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Managing Stress to Improve Your Health

May 10, 2022InnovAge

Stress affects both seniors and caregivers and can lead to serious health conditions. Learn important steps and tips to reduce stress and improve quality of life. 

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Vaccinations for Older Adults

April 20, 2022InnovAge

Older adults can be at high risk for serious complications from the flu, pneumonia, COVID-19, and other infections and illnesses. Read about the importance of immunizations, or vaccines, in reducing this risk.

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Optimal Oral Care for Older Adults

April 13, 2022InnovAge

A good home dental routine and regular visits with a dental care team can help prevent other health problems in older adults.

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Heart Health Signs and Symptoms

March 9, 2022InnovAge

Seniors and women are at increased risk for heart disease and failure. Learn the warning signs and how to lower your risk.  

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How to Have a Happy, Long-Lasting Relationship at Any Age

February 15, 2022InnovAge

Two PACE couples share how they found love and their “words of wisdom” on creating happy, fulfilling relationships.

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Donating Blood: How Older Adults Can Help Save Lives

February 8, 2022InnovAge

You’re never too old to help your community. Learn more on the basic requirements and how to get more information.

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Suicide Prevention in Older Adults

January 19, 2022InnovAge

Suicide can happen at any age, including those over 55. Learn the risk factors and how to support older loved ones when they need it.

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Avoiding Falls at Home

January 6, 2022InnovAge

Falls can lead to serious injuries for older adults. InnovAge shares tips to help lessen the risks of falls in the home.

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Manage Diabetes with These Tips

November 15, 2021InnovAge

With an individualized care plan, seniors living with diabetes can live an active and healthy life.

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Serving Aging Veterans

November 11, 2021InnovAge

Older veterans can find support and services through the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

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Finding Inspiration throughout COVID-19

May 18, 2021Kelly Crabbe

Director of Chaplain Services Kelly Crabbe and his team have done an incredible job of motivating InnovAge staff members throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about their motivational efforts. 

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10 Tips to Reset Your Mood

April 15, 2021Kelly Crabbe

InnovAge Director of Chaplain Services Kelly Crabbe provides a few tips to help manage and even overcome a bad mood. 

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Meet an InnovAge Social Worker

April 12, 2021InnovAge

Justin, InnovAge social worker, shares his perspective on how he ensures InnovAge participants are safe and secure. 
 

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Stay Active this Winter: Exercise Tips for Seniors

January 21, 2021InnovAge

Snow, ice, and cold temperatures can make staying active a challenge in winter. Here are some ways seniors can stay active at home when the weather isn't cooperating.

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Maintaining a Healthy Bladder

December 1, 2020InnovAge

As adults age, changes to the bladder may require additional maintenance.
 

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Treating Lymphedema

November 3, 2020InnovAge

Lymphedema is a unique condition that needs specialized, ongoing treatments from trained therapists.

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Providing Comfort, Care, and More

October 26, 2020InnovAge

Palliative care focuses on quality of life for those battling chronic illnesses. Read how InnovAge has expanded their program to help both seniors and family members throughout this process.

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Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

October 7, 2020InnovAge

Learn more about Alzheimer's disease including risk factors, symptoms, and the benefits of early detection.

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Staying Socially Connected

September 17, 2020InnovAge

Learn how seniors can stay socially active despite having to stay socially distant.

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The Other Vaccine: Pneumonia

September 10, 2020InnovAge

The lung infection can be particularly dangerous for those over 65. Learn more in our latest post. 

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Working for Wellness

August 27, 2020InnovAge

InnovAge recently introduced a new lifestyle and wellness program for employees that includes helpful tips for everyone. 

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Helping Americans Battle Serious Illnesses

August 20, 2020AHIP

There is no single definition of what constitutes a "serious illness," but there is no doubt that it raises serious challenges for patients, loved ones, and providers.

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Healing Wounds, Saving Lives

August 5, 2020InnovAge

Learn what wound care management looks like for older adults.  

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Sun Safety for Seniors

July 28, 2020InnovAge

While sun exposure brings benefits for older adults, too much of it can lead to skin cancer. Here are five steps to take to protect yourself when spending time outside this summer. 

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Helping Men Stay Healthy

June 29, 2020InnovAge

Regular doctor visits can help men live longer and prevent disease.

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Staying Hydrated as the Temperature Rises

June 23, 2020InnovAge

As the temperature rises during the summer, be sure to check in with older loved ones to make sure they're staying hydrated. 

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Supporting the Front Line

April 22, 2020InnovAge

Looking for ways to help? Here are some recommendations from InnovAge's chief medical officer on how to support healthcare heroes.

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PACE During a Pandemic

April 2, 2020Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge President and CEO shares an update on the company's response to COVID-19 and our ongoing commitment to caring for the seniors enrolled in the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

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When Forgetfulness is More than Normal Aging

February 26, 2020InnovAge

Forgetfulness like misplacing your keys is a normal part of aging; memory loss can be much more serious. Know the signs and differences. 

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Hearing Loss May Point to Other Health Issues

February 12, 2020InnovAge

Hearing loss is common as we age, but it can also be related to other health conditions and can impact quality of life. Regular health screenings and tests can help identify issues.  

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National TV Show Highlights PACE

January 17, 2020InnovAge

A national show on the Lifetime Network highlights helps raise awareness of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE, as a model of care to help older adults stay independent.

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Setting the PACE: A Care Model for Aging Seniors

November 13, 2019AHIP

Dr. Ann Wells, chief medical officer for population health, speaks with America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) about the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and how the program addresses social determinants of health (SDOH).

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Beyond Technology: Innovation and Value in Healthcare

October 18, 2019Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge continues its partnership with the Alliance for Health Policy in an effort to educate policy makers and others about the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. 

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The Link between Oral Health and Overall Health

July 1, 2019InnovAge

Maintaining good oral health in older adults is important to help identify or prevent other medical issues. 

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Resources for Education and Self-Management

May 20, 2019InnovAge

Explore these links with helpful information and resources for seniors and caregivers.

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Healthcare Coding: a Little-Known Story

May 2, 2019InnovAge

HCC coding is part of a larger narrative that helps us better understand our senior participants’ healthcare needs and treat them effectively

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When a Stroke Strikes, Follow These Steps

March 27, 2019InnovAge

Older adult have a high-risk for strokes, learn the symptoms now so that you can act quickly and seek treatment immediately.

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