Activities resource positively impacts nursing home residentsAugust 12, 2021
Studies have shown that recreational activities at nursing homes have a positive effect on residents’ quality of life. Having a choice of activities gives residents a sense of independence, and participating in activities that interest them helps reduce feelings of isolation and depression.
A second set of eyes for the care teamJune 10, 2021
Trained caregivers are pivotal to helping people with Alzheimer’s remain in their homes. Proper training ensures that the caregiver understands the disease and knows strategies on how to provide better care.
Finding creative ways to give careApril 27, 2021
Linda says the most illuminating part of the IHSS+ Alzheimer's caregiver training in Alameda County was the module on how each stage of Alzheimer’s and dementia affects the brain. It inspired her to think creatively with her caregiving.
Training Builds Trust and Better CommunicationsFebruary 15, 2021
"The value of this is more than something you feel in your heart. It also builds trust and allows for better communication among the team."
Making Daily Life EasierOctober 29, 2020
For caregivers who undergo training, learning how to help seniors and people with disabilities with simple activities of daily living, such as putting on clothes and eating with assistive devices, makes a world of difference.