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News & Media2020-06-15T12:17:12-04:00

What is In-Home Care in Gaithersburg and Who Needs it

What Is In-Home Care and Who Needs It? As we grow older, our sense of identity and wellbeing is often tied to the place we live.  Therefore, it is no surprise that most seniors prefer to live and age at home, surrounded by the people and things they love.  Unfortunately, [...]

What is In-Home Care in Baltimore and Who Needs it

What Is In-Home Care and Who Needs It? As we grow older, our sense of identity and wellbeing is often tied to the place we live.  Therefore, it is no surprise that most seniors prefer to live and age at home, surrounded by the people and things they love.  Unfortunately, [...]

What is In-Home Care in Annapolis and Who Needs it

What Is In-Home Care and Who Needs It? As we grow older, our sense of identity and wellbeing is often tied to the place we live.  Therefore, it is no surprise that most seniors prefer to live and age at home, surrounded by the people and things they love.  Unfortunately, [...]

What is In-Home Care in Salisbury and Who Needs it

What Is In-Home Care and Who Needs It? As we grow older, our sense of identity and wellbeing is often tied to the place we live.  Therefore, it is no surprise that most seniors prefer to live and age at home, surrounded by the people and things they love.  Unfortunately, [...]

What is In-Home Care in Frederick Maryland and Who Needs it

What Is In-Home Care and Who Needs It? As we grow older, our sense of identity and wellbeing is often tied to the place we live.  Therefore, it is no surprise that most seniors prefer to live and age at home, surrounded by the people and things they love.  Unfortunately, [...]

Trivia Tuesdays

HomeCentris Trivia Tuesdays! Welcome back to HomeCentris Trivia Tuesdays.  Every other Tuesday, we will post a trivia question about HomeCentris or its staff members to see how well you know your company and co-workers. Trivia Contest Rules: To be eligible, you must "Like" or "Follow" all our [...]

COVID Vaccine Updates Russian

HomeCentris Caregivers Вниманию работников по уходу на дому агенства HomeCentris: Будьте добры, добавьте эту страницу в закладки.  Мы будем продолжать обновлять ее по мере того, как окружные отделы здравоохранения присылают нам новую информацию.  Помните, что ни HomeCentris, ни какое-либо другое учреждение по уходу на дому не проводит вакцинацию собственного [...]

COVID Vaccine Updates

HomeCentris Caregivers Для русскоязычной версии, будьте добры, перейдите по этой ссылке Please bookmark this page.  We will continue to update it as county health departments send us new information.  Please remember that neither HomeCentris nor any other home care agency is vaccinating its own staff.  We are subject to [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine for Caregivers Russian

HomeCentris Caregivers Вниманию провайдеров агенства HomeCentris: Мы только что получили информацию, что некоторые округи Мэриленда предоставляют вакцину от COVID-19 для работников в сфере персонального ухода на дому в рамках Фазы 1. Это только в некоторых округах, не во всех, в зависимости от количества их поставок.  Это расширение предыдущего плана [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine for Caregivers

HomeCentris Caregivers Для русскоязычной версии, будьте добры, перейдите по этой ссылке We have just learned that some Maryland counties are making the COVID-19 vaccine available to personal care caregivers as part of Phase 1.  This is only some counties, not all, depending on their supplies.  This is an expansion [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine for Personal Care Staff

HomeCentris Licensed and Certified Staff Maryland has just made the COVID-19 vaccine available to licensed and certified staff of personal care agencies.  "Licensed" means a registered nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).  "Certified" means a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or a Certified Medication Technician (CMT).  This is [...]

What Is an Environmental Assessment?

What Is an Environmental Assessment? As we grow older, most people would like to remain in the place that they are most comfortable.  And for the majority of us in Maryland's capital area, this is in our own homes and communities, where we can be close to our loved ones [...]

What Is an Environmental Assessment?

What Is an Environmental Assessment? As we grow older, most people would like to remain in the place that they are most comfortable.  And for the majority of us in Central Maryland, this is in our own homes and communities, where we can be close to our loved ones and [...]

What Is an Environmental Assessment?

What Is an Environmental Assessment? As we grow older, most people would like to remain in the place that they are most comfortable.  And for the majority of us in Western Maryland, this is in our own homes and communities, where we can be close to our loved ones and [...]

