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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

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

The Biggies: ten conversations you should plan for

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 6 2017

The dreaded parent-child life talks. Odds are you've been having them with your folks since the first time you cut your sisters pony tail off, or did some other childhood things to warrant the "go wait in your room, your father will be hearing about this when he gets home," bomb from mom. You probably slinked away, awaiting that conversation with anxious energy. Funny how some things never change. Now that everyone is a little older, a little wiser, surely we can all talk about things like aging, right? Of course not.

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Topics: General Care Information, Home Care Resources, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

How to make aging in place safe again

Posted by CaraVita Staff on February 2 2017

Remember the President's campaign slogan from 2016; the one on all the red hats? "Make America Great Again," it read. Well we think it's just as important that if you or a loved on is aging in place, we should come together as a people and learn how to Make Aging in Place Safe Again.

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Topics: General Care Information, Home Care Resources, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

5 Things to Do After a Holiday Visit with Loved Ones

Posted by CaraVita Staff on January 5 2017

So, you've seen your parents. You've checked our checklist. It seems like maybe they might need a little help. What to do?

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Topics: Home Care Resources, Senior Treatments, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

Seniors and the Sharing Economy: how the Golden Girls got it right

Posted by CaraVita Staff on September 8 2016

You know, maybe the Golden Girls had it right all along; like pioneers for modern seniors and the sharing economy.

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Topics: Featured, General Care Information, Guest Blogger, Home Care Resources, Technology, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

How to Handle Going Home After a Hospital Stay

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 21 2016

written by Dana Herron

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Topics: General Care Information, Home Care Resources, Hospital to Home, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, CaraVita Senior Care

Recall Guide Helps Seniors Remember Medications

Posted by CaraVita Staff on August 12 2015
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Topics: Home Care Resources, Technology

Understanding Senior Care Options: Spectrum of Care

Posted by CaraVita Staff on July 9 2015

Understanding Care: Part 2

Why an accurate assessment is mission critical.

The first thing to understand when assessing your senior care options is the spectrum of available care.

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Topics: Featured, Guest Blogger, Home Care Resources, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources

Nursing in an Aging America

Posted by CaraVita Staff on July 7 2015

Enjoy this extremely enlightening infographic from NursingSchoolHub.com/ about what the future holds for nursing professionals and how an aging America affects the nursing industry.

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Topics: Featured, General Care Information, Home Care Resources, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources