How To Tell If You Have Bed Bugs

How To Tell If You Have Bed Bugs

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BED BUGS What are Bed Bugs and how to tell if you have them, Part 1 Bed Bugs or Fleas? Is this day and age of online “garage sale” pages on social media, it’s easier than ever to connect with other people to buy their old furniture...
Dealing With Outbursts

Dealing With Outbursts

This is a special First Person Point of View post by one of our amazing personal caregivers, Angie D.

After my mother, whom I’m a paid caregiver for, had her first verbal meltdown I knew we had a problem. My mother is in the early stages of dementia. Sometimes, I can’t even recognize her, the feisty woman who made the best empanadas anyone has ever tasted turns into someone else who says things I’d never imagine in my wildest dreams saying. The first time she really let go with an angry string of curse words and vile comments, I was shocked speechless and driven nearly to tears. I had no idea how to cope with this new development in the disease that was slowly taking my mother from me.

Wisconsin Heating Assistance

Wisconsin Heating Assistance

Need Help Paying Your Heating Bill or Emergency Furnace Repair? While this winter hasn’t been as cold as last winter, it’s still winter in Wisconsin which means our heating costs are high. With families already struggling, higher bills can be a huge source of stress....
Typical Caregiver Duties

Typical Caregiver Duties

What Are Typical Caregiver Duties?   As a Caregiver, Personal Care Aide, or Personal Care Worker as some call it, your primary job will involve providing personal care to your clients. This means taking care of a wide variety of different tasks to ensure that they are...
Where Can You Go For Shelter?

Where Can You Go For Shelter?

Where Can You Go For Shelter? Winter in Wisconsin is never an easy time, we get brutal cold fronts, a lot of snow and subzero wind chills. Right now the full effect of a classic Wisconsin Winter is on us and many people find themselves without a warm place to go. All...
Who Is Nurse Rachel?

Who Is Nurse Rachel?

So… who is this Nurse Rachel and why should you care what she has to say?  I can hear it already “Big deal and why the heck would I care what some Nurse has to say?” Weeeeeelllllll…. Because I’m Nurse Rachel of course! If you couldn’t tell already by this blog...