Staying Healthy in 2019: 4 Tips to Start the Year Right

December 5, 2018

It’s nearly 2019 – can you believe it? A new year isn’t just time to get a new calendar. It can also be a reset of your life; a chance to refocus and identify your health goals. Taking care of yourself – both physically and mentally – is important, especially if you’re a caregiver for […]


Holiday Home Safety for an Aging Parent or Guest

November 8, 2018

The holidays are all about family time. If you’re hosting a holiday party, you very well may have an aging parent or loved one staying with you or visiting your home. With a few simple modifications, your home can become a safer place for your guests.   In the Living Room The living room or […]


Caring for Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

October 12, 2018

Finding out that your loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can feel daunting. But staying educated – along with keeping the right attitude – can help. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. An estimated 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Here are a few tips to consider about caring for […]


Living Your Best Life: The Expo for Seniors 2018

August 16, 2018

The annual Expo for Seniors will take place this Saturday, August 18th at the River’s Edge Convention Center in Downtown St. Cloud. The event begins at 8 AM and runs through 12 PM.   One of the main goals of the expo is to provide education for adult children and their parents about senior services. […]


Self-Care Tips For Caregivers

May 22, 2018

Now that people are having children later in life, there is a whole generation of folks overwhelmed by caring for their school-age kids while also caring for elderly parents. Between your daily tasks and all the needs you serve constantly, it is extremely important to take time for yourself. Self-care helps establish a life balance […]


Healthy Heart Habits for You and Your Loved Ones

February 9, 2018

February is National Heart Health Month, which means there couldn’t be a better time to learn more about the heart and what it means to keep it healthy, especially as we age. Heart health affects more than just the heart. If your heart is healthy, you’ll feel the effects because the heart is pumping as […]


7 Signs Your Parent Needs Extra Care at Home

November 21, 2017

Deciding to seek additional in-home care for an aging parent is a difficult but important decision. It is a step that could not only drastically improve the daily life of a loved one, but keep them much safer as their needs change. Watch for these signs that your parent needs extra help in the home […]


Arise Cares Caregiver Spotlight: Kristine Bettermann

October 13, 2017

The Caregivers at Arise Cares enjoy making a difference in the lives of seniors, people with special needs, and families. Our caregivers get to experience a personal connection with their clients and see the meaningful changes they make in their lives. We asked one of our caregivers – Kristine Bettermann – about her experience working […]


Alzheimer’s Awareness Event

September 12, 2017

The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – St. Cloud, MN is quickly approaching and we are excited to participate in the event again this year! This local event provides us a way to do something we are so passionate about, to advance Alzheimer’s support, care, and research! Katrice Sisson, Community Engagement Manager for the Alzheimer’s […]


Arise Care’s Founder Story: An Interview with Jay Vachal

May 15, 2017

    I founded Arise in 2000 after my own personal experience with home care services, Our son required home health care due to his disabilities, but we were disappointed in the level of care offered by home care agencies in the area at the time. The services didn’t meet our needs and there were […]