Real Stories about our experiences…

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The Story of the Three Bears

When Daniel was first diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, him and his family were determined for him to continue to live a normal life. Indeed, Daniel was high functioning: as a successful and well-known artist and sculptor, he continued to produce successful artwork as well as live and travel happily with his wife and fellow […]

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Two Makes Company

happy old couple laugh until one cries

“Sometimes I forget my apartment is across the hall” Bob is 89 and Lorie is 93, and while they technically live in separate apartments, in reality, they are quite inseparable friends. Every morning Bob wakes up and strolls across the hall to Lorie’s apartment where he spends most of his day. He eats his meals, […]

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Finding Help for Abuelita

“Ma was not eating right, her house was a disaster, and she was beginning to forget her English.” Mark was very worried about his eighty-three-year-old mother, Rosa. Though he had moved to California over 20 years ago, it was only now that he began to feel that his distance from New York City was truly […]

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Thelma and Louise

Thelma and Louise could not have asked for a better match. While Thelma is a 97 year-old resident in an assisted living facility and Louise a 24 year-old caregiver, they spend their days laughing and playing around as old friends would. Thelma likes to tell her fellow residents that Louise is like her granddaughter; Louise […]

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Alvita Care Helps: Making New York City a Reality

NYC yellow taxi in the city

For Susan King, traveling to New York City was always a dream. In light of the recent progression of her multiple sclerosis, this dream had begun to seem less and less feasible. While only 52, her MS had progressed rapidly, disabling her from being able to mobilize without assistance. Spending her entire life in Ireland, […]

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Reached One Hundred and Young-In-Love!

“She’s my ears and I’m her eyes!” Ronald Clark nearly screamed this as he described his relationship with his “beautiful and splendid wife,” Dorothy. This week, Dorothy Clark turns 101 years old. She is nearly blind, and he is deaf in one ear, but despite the challenges, aches and pains that come with age, the […]