Baby Boomers in an Aging Population: How our Healthcare System Will be Forever Changed

Baby Boomers in Aging Population

The median age of most of the country is increasing, but what does this mean? The population of the U.S. is beginning to age and this brings about a lot of changes. The baby boomer generation can help...

Our November Caregiver of the Month

Our November Caregiver

Beryl is a home health aide from our Queens branch and lives in Queens, New York, and she’s originally from Jamaica. She has been an asset to our organization with her dedication and hard work f...

Caregiver Appreciation Celebration 2017

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At Caring People, we want to express our appreciation for the outstanding job our caregivers perform. We are here to serve and help our clients who need assistance in their daily lives. However, we wo...

How to Renew Your Strength When You Are a Caregiver

Renew Your Strength When You Are a Caregiver

Do you know what the “e” in energy stands for? No? Well, it stands for: excitement exhilaration enjoyment Think of a group of kindergartners bouncing all around, laughing, and enjoying themselves, o...

Caregiving for Your Parent: When the Roles Are Reversed

Caregiving for Your Parent

If you’re like most people you probably have sweet memories of having your mother or father comfort you and dry your tears if you fell down or got hurt. It seems like yesterday; and yet, you find that...

Workers in New York Demand Getting Their 24-Hour Wages for Home Health Aides

24 hour wage for caregivers

The Court Ruling The Supreme Court of the State of New York has on April 11, 2017 ruled that caregiver professional services can be paid for the entire 24-hour period[I] that they spend at a patient’s...

What Is Music Therapy and How Can It Help People with Alzheimer’s?

What is music therapy for seniors

Music therapy can improve the quality of life for elder patients, especially those suffering from degenerative diseases, like Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. But, what is music therapy for A...

How to Treat Diabetes in the Elderly

Diabetes in the Elderly

Treatment of diabetes in the elderly can be different than treatment for a younger person. There are different considerations for an elderly person with diabetes. It is important to be familiar with h...

What is Alzheimer’s: The Basics

What is Alzheimer's

For seniors and their families, even the mention of dementia can be terrifying. It’s important to understand what Alzheimer’s is before jumping to conclusions. Understanding the condition and what can...

Caregiver Roles When Caring for a Terminally Ill Senior

terminally ill senior

Any one of us could find ourselves needing to care for a terminally ill parent or close relative at some point in our lives. Regardless of your family connection, as the caregiver of an elderly and ve...