Looking for Home Care Assistance? You’re in the right place! We’ve changed our name to TheKey. Learn More

Looking for Home Care Assistance? You’re in the right place! We’ve changed our name to TheKey. Learn More

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We care for your overall wellness.

The Balanced Care Method™ is our proprietary approach to care. It focuses on overall wellness, emphasizing nutrition, engagement and social connection, and bringing joy and meaning to each day.
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The Origin of Balanced Care
Residents of Okinawa, Japan routinely live to be over 100 years old, enjoying life, good health, and purpose. Scientists have studied these elders to pinpoint how they’re doing it. The results form the foundation of our Balanced Care Method.
The Balanced Care Method
Cognitive Stimulation
People with active, engaged minds tend to have less cognitive decline, fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety, and reduced stress. Our caregivers encourage stimulating activities—puzzles, art, games, reminiscing, and more—that boost engagement and strengthen the caregiver-client relationship.
Nutrition
Our caregivers understand age-related dietary challenges like loss of taste and smell. We focus on plant-based meals and smaller portions, encouraging clients to avoid indulgence and stay mindful when eating. When possible, we include the client in menu planning, shopping, and cooking, which transforms nutrition into an opportunity to engage.
Physical Activity
One in three people over age 75* does not engage in any physical activity. This contributes to falls, reduced bone density, and health problems. Our caregivers customize fun, safe physical activities while considering individual limitations. Walking, dancing, gardening, stretching—we find every opportunity to get up and move.

* Nefyn H Williams, N.H.; Hendry, M; France, B; Lewis, R ; Wilkinson, R. “Effectiveness of exercise-referral schemes to promote physical activity in adults: systematic review.” British Journal of General Practice 2007; 57 (545): 979-986.
Sense of Calm
When older adults are calm and feel a sense of purpose, they’re better equipped to avoid stress and disease. We help our clients find joy and meaning through activities like yoga, meditation, Tai chi, bird-watching, and even simple activities like listening to music.
Social Engagement
Social engagement provides emotional support, limits stress, and reduces loneliness. But many people become less socially engaged as they age. We create opportunities for clients to make new friends, engage in conversations, discover new hobbies, and stay connected to family, friends, and community.
Sufficient Sleep
Consistent, high-quality sleep is important for regulating moods and cognitive function. We work diligently to establish and maintain healthy sleep habits by creating a calm sleep environment and structuring the day to limit napping and increase stimulation, leading to deeper, healthier sleep.
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The Philosophy Behind the Method 
We believe that everyone has the potential to improve their wellness and quality of life—at every stage.
  • We meet clients where they are, getting to know them as people not patients
  • In every interaction, we’re guided by our person-centered approach, focusing on our client’s wellness not their condition.
  • We choose the best activities for each client’s capabilities, interests, and passions.
  • Our mission is to create joy and purpose for our clients every day while supporting their independence.
Tailoring the components of our Balanced Care Method to every individual isn’t simple or quick—but it is worth it. Each caregiver-client relationship is supported by a team of experts working together to bring whole care to the whole person. Care Teams include a Client Care Manager, a Staffing Manager, and professional caregivers who are thoroughly trained in the Balanced Care Method.
Who benefits from our unique approach?
Every older adult can benefit from our 360-degree approach to care. Even clients who only require a little help can blossom through balanced care that focuses on total wellness. The Balanced Care Method informs every Care Plan and level of service we provide, including:
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Alzheimers and Dementia Hero
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See the Balanced Care Method in Action
Care Plans are personalized based on a client’s abilities and interests, but they share one thing in common—they’re designed to nurture joy and wellness in every individual. Typical activities that engage and inspire pleasure or purpose include:
  • Listening to music
  • Sorting household items by category like color or size
  • Making holiday or birthday cards
  • Looking at photos
  • Exploring the neighborhood
  • Arts and crafts projects
  • Enjoying afternoon tea
  • Planting seeds in pots or the garden
  • Getting a manicure or pedicure
  • Reminiscing about important inventions or events
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