Month: January 2016

Remembering Bette Boutwell

Remembering Bette Boutwell, Bette show participating in music therapy

We are sad to say that Bette passed away on January 8th. She was 89, and we at Helping Hands Respite Care enjoyed her presence and participation in our Adult Day Services program since 2013. Bette had a very sweet nature and was always aware of others around her – she wanted to be sure […]

Staff Profile – Jane Rogers, RN

Nurse Jane Rogers, Adult Day Services program In my role as the Adult Day Services nurse passing medications, assisting with breathing treatments, checking blood sugars and vital signs every day is part of my daily routine. This allows people with various disabilities to receive the medical support they need. At the same time this allows […]

10 Signs of Caregiver Stress

This list of 10 signs of caregiver stress comes to you from the Alzheimer Association.  At Helping Hands Respite Care we often see or experience these signs first hand. It is heartening to know that we provide the means for families to get temporary relief from the stress they feel because of their responsibilities as […]