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.
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!
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.
It’s no secret that Alzheimer’s disease continues to be a considerable challenge for the international health community. At CaraVita Home Care, we understand that where we started is just as important as where we’re going with Alzheimer’s disease research.
Senior transportation is an area you might think has minimal options, and if you find yourself in a transitional care phase, you may be considering what these options are. If you are unable to drive yourself, senior transportation is essential, especially if you have to attend doctor visits, need to make a trip to the grocery store, or want to get out of the house. Luckily for you, there are options available!
CaraVita Home Care’s August Caregiver of the month is Rita Offiong! Rita has been with CaraVita since December 2018 and has been a fantastic member of the CaraVita team ever since!
CaraVita Home Care’s caregiver of the month of July goes to Grace Lasekan! Grace is originally from Nigeria in West Africa and moved to the United States in November of 2007! This decision came after her mom applied for green cards for herself, Grace and Grace’s two boys: Michael and Isaac.
Caring for your elderly loved one can be hard to manage, especially if your loved one is resistant to receiving senior care. It’s normal to feel anxious, especially if this is your first time providing senior care to a loved one. CaraVita Home Care knows first-hand the importance of family caregivers and the stresses they go through attempting to provide the best senior care for their loved ones. CaraVita Home Care would like to provide you some tips to help you better adjust to the caregiving journey.
Every week I get asked at least one time, “Beth, can you help me convince my mom to move into assisted living?” Another thing I hear regularly is “I am so frustrated with my mom. Dad has died, and she fell last week. I do not understand why she does not see the need for me to help her get some help in the home? What is wrong with her?”
Our caregiver of the month for June is an employee that has been with CaraVita Home Care for over TEN years! Lizzie first started working for CaraVita Home Care when our office was still on Canton Street and has been with us ever since!