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Timing Out Maintenance with Senior Home Care

Posted by CaraVita Staff on November 1 2018

 

When most people think of purchasing a home, they might first resonate with the financial responsibility that comes along with that purchase. Buying a home is said to be one of the true feats of becoming a responsible adult. Most people, however, do not think about the maintenance required through the years, or how they might care for the home as seniors. Purchasing a home is rather permanent, and it is important to be cautious of all the factors that come with new ownership. Having older parents facing issues with senior home care maintenance is a significant problem for living independently. Nearly 70% of home upkeep tasks are considered challenging for seniors.

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Topics: Retirement, CaraVita Senior Care, Home Safety, Home Care Resources

Words of Wisdom for Senior Caregivers

Posted by CaraVita Staff on October 1 2018

Having a job as senior caregiver can be a very fulfilling and rewarding career, that will provide for complete job satisfaction. When you care for an elderly loved one, there is a great sense of honor and purpose in your life. It may sometimes become a little tough to exert a lot of energy into helping someone else, so it is important to seek help to avoid caregiver burnout. CaraVita Home Care wants all caregivers and family members who care for others to feel appreciated. Here are a few words of wisdom for senior caregivers.

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Topics: CaraVita Senior Care, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

Supporting Your Immune System with Senior Home Care

Posted by CaraVita Staff on September 1 2018

As we age, our immune system weakens, raising the chances of illness. At CaraVita, we understand that keeping strong immunity is vitally important for seniors, especially during cold and flu season. A significant part of senior home care is ensuring you are healthy and energized. Here are a few tips for giving your immune system a boost:

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

Senior Home Care and Caregiving, It Is A Team Effort

Posted by CaraVita Staff on August 1 2018

At CaraVita Home Care, we are proud of the services we provide in senior home care and the partners we work with. One of our partners, Aloha to Senior Solutions, believes the act of aging should be treated with the Aloha spirit, otherwise known as a harmonious and respectful way of living.  The following information was provided by our guest blogger Dawn Reed, CEO of Aloha to Senior Solutions and Founder of Aloha to Aging, Inc. In a previous article, we discussed ways caregivers can remain positive, in this edition we are expressing why caregiving should be a team effort.

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Topics: CaraVita Senior Care, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Guest Blogger

CaraVita Partners with Ceresti Health for Pilot Program

Posted by CaraVita Staff on July 2 2018

Being a caregiver for a loved one is often challenging at times. It is important to be mindful of personal time and not overexert yourself when caring for someone. Inadequately monitoring your own time and needs can lead to the development of caregiver burnout. In addition to this outcome, it can be disheartening if your loved one has developed memory impairments and you may not fully understand what is happening to them.

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Topics: CaraVita Senior Care, Guest Blogger

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 | Caregiver Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on May 3 2018

Congratulations to Evelyn Joseph for being the May Caregiver Spotlight 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: CaraVita Senior Care

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

CaraVita Home Care Receives 2017 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award

Posted by CaraVita Staff on January 31 2017

Roswell, GA – CaraVita Home Care today announced that it has received the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The Provider of Choice Award is granted only to the top ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse. CaraVita Home Care is now ranked among a select few home care providers across the country who have proven their ability to provide outstanding care.

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Topics: Featured, CaraVita Senior Care