Justice in Aging Organization Identifies Common Nursing Home Problems

Justice in Aging Organization Identifies Common Nursing Home Problems

Companion Home Care owner Michelle Belton, CDP, CAEd, recently completed a training class about common nursing home problems and the best ways to address them offered by the Justice in Aging organization .

Companion Home Care Attends "Aging in America" Conference Hosted by American Society on Aging

Companion Home Care Attends "Aging in America" Conference Hosted by American Society on Aging

Over 3,000 attendees from across the nation and abroad attend the annual ASA Aging in America Conference to learn, network and participate in the largest multidisciplinary conference covering issues of aging and quality of life for older adults.

Companion Home Care Inc Joins National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)

Companion Home Care Inc Joins National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)

Formed in 1989, the goal of NAPSA is to provide Adult Protective Services (APS) programs a forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for victims of elder and vulnerable adult mistreatment.

Caregivers' Pets Bring Joy to Roanoke Home Care Clients with Alzheimer's and Dementia

Caregivers' Pets Bring Joy to Roanoke Home Care Clients with Alzheimer's and Dementia

”I encourage our caregivers to bring their pets to meet and interact with their home care clients whenever possible, especially the clients with Alzheimer’s. It’s part of our larger goal of planning activities that will keep our clients mentally, physically, and emotionally engaged,” said Belton.

Companion Home Care Visits Roanoke's Historic Grandin Theater

Companion Home Care Visits Roanoke's Historic Grandin Theater

The Grandin Theater was built in 1932 and was the first theater in Roanoke to have “talking pictures”. The first movie ever shown at The Grandin was the 1931 film “Arrowsmith”, based on the Sinclair Lewis novel. At that time, tickets at The Grandin Theater were just $0.25 for adults and $0.10 for children.

Companion Home Care Joins Host Chris Conner on the Mountain 102.5 FM

Companion Home Care Joins Host Chris Conner on the Mountain 102.5 FM

Companion Home Care recently joined host Chris Conner on his show Mountain Mornings, which airs live on Roanoke’s The Mountain 102.5 FM from 6am to 12pm. Companion Home Care was represented by owner Michelle Belton, CDP, CAEd, DCP, and long-time Companion Home Care employee Melissa Anderson, both of Roanoke, VA.

Huge Alzheimer's Breakthrough by West Virginia University Team

Huge Alzheimer's Breakthrough by West Virginia University Team

As home care providers who deal with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on a daily basis, we are very excited to hear good news when it comes to Alzheimer’s treatment. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and few drugs to treat it.