/R.

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North River Home Care’s Tips on Using Private Funds for In-Home Care

Your aging mother needs some help to remain independent and wishes to remain at home, but how will you afford her care? This is a question millions of Americans are currently facing. Luckily, you have options.

When it comes to paying for in-home care, you will likely find that many of the services will have to be paid for out of pocket.

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Looking to Increase Your Company’s Bottom Line? North River Home Care Can Help!

Companies that assist employees with their elder care responsibilities see not only happier employees, but also a more profitable bottom line. Why? Statistics show that:

  • Nearly 75% of family caregivers have had to change jobs or stop working because of the demands of family caregiving
  • Increased absenteeism and workday interruptions are reported,
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North River Home Care Receives Home Care Pulse Certification

North River Home Care has completed and received its  Home Care Pulse Certification.  This certification program is dedicated to the measurement of client and employee satisfaction scores, North River Home Care is now officially certified in home care quality.

“We know that sometimes it is difficult to make care decisions when you don’t have specific experience with an agency. 

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Home Health Care – Nutritional Advice

Many of us do not get the proper nutrition that our bodies require from the foods that we consume. In general, most people do not maintain a healthy and well balanced diet from which the nutrients could be derived. Failing to do this could result in a number of adverse health effects due to vitamin deficiencies within the body –

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