In a perfect world, healthcare would revolve around you and your personal preferences, sticking to your specific needs and wishes – fitting within your agenda and routine, unhindered by problems like an unwavering healthcare professional who views health care choices in black and white. The truth is far from perfect,Read More
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.Read More
I had to stop by and see this with my own eyes today.
Sylvia Carlson is back in her own home in Quincy after successfully completing rehab for a broken hip at Hancock Park Rehab & Nursing Center.
She just got back home yesterday and spent much of today being interviewed by the North River Home Care agency staff who are staying with her and helping her.Read More
We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Sandwich, MA.
We can be found at: 449 Route 130, Suite 20, Sandwich.
Are you concerned that mom or dad should no longer be driving?
There is a new workbook available for families.
As a way of providing an additional tool for families working with an older driver, Keeping Us Safe has developed the “Beyond Driving with Dignity” workbook.Read More
As an elder care provider in the Boston area, we are concerned about the flu. It’s that time of year again. We’ve had many home care clients, caregivers, and families asking us how to prevent and avoid the flu.
There are some great ideas on the CDC website: CDC Flu Website
and on the Health and Human Services website: Health and Human Services Flu.Gov
Here’s another approach to avoiding the flu (video is from the Dept.Read More
As a caregiver you have to find a doctor that you can trust and develop a rapport with, this can be challenging at best. Finding a qualified doctor can be especially challenging for a caregiver of the the elderly population because many doctors are not specially trained in geriatric medicine.Read More
Caring for an aging and ailing loved one can be a daunting task. Most families make an effort to keep their elderly loved ones at home, sacrificing much of their own lives in the process. For some families, care giving begins to take its toll on the care provider and they eventually find themselves being forced to consider alternatives that they may never have otherwise.Read More
Most families have never heard of a Geriatric Care Manager(GCM), and the services GCM’s provide can be invaluable to many seniors and families.
What does a Geriatric Care Manager do?
A Geriatric Care Manager does a variety of tasks focused on assisting the elderly with overall health and well being.Read More
We are happy to say we were chosen as the business of the month by the Norwell Chamber of Commerce for the month of February, 2009. We did an interview with the Norwell Mariner, and they published it a couple of weeks ago. Many thanks to the folks at the Norwell Chamber of Commerce and the Mariner,Read More