Protecting Your Personal Relationship As a Family Caregiver Posted by CaraVita Staff on July 15 2020 | 4 minute read Becoming a family caregiver may not be something you planned for. As your parents age, they may need help with a few tasks here and there, but as they get older or even ill, they […]
Explaining an Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis to Children Posted by CaraVita Staff on June 15 2020 | 4 minute read At CaraVita Home Care, we understand the impact that an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis can have on a family. Though adults may understand the disease and how it could affect their family member, children may be unaware […]
COVID-19 Update to Our Clients & Families Posted by Beth Cayce on April 24 2020 | 4 minute read To Our Clients and Family Members: We wanted to provide you with an update on our team’s approach to caring for you or your loved one during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
How to Communicate with a Loved One with Dementia Posted by CaraVita Staff on April 15 2020 | 3 minute read Caring for an older adult can pose many unique challenges, especially if he or she is dealing with memory loss. If you are a family caregiver for a parent or loved one with a […]
Technology Trends That Benefit Seniors & Promote Connectivity Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 26 2020 | 4 minute read Technology is a wonderful thing. Staying organized with daily reminders, quickly getting questions answered, and staying connected with family and friends are a few of the perks of today’s technology. When applied to the senior […]
COVID-19 Client & Family Update Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 26 2020 | 4 minute read Dear Client and Responsible Party, We appreciate the trust and confidence you have in us as we navigate the Coronavirus pandemic. We are closely monitoring the situation and continuously updating our policies and protocols as new information and […]
CaraVita Home Care Addresses Coronavirus (COVID-19) Concerns Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 20 2020 | 2 minute read To Our Clients and Family Members: We know many of you are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may impact you and/or your loved one. Ensuring our clients are cared […]
Vitamins & Nutrients for Seniors: Which Ones Matter? Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 15 2020 | 4 minute read When assessing your parent or loved one’s diet, it’s essential to consider their vitamin intake. Vitamins for seniors are important, especially if there is a suspected deficiency. A vitamin deficiency can occur at any age, […]
Live-In Home Care Posted by CaraVita Staff on March 10 2020 | 3 minute read As you’re looking for the right fit for your family in the home care space, the different terms can get confusing or overwhelming at times. Live-in care and 24/7 care can often be used interchangeably, though there are some differences.
Medication Adherence and the Aging Parent Posted by Dr. Cecilia John on March 5 2020 | 5 minute read Are you really taking your medication as prescribed? Medication adherence is defined as taking 80% or more of a prescribed medication dose, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).