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28
Jul

National Parents Day!

As parents age they develop health issues, many live on a fixed income, they become less able to do the same things around the house that they used to do, and when there’s the loss of one parent, the other is left alone without a companion around the house. The task of finding the right

28
Jul

Happy National Parents Day, July 26!

Parents are the ones in our lives to give us a home. Right from the start, they’ve provided shelter, food and care. As they age, the task of finding them the right place to live becomes daunting. Have you considered a home share arrangement? HomeSharing, Inc., with over 30 years experience, matches homeowners and seekers.

14
Apr

Meet HomeSharing, Inc. Providers, Seekers, and Executives

October 2013 Hear in-depth Provider, Seeker, and HomeSharing Executive testimony (including from Former NJ Governor Christine Todd Whitman) on how our organization can help you attain affordable housing and maintain your current economic status. Click “READ MORE >” below first, then  Play (►)  to view video. (NOTE:  The video above will be played by YouTube, an

10
Apr

Stuck At Home? Bored?

Here are 100 things you can do to fill your time!     Click   100 Housebound Activities (USA Today) **  ACTIVITY #101:  STARTING THE HOMESHARING EVALUATION PROCESS.   Steps below. • Phone Screening • Background and Reference Checks • Interview • Home Visit for Providers • Introduction to Potential Matches • Shared Living Agreement We are

10
Apr

Tips For Coping With Financial Anxiety

Because the coronavirus is impacting the economy, and because many people can’t work or are being laid off during social distancing, it is easy to panic about your future. Instead, follow these important steps: 1.  Assess! Review your bank and financial accounts, and be realistic about how long you can make it without a salary.

08
Apr

Tips For Coping With Health Anxiety

People are worried about contracting COVID-19 and their loved ones (especially older people or those with compromised immune systems) getting sick. New information that changes daily makes this a confusing and stressful time. Here are some tips to cope with the health anxiety that you may be feeling. 1. Focus on what you can control

06
Apr

Anxiety Relief from COVID-19

Across our country people are being asked to stay inside and away from crowds to prevent further spread of COVID-19. The more the pandemic impacts our daily lives, the more anxious we feel about its various ramifications. We’re worried about our own health and that of our loved ones. We’re concerned about paying the rent,

04
Apr

HomeSharing May Reduce Caregiver Stress

Many people who have never had to care for an aging parent have been thrust into this role during the COVID-19 crisis. With older adults practicing social distancing, someone has to shop for groceries, bring medications, check in daily, and provide companionship. These new caregivers may also be working from home, and have their children

02
Apr

Seniors & Older Adults: Consider Home Sharing For Support and Assistance

The COVID-19 pandemic causes more problems for older adults than just sickness and death, including the isolation from social distancing; the cancellation of routine services like home health aides, senior centers and adult day care facilities; and increased anxiety and depression. Some have been relying on family to help out; others have no choice but