Month: June 2016

Respite House Face-Lift

Cassidy with a caregiver at Respite House

If you are familiar with Helping Hands Respite Care, you know that the Respite House is an important and valued way to provide real respite for families caring for a young person with disabilities. What you may not know is that it is long past time for a Respite House Face-Lift. We are blessed to […]

Dementia and Using Clocks

Photo of a memory clock - Dementia and using clocks.

Losing Track of Time:The Benefits of Using Clocks for Dementia An article for the Alzheimer’s Association by Ava M. Stinnett How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? (Dr. […]

Extraordinary Program ADS Value

Participants in Adult Day Services , program ads value to life

Did you know that among the Adult Day Services programs in the State of Michigan there are just a handful that have an on-site nurse? Helping Hands Respite Care is one of those programs. Did you know that because Helping Hands Respite Care Adult Day Services (ADS) has an on-site nurse which means we are […]

New Schedule More Access for Families

new schedule for supervisors, image of clock on red background

New schedule designed to provide more access for families. Frustrated because you can’t reach a supervisor in one of our in-home programs or the ADS program? In an effort to provide more consistent coverage and access to our supervisors who are reached at our administrative offices Monday through Friday we are experimenting with a flex […]

Hearing Aids Not Working?

hearing aid not working, close up of ear without hearing aid

If you have hearing aids which are not working and you are hesitating because of the high cost of replacement, we are pleased to let you know that there are hearing aid repair options. Soma Hearing Aid Repair has an alternative solution to the costly practice of replacing broken hearing aids. Prices for repair may […]

Pancakes in the Mail

Stack of pancakes for Pancakes in the Park Free Tickets for Pancakes

Well, not the actual pancakes, but FREE tickets to Pancakes in the Park. Sunday June 12th is the Annual Pancakes in the Park event at Patriarch Park on Alton Rd. in East Lansing. Watch for the park sign off Saginaw Avenue near St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Pancakes in the Park are served from 8am to […]