Tips and Advice for Seniors and Their Families

The Benefits of a Therapy Pet for Seniors

For many older adults, mobility limitations, health issues and low energy can keep them from the social engagement they once enjoyed. Especially in seniors who live alone, social isolation can lead to loneliness, depression and poor...

New Franchisee in Fort Bend County, TX

Hallmark Homecare, a Direct Referral Agency offering care coordination and caregiver recruiting, vetting and placement services to the elderly, recently awarded a franchise to Michelle Recinos, a Texas-based entrepreneur. Recinos will...

June is Men’s Health Month!

If you are feeling worn down as a caregiver for an aging loved one, you are not alone. You may feel isolated, at times, desperately needing the support of others and seeking guidance as to how to make your life a little easier.  One thing...

101 Things To Do With Someone with Dementia

Activities help to give purpose and meaning. Make each activity success-oriented, failure-free. Here are 101 ideas: Make collage from magazine Put together nuts and bolts Bake cookies Read paper Invite children to visit Read a letter out...

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

If you are feeling worn down as a caregiver for an aging loved one, you are not alone. You may feel isolated, at times, desperately needing the support of others and seeking guidance as to how to make your life a little easier.  One thing...

Hallmark Homecare Featured in the “Wolf Report”

Hallmark Homecare was featured in the Wolf of Franchises' "Wolf Report" which is a weekly analysis of franchise brands and the entrepreneurs behind them. The Wolf Report is written for current and aspiring franchise owners who want to...

Getting Educated About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, irreversible disorder of the brain and the most common form of dementia. The disease affects the cognitive parts of the brain that are involved in thinking, remembering, and using language. It can...

Advice from a Caregiver on Stress Reduction

Lisa Bailey is a kindergarten teacher and caregiver to children and her husband who is undergoing cancer treatment. She shares her top coping strategies in this article for living a balanced life as a caregiver. You may find some of these...

How to Create Fun for Frail Seniors

As a caregiver, you are focused on your loved one’s safety, finances, medical treatment, nutrition and therapy. You busy yourself with doing everything in your power to keep them comfortable. You worry about their reduced energy level,...

Tips for Organizing Health Information

A trip to the emergency room made me realize why caregivers are advised to organize heath information. When Mom broke her hip, I called an ambulance. When it arrived, I confidently recited Mom’s Medicare number. When asked what...
The Benefits of a Therapy Pet for Seniors

The Benefits of a Therapy Pet for Seniors

For many older adults, mobility limitations, health issues and low energy can keep them from the social engagement they once enjoyed. Especially in seniors who live alone, social isolation can lead to loneliness, depression and poor...

read more
June is Men’s Health Month!

June is Men’s Health Month!

If you are feeling worn down as a caregiver for an aging loved one, you are not alone. You may feel isolated, at times, desperately needing the support of others and seeking guidance as to how to make your life a little easier.  One thing...

read more
101 Things To Do With Someone with Dementia

101 Things To Do With Someone with Dementia

Activities help to give purpose and meaning. Make each activity success-oriented, failure-free. Here are 101 ideas: Make collage from magazine Put together nuts and bolts Bake cookies Read paper Invite children to visit Read a letter out...

read more
Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

If you are feeling worn down as a caregiver for an aging loved one, you are not alone. You may feel isolated, at times, desperately needing the support of others and seeking guidance as to how to make your life a little easier.  One thing...

read more
Hallmark Homecare Featured in the “Wolf Report”

Hallmark Homecare Featured in the “Wolf Report”

Hallmark Homecare was featured in the Wolf of Franchises' "Wolf Report" which is a weekly analysis of franchise brands and the entrepreneurs behind them. The Wolf Report is written for current and aspiring franchise owners who want to...

read more
Getting Educated About Alzheimer’s Disease

Getting Educated About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, irreversible disorder of the brain and the most common form of dementia. The disease affects the cognitive parts of the brain that are involved in thinking, remembering, and using language. It can...

read more
Advice from a Caregiver on Stress Reduction

Advice from a Caregiver on Stress Reduction

Lisa Bailey is a kindergarten teacher and caregiver to children and her husband who is undergoing cancer treatment. She shares her top coping strategies in this article for living a balanced life as a caregiver. You may find some of these...

read more
How to Create Fun for Frail Seniors

How to Create Fun for Frail Seniors

As a caregiver, you are focused on your loved one’s safety, finances, medical treatment, nutrition and therapy. You busy yourself with doing everything in your power to keep them comfortable. You worry about their reduced energy level,...

read more
Tips for Organizing Health Information

Tips for Organizing Health Information

A trip to the emergency room made me realize why caregivers are advised to organize heath information. When Mom broke her hip, I called an ambulance. When it arrived, I confidently recited Mom’s Medicare number. When asked what...

read more
Siblings & Caregiving

Siblings & Caregiving

The doctor has informed you that your mother can no longer live independently. You feel that assisted living would be the best solution, but your sister strongly disagrees. It seemed that at one time you were able to communicate with her,...

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