Why use a professional care giving agency? Peace of mind

Going on vacation? Make sure your family care giver is reliable and trustworthy!
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Connecting

supporting families dealing with dementia
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Sandwich Generation

Are you part of the “sandwich generation”? Are you between 40 and 60? Supporting a child while caring for a parent, at home or from afar? Well, I’m just about there. I’m 46, I have a child at home and my parents are beginning to need more of my time. As the owner of A Hand at Home,  you might think I’d know all the ins and outs of senior care. On one level I do, but...
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Help for Mom

Last week we had another call from a concerned daughter who was worried that her mom wasn’t taking care of herself as well as she should be. What can we do? Well the answer is never the same from one family to the next but  help starts with a simple conversation. In this case the parent knew she needed help but had no idea what to ask for.  The daughter lived out of town had a busy life,...
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Fraud Alert!!!

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department received information of a scam to access retiree’s financial information. A person falsely presents themself as a representative from the local gas company and offers to set up an appointment to review the customer’s financial records. The representative claims they can lower the gas bill, if they can review the financial documents. The public should...
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AHAH in the news

In case you missed it, A Hand at Home was in the Tahoe Daily Tribune on Saturday. Here’s the story: A Hand at Home, Lake Tahoe Personal Assistance offers non medical in home senior assistance or help while recovering from surgery, illness or injury. Services the business can provide includes helping elderly family members with tasks such as preparing meals, taking a shower or being present...
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