Midwest Family Care's Lynn Cooper, director of operations, represented the company at the Thrive After 55 Expo. Held at the Madison Marriott West, the event featured local businesses that cater to an over-55 audience. Lynn, a licensed social worker and expert in long-term care planning, was on-hand to discuss our "Village of Services" in home care, care management, youth support, and assisted living. Our business is all about a two-way conversation: learn about brand story as
1. “LATE”: A report published in the medical journal Brainreveals that in cases involving people older than 80, up to 50 percent may, in fact, be caused by a newly identified form of dementia. It’s called LATE, which is short for limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy. 2. EARLY: Our partners at the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsinstate that an early diagnosis of Alzheimers and is critically important. The sooner you begin to understand the disease an
This month, we are profiling May Caregiver of the Month, Nizam "Sam" Hajjeh. Our care coordinators chose Sam as for many reasons: • Sam always shows up on-time for shifts.
• He works longer, night shifts.
• He stays in touch with the administrative office.
• His clients consistently provide positive feedback. Here are Sam's answers to questions about his caregiving experience: 1.) What factors or experiences led to your interest as a caregiver? I cared for my late parents bef
#HappyMothersDay to all of the mothers in the Midwest Family Careextended family of caregivers, clients, partners, and administrative staff! Mothers give us life and fill it with love, encouragement, and praise. What would we do without the support of these exceptional women? It’s hard to put into words what our mothers mean to us. With that in mind, we assembled some quotes about moms. (I’m not crying…*you’re* crying!) “A mother is the one who is still there when everyone el
We are happy to announce the addition of Brian Koenig to the Midwest Family Care team in the role of accountant. Now 'numbering' among the Midwest Family Care family, Brian brings a wealth of business development experience. We are certain he will be an asset as he brings logic to our ledger, consistency to our accounts, and precision to our profits. Brian, who graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting, began his career with Illinois Ag
Either these interns are getting younger and younger, or it's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day! Sponsored by the Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Foundation, this hashtag holiday is a way for parents to develop innovative strategies that empower girls and boys and help them to overcome societal barriers. Midwest Family Care President Robert Weink, his wife Kate, and two of their future leaders shared some executive time in the office. Staff LPN Michele Klee and her
Well, we managed to pull off our first on-site recruiting fair. We are planning future events both on-site and off-site. Stay tuned for our next event! #carethroughcommunity #midwestfamilycare #jobsinmadison #caregiversjobs
Happy Birthday to a true superhero in the Midwest Family Care world! She who is the exemplification of organization, communication, and concentration as our Director of Administration (currently on vacation). Happy Birthday Lindsey! Have fun in the sun! #midwestfamilycare #carethroughcommunity #homecare #administration #officelife #madisonwi
Dr. Nicole Hemkes, from Advocate MD, stopped by the office with a message: accessible and high quality care does not have to be expensive. Dr. Hemkes spoke to the Midwest Family Care team about "Direct Primary Care" services (chronic disease management, acute/urgent care, preventative care, pediatrics, labs, radiology, and pharmacy dispensing. A unique model, Advocate MD does not accept insurance. Rather, Dr. Hemkes provides care for a monthly fee—with significant savings on
#MeetTheTeamMonday Bobbie has been a caregiver for over 20 years. Some employees merely work for a company, but Bobbie takes ownership of her position. To say that she goes above and beyond is an understatement. Bobbie is in the office early everyday, and really takes the time to understand what is happening in the office and in the field on a daily basis. She joined Midwest Family Care five years ago as a caregiver and quickly became noticed for her dedication and for her ou