1. Lares Home Care Participates in Job Fair

    Lares Home Care participated in the 2018 Monmouth County Fall Job Fair at Brookdale Community College Collins Arena. With over 140 employers, this was an event not to be missed!…Read More

  2. Happy Birthday!

    Maryanne is celebrating a birthday today! As a founding employee of Lares Home Care, Maryanne has worn many hats while helping our family of clients grow over the years! We wish her the best and celebrate your birthday as part of the Lares Family! Happy Birthday!!…Read More

  3. How Can You Tell if Your Senior Might Be Dehydrated?

    If your elderly family member doesn't drink enough fluids, she's likely to become dehydrated. But the signs of dehydration don't always look the way you expect and your senior might not experience thirst the same way she did when she was younger. This complicates the situation. Her Lips and Skin Seem Dry. When your aging adult isn't drinking enough water, she's liable to experience issues with her…Read More

  4. Training Recognition

    As with many other employees in the healthcare industry, Lares Home Care aides are required to participate in ongoing education and training programs throughout employment. This helps ensure the continued quality of patient care and safety, accident prevention and care management, and regulatory compliance. Once training is completed, each caregiver is entered into a drawing for a recognition rewa…Read More

  5. Employee of the Quarter

    Our Employee of the Quarter Program recognizes the outstanding qualities and contributions of employees working towards Lares Home Care's goals and overall mission. This quarter we congratulate two employees that have gone above and beyond in their efforts to provide care for our clients.   The first Employee of the Quarter is... Robin Lejda. Robin Lejda - A Certified Home Health Aide for more th…Read More

  6. Home Care Tasks to Take Care of Before Winter Arrives

    Fall is coming. Now is the time to start preparing the house in time for winter's arrival. If you do this while the weather is still warm and dry, you won't be outside in heavy clothing trying to stay warm enough. Here are the home care tasks that you should tackle before the snow falls. Seal Cracks and Gaps Walk around your parents' foundation. You're looking for any cracks or chips. Small cracks…Read More

  7. Tips for Caring for a Senior Suffering a UTI

    Suffering a urinary tract infection can be a very unpleasant experience for your aging parent. When dealing with this type of infection, your senior may experience pain, burning, pressure in their pelvis, urgency to urinate, chills, fatigue, and more. Elderly adults are also prone to cognitive symptoms, including confusion and disorientation. If your senior is living with Alzheimer's disease and d…Read More

  8. Why Is it So Difficult to Get a Handle on Anticipatory Grief?

    Grief in all of its forms is really difficult to cope with and to manage, but the most difficult form might be anticipatory grief. With this form of grief, your senior hasn't passed away yet, so caregiving is still ongoing. Your elderly family member may be in ill health or she may be in a slow decline, but you can still see what's headed her way. Every Day You're Facing the Inevitable. You know w…Read More

  9. 5 Ways to Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

    Elderly adults are more likely to be injured in a slip and fall accident than any other age group. They often struggle with physical conditions that increase the risk of a slip and fall accident, like dizziness, vertigo, poor balance, and poor vision. Family caregivers and elder care providers who are helping aging adults that can’t take care of themselves have a responsibility to do everything …Read More

  10. Are Obstacles Getting in the Way of Your Senior’s Workout?

    Working out is an important part of your senior's overall health and well-being, but sometimes life and other things get in the way of an exercise routine. She Isn't Eating Regularly. If your elderly family member isn't eating regularly or is resisting eating the right foods, her energy levels might be flagging a bit. It might be a good idea to talk to your senior's doctor about what types of food…Read More