Announcing Home Assist Health $250 Referral & Sign-On Bonus

We are pleased to announce a new Referral & Sign-On Bonus Campaign! You and your referral can each earn $250! $250 Bonus applies to New Hires starting between 6/1/2020 through 11/30/2020. Referring DCW staff’s name must be on initial application to qualify. Initial $50 bonus is paid to both the New Hire and the Referring DCW Staff once the New Hire successfully completes all training, immunization/background requirements and completes first shift assignment. $200 bonus balance is paid upon completion of …

How Homecare Saved the Day for one Furry Family Member

Moms, dads, spouses and friends often bring their loved ones to the emergency department. But it’s not every day that a puppy named Codi brings in its master. That’s what happened on New Year’s Eve of 2019. When you’re sick, your four-legged family members can provide enormous comfort just by being there. When you’re sick enough to be hospitalized, though, pets generally are not allowed to visit unless they meet the requirements to be a service dog. But a growing …

Summer Watermelon Salad

An easy, fresh and super light Mediterranean watermelon salad. Three main ingredients: watermelon, cucumber, and feta cheese. But to take it to the next level, we add some fresh mint, basil, and a honey vinaigrette. The perfect dish for summer! RECIPE HERE

Step Into Summer with Healthy Feet

With summer fun in the sun now in full swing, millions of Americans are ditching the heavy footwear of winter months in favor of sandals, slings, and free-wheeling flip-flops. And with the sudden emergence of all these twinkling toes, the issue of foot health comes to the forefront. The American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry (ABMSP) urges people of all ages to pay special attention to their feet this summer, and to take preventive steps that will head off …

Ways a Caregiver Can Encourage a Loved One’s Independence

Home Assist Health is privileged to have so many caregivers caring for loved ones.  From juggling chronic pain management, to the realities of memory loss and possible language deficits caused by  dementia, we understand that it becomes your responsibility to do all you can to take care of every need and keep your loved one safe from harm. Sometimes the best of intentions, like preparing dinner three nights a week, organizing medications in pill boxes or straightening up the house …

Meet New Team Members: Patricia Cordova and Kira McClinton

We have some new faces as part of the Home Assist Health leadership team. Patricia Cordova, Executive Operations Director Patricia comes to us with more than 30 years of experience in the non-profit world of human resources and compliance. As a fourth generation Arizonan, she has worked in various industries including banking, healthcare, law enforcement and human services. She considers herself a lifelong student and is currently working towards a Master’s degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology at Grand Canyon …

2020 Best of Home Care® Award Winners!

Home Assist Health has received the 2020 Best of Home Care  “Provider of Choice,” and “Employer of Choice” awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted annually to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and Caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse. Home Care Pulse is the home care industry’s leading firm in satisfaction research and quality assurance. “We congratulate Home Assist Health on receiving three 2020 Best of Home Care Awards,” said Erik Madsen, CEO …

Caring for Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

Caring for people with dementia or Alzheimer’s can be a daunting experience. Educating yourself about dementia and maintaining a positive but realistic attitude allows you to maintain an element of control as a caregiver. It can take the sting out of surprising challenges you encounter and also improve the care that you provide. Below are some important tips to take into consideration when caring for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s: Accept Support. Whether you are caregiving for someone in your …

June is National Safety Month – What to Look for Inside a Member’s Home

June is National Safety Month. Safety issues and concerns are all around people’s homes. As more people decide to receive their care at home, there are some things to consider to make their home a safe environment. The first step is to ask a member if he or she has completed an in-home safety assessment, which can be provided by many local agencies. Simple adjustments don’t require a lot of money but can make a big difference. Many people find …

Temperature Check! How to Recognize Heat-Related Illnesses in Members

Summertime can bring about extremely hot weather conditions in Arizona, which can become a dangerous situation for older adults. It’s very important as caregivers to pay attention to our members during these hot months. Every summer, nearly 200 Americans die of health problems caused by high heat and humidity. Most of these individuals happen to be age 50 or older. Hot weather is more likely to cause health problems for older adults for a variety of reasons. These reasons include …