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Tax Deductible Home Care for Mom and Dad in Massillon, Ohio

The first question usually is, “Where can we get help caring for mom or dad?” Caregiving is a tremendous responsibility and extremely stressful so congratulations on realizing  a helping hand is something to be welcomed. Most people start with the mind rolodex skimming through friends, neighbors and distant relatives trying to decipher who is a…

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Getting Parents to Accept Help at Home

Talking to your parents about receiving help in the home can be difficult. Many aging parents feel they are losing their independence if they need assistance keeping up with daily chores or activities of daily living. These suggestions should help: Help me Help you – Tell your parent that if they would agree to a…

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Project Monarch Butterfly 2015

This year Rather Be Home started an initiative to educate people in the community about Monarch butterflies and plant as many milkweed seeds and plants as possible. Plants were started indoors in March under grow lights. Our first stop was Rose Lane Nursing home where we worked with the Activities Department and scheduled a series…

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2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Stark County, OH

Rather Be Home participated in this year’s walk. A big thanks to Dave and Pam who also joined us in walking and fundraising. We didn’t quite hit our goal of $2500 but we will be sure to next year! All in all it was a tremendous success for the Association with 80 teams total walking…

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