Tag Archives: senior care

In-Home Care Services: Advantages of a Professional Home Care Agency

Bringing a caregiver into an aging parent’s home is crucial to ensuring the loved one’s safety, comfort, and healthy well-being. It can be an emotional decision, too, deciding between whether to “do it yourself” and become a family caregiver, hire a private aide, or employ a home care agency to place a certified Home Health […]

And The Band Played On

“I was so much older then; I’m younger than that now” – Bob Dylan Picture Paul McCartney leading an audience in the umpteenth chorus of Hey Jude. At age 80. It’s happening right now during McCartney’s umpteenth tour. Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oytwAS5eKk McCartney has credited his stamina to his vegetarian diet and a daily exercise regimen that […]

President Biden’s Covid Case – A Teaching Moment for Aging Seniors

President Biden’s recent COVID diagnosis is a “teaching moment*” for all Americans, especially those 70+ years of age. While grateful that he hasn’t suffered the more severe effects that COVID initially presented before vaccines and boosters, his case is a reminder we need to remain vigilant against this persistent infectious virus. *Leana S. Wen, Washington […]

Geriatric Care Management

WFC works with many in-home care specialists who help maintain and enhance our clients’ healthy quality of life. Geriatric Care Managers are professionals we regularly interact with as we work together on mutual clients. Geriatric care managers are privately hired and advocate for older adults and their families by helping to identify their care needs and providing […]

Bereavement Support for Caregivers

  An inevitable and unfortunate aspect of a caregiver’s career is dealing with the loss of clients (or loved ones.) At WFC, our caregivers are as important as our clients, and when someone passes in a caregiver’s world, we offer our support with an innovative Bereavement Program for their grieving period. A WFC HHA lost […]

Actively Aging at the Track

The Saratoga Horse Racing season is back, which, for WFC Founder Glenn Lane, brings to mind his lifelong interest in horse racing. A recent article about Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally turning 90 years old also reminds Glenn of his early history as an Owner and how he remains in close contact with friends […]