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Volunteer Puppy Love – Raising a Service Dog

Today’s new breed of service dogs provides assistance in a variety of ways beyond their best-known role as escorts for blind companions. They retrieve household objects for people with limited mobility, act as ears for hearing-impaired individuals, monitor children with life-threatening food allergies and more. Some researchers are even exploring the role dogs can play […]

Senior Malnutrition is more common than thought, and can be a serious concern

There are many contributing factors to elderly malnutrition. Some of our most common requests are meal preparation, and kind, “meal reminders”. Our caregivers are not only compassionate, but they are excellent cooks as well! For more information concerning elderly malnutrition, click here..

As we age, do we have “senior moments”, or are they signs of something more?

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The Importance of Caregiver Background Checks

Caring skills and personality are obviously crucial, and so is trust. Checking the background of a caregiver is very important. All of our caregivers are thoroughly background and reference checked. Our underlining philosophy: Would we want or trust this person in OUR home, caring for OUR loved ones? Call us for a free consultation 336-218-8757. […]

Dementia, Work Absenteeism & AHC Employee Assistance Program

The numbers are staggering. Recent Gallup research estimates that American businesses lose more than $25 billion annually in productivity from absenteeism among full-time working caregivers. More than 1 in 7 American workers are active or former caregivers for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Nearly 70% of those who worked while providing care […]