Home Assist Health Celebrates Six Years of Impacting Lives!

Home Assist Health is celebrating its 6-year anniversary of serving the Maricopa County community as a leading in-home care company! Born out of the Complete Comfort Care program at Valleywise Medical Center, Home Assist Health became its very own non-profit home care organization. Through the years, and a lot of transition, Home Assist Health has been able to overcome many of the challenges that home care organizations face. “We have seen so much growth,” said Sylvia Crawford, administrative assistant who …

Free Masks for Arizonans Over the Age of 65

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) recently announced that some Arizonans can receive free masks from the State. ADHS  partnered with Hanes to provide free face masks to Arizona’s most vulnerable populations. Anyone who is part of a vulnerable population (including, but not limited to, individuals with medical conditions or individuals age 65 or older) is able to get a free mask. Each residential address (one order per household) will receive five washable, reusable cloth face masks. ADHS hopes to give …

Sara Wilson, CEO and President, Earns Prestigious Award – Future Leaders of 2020 Award

We are excited to share with you that our fearless leader, Sara Wilson, CEO and president of Home Assist Health, has been selected for Aging Media’s Home Health Care News (HHCN) Future Leaders Class of 2020. This independently judged awards program provides opportunities for companies and organizations to showcase the talent and contributions their key employees are making. Qualities they looked for include: A high-performing employee shaping the next decade of care delivery A passionate worker who knows how to put …

Homemade Fruit Popsicles

You can stay cool, get creative AND be healthy all at the same time with these fun popsicles. The first ingredient is blueberries. Yes, actual fresh fruit! You can also use any other favorite fruit if blueberries aren’t your thing.  Try any berry, cherries, pineapple or maybe mango for some different flavors.  Blend the fruit on a puree setting to get juice smoothie consistency. Add Greek yogurt to the berries, but don’t blend just yet.  Add a little liquid sweetener, …

Staying Safe During Monsoon Storms

Storms are expected throughout Arizona during this time of year, including the Phoenix metro area. Here are some important safety tips. 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 candles as they can cause a fire. Battery-powered phone charger to keep …

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! The $250 bonus applies to newly hired direct care workers (“New DCW”) starting between 6/1/2020 through 11/230/2020. Initial $50 bonus is paid to both the New DCW 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 90 days of employment and …

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 …