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CaraVita Staff

The CaraVita Home Care blog staff aims to answer all questions regarding assisted living and in home care. Choosing senior living can be a diffcult journey and we are here to help.

Recent Posts

How to Manage Long-Distance Caregiving

Posted by CaraVita Staff on January 15 2020 | 3 minute read

As our parents or family members age, we take the time to check in on them, help them run errands, and in some cases, provide daily assistance and caregiving. But what if you’re at a distance from your loved one? While a long-distance caregiver may need to take on different roles than a traditional family caregiver, you can still be actively involved in your loved one’s care.

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Topics: Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Senior Care

CaraVita Announces Director of Client Relations

Posted by CaraVita Staff on January 8 2020 | 2 minute read

Wendy Adoo joined the CaraVita team in December of 2019 as our Director of Client Relations. In this role, her knowledge of families and our senior living community partners will help the CaraVita team seamlessly connect seniors and those in the senior care field to the resources CaraVita has to offer.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

RoToya Jiles | Caregiver of the Year

Posted by CaraVita Staff on December 31 2020 | 3 minute read

Each year, CaraVita Home Care nominates one Care Partner from the Caregiver of the Month nominees, someone who truly exemplifies CaraVita’s vision and mission, to honor as the “Caregiver of the Year.”

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

Recognizing 4 Common Types of Depression in Seniors

Posted by CaraVita Staff on December 15 2019 | 3 minute read

There are several types of depression that can occur during different stages of life, and even during different times of the year. The types of depression can vary, and it can be difficult to recognize depression in a loved one - especially an older adult.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Senior Care, Wellness & Well-Being

Rotoya Jiles | Caregiver Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on December 1 2019 | 2 minute read

CaraVita Home Care's Caregiver of the Month for December 2019 is one of our fabulous live-in caregivers, Rotoya Jiles!

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

Health Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Posted by CaraVita Staff on November 15 2019 | 3 minute read

Being a caregiver for a loved one is an honorable action that can require a lot of patience, care, and love. If you have undertaken the role of caregiver for someone you love, you likely have realized that it is a full-time job with many responsibilities. Though caregiving is the perfect way to show your loved one you care and appreciate them, it can take a toll on your personal life and potentially, your health.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Senior Care

Janie Wallace | Caregiver Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on November 1 2019 | 2 minute read

Caravita Home Care’s caregiver of the month for November 2019 is one of our longest staff members, Janie Wallace!

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

5 Things to Pay Attention to When Visiting Your Senior Parent

Posted by CaraVita Staff on October 15 2019 | 3 minute read

It can be difficult to know when the time has come to move your senior parent into a community or seek in-home care. If you don't live near your parent(s) or you don't see them often, it can be challenging to make this decision without knowing how they live on a day-to-day basis. 

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Topics: In-Home Care, Home Safety, Holidays, Wellness & Well-Being, CaraVita Home Care

Philomina Fyneface | Caregiver Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on October 1 2019 | 2 minute read

CaraVita Home Care’s October Caregiver of the Month goes to Philomina Fyneface! Philomina is originally from Nigeria and moved to the United States in 1984. She has been here with her two sons, who are almost in their thirties, ever since!

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

CaraVita Announces Vice President of Business Development

Posted by CaraVita Staff on September 19 2019 | 3 minute read

CaraVita is excited to announce our new Vice President of Business Development, Bridgett Skelton. Bridgett’s extensive background in growing healthcare partnerships and resources, as well as her desire to serve seniors and her community make her a fabulous addition to the CaraVita Home Care family.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, CaraVita Home Care