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George Umahoin | Caregiver Spotlight

Posted by CaraVita Staff on February 29 2020 | 3 minute read

CaraVita Home Care's March 2020 Caregiver of the Month is George Umahoin! George is originally from Nigeria. He joined the military in 1966 and served his country until 1983.

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

Atinuke "Tina" Doherty | Caregiver Spotlight

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

CaraVita Home Care's February 2020 Caregiver of the Month is Atinuke "Tina" Doherty. Tina is one of CaraVita Home Care's longest-running employees having been with us for over ten years!

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home 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 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

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

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

Grace Lasekan | Caregiver Spotlight

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

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.

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Topics: Caregiver Spotlight, CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care

Protecting Seniors from Fraud: The Top 8 Scams and How to Prevent Them

Posted by Lolly Ward on May 1 2019 | 4 minute read



Did you know that over 5 million older Americans are financially exploited every year at a cost of over $36.5 billion a year according to Bloomberg?  The problem has reached epic proportions especially as Baby Boomers reach their senior years.

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Topics: CaraVita Spotlight

Adeyemi Ademoye | Caregiver Spotlight

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



Our May Caregiver of the Month is Adeyemi Ademoye! Adeyemi, or “Yemi” as staff and clients know him, is originally from Lagos, Nigeria. His wife, Boyo, and his sister-in-law Helen are also caregivers for CaraVita Home Care!

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Caregiving From a Distance: A New Challenge Facing Baby Boomers and Their Parents

Posted by Mandy Merkel on March 15 2019 | 5 minute read


“After my parents moved to Florida to retire and create new lives for themselves, we thought things would be fine; if something happened to one of them, we could hop on a plane and take care of things. Unfortunately, it was not that simple. Dad broke his hip and needed short term rehab – unbeknownst to us; he had been taking care of Mom as her dementia advanced. Like many parents, he had kept us in the dark about how much she depended on him, and like many children, we chose not to see the realities of her decline. Now we were faced with a crisis; who would take care of Mom while Dad was in rehab. None of us children lived closer than a plane ride away – all of us with jobs and families of our own. How would we deal with this?”

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Topics: CaraVita Spotlight, CaraVita Home Care