Date: February 3, 2024

Author: Griswold Home Care for North San Diego

Navigating Home Care for Seniors: Expert Insights from April at Griswold Home Care for North San Diego

April Kohnen, representing Griswold Home Care for North San Diego, had the opportunity to engage with Senior Home Hub at VillageCore, offering tips to enhance support for our seniors. As a board member of VillageCore, Shirin Alipanah underscores the significance of fostering a compassionate community through collaboration and a village mentality, prioritizing the well-being of our seniors.

Now, let’s delve into the key takeaways from the conversation:

Recognizing Early Signs of Needing Assistance

April highlighted the importance of identifying subtle signs that may indicate the need for professional caregiving. These signs, often overlooked as typical effects of aging, include changes in disposition, social isolation, and regression in daily activities. Recognizing these signs early allows for timely intervention and support.

Understanding Care Options

Griswod Home Care offers comprehensive non-medical in-home care services tailored to individual needs. From companion care to assistance with daily activities, their focus lies on fostering meaningful connections and promoting independence among seniors.

Selecting the Right Care Provider

During the selection process, it’s crucial to ask the right questions. April outlined five commonly overlooked questions to consider when interviewing an in-home care company. These include inquiries about licensure, caregiver availability, communication channels, and potential cost-saving measures.

Facilitating Difficult Conversations

April emphasized the role of caregivers as buffers in facilitating difficult conversations within families. By acting as intermediaries, caregivers enable open communication and help alleviate concerns about losing independence.

How to Connect with Griswold Home Care

For those seeking assistance or interested in joining their team of caregivers, visiting website, reach out via the provided contact information is the best way to get started.


In conclusion, our conversation shed light on the importance of proactive elder care and the role of professional caregivers in supporting our seniors. By recognizing early signs, understanding available care options, and fostering open communication within families, we can ensure a better quality of life for our loved ones as they age.

Stay tuned for more informative sessions, and until next time, let’s continue to navigate the golden years with grace and compassion. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of our seniors.