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Holiday Gift Guide for the Senior in Your Life

Posted by Beth Cayce on December 8 2018

The holidays always have a way of sneaking up on us, and if you are a last-minute shopper like some of us here at CaraVita Home Care, you may be frantically online shopping to get the job done before your family gathering.

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Topics: Holidays, CaraVita Senior Care, In-Home Care

How to Have a Good Holiday Visit

Posted by Beth Cayce on December 1 2018

The holiday season is upon us! If you are caring for a loved one living with dementia, the holiday season can be both wonderful and challenging. It is a great time of the year to engage with your loved one in favorite activities and memories from holidays past, but it can also be difficult to navigate these traditions in new ways that offer the proper support for them.

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Holidays

Saluting Our Older Veterans

Posted by CaraVita Staff on July 2 2018

This article is a guest-written blog by Hurley Elder Care Law’s Community Relations Manager, Amanda White. CaraVita Home Care is proud to work with Hurley Elder Care Law to ensure all seniors are treated with dignity and respect. A significant portion of our clients are military veterans that have needs for in-home care.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Holidays, Senior Treatments

Dealing with Difficult Behavior During the Holiday Season

Posted by CaraVita Staff on December 1 2017

Often times the holiday season can bring to light a loved one’s variety of difficult behaviors. While the holidays are a joyous time that can be meaningful and enriching for all, it can also cause anxiety or confusion for someone living with Alzheimer’s. Interruption in routine, loud noises, and stimulation during family visits can be difficult on both loved ones with memory impairments and the family caregiver.

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Holidays

Caring for Seniors During the Holiday Season

Posted by CaraVita Staff on December 17 2012

 

With the holiday season upon us, and plans in place to visit mom and dad, now is a great time for families to revisit solutions that keep parents aging gracefully and in place. Because our lives are busy, we may not always connect with our parents and aging loved ones as often as we would like. 

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Topics: Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Holidays