EQC Home Care – 2021 Resolutions For Caregivers

The challenge of caring for a loved one can be frustrating. It can be difficult to manage many things for someone, plus it is tough to ensure a loved one’s quality of life will stay intact. Caregivers should take a closer look at what they plan on doing in 2021 when keeping their family members…

Helpful Tips For Dealing With the Holiday Blues

It is easy for people to feel overwhelmed during the holiday season, especially if you cannot be there with your friends and family members. Covid-19 has compounded this issue and made dealing with holiday blues even more difficult. Seniors and other homebound individuals might become depressed during the holidays, especially if they cannot be with…

Tips for Choosing a Caregiver

In-home caregivers play a vital role in the well-being of our elders dealing with different diseases. As time passes by, some elders require extra special attention and care that many of us can’t give them due to our busy schedules. We don’t realize how carefully we need to choose an in-home caregiver for our parents…

Traits to Look for in a Caregiver

Choosing a caregiver is no easy task. Your loved one deserves the best care possible. A caregiver needs to do more than provide physical assistance. An exceptional caregiver will provide support, hope and kindness while fostering a strong bond with your loved one. Every patient has unique needs but some traits are universally important for…

Respite Care Services

Caregiving is a demanding job. Take time for yourself to run errands, relax or go on vacation. No matter how much you love caregiving, everyone needs a break. You need time outside of your caregiving duties to relax, recharge, engage in social interactions and gain new perspectives. That’s where our team comes in. Essential Quality…

Post-Quarantine Guidance

As stay at home orders lift at various phases across the country, it can be difficult to know what is best for your elderly or immune-compromised loved one. On one hand, safety comes first but on the other, loneliness and depression can be exacerbated by staying in quarantine. Every person has their own complex medical…

Home Care for All Ages

While many home care agencies specialize in care for seniors, our staff of caregivers and nurses are also trained to work with infants, children and adults. We can all use a helping hand from time to time regardless of age. The Essential Quality Care team can create a unique care plan for you. Keep reading…

COVID-19 – Our Proactive Measures

With the current spread of COVID-19, the entire Essential Quality Care team is committed to helping you stay healthy. Our team takes the following precautions with every in-home care service. You can implement them into your daily routine to protect yourself even when our care professionals aren’t around. How We Protect Ourselves (And You Can…

Limited Mobility Activities

Even though your aging loved one may not have the same dexterity that they once did, there’s still a wide variety of activities that you can enjoy with them. Take a look at the ideas below to break your routines and find inspiration. Brain Games Your loved one can enjoy Sudoku puzzles, word searches or…

5 Tips for Approaching Tough Topics with Aging Loved Ones

As the years go by, your aging loved ones may need more care than they used to. Every person has unique needs. That’s why it’s important to start talking to your aging loved ones about their future health early and often. Reversing roles with someone who has traditionally been your caregiver isn’t easy. Use the…