Home Care Agencies

  1. CHANS Home Health Care Welcomes New Director of Clinical Services

    CHANS Home Health Care is very pleased to welcome Becky Rosen, RN, MS as our new Director of Clinical Services. Becky has been working with the Quality Improvement Department at CHANS since this past summer, and in … Continue

  2. Take Heart: the Importance of Relationships

    By Deborah McLean, principal, Maine Senior Guide In business, there’s an accepted truism: we do business with people we know, like and trust. It’s all about relationships and expectations. Now it turns out that’s true on the … Continue

  3. The Benefits of Vertical Wheelchair Lifts

    Vertical wheelchair lifts can be very helpful for those with a physical disability, as well as aged individuals who often spend most of their time in their wheelchairs and have limited mobility. A vertical wheelchair lift, or … Continue

  4. Downsizing: 5 tips for easier downsizing

    Downsizing is a scary thought. When you’ve lived a long, full life, chances are you have the “stuff” to prove it. Packed away in the attic, strewn about the cellar and garage, scattered throughout your entire home. … Continue

  5. Fall Alert: Reduce Your Risk of Falls

    Each year, more than 1.8 million people over age 65 are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries associated with, among other things, stairs, bathtubs, furniture, and rugs/carpeting.  Thousands of these injuries are related to falls.  In … Continue

  6. Bathroom Safety: The Smallest Room in the House May Be the Most Dangerous for Seniors

    We all want the best for the senior loved ones in our lives. For many seniors, living independent lives at home is their main desire. Seniors are able to do so provided they are physically and mentally … Continue

  7. Knowing When to Get Help: Home Care in Maine

    Knowing When to Get Help Richard Blumenthal, President, Advantage Home Care LLC As we age and physical changes occur, we or someone we love may not be able to effectively deal with these changes. Some activities of … Continue