What Is an Environmental Assessment?

What Is an Environmental Assessment? As we grow older, most people would like to remain in the place that they are most comfortable.  And for the majority of us in Montgomery County, this is in our own homes and communities, where we can be close to our loved ones and [...]

What Is an Environmental Assessment?

What Is an Environmental Assessment? As we grow older, most people would like to remain in the place that they are most comfortable.  And for the majority of us in Salisbury, this is in our own homes and communities, where we can be close to our loved ones and are [...]

What is Caregiver Fatigue?

What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caring for your parents was never your plan, but since your mother’s hospitalization, she’s moved in.  As a result, caring for her has become a second job. You feel physically, mentally, and emotionally drained all the time. While caring for your parents can be rewarding, it [...]

What is Caregiver Fatigue?

What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caring for your parents was never your plan, but since your mother’s hospitalization, she’s moved in.  As a result, caring for her has become a second job. You feel physically, mentally, and emotionally drained all the time. While caring for your parents can be rewarding, it [...]

Evaluating Your Loved One For Senior Care

How to Evaluate Your Loved One for Senior Care Sometimes your loved one’s need for help is sudden; one day, they wake up, and they seem confused and may not know where they are. However, most of the time, your loved one’s change is gradual.  They slowly forget to pay [...]

Evaluating Your Loved One For Senior Care

How to Evaluate Your Loved One for Senior Care Sometimes your loved one’s need for help is sudden; one day, they wake up, and they seem confused and may not know where they are. However, most of the time, your loved one’s change is gradual.  They slowly forget to pay [...]

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Montgomery County

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Montgomery County, MD Experts refer to polypharmacy as the practice of taking five or more prescription medications a day. It is a condition that primarily affects the elderly. Because this demographic typically manages chronic diseases, the increase in drugs isn’t a surprise. Therefore, it’s essential [...]

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Capital Area

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Capital Area, MD Experts refer to polypharmacy as the practice of taking five or more prescription medications a day. It is a condition that primarily affects the elderly. Because this demographic typically manages chronic diseases, the increase in drugs isn’t a surprise. Therefore, it’s essential [...]

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Baltimore

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Baltimore, MD Experts refer to polypharmacy as the practice of taking five or more prescription medications a day. It is a condition that primarily affects the elderly. Because this demographic typically manages chronic diseases, the increase in drugs isn’t a surprise. Therefore, it’s essential to [...]

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Salisbury

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Salisbury, MD Experts refer to polypharmacy as the practice of taking five or more prescription medications a day. It is a condition that primarily affects the elderly. Because this demographic typically manages chronic diseases, the increase in drugs isn’t a surprise. Therefore, it’s essential to [...]

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Frederick

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Frederick, MD Experts refer to polypharmacy as the practice of taking five or more prescription medications a day. It is a condition that primarily affects the elderly. Because this demographic typically manages chronic diseases, the increase in drugs isn’t a surprise. Therefore, it’s essential to assist [...]

HomeCentris Provides Home Care in Salisbury

HomeCentris Healthcare Announces new location serving Maryland's Eastern Shore Baltimore, MD, November 5, 2020– HomeCentris Healthcare, LLC (“HHC”), Maryland’s leading provider of home care services, today announced that its HomeCentris Personal Care division has opened a new branch location in Salisbury, Maryland to serve seniors on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  HomeCentris [...]

What is Private Duty Home Care in Gaithersburg?

What is "Private Duty Home Care"? Many people believe that taking care of loved ones is solely the responsibility of family members. However, this task can be overwhelming, especially for those with careers or children. For those who may not be able to provide the caregiver services their loved one [...]

Private Duty Home Care in Salisbury?

What is "Private Duty Home Care"? Many people believe that taking care of loved ones is solely the responsibility of family members. However, this task can be overwhelming, especially for those with careers or children. For those who may not be able to provide the caregiver services their loved one [...]

What is Private Duty Home Care in Baltimore?

What is "Private Duty Home Care"? Many people believe that taking care of loved ones is solely the responsibility of family members. However, this task can be overwhelming, especially for those with careers or children. For those who may not be able to provide the caregiver services their loved one [...]

What is Private Duty Home Care?

