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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.

Companion Home Care Attends Carilion Clinic 2018 Provider Fair

Companion Home Care Attends Carilion Clinic 2018 Provider Fair

Michelle Belton, CDP, CAEd, and owner of Companion Home Care Inc, recently attended the annual Carilion Clinic 2018 Provider Fair. The event brings local health services providers and nonprofits together to network, exchange ideas, and educate people on their services.

A Caregiver's Tribute to Mr. Charlie Lemon

A Caregiver's Tribute to Mr. Charlie Lemon

My home care client, Christopher, lost his father, Charlie, a few months ago, and since then a lot has changed. For Christopher, change isn’t always the easiest to cope with. Thank goodness he has a good team & family to help him through it. We also took care of Charlie until his passing. My client hasn't said much about his feelings since.

What a Girl on a Horse Taught Me About Adults with Disabilities

What a Girl on a Horse Taught Me About Adults with Disabilities

I looked around at the other clients of the program. Of course, I am searching for those that are, "worse off" in abilities and trying to assuage my hesitancy about this situation. I see a very young lady, possibly middle to late teens, controlling her motorized wheelchair over into the mounting area near a horse. She's very slight of build with long braids. I can hear her bantering in a small but excited voice with the therapy instructors.

Companion Home Care Attends US Navy Band Concert in Downtown Roanoke, VA

Companion Home Care Attends US Navy Band Concert in Downtown Roanoke, VA

"Pattrick and I had a blast at the concert. I encourage our caregivers to take our home care clients on fun outings like this. Aging and/or living with a disability does not have to be boring," said Belton, who is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP), and Certified Alzheimer Educator (CAEd).

Michelle Belton Joins Host Brandon Charles on 96.7 WERA Radio Show "Breaking Boundaries"

Michelle Belton Joins Host Brandon Charles on 96.7 WERA Radio Show "Breaking Boundaries"

Brandon Charles is the host of the radio show "Breaking Boundaries", where Charles and his guests discuss disability issues and how people are overcoming these challenges and thriving in modern society despite them.