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April 2018 Outstanding Employees

April 9th, 2018 No Comments
We appreciate and value our home care field employees! Every month we spotlight them as Angels Who Soar. This April we are highlighting Aline D and Jeilyn F. Aline D. celebrated her 7th anniversary with Visiting Angels in March. For the past 2 years, she’s been working with one particular client. In these 2 years, she’s been consistently on time and has had infrequent call-outs. Clients admire her focus and dependability; she does what is she is asked and more! She has shown loyalty and dedication with her many years of service at Visiting Angels. Jeilyn F. has only been Read More »

 

 

Job openings for Angels! CHHAs in New Jersey

March 28th, 2018 No Comments
  CHHA jobs at Visiting Angels in New Jersey Learn why Visiting Angels has been voted the #1 Best Place to Work by Caregivers Nationwide! We are hiring NJ-licensed CHHAs (Certified Home Health Aides). If you live in Mercer or Burlington counties in New Jersey, apply with us today. Our online job application is www.njseniorcare.com/jobs. View our job description on our job openings page. We offer great pay, mileage, long-term assignments, 4-hour minimum shifts, and more. Call 609-883-8188 to set up an interview. We look forward to meeting you! We service clients throughout Mercer and Burlington Counties. Mercer County includes Read More »

 

 

Visiting Angels NJ Welcomes the First Day of Spring!

March 20th, 2018 No Comments
Spring is here in New Jersey! And we at Visiting Angels couldn’t be happier. Even if there is another Nor’easter coming this week. Even if the grass is still brown. Even if the air is still cold. Even if there are no flowers blooming. Because today’s the first day of spring, and we know it’s just a matter of days until joyful blooms will break forth and temperatures will soar under the warm sun! For many seniors who have been cooped up in their homes because of the weather, springtime is welcome. Take your older parents, grandparents, neighbors, or friends Read More »

 

 

Burlington, NJ home care review of Visiting Angels

March 8th, 2018 No Comments
Burlington, NJ in-home care review We love hearing from families about our care services! We are honored to care for our clients and value their opinions. Below, we spotlight comments from a family in Burlington, New Jersey. “We are so happy that we decided to use the services of the Visiting Angels. We were impressed with the care, compassion, and efficiency to help us through this challenging time with our mother. The caregivers you chose for us—Alvail, Jade, Nja, and Velianne—were absolutely wonderful, caring women. Caregivers, like these women, are not given enough credit for being in this highly needed Read More »

 

 

Don’t miss the March “Home Care News by Angels”

March 6th, 2018 No Comments
In the March issue: Managing Fibromyalgia; 10 Tips for Helping Seniors Eat More; 1968 Trivia; Angel Recipes: Tuna Burger; Gadget Corner: Vertex Garden Rocker Comfort Seat and Timeslide Home Album Reminisce Activity; Senior Humor: Frozen to Death; March Celebrity Birthdays; Client Testimonial: Karen V, Marlton; Employee Spotlight: Patricia L and Maria E; 10 Tips to Get Older Seniors to Eat; March Community Resource Bulletin: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month; Happy March from Max. Read the March issue today! Read More »

 

 

Seniors & Fall Prevention: How Can You Help Your Aging Loved One?

March 5th, 2018 No Comments
Fall PreventionIf your aging parents or older relatives still live in their own home, you may worry for their safety when you can’t be with them. This fear is understandable, as one in four older Americans experiences a fall every year. In fact, falls are the leading cause of physical injuries–such as hip fractures and broken bones–in adults over the age of 65. Falls are also the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries in people over 65. In addition to the physical impact of falls, fear of falling can create intense emotional distress and even depression in many seniors. This can Read More »

 

 

March Outstanding CHHA Employees

March 1st, 2018 No Comments
March Employee Spotlight We’re excited to announce our March employees who have gone above and beyond: Patricia L and Maria E. Read why we think they are so special! Patricia L. has a cheerful, positive outlook which brightens our clients’ days. She has been a dedicated Visiting Angels employee for 7 years, and has routinely shown an eagerness to work. She puts her best foot forward on every assignment. In her current assignment, our client has remarked that she treats him as though he were family, and shows much care in all she does. Maria E. has been one of Read More »

 

 

10 Tips to Get Older Seniors to Eat!

February 26th, 2018 No Comments
nutritional breakfast10 Tips for Helping Older Seniors to Eat Enough Getting older loved ones to eat can sometimes be very challenging. They may complain they’re just not hungry, nothing tastes good, they don’t feel well, they can’t be bothered to make a meal, they have memory issues and forget to eat, etc. Regardless of the reason, it’s imperative for their health to receive the nutrients and calories their body needs. 10 Tips for Helping Older Seniors to Eat Enough: 1) Offer small portions throughout the day; cut food into bite-size pieces and place on a smaller plate 2) Serve the largest Read More »

 

 

Visiting Angels’ February Newsletter

February 14th, 2018 No Comments
Don’t miss the February issue of Home Care News by Angels In the February Issue: 7 Tips for Winter Survival Heart Disease Awareness for Women Angel Recipes: Black Bean Salsa Client Testimonial: Sharon from Hainesport, NJ Gadget Corner: Power Failure LED Night Lights and Day Clock with Battery Backup Senior Humor: Valentine’s Day Humor Angels Who Soar Employee Spotlight: Nicole G and Claudette H Academy Award Trivia February Resource Bulletin: American Heart Month Office Mascot: Happy Valentine’s Day from Max Read the February issue today! Can’t get enough of our newsletters? Go to our Newsletter Archive Page to read all Read More »

 

 

Your Loved One Needs In-Home Care. What’s Next?

February 9th, 2018 No Comments
In-Home CareYvonne is a 49-year-old mother of two teenagers. She works a full-time job and her commute to work is 30 miles each way. After being promoted to manager in her department, Yvonne’s work day stretched from 8 hours to 10 hours. Her schedule has become erratic; she often needs to work for a few hours on the weekend to stay ahead on her projects. Yvonne’s mother, Rose, recently celebrated her 80th birthday. Rose has always been independent, until a stroke left her unable to drive her car, cook, or stand for long periods of time. A few months after her Read More »