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Companion Care Rides the Wave at Employee Health Fair

On October 28th, the City of Albuquerque hosted its annual Employee Health and Benefits Fair at the Convention Center. An estimated 700 city employees attended and were able to receive free health screenings and information. The theme of this year’s fair was “Riding the Wave of Health.” Companion Care was one of nearly 100 exhibitors […]

Is Multi-Generational Living Right For Your Family?

In recent years, more and more families have found it to be advantageous to include several generations under one roof. In addition to one or two parents, the household may include younger children, children who have graduated from college and/or are working, as well as grandparents. There are pros and cons to combining multiple generations […]

Beginnings of Companion Care – Serving Holocaust Survivors

The first Companion Care was founded in Lafayette, California in 1997 by Jan Schuh’s daughter, Barbara.  She had developed an interest in Judaism and made several visits to a nearby Jewish synagogue.  On one of her visits, she befriended Ruth Steiner, a Holocaust survivor.  Ruth had become a philanthropist and initially hired Barbara as a personal assistant […]

Caregiver Respite and Renewal

        My father and I are a team. Dad is at an age where he no longer should live by himself. I would not dream of him living anywhere else but with me. I am blessed to wake up every day and know that he is safe. I have just spent quite possibly the […]

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