Month: January 2017

Kate’s Memory Cafe

Memory Cafe Dancing

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Irish Headstone Message  Kate’s Memory Café Place for Friendship, Support, and Encouragement When I started facilitating Kate’s Memory Café, the one thing that I had not counted on was the inevitable endings that we would face together. Whether from […]

Level of Care Acuity Assessment Process

Seniors participating in skill game. Level of Care Acuity Level Assessment will occur on a number of abilities.

Supervisor Alison Sarkozy on Level of Care Acuity Assessment After some careful planning, a few months ago the Helping Hands Respite Care ADS program implemented a Level of Care Acuity Assessment system for our senior members of the adult day program. By sharing an assessment tool during intake of a new member, families were asked […]

New Phone System

new phone system arrives at helping hands.

A Message from Office Administrator – Janette Lauzon, On New Phone System As you know, we are a small non-profit and money is always tight. It has been my personal mission to find opportunities to save dollars anywhere we can without compromising quality of service. We were paying four phone bills: the main phone system […]

Thank You to So Many

John Stauffer writes about the Sleeping Giant - the Boom Generation

Thank You for 2016 and the Promise of 2017 As we roll into the New Year it is the appropriate time to take a moment and reflect on those things that have happened that I am thankful for. Our agency has been truly blessed with some special angels who have made a significant difference in […]