Month: November 2015

The Importance of Goals

Importance of goals, picture show caregiver getting a participant outside for some fresh air

Do you have goals? Well here at Breaking Barriers Today we value the importance of goals. The clients are currently being assessed to determine the appropriate goals for them. Some of these goals are already put in place by Community Mental Health, however as the clients are becoming comfortable here in our program, we begin […]

Funds Available for Adult Day Services

Jenny is a volunteer in the Adult Day Services program. Here she is helping Don line up a shuffle board shot.

Funds Available for Attending Adult Day Services (ADS) Program   The Tri-County Office on Aging has allocated funds to Helping Hands Respite Care to underwrite all or part of the cost for new participants to our Adult Day Services program.  The amount of funds available to an individual is based on their household income and […]

Welcome Barbara Wright

Welcome Barbara Wright as office administrator at Helping Hands Respite Care. Barbara pictured in her new office.

We welcome Barbara Wright to the Helping Hands Respite Care team as our Office Administrator. Her past experience includes a long administrative and leadership career for a small national nonprofit based in Alabama. Her skills are a great match for Helping Hands Respite Care. We value having a seasoned professional on our team who brings […]

Holiday Tips for Caregivers

Holiday image, tree with lights, headline Holiday Tips for Caregivers

Holiday season is now here and if you are wondering how to make the holidays easier and less stressful here are some holiday tips for caregivers. Choose what holiday events to participate in, don’t feel obligated to attend everything. You are in charge of when to say yes. Avoid crowded and noisy places and watch […]