Archive for Touching Hearts at Home Rochester News

Care Partner of the Month – July 2022 – Marie Holmes

Congratulations to Marie Holmes, our Care Partner of the Month July 2022. Marie exemplifies our CORE values, Compassion, Communication, Commitment and Consideration. We are so proud to have Marie on the Touching Hearts Team!!

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Overnight Care for Your Senior Loved One

The overnight hours are sometimes higher risk times for seniors. Insomnia is common. People with mental health issues like anxiety, depression, delusions and paranoia often experience these conditions more acutely at night. Many people with dementia are also known to experience confusion more at night than during the day. Activities like getting in and out of bed, going to the bathroom and traversing stairs involve higher risk when pursued between bouts of being at rest. Overnight is often also when family members and other caregivers are asleep themselves, and/or unavailable. Night time safety concerns sometimes unnecessarily drive decisions to move into senior care communities.

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Touching Hearts Employee Picnic

What a beautiful day it was for our employee picnic at Ellison Park. Delicious food from Uncle Bucks Food Truck, games, prizes and just great to be together!!

#summertime #employeepicnic

Touching Hearts Care Partner Christopher D’Amanda’s Art work displayed at The Little Theater

Touching Hearts Care Partner Christopher D’Amanda excels not only at caregiving for our clients, but also as a skilled creative Artist. His artwork will be displayed at the Little Theater through July 25th. Great work Chris!


Prize Bingo – The Landing of Brighton

Touching Hearts at Home sponsored a “Prize Bingo” for the residents at The Landing of Brighton and we had some competitive Bingo players! The residents enjoyed the special treats we brought for them, the most popular prize was anything Chocolate!

Contact Annette Community Relations Manager at 585-271-7390 if you are interested in us setting up a prize bingo at your community! #bingo #freeprizes #senioractivities

Fidget Mats

Touching Hearts Care Partner Susan is pictured here showing some of the Fidget Mats she donated for our clients. Susan is part of the “Legends Angels” a group of woman who live in the Legends at Whitney Senior Apartments. Susan, is the volunteer Activity Director for the building, this all started when she was looking for projects to help residents stay active during the pandemic.

This project has grown, they make teddy bears for the hospitalized children at Strong, senior walker packs, Fidget Mats for people with autism, dementia. They use donations for all of their projects, as residents on fixed incomes. They are always looking for donations from the community to help them continue their projects. Fabric, thread, zippers, buckles, Velcro and Poly-fil. If you can help please contact Activity Director Sue at 585-397-0739.

We are so thankful for Susan’s donations of fidget mats & teddy bears she has provided our clients. We are also so proud to have Sue as the amazing Care Partner she is on the Touching Hearts team. Thank you Sue for all you do!!!

Free Urgent Medical Care Coverage for Touching Hearts Employees

Touching Hearts believes that the health and welfare of our staff and their families is a top priority, so we cover 100% of the cost for EZAccessMD. EZAccessMD offers FREE, SAME-DAY MOBILE urgent medical care coverage for all employees and their families. To use the service, all you do is call EZAccess , a Care Coordinator will connect you with a tele-physician for a consultation. Following your phone call, a mobile unit may COME TO YOU for further evaluation.

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Happy 90th Birthday Connie!

Happy Birthday 90th Birthday to our sweet client Connie. Her and Care Partner Debbie went out to lunch to celebrate her birthday. They enjoyed a fun afternoon sitting by the water at Schooners Restaurant.

Care Partner of the Month – June 2022 – Maximo Sanchez

We are so excited to announce our Care Partner of the Month – Maximo Sanchez. Maximo enjoys helping people do things they can no longer do at home. He is always willing to pitch in and take shifts whenever needed to help our clients. Maximo exemplifies our CORE values, Compassion, Communication, Commitment and Consideration. We are so proud to have Maximo on the Touching Hearts Team!


Henrietta Senior Center

Thank you to the Henrietta Senior Center for having Touching Hearts at Home sponsor your luncheon today. The center feeds over 110 participants daily which includes grab & go for seniors that can’t attend in person. Wow!! such a great luncheon offered to the seniors in Henrietta!

Annette Ziegler, Community Relations Manager spoke to the group and explained all of the services that Touching Hearts has to offer that can help them to age in place at home. What a great group with such good questions, Thank you for having us!