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COVID-19 Client & Family Update

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 26 2020 | 4 minute read

Dear Client and Responsible Party,

We appreciate the trust and confidence you have in us as we navigate the Coronavirus pandemic.  We are closely monitoring the situation and continuously updating our policies and protocols as new information and recommendations become available.

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Topics: Featured, CaraVita Home Care

Technology Trends That Benefit Seniors & Promote Connectivity

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 26 2020 | 4 minute read

Technology is a wonderful thing. Staying organized with daily reminders, quickly getting questions answered, and staying connected with family and friends are a few of the perks of today's technology. When applied to the senior demographic, technology takes on a whole new application.

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Topics: Technology, CaraVita Home Care

CaraVita Home Care Addresses Coronavirus (COVID-19) Concerns

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 20 2020 | 2 minute read

To Our Clients and Family Members:

We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may impact you and/or your loved one. Ensuring our clients are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority.

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Topics: Featured, CaraVita Home Care

Vitamins & Nutrients for Seniors: Which Ones Matter?

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 15 2020 | 4 minute read

When assessing your parent or loved one’s diet, it’s essential to consider their vitamin intake. Vitamins for seniors are important, especially if there is a suspected deficiency. A vitamin deficiency can occur at any age, but it is more likely to happen as we age.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Wellness & Well-Being

Live-In Home Care

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 10 2020 | 3 minute read

As you’re looking for the right fit for your family in the home care space, the different terms can get confusing or overwhelming at times. Live-in care and 24/7 care can often be used interchangeably, though there are some differences.

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Topics: In-Home Care, Senior Care, CaraVita Home Care

Medication Adherence and the Aging Parent

Posted by Dr. Cecilia John on March 5 2020 | 5 minute read

Are you really taking your medication as prescribed?

Medication adherence is defined as taking 80% or more of a prescribed medication dose, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Senior Care, Guest Blogger

George Umahoin | Caregiver Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on February 29 2020 | 3 minute read

CaraVita Home Care's March 2020 Caregiver of the Month is George Umahoin! George is originally from Nigeria. He joined the military in 1966 and served his country until 1983.

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

Understanding Transitional Care

Posted by Elissa Clouse on February 20 2020 | 2 minute read

Though transitional care programs are a staple part of most Home Care services today, Beth Cayce, CaraVita Home Care’s forward-thinking founder and CEO, knew that a program like this was essential to successful hospital discharges over a decade ago.

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10 Activities that Promote Social Wellness in Seniors

Posted by CaraVita Staff on February 15 2020 | 6 minute read

According to the Administration on Aging in 2017, 13.8 million people aged 65 or older live alone. That is 28% of the senior population, and as people continue to age, their likelihood of living alone also increases.

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Topics: Wellness & Well-Being

Importance of Being Dementia Aware

Posted by Elissa Clouse on February 5 2020 | 3 minute read

Stigma, or the use of negative labels to identify a person with a disability or illness, is often a primary concern of people living with dementia or Alzheimer's. Those that are living with the disease report being misunderstood because of the misconceptions others have about the disease.

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Care