What is "Private Duty Home Care"? Many people believe that taking care of loved ones is solely the responsibility of family members. However, this task can be overwhelming, especially for those with careers or children. For those who may not be able to provide the caregiver services their loved one [...]

What is Private Duty Home Care in Frederick?

What is "Private Duty Home Care"? Many people believe that taking care of loved ones is solely the responsibility of family members. However, this task can be overwhelming, especially for those with careers or children. For those who may not be able to provide the caregiver services their loved one [...]

Open Enrollment – Office Staff & Professional Staff

BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT ! Covering:  October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021 Bookmark this post for future reference HomeCentris will be holding an open enrollment information session for staff interested in medical, prescription drug, and ancillary coverage for the upcoming year.  Coverage this year will remain with CareFirst.  Please [...]

Open Enrollment – Caregivers

BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT ! Covering:  October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021 HomeCentris will be holding an open enrollment information session for caregivers interested in medical/prescription drug coverage for the upcoming year.  Coverage this year will be offered by CareFirst.  Please review the Benefits Guide below and attend one of [...]

Working Over Authorization

Working Over Authorization Effective September 17, 2020, hours worked over the weekly authorization will be adjusted to the Authorized Hours.  If you do exceed the Authorized Hours, you may contact us to explain why.  However, unless there is an approved reason, excess hours for the work week (Thursday to Wednesday) [...]

Anna Stenko

August 20, 2020 Dear HomeCentris Gaithersburg Team, I am writing to inform you that our Agency Director, Anna Stenko, is no longer working for HomeCentris.  Anna Stenko worked with our company for 3 years and we wish her well in her future endeavors.  Ms. Stenko’s departure will not impact your [...]

Can Veterans Get Home Care Benefits?

Can Veterans Get Home Care Benefits? One of the questions we routinely receive is, "are there home care benefits for Veterans?"  Actually, the Veterans Administration ("VA") has a program that pays for home care benefits for Veterans to allow them to remain safe and independent at home.  This program [...]

What is Caregiver Fatigue?

What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caring for your parents was never your plan, but since your mother’s hospitalization, she’s moved in.  As a result, caring for her has become a second job. You feel physically, mentally, and emotionally drained all the time. While caring for your parents can be rewarding, it [...]

What are the Signs Mom or Dad Needs Senior Care

What are the Signs Mom or Dad Needs Senior Care? There are several signs that your mom or dad needs senior care. If you begin to recognize these signs, you may need to have a delicate conversation with your loved one. There are several signs to watch out for that [...]

Evaluating Your Loved One For Senior Care

How to Evaluate Your Loved One For Senior Care Sometimes your loved one’s need for help is sudden; one day, they wake up, and they seem confused and may not know where they are. However, most of the time, your loved one’s change is gradual.  They slowly forget to pay [...]

Does My Loved One Need a Personal Emergency Response System?

Does My Loved One Need a Personal Emergency Response System? Ancillary services, such as a personal emergency response system, complement other health care services doctors offer to their patients.  Many people are confused by the term and often ask, “Does my loved one need any ancillary services?”  It’s essential first [...]

Evaluating Your Loved One For Senior Care

How to Evaluate Your Loved One for Senior Care Sometimes your loved one’s need for help is sudden; one day, they wake up, and they seem confused and may not know where they are. However, most of the time, your loved one’s change is gradual.  They slowly forget to pay [...]

What are the Signs Mom or Dad Needs Senior Care

What are the Signs Mom or Dad Needs Senior Care? There are several signs that your mom or dad needs senior care. If you begin to recognize these signs, you may need to have a delicate conversation with your loved one. There are several signs to watch out for that [...]

What is Caregiver Fatigue?

What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caring for your parents was never your plan, but since your mother’s hospitalization, she’s moved in.  As a result, caring for her has become a second job. You feel physically, mentally, and emotionally drained all the time. While caring for your parents can be rewarding, it [...]

Does My Loved One Need a Personal Emergency Response System?

Does My Loved One Need a Personal Emergency Response System? Ancillary services, such as a personal emergency response system, complement other health care services doctors offer to their patients.  Many people are confused by the term and often ask, “Does my loved one need any ancillary services?”  It’s essential first [...]

What is Caregiver Fatigue?

