Keeping Comfortable at Home

Staff from Comfort Keepers assisting senior

The phrase “elevating the human spirit” is not just a catchy tag line, it is a daily mission for the employees of Comfort Keepers. The organization, which serves Florence, Sumter, Columbia, Mount Pleasant and Summerville, specializes in providing nonmedical home-care services for a wide range of clients. Each caregiver, or “comfort keeper,” employed by the … Read more

BeWell’s Philosophy on Staffing

A home care caregiver in her client's home.

Now more than ever, employers have realized the importance of communicating with their employees. Managers have found themselves socially and professionally distanced from their staff, be it from working at home or adjusting work schedules so that employees’ shifts are staggered throughout the day. Whatever the case, communication has become a victim of circumstance. For … Read more

Palmetto Advanced Therapy Services Offers Telehealth

Senior doing physical therapy lifting dumbells

Imagine you are recently post-surgery and are in need of a physical therapist to help you continue on the road to recovery. In the past, the expected course of care would involve a series of trips to the physical therapist’s location – after all, physical therapy is inherently a physical encounter. The therapist or staff … Read more

Caregivers Bring Joy

Caregiving is joy giving

Diane, a soft-spoken, warmhearted woman in her 40s, is just finishing her shift with one of her favorite clients. They spent the morning at the beach and had lunch at his favorite restaurant. Before their outing, she’d managed to convince her client, who suffers from dementia, to shower, despite his reluctance, and eat a healthy, … Read more

Palmetto Family Homecare Assists Caregivers

An elderly woman recives and a caring homecare professional

It’s a daunting decision. As a caregiver, it’s not easy to come to the realization that you need outside help with your loved ones as they battle a chronic condition. There’s guilt, there’s fear, there’s worry and, on top of all of that, there’s tension that you won’t choose the right caregiver – someone that […]