Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is taking the healthcare industry by storm, and at the eye of it is Salem’s very own First Call. For years, First Call has been regaled as a go-to for healthcare needs including in-home care, home health care and counseling, but have now added trainer to our repertoire.

Lifeline Customer Testimonial

“We have a sense of comfort knowing that my mother-in-law has Lifeline. Now we know that this alert necklace really works and we can rest easier knowing they help comes within minutes.”

Delicious Summer Recipe

This raw cheesecake is dairy-free and still ever so rich and creamy! The combination of raw soaked cashews and coconut oil is what makes the “cheese” filling.

First Call Home Health Is Expanding

We are pleased to announce we are expanding our home care services into Yamhill county, which includes McMinnville, Newberg, Sheridan, Willamina, Yamhill, Lafayette, Dundee, Dayton, Carlton and Amity.

Jake’s Grapes – August 2013

Well it’s been awhile since my last article on the grapes. Since my last article I now have 25 more chickens, a new calf, a Guernsey milk cow and a baby boy.

Harvest Time Again

I have propagated about twenty new varieties this year which I will be planting during the fall season. Once I have added these new varieties, I will have about forty-five varieties.

Our New Building Open House

We had a great time showing the community our new building. About 300 people, staff, family, doctors, friends, business professionals, sponsors, Salem Chamber members, and patients came through for a mix of music food and fun.

Mental Health and The Aging Population

For those of us working in health care primarily dealing with the elderly, we need to make sure our formations about the person’s mental and or physical health is based in reality, and not in the “old age” myth. A good question to ask is “Why,” and then listen.

Betty’s Story

Karen Shuford, Holistic Caregiver for First Call Home Health, is privileged to work with some wonderful patients in their homes. Her job is to help First Call patients coordinate their non-medical needs such as hair care, meals, counseling, house maintenance, personal care and more.