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Information and resources for family caregivers and others learning about in-home care for a loved one.

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Caregiver Voices
Authenticity Builds the Best Caregiver-Client Relationships

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
Gay. Senior. Living. – A Son’s Story

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.
Top 12 Reasons to be an Honor Care Pro

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

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.
Meet Eugene Courtois

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

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.