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Health Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Posted by CaraVita Staff on November 15 2019 | 3 minute read

Being a caregiver for a loved one is an honorable action that can require a lot of patience, care, and love. If you have undertaken the role of caregiver for someone you love, you likely have realized that it is a full-time job with many responsibilities. Though caregiving is the perfect way to show your loved one you care and appreciate them, it can take a toll on your personal life and potentially, your health.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Senior Care

Navigating the Transition from Hospital to Home

Posted by CaraVita Staff on July 15 2019 | 2 minute read

At CaraVita Home Care, we understand that transitioning home after a hospital stay can be challenging. If you’re a senior making the transition from hospital to home, some changes may be necessary. CaraVita Home Care wants to help you with this transition so you can maintain your independence and create a sustainable and healthy lifestyle.

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Topics: Senior Care, Hospital to Home, Wellness & Well-Being

Senior Care: Navigating the Caregiver Journey

Posted by CaraVita Staff on June 15 2019 | 2 minute read

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.

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

Assisting Seniors with Doctor Visits

Posted by CaraVita Staff on April 15 2019 | 2 minute read



At CaraVita Home Care, we understand the importance of having the most exceptional health care possible. Figuring out the most viable health care option can be overwhelming, especially for seniors dealing with doctor appointments alone. Getting involved in an elderly loved one’s health care shows support and increases their overall health. It is okay if you don’t know all of your loved one's medical conditions; you’ll learn more while researching the best care options for them over time.

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Topics: Senior Care, CaraVita Home Care

The 10 biggest dementia care no-no's

Posted by CaraVita Staff on April 3 2017 | 3 minute read

If you are providing home care to a loved one suffering from any stage of dementia related symptoms, you have a lot of trial and error in your future. But we're here to help. After hundreds of combined years experience providing in-home senior care, we have learned a thing or two. Whether your caregiving journey has just begun, or you are about to nod knowingly as you check these off your mental list of things to avoid in care, these are the ten biggest things you can avoid doing to make your communication and caregiving that much more effective.

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Topics: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Senior Care

The Biggies: ten conversations you should plan for

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 6 2017 | 1 minute read

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

How to make aging in place safe again

Posted by CaraVita Staff on February 2 2017 | 5 minute read

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

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

Posted by CaraVita Staff on September 8 2016 | 3 minute read

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: Home Care Resources, Technology, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Featured, Senior Care, Guest Blogger

How to Handle Going Home After a Hospital Stay

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 21 2016 | 3 minute read

written by Dana Herron

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

Who's Directing Your Health Care?

Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 6 2016 | 4 minute read

written by Dana Herron

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Caregiver & Caregiving Resources, Featured, Senior Care, CaraVita Home Care