What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caring for your parents was never your plan, but since your mother’s hospitalization, she’s moved in.  As a result, caring for her has become a second job. You feel physically, mentally, and emotionally drained all the time. While caring for your parents can be rewarding, it [...]

Signs Mom or Dad Needs Senior Care

Signs Mom or Dad Needs Senior Care There are several signs that your mom or dad needs senior care. If you begin to recognize these signs, you may need to have a delicate conversation with your loved one. There are several signs to watch out for that can indicate a [...]

Signs Your Loved One Needs Senior Care

Signs Your Loved One Needs Senior Care There are several signs your loved one needs senior care. If you recognize these signs, you may need to have a delicate conversation with your loved one. There are several signs to watch out for that can indicate a senior loved one might [...]

Does My Loved One Need Transitional Care?

Does My Loved One Need Transitional Care? Upon discharge from the hospital, your mom or dad might not be ready to resume normal daily activities because of illness or surgery. Transitional care is a form of rehabilitation that helps to bridge the gap. Many people have faced the question: Does [...]

Evaluating Your Loved One For Senior Care

How to Evaluate Your Loved One for Senior Care Sometimes your loved one’s need for help is sudden; one day, they wake up, and they seem confused and may not know where they are. However, most of the time, your loved one’s change is gradual.  They slowly forget to pay [...]

Hero Pay Bonus Announcement

Hero Pay Bonus Announcement On Friday, June 12th, HomeCentris announced it was paying its personal care caregivers a “Hero Pay Bonus” for continuing to serve its clients during the COVID pandemic.  This has been a confusing and trying time for everyone.  However, since mid-March, our caregivers have repeatedly stepped up [...]

Letter to our Clients on COVID-19

Letter to our Clients on COVID-19 To all HomeCentris Patients, Clients, and Family Members, HomeCentris is taking the COVID-19 crisis very seriously.  We continue to update our practices to follow the CDC Guidelines as they are updated.  The following letter was mailed to all of our clients and patients during [...]

COVID-19 Update for our Clients

March 11, 2020 Dear HomeCentris Patient, As your healthcare provider, we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and family members. From the beginning of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, we’ve been working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other [...]

Selecting the Best Home Care Agency in Baltimore

Selecting the Best Home Care Agency in Baltimore REFINING YOUR SEARCH The first step to finding the best home care in Baltimore is understanding what level of care is needed. There are three main types of in-home healthcare services: Skilled Home Health.  Skilled home health [...]

How Much Does Home Care Cost in Baltimore?

How Much Does Home Care Cost in Baltimore? In nearly every article, it’s shown that nearly 90% of all adults want to stay home and age in place.  However, for Baltimore families researching how to make this happen, the process can be stressful and overwhelming. [...]

Finding the Best Home Care Company Requires Time & Research

Finding the Best Home Care Agency Requires Time and Research Each and every day, Baltimore area seniors and families talk to home care agencies in their search for the best home care agency.  Like any good job interview, the interview is only useful if interviewer [...]

Finding the Best Home Care Company in Frederick Takes Preparation

Finding the Best Home Care Agency Takes Preparation Every day, Frederick and Western Maryland families interview home care agencies in the search for the best home care agency.  Like any good job interview, the interview is only useful if the interviewer is prepared and knows what they [...]

How Much Does Home Care Cost in Frederick?

How Much Does Home Care Cost in Frederick, MD? In study after study, it’s shown that nearly 90% of all adults want to stay home and age in place.  However, for Western Maryland families researching how to make this happen, the process can be stressful and overwhelming. [...]

Selecting the Best Home Care Agency in Frederick, MD

Selecting the Best Home Care Agency in Frederick, MD NARROWING YOUR SEARCH The first step to finding the best home care in Frederick is determining what level of care is needed. There are three main categories of in-home healthcare services: Skilled Home Health.  Skilled home [...]

HomeCentris Announces the Launch of its Personal Emergency Response System

HomeCentris Announces the Release of its New Personal Emergency Response System OWINGS MILLS, Md. - April 20, 2017 - HomeCentris Healthcare, LLC (“HomeCentris”) today announced it has officially launched its own Personal Emergency Response System (“PERS”). Called the HomeCentris Health Link, this device represents a significant leap forward [...]

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