Staying Safe During Summer Monsoons

    Storms are expected throughout Arizona during this time of year. If you are not from Arizona, here are some important safety tips should you find yourself in the center of one. Stay informed about outages – sign up for outage alerts: SRP: https://www.srpnet.com/safety/outage/outagealerts.aspx APS: https://www.aps.com/en/residential/accountservices/alerts/Pages/home.aspx Create a storm safety kit First-aid kit: Be sure to include prescription medications. Make sure items in the first-aid kit are in usable condition. Flashlights: Ensure the batteries are good. Do not use …

Home Assist Health = Compassion in Action

We want to kick off this newsletter with a special thanks to you, our awesome Caregivers! On behalf of all of us in the office and the board of directors, we extend to you our deepest gratitude and respect. We are emerging from of one of the most challenging years in recent history stronger. Through it all, you continued to serve those who needed your support and care at home.  And you did it with unwavering compassion. Inspired by your …

HAH Community of Wellness – July

This month we focused on the Physical Dimension from the Six Dimensions of Wellness Model: PHYSICAL The physical dimension recognizes the need for regular physical activity. Physical development encourages learning about diet and nutrition while discouraging the use of tobacco, drugs and excessive alcohol consumption. Optimal wellness is met through the combination of good exercise and eating habits. As you travel the wellness path, you’ll strive to spend time building physical strength, flexibility and endurance while also taking safety precautions …

Yummy Summer Recipe – Shrimp Ceviche Tostada

If you have never made an authentic ceviche before, this Shrimp Ceviche Tostada is the perfect place to start! Light and refreshing, this no-cook meal will become a family favorite! The shrimp start out raw, then sit in a bowl full of fresh lime juice for about 15 minutes. The acidity in the lime juice cooks the shrimp to a perfect tender bite. The crunch of the cucumber, onion, and jalapeño blend perfectly with the delicate shrimp and creamy avocado. …

HAH Community of Wellness – Trivia

Personal satisfaction and a healthy work/life balance refer to: Putting a smile on your face no matter what Occupational wellness Ignoring how stressed you feel Limiting interaction with co-workers The Answer:  Occupational Wellness! Occupational wellness recognizes that a sense of personal satisfaction in work greatly contributes to a rewarding balance between your work and leisure and promotes overall good health. How can you improve occupational wellness? Stay motivated and work towards what you want. Increase your knowledge and skills to …

Facebook Live June – Scottsdale Fire Department

Facebook Live June – Scottsdale Fire Department Thursday, June 10 10 – 10:30 AM Scottsdale Fire Captain Steven Hunter City of Scottsdale During our Facebook live, Scottsdale Fire Department will cover everything you need to know about smoke alarms, fire safety and fall safety and prevention.   Please tune in and bring all your questions about community resources with you to the LIVE!

Welcome New Office Staff

We are excited to introduce you to our newest HR and Training Department office staff members, Luis Vasquez and Sandra Sanchez. Luis is joining our team as an HR/Training Administrative Assistant. Luis has lived in Phoenix since he was very young and is a recent ASU Business Communications graduate. Congratulations Luis! In his free time, Luis enjoys watching sports of any kind and working with his father. Sandra Sanchez joins our team as the Human Resource Coordinator. Sandra was born and …

Parkinson’s Disease and Caregiving

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, neurological disease that mainly affects movement but can also affect cognition. It may start with mild symptoms, but gradually they escalate and can have a big impact. It can range from confusion to hallucinations (seeing things that are not there) and delusions (believing something is true when it’s not). Many of these symptoms can present themselves for up to ten years before the typical motor symptoms are noticed Caring for a loved one with …

Caregiver of the Month – Alex Day

Home Assist Health is thrilled to announce our June Caregiver of the Month, Alex Day. Mr. Day began working with Home Assist Health in 2014 and has been a caregiver for more than 14 years. Mr. Day says that he began his career through the recommendation of his beautiful wife, who always thought that he would be a wonderful caregiver because of his attitude and enjoyment of helping and serving others. Mr. Day says his best advice is to “bring …

Important AZ State DES Unemployment update to share with Friends and Family

As the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance payments are coming to an end in AZ, there are new Return to Work Bonuses available from AZ State DES! A $2,000 bonus is being offered for full-time employees, or those who work 32-40 hours per week and work 320 hours or more during the first 10 weeks of their qualified job. A $1,000 bonus is being offered for part-time employees, or those who work 16-20 hours per week and work 160 hours or …