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Edemanwan Akpan | Employee Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on June 1 2018

Congratulations Edemanwan, CaraVita Home Care’s June Employee of the Month! Originally from Nigeria, Edem has had the chance to see the world! In her younger years, she worked for a family friend, traveling the globe to places such as Gambia, London, and so much more! Edem worked taking care of the family’s children, and home, and in turn, she had the opportunity to attend school. Edem thanks her parents for always encouraging her to be the best she could be.

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Topics: Employee of the Month, CaraVita Spotlight

CaraVita Home Care and Retirement Redefined

Posted by CaraVita Staff on June 1 2018

The term retirement used to symbolize an out-of-date lifestyle that many associated with living without any purpose. In the 60’s, the image of retirement may have been grandma making sweet tea, while grandpa chews on a piece of wheat and sways in a rocking chair on the front porch. Fortunately, if you are a senior, the times have changed, and with it the old stigma around retirement. With the constant evolution of medication and technology, seniors are living longer and stronger than ever. With CaraVita, retirement is not the end of a journey but the start of a whole new adventure!   

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Topics: CaraVita Senior Care, Retirement

CaraVita Senior Care Welcomes Bear Mahon, President and COO

Posted by CaraVita Staff on May 3 2018

Like many CaraVita associates, Bear Mahon joined the senior living industry because of a desire to serve others. His introduction to senior living came through the therapy and rehabilitation field, and during his 20-year career in the industry, he’s gained experience in the healthcare industry in ancillary care services, acquisition and mergers, corporate development, and multi-state portfolio management.

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Topics: CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Senior Care

Evelyn Joseph | Employee Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on May 3 2018

Congratulations to Evelyn Joseph for being the May Employee of the Month at CaraVita Home Care! She is originally from Haiti and is currently attending CENSA Nursing School and is set to graduate this October! Evelyn is always there for our clients and their families. She loves to read often, walk in the park, and watch television. When asked what her favorite show was, she replied: 

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Topics: Employee of the Month, CaraVita Senior Care

4 Recipes to Cook with Mom on Mother’s Day

Posted by CaraVita Staff on May 1 2018

Do you have an older mother in home care in Atlanta, Georgia or anywhere in the United States? Your mother has probably been there for you since birth - preparing meals and playing an essential role in your life. If there is any person in the world that deserves a home cooked meal prepared for them, it is most likely your mother. Repay the favor and make mom happy by preparing these meals for her, or with her, this Mother’s Day!

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12 Steps to A Medical Miracle

Posted by Nancy Marvin on April 15 2018

 

CaraVita Health Care wants all of our clients and their families to be as healthy as they possibly can be. Everyone gets sick from time to time, some worse than others. Recovering from being ill can be a challenge but does not necessarily have to be a miracle. If you take care of yourself and follow these 12 steps you will tend to be rewarded with a more favorable outcome. 

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Guest Blogger

Dan Adesinmilolu | Employee Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on April 12 2018

Congratulations to Dan Adesinmilolu for being the April Employee of the Month at CaraVita Home Care! Dan is a hard worker and an extremely caring person. He is always going above and beyond for clients to put a smile on their face and make sure they are cared for.

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Topics: Employee of the Month, CaraVita Spotlight

5 Fun Spring Activities for Seniors for CaraVita Home Care in Atlanta

Posted by CaraVita Staff on April 1 2018

The springtime brings a sense of renewal, along with sunny days, colorful plants, and aromatic breezes. This is the time to help the senior in your life get some fresh air after being cooped up indoors all winter long. It is a relief to feel the sun on your skin and smell those sweet Georgia peaches! It can be a little challenging to find activities that you and mom, or dad, can do outside together. That is why here at CaraVita Home Care we created a list of 5 fun spring activities for seniors in Home Care in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Topics: Home Care Resources, CaraVita Senior Care

The Memory Care Café Concept | CaraVita Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 15 2018

CaraVita Home Care works with Amy's Place, a Memory Care Café, to help with residents who may experience memory loss. For these individuals and their loved ones, Amy's Place offers socialization and education. They provide support groups for caregivers, educational events, materials, and resources. Caring Together in Hope founded Amy's Place. Caring Together in Hope is a non-profit organization inspired by a caregiver named Carol Troxel Hammitt. Carol once stated, "This isn't easy. It could be one of the hardest things we have ever accomplished." Carol was a caregiver for four young children when she was very young herself. She practiced private duty nursing and became a registered nurse until she eventually developed Lewy Body Dementia and passed away four months after diagnosis.

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Topics: CaraVita Spotlight

Emmanuelle Tokwaulu | Employee Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 6 2018

Congratulations to Emmanuelle Tokwaulu for being our Employee of the Month for March! Emmanuelle joined the CaraVita team in August of 2017 and has been an integral part of the Shared Services team at Atria North Point. Along with hourly private-duty care, she assists clients in independent living on the weekends. Everyone she works with really enjoys her positivity, patience, and “can-do” attitude!

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Topics: Employee of the Month, CaraVita Spotlight