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UPDATE COVID-19: How HouseWorks is supporting our clients and caregivers and keeping them safe.

During this time of uncertainty, learn about the extra precautions we are taking to safeguard the health of our Clients and their Caregivers. Read More

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  • Caregiving Safety Tips for a Successful Hospital to Home Care Transition

    Congratulations! Your discharge day from the hospital is finally here. You must be so excited. The leading question in your mind may be: what happens next? Well, you have a couple of options. Let’s explore them together. Assisted Living Pros and Cons Your first option is to carry out your recovery at an assisted living […]

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  • Safety HouseWorks Statement on COVID-19/Coronavirus Measures

    We want to assure you that we take the health and safety of every client seriously, and we are committed to making the home the safest place for you and your family. As such, we are actively monitoring the Coronavirus in all our locations. HouseWorks has taken the following precautions: Handwashing: Reinforced proper handwashing techniques […]

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  • Dementia • Innovation HouseWorks Virtual Reality Dementia Training featured on NBC

    NBC 10 Boston came to HouseWorks for a segment on our innovative new virtual reality dementia training for caregivers. This immersive new technology allows our caregiving staff to experience, first-hand, what living with dementia is like to form a better appreciation for their client’s with the disease and other memory loss conditions.

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  • Caregiving Recognizing National Family Caregivers Month

    HouseWorks’ CEO Andrea Cohen founded this company on the principle of delivering the highest quality in-home care. She personally cared for her loving parents. In a sense, they were HouseWorks’ first clients. There are countless people with stories about caring for a family member or friend. This is why we recognize families this November for […]

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  • Aging • Innovation HouseWorks to Participate in “Revolutionizing Aging” Discussion

    Where does technology fit into the aging process? How does technology help us deliver care of the highest quality that keeps our clients safe and comfortable at home? These are questions we think about quite a bit, and for good reason. At HouseWorks, we believe technology has the power to enhance our service delivery, so […]

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  • Aging • Safety Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a Fatal Fungus

    A recent New York Times report documents how a hghly contagious fungus is spreading amongst vulnerable populations in skilled nursing facilities: “Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care and low staffing.” -NY Times Read the full article on nytimes.com

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  • Safety Meet the Real Bob the Builder

    Starting a new job can always be scary, regardless of the field or industry. You’re in an unfamiliar environment, tasked to do things you have never done before, with entirely new people. You’re uncomfortable until you meet that one person who makes you feel more relaxed and comfortable. In HouseWorks twenty-two year history, every employee […]

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  • Aging • Innovation Hi2 Conference: Andrea Cohen on the future of Private Home Care

    Yesterday our fearless leader and CEO Andrea Cohen spoke at the Health Innovation and Investment Conference (HI2) in Chicago, Illinois where innovation, talent, and capital came together in hopes to change the future of healthcare. These healthcare visionaries have many great ideas to help improve their companies and tackle the current obstacles in the industry. Ideally, capital […]

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  • Aging • Innovation “Through our collaborations, anything is possible”

    This week, HouseWorks team members joined in a celebration of the greater Boston Jewish Family & Children’s Service at its 2019 Benefit Gala. For 150 years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (known as JF&CS) has served vulnerable populations including older adults living with chronic conditions. We were touched by the stories of those who benefit from […]

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  • Dementia • Safety Is it time to wrap your loved one in “round-the-clock” care?

    Last week, HouseWorks’ marketing team shared tips for “Taking Care of Your Aging Parents” at the Hanover, Mass. Senior Center. Attendees shared their stories of supporting older loved ones — spouses struggling after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, mothers-in-law in New Hampshire, and that one aunt who at 94 can’t understand why she doesn’t have the pep […]

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