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Home Helpers Media office teams with local radio station to take the win!

Congratulations to Tom Carroll from the Home Helpers, Media Office who teamed up with Preston Elliot and Casey Boy from WMMR’s Preston and Steve’s Morning Show, to win the 11th Annual Divine 9 Open benefitting Bringing Hope Home. 

The annual golf tournament raised over $100,000 to assist Bringing Hope Home in providing unexpected amazingness to local families with cancer through financial and emotional support. Bringing Hope Home pays a one-time grant to pay essential household bills for families with cancer in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Home Helpers Media has been a sponsor and has participated in this event for the past two years.

 

 

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Tags: home helpers media, bringing hope home

Top Spots for Seniors in Philly

Do you have a favorite spot that you like to go?  Write us a comment to let us know!

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Comprehensive Screening Event at Crozer-Keystone

On Saturday, April 25, Crozer-Keystone will hold a comprehensive screening event at two locations; Crozer Medical Plaza and Crozer-Keystone Cancer Center at Brinton Lake.  To learn how you can register, see the flyer below.image003 3

Home Helpers Sponsors Delco Senior Games

 

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In collaboration with the Delaware County Council, the Department of Parks and Recreation and the County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA.), Home Helpers teamed up to sponsor the 2014 Senior Games. The mission of the Games is to engage adults, 50+, in a week-long event that promotes a healthy, social and active lifestyle. On Friday, June 20, Home Helpers handed out water, pretzels and giveaways during the Track & Field event. 

Tags: home care services, elderly care, activities for aging loved ones

Home Helpers is proud to sponsor the ALZ Annual Dementia Conference

IMG 6844The Alzheimer's Association's Annual Education Conference was held today at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ.  The full-day conference provided information for families and professional caregivers with cutting-edge information, speakers, industry experts and resources for navigating the dementia journey. Home Helpers is a proud sponsor of the Alzheimer's Association, providing in-home care assistance for families affected by this disease.   

Tags: caring for a relative with dementia, activities for people with dementia, Alzheimer's association

Grace Courts Celebrates Older Americans Month

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Home Helpers was a proud sponsor of the Older American Celebration at Grace Courts. During this year's event, Mayor Hepkins of Yeadon was the guest speaker, followed by a talent show put on by the residents of Grace Courts, McHenry Dance Center students, and students from Lower Merion school.

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Around Town with the Reading and Drexel Hill Offices

describe the imageHome Helpers Reading office and Home Helpers Drexel Hill office participated in several events last week. Michelle Mann and Cathy Willoughby handed out information about Home Helpers' services for aging in place as well as advice to caregivers. The events they attended included:

  • Vision Expo in Wyomissing
  • Keystone Villa Fleetwood Senior Wellness day
  • Phoenixville Senior Circle Women's Pampering day at Phoenixville Hospital
  • Senator Rafferty's Veterans' Expo in Pottstown
  • Centenarian Luncheon at Drexelbrook

Tags: aging in place, home helpers drexel hill, Home Helpers, Older Americans Month, advice to caregivers

Bridget Pryor, Alzheimer's Association PRIDE Award recipient

Congratulations to caregiver Bridget Pryor of the Media, Pa., office. She received the PRIDE Award for outstanding caregiving today from the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter! 


In the photo from left to right: Tom Carroll (Owner of the Media, PA office); Bridget Pryor; Kimberly Carroll, RN, BSN (Director of Client Services in the Media, PA office)

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Delaware County Council proclaims May as Older Americans Month!

Every year since 1963, May has been a month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions to our communities.  During the Delaware County Council meeting, local agencies came together to kick off the 2014 Older American's Month. The theme this year is; Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.  Pictured (on right) from the Home Helpers Media office is Janet Squires and Tom Carroll, and from the Home Helpers Drexel Hill office is Michelle Brown and Cathy Willoughby.

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Tags: Delaware County Council, Older Americans Month

Communication and Hospice 101 for Caregivers

Home Helpers and Crossroads Hospice have partnered together to bring caregivers a free in-service seminar on Communication and Hospice 101.  All classes will be held at the Drexel Hill Office.

 

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Tags: Free, in-service seminar, Crossroads Hospice