Newsletter: August 2023 Edition
Updated: Sep 4
From the President
“At Sunflower, we offer compassionate and quality care. We are so eager to serve you and your loved ones. We will walk with you every step of the journey. We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you into our Sunflower Family.”
Quote of the month
“May your month of August be filled with wonderful blessings of good health, love, peace, happiness, and prosperity.” -anonymous
Sunflower Is Growing!
📢 Exciting Update for New Jersey Residents! We are delighted to share the wonderful news that Sunflower Home Health Care Services will soon be establishing an office right in the heart of Vineland, New Jersey! Our dedicated team is thrilled to expand our services and extend exceptional care to New Jersey.
Stay tuned for further announcements regarding our official opening date, available positions, and application process, all of which will be posted on our website: www.SunflowerHHCS.org. We are eager to have the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones!
August is National Immunization Awareness Month
August 1: World Lung Cancer Day - A day to raise awareness about lung cancer, its prevention, and treatment.
August 5: National Sunflower Day
August 8: World Cat Day - While not directly health-related, pets like cats can have a positive impact on human mental and emotional well-being.
August 19: World Humanitarian Day - A day to recognize the efforts of humanitarian workers and raise awareness about global health crises.
The Best Questions To Ask When Evaluating A Home Care Agency
Taking care of your loved ones in their senior years can get pretty challenging, especially if you don`t have certain training. A safe home care agency is the perfect solution. It allows your loved one to stay in the comfort of their home and receive all the necessary assistance from qualified caregivers, while you focus your time and energy to truly important things like bonding and creating precious memories with your beloved seniors.
In this article, we provide the 10 essential questions that will help you thoroughly evaluate a home care agency and make an informed decision for your family.
August 10: Community Health Fair 2023 (New Jersey)
August 12: Back to School Community Family Day (Philadelphia)
August 16: Free Admission to the Franklin Institute (Philadelphia)
August 20: Power Of Community Festival (Philadelphia)
City of Philadelphia - Get services for an older adult
Philadelphia offers a number of services to help older adults live healthy, comfortable lives, including:
Help at home.
Housing and home repair.
Insurance counseling. Click here for more information...
July-Employee of the Month, Sophia!
Sophia is our HR specialist here at Sunflower Home Health Care Services but her work doesn’t stop there. She is a team player willing to step in at any moment to help others. Her unwavering commitment to excellence has made a remarkable impact on our team and our company as a whole.
July-Employee Appreciation Award, Alexsandra!
From day one, Alexsandra has consistently exceeded expectations and gone above and beyond her responsibilities. She is someone we can always count on with any task that is assigned to her. What truly sets Alexsandra apart is her remarkable flexibility. In the face of challenges and shifting priorities, she has shown adaptability and maintained a positive attitude, inspiring those around her.
Home Health Aides of the Month-July 2023
For their outstanding services and dedication to our patients.
Albertina Herrera- Philadelphia
Maritza Velez- Delaware County
Gabrielle Amoroso- Delaware County
Mama Eneida Day!
On July 25, 2023, one of our very dear patients Maria Eneida Mercado gained her wings and transitioned into Heaven. She would have turned 90 on August 4th. And here is a beautiful fact: August 4th is also National Sunflower Day. So in honor of her memory, Sunflower Home Health Care Services will be providing McDonald’s lunch to all of their patients every August 4th , our new “Mama Eneida Day.”
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Address: 4758 Rising Sun Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19120