Here to Serve Blog
Overcoming Caregiver Challenges
No matter how much you love them, little else in life tests family boundaries and challenges your sanity quite like caregiving.
Caring for the Caregiver: 10 Tips When Providing Meals
The following is general information and may not apply for every situation. Please check with the recipient family or meal coordinator.
Big Names behind Here to Serve: Henry Jordan
When it comes to Here to Serve continuing to grow and serve more families, we can never emphasize enough the value of support that comes from caring entrepreneurs and corporations. Among those most influential who stand with Here to Serve is Henry Jordan, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Wells Fargo Capital Finance.
Understanding the caregiver
I Feel Your Pain...Understanding the Emotional Challenges of Caregivers
Crisis is upon you... A loved one is fighting for their life. So many people may want to help, but they don't know what to do. Understanding the emotional volatility of a caregiver and their family is a good starting place.
Caroline and Her Family’s Battle for Life
5 Reasons Why Casino Night Is Better Than A Las Vegas Weekend!
1. You don’t have to drive 4 to 5 hours to try your luck. Do it here at Arcadia!
It’s not uncommon for a drive to Vegas to take as long as seven hours and the return trip as long as 11 hours. After a busy work week you don’t want to be fighting traffic in the desert or airport travel and all it entails.
About Here to Serve’s founder, Kathleen Quintas
Here to Serve’s Kathleen Quintas was inspired to found her organization from her own experience with caregiving.
While holding a full time job, Kathleen’s son was diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma while her husband was six months into his treatment for leukemia. To make an impossible situation even worse, they were being treated across town
Caregivers Need Support Groups for their Own Well-
A study by the American Psychological Association found that caregivers who looked after critically and chronically ill family members were more likely to report higher levels of stress, poor health and are more likely to take part in unhealthy behaviors to alleviate their stress than the rest of the public.
However, the report also found
Our Inspiration: Bryan M. Quintas
Future Here to Serve CEO Katie Quintas discovered her son, Bryan, was also diagnosed with cancer. This diagnosis came a few months after she found a doctor to treat the highly survivable leukemia found in her husband, Silvio.
While trying to diagnose a pain in his knees at City of Hope, the oncologist told him
Our Inspiration: Silvio C. Quintas
After taking a round of antibiotics, doctors found that Silvio C. Quintas’ white blood count was still high. After more tests, they discovered Silvio had leukemia
However, it was a highly treatable form of the disease and Silvio ultimately beat it. Katie Quintas, Silvio’s wife and the future CEO of Here to Serve, found a