Action Home Care sponsored and organized a Fall Brunch & Social for the residents at Laurel Oaks Senior Apartments in Okeechobee, FL on October 31, 2013. Action Home Care representative, Rebecca Barnes, partnered with Lt. Ryan Hathaway from Okeechobee County Fire Rescue and Dr. Jo Beth Barnes, a pharmacist at CVS Pharmacy, to provide health information and services to the residents that attended the brunch. R. Barnes, Hathaway, and J. Barnes each spoke about their role in the community and the services they provide. Lt. Hathaway took vital signs for those that wanted their vitals checked. Dr. Barnes was available to answer any questions regarding medications and provided information on the importance of receiving the Flu Vaccine. Dr. Barnes and CVS Pharmacy also donated chap sticks and ice packs for the residents to take home. Rebecca spoke about the in-home health care Action Home Care provides to the community, which includes a variety services from skilled nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists, home health aides, and medical social workers. Action Home Care also provided giveaways for the attendees to take home. Brunch was served buffet style which included an assortment of bagels, cream cheeses, fruits, sliced cheese, muffins, cookies, and juices. R. Barnes, Hathaway and J. Barnes enjoyed socializing and serving the senior residents at Laurel Oaks. Everyone who attended the brunch seemed to be overjoyed with the event and its sponsors. Action Home Care looks forward to sponsoring more events like this in the future!
Action Home Care had a great time participating in the Adam Bryant Minimal Regatta in Okeechobee, FL. Rebecca Barnes represented Action Home Care with an information booth, where she distributed information on the health care services AHC provides to the community. Action Home Care’s booth was a hit with games and prizes to be won! It was a great day of boat racing and fun for everyone! AHC looks forward to participating again next year!