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Happy Halloween from Companion Home Care

Happy Halloween from Companion Home Care

At Companion Home Care, we’ll be encouraging our caregivers to participate in pumpkin decorating, cooking, fun Fall outings, and other mentally stimulating activities with their home care clients.

Companion Home Care Owner Becomes Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional

Companion Home Care Owner Becomes Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional

Companion Home Care Inc owner Michelle Belton, who already held the Council’s CDP certification since 2010, recently completed the requirements to become a Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional.

Companion Home Care Wins 2019 HIRE Vets Gold Award from US Department of Labor

Companion Home Care Wins 2019 HIRE Vets Gold Award from US Department of Labor

The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.

Disrupt Ageism: Michelle Belton of Companion Home Care Completes Roanoke Marine Mud Run

Disrupt Ageism: Michelle Belton of Companion Home Care Completes Roanoke Marine Mud Run

Roanoke Marine Mud Run is a fundraiser put on by the Roanoke Marine Corps League for Toys-4-Tots and Camp Roanoke. It consists of a 5K race through obstacles, physical challenges, and of course, mud. Now in its 24th consecutive year, the Roanoke Marine Mud Run takes place at Green Hill Park in Salem, VA.

Michelle Belton of Companion Home Care Completes Fundamentals of Gerontology Course from USC Davis School of Gerontology

Michelle Belton of Companion Home Care Completes Fundamentals of Gerontology Course from USC Davis School of Gerontology

During the course, USC Davis faculty guide students through the fundamental concepts of gerontology and provide practical and theoretical perspectives to help them gain a broader understanding of the field.

Happy Independence Day 2019 from Companion Home Care

Happy Independence Day 2019 from Companion Home Care

As we celebrate Independence Day, let us remember our senior veterans, their spouses, and families who gave and sacrificed so much to provide safety and freedom for the rest of us.

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.