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.
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.
Topics: Wellness & Well-Being
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.
When beginning the caregiving journey with their loved one, families are often bombarded with several healthcare acronyms and services they are told they may need. It can be challenging to figure out which services you should start first and which companies assist with each aspect of care and support.
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.
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.
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.”
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.