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Tri-County Office On Aging Volunteer Spotlight

Big thank you to Tri-County Office on Aging for recognizing one of our own, Kirk Lewis our Director of Nursing and Clinical Services, this month as a volunteer! Kirk Lewis is Director of Nursing and Clinical Services for Home Care Alternatives of Lansing and Loving Hands Homecare of Eaton Rapids. In addition to this important work in partnership with TCOA, he…

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Home Care Alternatives Referral Program

💸Home Care Alternatives Referral Program💸 DID YOU KNOW? HCA PROVIDES CARE FOR RESIDENTS IN… Lansing Bath Dewitt Laingsburg Ovid St. Johns East Lansing Haslett Okemos Holt Mason Eaton Rapids Dansville Potterville Stockbridge Williamston Leslie Olivet Charlotte Grande Ledge As our borders expand, so do our job opportunities and here’s where you can help. For a limited time, all HCA employees…

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meet our team

Meet Our Office Staff

📣Jenn East, Client Care Coordinator📣 Hello to Jenn East, our newest Client Care Coordinator at Home Care Alternatives! Jenn is a 15 year experienced Medical Assistant. Throughout those 15 years, she has worked closely with Physicians and their staff to coordinate care for those in need. Jenn is very passionate about helping others and wants to learn as much as…

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Employee of the month

August 2021 Employee of the Month

🎖August 2021 Employee of the Month🎖 Employee 1 of 2 “Go The Extra Mile” Award/Latonya Terry Congrats to Latonya for being HCA’s “Go The Extra Mile” award winner! Latonya joined our team in November of 2020. From her first day, Latonya has shown a continual concerted effort in doing above what is expected of her. Her integrity, loyalty and big…

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Employee of the month

July 2021 Employee of the Month

🎖JULY 2021 EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH🎖 Employee 1 & 2 of 4 “It Takes Two” Award/Samantha Florian & Linda Warren⤵️ Congratulations to this dynamic duo for working together to care for our clients! Samantha and Linda have been working as a team for the last couple of years but have worked individually for HCA for many years before that. They…

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July is Uv Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month

😎JULY IS UV SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH😎 During the summer there is usually a lot of emphasis on protecting skin from UV rays during the summer. But one must not forget about protecting the eyes—the most exposure to bright sunlight increases the risk of developing cataracts, macular degeneration, and growths on the eye including cancer Check out these tips to stay…

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Employee of the month

June 2021 Employee of the Month

🎖JUNE 2021 EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH🎖 Employee 1 of 3 “Circle of Joy” Award/Tina Elenbaas⤵️ Tina has been an employee with Home Care Alternatives since 2019. Since day 1, she has focused on building and maintaining excellent relationships with her clients and colleagues alike. Tina naturally spreads joy and happiness to everyone she meets and her clients say that the…

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PPE Policy Update

MANDATORY PPE POLICY UPDATE For all HCA field and office staff, the mandatory PPE policy is still in full affect. HCA recognizes the need to remain an example to our community and will always put the health and safety of our clients, coworkers and family members first by continuing to enforce the use of PPE. We thank you all for…

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meet our team

Meet Our Office Staff

📣 Dani Nick, Human Resources Coordinator 📣 For those who have not met Dani, she joined the HCA team in August of 2020 as our Human Resource Coordinator. Dani graduated from Siena Heights University where she received her Bachelors degree in Community Services specializing in Family Counseling. Her heart for helping others is what led her to work in the…

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national nurse day

National Nurse Day

MAY 6th IS NATIONAL NURSE DAY/HCA NURSE RECOGNITION😷 On this day, May 6, 2021 #NATIONALNURSEDAY, we want to raise awareness of all nurse contributions and commitments and acknowledge the vital role our nurses play at Home Care Alternatives. Your passion for our patients’ health is appreciated every day and because of you, we live in a happier, healthier world. #ournursesrock…

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Employee of the month

May 2021 Employee of the Month

🎖May Employee of the Month🎖 Employee 1 of 3 Alice Lee/”Above the Call of Duty” Award⤵️ Home Care Alternatives caregivers are SO amazing that we couldn’t choose just 1 employee of the month, so we decided to recognize 3!!!..“Above the Call of Duty” Award:Alice has shown us just what word CARE stands for in caregiver! Alice has been with Home…

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caregiver health

Caregiver Mental/Physical Health Management

CAREGIVER MENTAL/PHYSICAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT Managing our mental and physical health is so important to ensure we are strong and prepared to tackle the stresses of what each day has for us. However, during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, it is common for everyone to experience increased levels of distress and anxiety, particularly as a result of social isolation.…

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caregiver skills

11 Unique Skills You Need to Become a Caregiver

11 UNIQUE SKILLS YOU NEED TO BECOME A CAREGIVER 1. Compassion 2. Communication 3. Observation 4. Interpersonal Skills 5. Time Management 6. Organization 7. Cleanliness 8. Patience 9. Flexibility 10. Initiative 11. Physical Strength & Stamina Check out this article from @CaringSeniorService for more details on what it truly takes to become a caregiver. https://www.caringseniorservice.com/…/unique-skills-to…

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self care

6 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

🍏🧘‍♀️6 SELF-CARE TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS🌞🚶🏻‍♀️ 1. Eat health meals regularly 2. Stay hydrated 3. Sleep and rest regularly 4. Make time for exercise 5. Ask for & accept support! 6. Give yourself a break Check out our Facebook page for more daily tips on self care and wellness for caregivers⤵️ 👉📲 https://www.facebook.com/homecarealternativesLansing

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national heart month awareness

National Heart Month Awareness

President Lyndon B. Johnson, among the millions of people in the country who’d had heart attacks, issued the first proclamation in 1964. Since then, U.S. presidents have annually declared February American Heart Month.

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Home Care Agencies Near Me

Are you looking for a local home care agency in the greater Lansing are? For over 20 years we have served individuals in Michigan. Home Care Alternatives has built a reputation of high quality, conscientious private duty personal care services to the elderly, sick, and disabled in their home.

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