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News and Recent Senior Care Updates

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Two Cultures Connect

 “Alvita has been an incredible relief for me” For Derek, finding the right care for his mother, Rita, was a complex and strenuous process. But today, Derek could not be more satisfied with the wonderful women who looks after his mom.…
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Is the United States Lagging in Help for its Family Caregivers?

An interesting article recently posted on the NY Times blog “The New Old Age” discussed strategies used by different nations to respond to a growing population with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Countries have adopted a variety…
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Glamour Gals: Volunteers Connect Old and Young Generations and Look Good Doing It

I spend a lot of my days visiting nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Sadly, one thing I rarely see is younger generations interacting with seniors. On the contrary, it seems that these days young adults are becoming more and more…
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How to Enjoy the Holiday Season with Seniors

Happy Holidays from the Alvita Care team! Whether you’ve had a chance to get to know the Alvita Care team personally, or are just dropping by to read our blog, chances are you know senior family members or friends. So as the holidays are…

Home Life Health Care Becomes Alvita Care

Effective December 16, 2012, Home Life Health Care officially changed the name of our business to Alvita Care. We are very excited about our new name as we believe it better reflects the unique perspective we bring to the home care industry.…
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Calling All Daughters: Thank You, You’re Doing A Great Job

As the owner of a home care agency, I regularly meet with families and adult children that are struggling to deal with the life-changing effects of deterioration in the health of an elderly parent, or with the chronic stresses of caring for…