Recover Care Connect June

June 23, 2020

Alzheimer’s and memories: Use mementos as cues

June 2, 2020

Life is like a tapestry, woven from memories of people and events. Your unique tapestry reminds you of who you are, where you’ve been and what you’ve done. Early in the disease, individuals with Alzheimer’s disease have difficulty making new memories, but memories from early in life are often relatively preserved. Sadly, Alzheimer’s disease gradually […]

Long-term care: Early planning pays off

May 18, 2020

It’s best to talk about long-term care early — before medical or personal care is needed. Here’s help understanding, choosing and financing long-term care.By Mayo Clinic Staff Long-term care is a term used to describe home and community-based services for adults who need help caring for themselves. If you’re considering long-term care options for yourself, […]

April 17, 2020

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Alzheimer’s and dementia: Tips for better communication

March 1, 2020

Rethinking your listening and speaking strategies can help you communicate with a person who has dementia.By Mayo Clinic Staff Communicating with someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can be challenging. A family member or friend with dementia may have difficulty understanding you, and you may have a hard time understanding what he […]

Mixed Messages Complicate Caregiving

February 24, 2020

Every Sunday night, my former client Anna became exasperated when her 85-year-old mother, Lillian, had her once-a-week phone call with Anna’s brother, Don. With Anna, Lillian was perennially sour, complaining of pain. But on her calls with Don, she sounded chipper and contented. Anna stewed that her mother felt entitled to dump her negative feelings […]

Caregiving For A Loved One? How To Get The Help You Need

January 14, 2020

This year I joined the ranks of 40 million Americans who are family caregivers as I began to care for my 81-year-old father. As a physician, taking on this role has given me the chance to experience what so many of my patients and their families encounter. As I’ve learned, no one is prepared to […]

Home care services: Questions to ask

December 30, 2019

Home care services range from medical care to help with daily household chores. If you’re considering home care services, ask these questions to choose the best provider for your needs. If you are recovering from surgery or need long-term care for a chronic illness — or you have a loved one facing a similar situation […]

Aging in Place: What You Need to Know About Healthy Aging

December 3, 2019

Aging in place means living in the home of your choice—safely and independently—as you get older. It’s about living out your golden years in comfort. But it requires planning for how you will deal with any challenges that may arise. In essence, healthy aging involves creating the right environment and putting supports in place that […]

Meet our CEO Greg Von Arx

November 29, 2018

Meet our CEO Greg Von Arx Education: Bachelors of Accounting – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire CPA (inactive) Family Status: Married, three children Leisure time: Exercise, hockey, golf, fishing, hunting, and work Affiliations: Wisconsin Association for Home Care (WiAHC) – Board Member Iowa Center for Home Care (ICHC) – Board Member Minnesota Home Care Association (MHCA) […]