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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Westchester Family Care Receives 2018 Best of Home Care® – Provider and Employer of Choice Awards

Westchester Family Care is honored to announce it has received both the 2018 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse.

Westchester Family Care is now ranked among a small handful of home care providers across the country who have proven their ability to provide an exceptional working experience to employees and the highest quality care to clients.

“We want to congratulate Westchester Family Care on receiving both the Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award and the Best of Home Care – Employer of Choice Award,” says Aaron Marcum, CEO and founder of Home Care Pulse. “Since these awards are based on real, unfiltered feedback from clients and caregivers, Westchester Family Care has proven their dedication to providing a great work environment and solid training to employees, while maintaining their focus on client satisfaction. We are pleased to recognize their dedication to quality professionalism and expertise in home care.”
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Monday, January 8, 2018

5 Ways In-Home Senior Respite Care Is a Winter Lifesaver

A young caregiver plays chess with a senior outside in winter.
Just as it can be difficult for seniors to admit they could use extra help, it can be hard for their loved ones to reach out for assistance when the duties of caregiving become overwhelming — especially during winter, a challenging time of year for anyone living in the northeastern United States.

While New York may look breathtaking under a blanket of snow, the frigid temperatures, unsafe road conditions, and health risks can be downright dangerous for seniors and caregivers alike. In-home respite caregivers give family and loved ones the relief they need during times of illness and inclement weather, and their expertise is invaluable when seniors face periods of heightened risk.

Here are five reasons to choose in-home respite care during the winter months to help take care of the senior in your life.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Westchester Family Care Honored Among Top Home Care Agencies in the Nation — Named "Caring Star of 2018" for Senior Care Service Excellence

Positive Consumer Ratings Led to This Industry-Leading Distinction from

Westchester Family Care is pleased to announce it has been selected as a "Caring Star of 2018” for in-home care service excellence. In ratings and reviews from family caregivers and cognitively healthy older adults, Westchester Family Care earned a 5-star consumer rating (the highest possible score) within the last year, while also having a high volume of positive reviews and meeting other qualifying criteria for this national honor. Westchester Family Care is among 253 home care agencies across the nation who earned the Caring Stars 2018 distinction.

Westchester Family Care Named Caring Star of 2018 by for Senior Care Excellence
Online reviews help Americans research and select the best senior care providers for aging or ailing loved ones. In multiple research studies, the majority of family caregivers have indicated that they turn to the Internet and consumer reviews when narrowing their options among home care agencies in their area, and have relied on these perspectives as much as or more so than in-person recommendations from geriatric professionals or medical personnel. Now entering its seventh year, the Caring Stars annual list helps consumers see which home care agencies are top rated by other families just like theirs — which is particularly helpful as families gather for the holidays and discover increased or urgent senior care needs for their parents or grandparents.

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