Home Care in Sacramento CA
For Immediate Release
(September 19, 2016, Sacramento, CA, LTCEP) Jason Wu, President of Support For Home® in Sacramento, CA, has been chosen as the featured provider for all of Northern California for the week of September 19, 2016. His tips for family caregivers and other information will be shared all week at: https://www.facebook.com/northerncaliforniaseniornetwork/
Support For Home® was chosen because of their dedication to their community and to the clients they serve. Jason has written several articles for the Northern California Approved Senior Network. They can be found here: http://www.northerncaliforniaseniornetwork.com/support-for-home/
When asked why Jason got into the home care business, he told us:
“Because my father was a physician, I was introduced to the complexities and challenges of our health care industry at an early age. In high school, I volunteered in a local hospital for many years, which had a deep and lasting impression on me. I was also introduced directly to the impact of Alzheimer’s Disease about 15 years ago when my grandmother was diagnosed with this disease. All of these experiences gave me the desire to work in the health care industry, which I was finally able to do when I joined Support For Home earlier this year.
Although it took me many years to arrive in this industry, I believe the timing was right. My experiences working in other industries and in different capacities have put me in a great position to have the greatest impact on Support For Home and the in-home care industry. Our company is currently working on developing unique and value-added programs that we can use to enrich the lives of our clients. Our team is very excited about our new programs and I believe that we will have a very positive impact on the health care industry and on our clients’ lives.”
Jason also shared his top three tips for family caregivers in Northern California:
“Being a family caregiver can be a physically and mentally exhausting responsibility. In order to be able to be an effective caregiver, we believe that it is critical that family caregivers take care of themselves first. On airplanes, just like we are told to put on our oxygen masks first before help our children, family caregivers need to ensure that they are well rested so that they can truly provide great care to their loved one.
Taking care of themselves first can be difficult for family caregivers unless they understand that nobody can do this job alone. Every family caregiver needs a team around them to help support, provide respite, and advocate for their loved one. This team does not always have to include just family members. We encourage family caregivers to look outside of the family circle to identify friends, volunteers, and professionals that can also work together to provide care for a loved one.
Lastly, it is essential that family caregivers truly understand the conditions that are affecting their loved ones. Whether the diagnosis is Dementia, Diabetes, CHF, COPD, or stroke, the family caregiver must educate themselves on the symptoms and impact of these chronic diseases. Often times, we see family caregivers who become frustrated with providing care because they do not completely understand how the disease is affecting their loved ones. With a better understanding of the disease, caregivers can adjust their care and expectations when working with loved ones that will lead to less frustration and dissatisfaction.”
About Support For Home®
Support For Home® is a full-service and independent in-home care agency supporting Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties. Our team is comprised of highly experienced and dedicated professionals who are focused on providing exceptional in-home care services to our clients and their families. We are proud to have served thousands of individuals and families since our inception.
Support For Home® was established in 2007 by two corporate professionals who started the company after personally experiencing the challenges of caring for their aging parents. Since February 2016, Support For Home® has been managed by new owners, Irene and Jason Wu. Prior to joining Support For Home®, both Irene and Jason have owned and managed several companies in the Sacramento region. They are passionate about supporting our older adult community and helping individuals age with dignity and grace in their own homes.
It is our mission to give peace of mind to our clients and their families by providing exceptional care. Our caregivers are also supported by an office staff of Certified Senior Advisors. Our team looks forward to getting to know each client and family personally.
If you or an aging loved one are considering home care in Sacramento, CA, please contact the caring staff at Support for Home. Proudly Serving Sacramento, Yolo, Placer & El Dorado Counties. Call Today (916) 482-8484 or (530) 792-8484
Since then, I have had a strong interest in helping and supporting our senior community as they age and are unable to care for themselves.Coming from a family of physicians, I am excited to be involved in the medical community by providing the highest levels of non-clinical in-home care to our clients and their families.With my work experience, I firmly believe that ApexCare can touch many lives and have a great impact on our local senior community.
Prior to joining ApexCare, I worked in a wide variety of industries and have owned multiple businesses ranging from construction to mortgage banking.Outside of work, I am an active youth soccer and basketball coach, having coached recreational soccer for over 8 years and elementary school basketball for over 4 years.I graduated with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received a Masters of Management degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.My career has been focused on building great organizations that deliver the highest absolute levels of service to our clients.I look forward to continuing this passion with ApexCare.