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Long Distance Caregiving

It happens all the time. Your parents or elderly loved ones can no longer complete daily living activities on their own. You cannot be there daily because you do not live close yet someone needs to be responsible for seeing to their care. Hiring a home care agency like Upstate Home Care Solutions is the natural…

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Time Management Tips for Caregivers

There is one fact that applies to every person: there are only 24 hours in a day. How we differentiate ourselves as caregivers, managing not only our own schedule but someone else’s, is how we manage that time. And there will always be more priority tasks than we can accomplish within that time limit. Here…

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Technology Needs the Human Touch

Our mission is to enable seniors to age in place with dignity and grace. Through our core values of comfort, affection, respect, integrity, nurturing, and generosity, we are certain our mission will be achieved for providing quality care for you or your loved one. One of the cornerstones of our care approach is compassion. We…

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Home Care: Not Just for the Elderly

When most people think of home care they think it is just for the elderly but this is not the case. Home care can take on the unique situation and needs of the individual and family. At Upstate Home Care Solutions, we serve the elderly, disabled individuals, individuals with developmental issues, and even mothers in need…

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Characteristics of a Great Caregiver

We are writing this blog about the characteristics of a quality caregiver from two different perspectives. We are always looking for home caregivers who fit this bill to join our team. We are also writing to those who are hiring caregivers so they have a checklist of what to look for when interviewing caregivers. For…

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Signs You Need a Caregiver

More than likely if you are reading this, you are concerned about a family member. If you are concerned about a loved one’s well-being, take the time to evaluate how they’re doing in terms of health, safety and quality of life. Any of these five red flags may indicate that your loved one needs more…

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Honor Our Veterans

At UHCS, we have a special service that we specifically offer veterans and their spouses. Honoring Veterans and making sure they have appropriate care is a cause near to our heart. So how can you help honor Veterans especially this upcoming Veteran’s Day? • Prepare a meal for a Veteran in your life. • Write…

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Caregiver Guilt – Taking a Vacation

We would argue that no matter what you do day to day: stay at home mom, CEO, teacher – everyone needs to take a vacation. Whether it is a long weekend or two weeks, that time away is necessary to help refuel. We would definitely say that caregivers especially need time off because the nature of their…

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Taking Care of Mom

We understand that not all “moms” are actually biological mothers, the woman who gave birth to you. Maybe when you think of your mom it’s the grandmother who raised you, an adoptive parent, or stepmother who stepped into the role. Whether your mother gave you life or not and at whatever stage she came into…

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When is it Time to Move into Assisted Living?

You may already have home care for your loved one, or you may not, but the question keeps arising – does Mom (or Dad, or Grandpa, etc.) need to move into assisted living? Now, if you already have a home care provider, especially if it is one from UHCS, talk to them first. They are…

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