What You Need for Live-In Overnight Home Care

When it is time to consider more than companion care, then it is time for live-in overnight home care, but before you take this step there are a few things you need to have in place before bringing someone into your home. What You Need for Your Overnight Caregiver: Practical Aspects Before you have someone come to your home to provide overnight care for your loved one, be sure to have a few things ready for their arrival: A Room of One’s Own: First, and most importantly, you will need to... Click to Read More

NYU Student Awarded Griswold Home Care Scholarship

Twice each year, Griswold Home Care awards a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving student who demonstrates a commitment to caregiving and making a difference in the lives of others. It is our hope to help further the educational goals of these students who are putting the needs of others before their own. Griswold Home Care is pleased to announce Paige Alenick as the most recent winner of our bi-annual scholarship. Paige is currently a student at New York University, majoring in Psychology with the intent to earn a... Click to Read More

Adjusting to 24-Hour Home Care: What Families & Seniors Need To Know

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While it may be difficult to picture your family member needing 24-hour senior care in their home, it may be the best choice when it comes to maintaining a higher quality of life for them. To help you prepare for live-in elder care, Jamie Jackson, Regional Director for Griswold Home Care of Baltimore/Howard and Harford/Cecil, Maryland and Elizabeth Firth, Director of Home Care Services for Griswold Home Care of Bucks County, Pennsylvania recently drew from their experience working with live-in senior caregivers to provide insights. Both Jamie and... Click to Read More

Philadelphia’s St. Joseph’s University Student Wins Griswold Home Care Scholarship

Twice each year, Griswold Home Care extends the invitation to students to enter a $1,000 scholarship contest in the hopes of helping them further their educational goals. Students who participate in Griswold’s scholarship contest share their personal experiences and thoughts on the caregiving experience -- its rewards and challenges, as well as how they hope to use their education to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Griswold Home Care is pleased to announce Brianna Moyer of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the winner of the Griswold Home Care... Click to Read More

Happy Thanksgiving 2015 from Griswold Home Care

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Whatever your thoughts on the historical connotations of Thanksgiving, the celebration has given us one great practice: reflecting on the blessings in our life. At Griswold Home Care, we have a lot to be thankful for, but we narrowed it down to our top three. The Griswold Home Care Team We speak from experience, because we know them all! Every single director of a Griswold Home Care location joined the organization because they have a very personal mission to help older or disabled adults. Every one of them has... Click to Read More

Funding In-Home Care with a Reverse Mortgage Loan

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If you are like most senior homeowners, you fully intend to enjoy the rest of your retirement years in your home.  In the summertime, you'll be relaxing and enjoying a cool breeze and fresh beverage under the shade of your front porch.  In the wintertime, you'll be in your cozy den, surrounded by your loving family and relishing in the holiday spirit.  And in the spring, you'll be enjoying fresh flowers on your windowsill, as the wafting fragrant smell mixes with the sounds of delighted squeals from your... Click to Read More

Gwynedd Mercy University Student Wins Griswold Home Care Scholarship

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Griswold Home Care is committed to helping further the education of those who show a deep dedication to caregiving. Twice each year, we award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who aims to work in the caregiving field and demonstrates strength of character and continued scholastic excellence. We are pleased to announce Elaina Carkhuff as the winner of our bi-annual scholarship contest. Elaina is currently pursuing a Masters Degree at Gwynedd Mercy University in Pennsylvania. She recently graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelors degree in Nursing. Elaina is working... Click to Read More

Write for Griswold Home Care

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Are you a passionate writer who would like to write blog posts for the #1 home care blog in America? Griswold Home Care is looking for people who love to write. Even if you've never written a blog post before, this can still be for you! While we have monthly topics, we are open to creative blog post ideas surrounding non-medical home care. Whether your blog idea is about a disease state, being a family caregiver, how to relieve stress, etc. we want to hear from... Click to Read More
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