It’s a New Year and a Chance at a Fresh Start
“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”
~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce
The start of 2016 will be noisy. Traditional celebrations extend well beyond […]
National Caregiver Month
Home & Health Resources Overview
My Version of Resiliency
Mental Wellness & Recovery
Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Administrative Impact on Provider Agencies
A Veteran’s View
Grateful For National Caregiver Month
Caregiving Is Always A Challenge
An Unexpected Miracle
What Does It Mean?
End of Life Forum
Have the Conversation
Virtual Dementia Tours
New Year’s Commitments
Proof Of Heaven
Tragedy to Triumph
Living with […]
2015 CLUSTER AWARDS: Honoring the Direct Care Workers
Affinity/Associated Home Care
Affinity/Associated would like to recognize Cindy Bernardo for her consistent demonstration of caring and commitment to her consumers. The following is just one example of Cindy’s spirit of giving.
Cindy provides meal prep on a regular basis for one of her consumers. He had […]
“It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing.”— Mother Theresa
Caring for our loved ones does not only take place in medical offices, hospitals, and nursing homes, but frequently is provided in the comfort of one’s own home. A caregiver is anyone that helps take care of a […]
Home & Health Resources (H&HR) has been providing private home care services on the South Shore since 1983. Along with South Shore Visiting Nurse Association (SSVNA) and Hospice of the South Shore, H&HR merged with South Shore Hospital in 1994 to become the Home Care Division of South Shore Hospital. H&HR provides highly skilled private […]
A good friend of mine recently told me, “We are all battling the broken part of our brain”. This comment speaks such truths about every individual’s struggles. None of us are immune to struggle. Whether it is a disability of some sort, financial troubles, relationship issues or difficult family dynamics, we all have crossed that […]
My name is Autumn Zerendow and I am a Long Term Support Services Coordinator here at South Shore Elder Services. I work with people experiencing disabilities that are varied ages from twenty-one to sixty-four. I assist with helping these members achieve wellness and recovery and to be as independent as possible. Mental wellness is an […]
Here’s to the everyday heroes,
The volunteers who do what they can,
To ease the suffering of others,
And be of service to their fellow man.
May they know the true satisfaction
That comes from helping others
Less fortunate than themselves,
But no less their sisters and brothers.
May they feel the gratitude in our hearts
For all of the good that they’ve done.
The past few weeks have proven to be a battle for home care, as a unprecedented string of severe weekend snowstorms waged a ware with home care’s ability to protect its elder in need.
Home Care won the battle.
As we all watched an endless loop of snowplows on television and heard countless stories of public transportation […]