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Aging in Place

Aging in Place

by Keri L Story, MS, OTR/L What is aging in place? The ability to live in one’s own home and community independently, safely, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level (CDC 2013). The aging population or silver Tsunami consists of 46.2 million...

Broken and Healing

Did your mother’s femur break and then she fell down or did she fall and then her femur broke? I asked this question just a couple weeks ago as I was meeting with the son of a potential client. He was trying to take care of her with the support of family, but they...

Providing Engaging Care

I may not be the most sensitive person in the world. Truth is, I want to write this article about being engaging and sensitive, but because I am a guy and I may not be as good at being sensitive as many of my female coworkers I’m concerned you may not hear what I have...

Fastest Growing Occupation

“There are currently about 2.5 million home care workers in a workforce that is the fastest growing occupation in the nation,” according to Carol Regan, Government Affairs Director at PHI (Paraprofessional Health Institute). Care N Assist is seeing this growth. We...

Drink Water First

Drinking 8 ounces of water first thing every morning is good for your overall health for several reasons. Doing something simple like drinking water can motivate you to make other good decisions for living a healthier lifestyle. Below are just 5 reasons why drinking...

Reminiscing

This summer, Care N Assist reaches 12 years in business. Summer is a great time to reminisce about all of the good times of the last year like establishing the Marshall office and launching a Lansing office. My favorite memories are centered around the times we were...

A Flat Rate

A Flat Rate

Care N Assist doesn’t use gimmicks or slick packages to get people to spend money. We charge a flat rate per hour for services. Our rates remain the same regardless of the length of the shift or if the shift is on a weekend. Simple and straightforward billing is...

Why Do We Work @ Care N Assist

It seems to be a hot topic on LinkedIn and other places to talk about employee retention. I am seeing article titles like:  Five Reasons People Leave Their Jobs, or The Top Ten Ways To Keep Your Team Engaged. When I held my weekly team meeting on Friday morning with...