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Parkinson’s Caregiver Tips – Starter Guide
Care Insights & Ideas

Parkinson’s Caregiver Tips – Starter Guide

Looking for Parkinson's caregiver tips? A quick starter guide for families and caregivers with the top 7 needs from the National Parkinson Foundation.
Who Comes to My Home to Provide the Care?
Home Care Made Simple

Who Comes to My Home to Provide the Care?

When you sign up for Honor, who actually provides the care? Learn about our amazing Care Pros, their diverse backgrounds, professional training, and experience.
The Best Holiday Gift for Older Relatives
Care Insights & Ideas

The Best Holiday Gift for Older Relatives

Do you have an older relative who may no longer be able to go gift shopping with ease? Think about giving your time to help them shop for holiday gifts.
We’re celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Honor Care Network!
Honor News

We’re celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Honor Care Network!

Meet some of our newest Honor Care Network Partners and get an update on an exciting year from Nita Sommers, President of Honor.
We're Opening a New Operations Center in Austin, Texas!
Honor News

We're Opening a New Operations Center in Austin, Texas!

Honor is expanding in the Southwest—and thrilled to be in Austin. If you have a passion for helping older adults, let's talk. We’re hiring!
Know What to Ask Before Choosing a Home Care Agency
Home Care Made Simple

Know What to Ask Before Choosing a Home Care Agency

Finding a home care agency near you is easy. But finding the right caregiver—a dependable and well-managed professional—can be a huge challenge.
Authenticity Builds the Best Caregiver-Client Relationships
Caregiver Voices

Authenticity Builds the Best Caregiver-Client Relationships

The secret ingredient to a great relationship between caregiver and client is a smile and authenticity, says one of Honor's standout Care Pros.
Demetria Loves Caring for Others
Caregiver Voices

Demetria Loves Caring for Others

Care Profile: Meet Demetria, a self-described, "loving, chatty, passionate" person. Her favorite part of caring for others is connecting with people and hearing their stories.
Memory Loss Didn’t Stop Jane McManus from Starting a Blog with Her Honor Caregiver
Caregiver Voices

Memory Loss Didn’t Stop Jane McManus from Starting a Blog with Her Honor Caregiver

A special relationship between a client and caregiver produces a helpful tool for others.
Florence of Arabia: My Mother’s Journey Into Parkinson’s Dementia
Caregiver Voices

Florence of Arabia: My Mother’s Journey Into Parkinson’s Dementia

When a parent living with Parkinson's disease begins to show signs of Parkinson's dementia, how do you help? A caregiver story with courage, humor, and heart.
Life Has Taught Alli Espinosa How to Care
Caregiver Voices

Life Has Taught Alli Espinosa How to Care

Allison Espinosa was the first Care Pro we hired in our Dallas office. Once you meet her, you’ll know why. It’s not just her 13 years of professional caregiving experience, it’s the way she cares that makes her special.
Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson’s – Concord
Care Insights & Ideas

Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson’s – Concord

Parkinson's therapy boxing inspires men and women in the East Bay to hit the gym and fight back against their PD symptoms in fun group classes.
Can Holidays Be Happy with Alzheimer’s?
Care Insights & Ideas

Can Holidays Be Happy with Alzheimer’s?

Author Dani Modisett shares a personal story of spending holidays with her mother, who is living with Alzheimer's.
Memory Care Café – SF Outings for People with “Forgetfulness”
Care Insights & Ideas

Memory Care Café – SF Outings for People with “Forgetfulness”

Free Alzheimer's outings SF Bay Area for caregivers and their memory-challenged loved ones. Ideal for early-stage Alzheimer's or dementia care partners.
How to Enjoy the Holidays: Living with Alzheimer’s
Care Insights & Ideas

How to Enjoy the Holidays: Living with Alzheimer’s

When your parent or other family member is living with Alzheimer’s, the holidays can be especially difficult—but they don’t have to be. Here are tips for holidays with family members living with Alzheimer’s.
One Parent with Alzheimer’s, Two Siblings in Conflict.
Caregiver Voices

One Parent with Alzheimer’s, Two Siblings in Conflict.

When our mother could no longer live on her own, my sister and I fell back into our childhood dynamic. Our new reality: Alzheimer's parent sibling conflict.
Bitter Pill: When A Prickly Aging Parent Needs Your Help
Caregiver Voices

Bitter Pill: When A Prickly Aging Parent Needs Your Help

Do adult children have a responsibility to help care for a mean aging parent who was hurtful, toxic, or never there? It depends. A painfully honest caregiver story.
Announcing Our Series B Funding
Honor News

Announcing Our Series B Funding

Honor announces $42 million in Series B funding led by Thrive Capital, with investments from 8VC, Andreessen Horowitz, and Syno Capital.
Gay. Senior. Living. – A Son’s Story
Caregiver Voices

Gay. Senior. Living. – A Son’s Story

A son says goodbye to his beloved 97-year-old mother—and contemplates the future possibilities of better care and living options for himself and other LGBTQ seniors.
Alzheimer’s Tips – Communication and Anger
Care Insights & Ideas

Alzheimer’s Tips – Communication and Anger

When Alzheimer’s hits, two of life’s biggest relationship challenges, clear communication and managing anger, become wildly more challenging.
Parkinson’s Caregiver Tips – Managing Your Stress
Care Insights & Ideas

Parkinson’s Caregiver Tips – Managing Your Stress

Are you caring for someone with Parkinson's disease? Learn how to effectively manage your stress care for yourself along with your loved one.
Top 12 Reasons to be an Honor Care Pro
Caregiver Voices

Top 12 Reasons to be an Honor Care Pro

Looking for a great caregiver job? See why Care Professionals love working at Honor, the new SF home care company leaving traditional agencies in the dust.
Coat of Rust – An Alzheimer’s Caregiver Story
Caregiver Voices

Coat of Rust – An Alzheimer’s Caregiver Story

An Alzheimer’s caregiver story about what to let go of and what to cling to when caring for a loved one who is slipping away.
5 Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips
Care Insights & Ideas

5 Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease? Read on for tips to best care for your loved one.
Caring for Our Care Pros: Honor Announces a Huge Change
Honor News

Caring for Our Care Pros: Honor Announces a Huge Change

Honor Co-Founder and CEO Seth Sternberg announces that Honor Care Pros will become employees, eligible for benefits—and stock options.
Meet Eugene Courtois
Caregiver Voices

Meet Eugene Courtois

Introducing The Honor Project—a living history of stories and images—portraits of older adults we admire. This is the first in what we hope will be a long and diverse series.
The Secret Life of Honor Employees
Honor News

The Secret Life of Honor Employees

Honor employees participated in a volunteer day with the San Francisco Village community organization, helping older adults with projects in their homes.
Looking for the Best Possible In-Home Care? Ask Questions First.
Caregiver Voices

Looking for the Best Possible In-Home Care? Ask Questions First.

The first of a series of CARE PROfiles, an ongoing series of interviews with stars of the Honor Care Team.
Announcing Honor
Honor News

Announcing Honor

I really admire my mother. She raised two kids while having a super successful career in the Education Department in Connecticut. Like all moms, she’s invincible and she’ll live forever.