1. Home Health Vs. Home Care – What’s the difference?

    “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” - Dalai Lama Home Health and Home Care sound very similar but are distinctly different. Home Health offers skilled care, often covered by Medicare and other insurances while Home Care offers non-…Read More

  2. 7 Tips for October & Celebrating “Breast Cancer Awareness” Month

    “If you Have a friend or family member with breast cancer, try not to look at her with ‘sad eyes.’ Treat her as you always did; just show a little extra love.” - Hoda Kotb October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and we’re celebrating here at Collier Home Care with seven ways to redu…Read More

  3. The Health Benefits when a Senior cares for an Animal

    “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” - Charles de Gaulle We, at Collier Home Care, agree with those who believe that pets can be great companions! They are often considered to be part of the family and are said to provide health and mental/emotional benefits. Undou…Read More

  4. Caregiver Burnout: When You Know, What to Do & How to Ask For Help

    If you’re burning the candle from both ends, there’s no fire left for you. We at Collier Home Care have seen many cases of caregiver burnout. We suggest you read the article below and give us a call if you think that you or someone close may be suffering from caregiver burnout. We provide some s…Read More

  5. 7 Tips for September and Celebrating “Healthy Aging” Month

    “Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better!” —Ingrid Bergman September is “Healthy Aging Month” and we’re celebrating here at Collier Home Care with seven healthy aging strategies for seniors who want to celebrate the positive as…Read More

  6. Achieving A Successful Partnership Between a Client and Caregiver

    It’s a fact of life; nobody can get along with everybody. So how can you achieve a high level of compatibility with your new home caregiver? Start by Building a Good Foundation We think it’s important to start off on the right foot. That’s why we offer an introductory first meeting with a care…Read More

  7. How to Stay Prepared During Hurricane Season For Seniors

    We at Collier Home Care (CHC) want you to stay safe during this challenging period of hurricanes and COVID-19. CHC is a private duty home care company located in Naples, Florida, and is licensed to provide companion care, personal, and skilled nursing care in Collier, Lee, and Charlotte counties. We…Read More

  8. Depression in Older Adults: How We Can Help

    Due to Covid-19, most seniors are either staying home by choice and or greatly limiting their outings or are under quarantine measures. Retirement communities such as Assisted Living Facilities or Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation Centers have closed their doors to the public, including the families of…Read More

  9. The Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Home Care

    How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected home care and what is Collier Home Care doing to keep our clients and caregivers safe and healthy? Mandatory Testing Collier Home Care provides one-on-one private duty home care services such as stand by or hands-on assistance with bathing or showering; dressin…Read More