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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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Kindness Counts

April 6, 2021Kelly Crabbe

InnovAge Director of Spiritual Services Kelly Crabbe discusses the impact kindness can have on those around us.

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Adjusting to the Clock

March 12, 2021InnovAge

Daylight Saving Time can be a difficult adjustment for older adults. Luckily, there are steps that can be taken to help them transition to these changes.

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Reflections of Gratitude

December 21, 2020Maureen Hewitt

In a special holiday message, InnovAge’s Maureen Hewitt reflects on the challenges and triumphs of the past year.

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Caregiver and Care Recipient Gift Giving Guide

December 17, 2020InnovAge

Finding the right gift for older adults and caregivers can be difficult. Here are a few ideas that they will love.

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Flu Prevention in Older Adults

December 9, 2020InnovAge

Take necessary precautions to help keep older adults healthy during flu season. 

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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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Costs of Care

November 17, 2020InnovAge

Medicare recipients’ highest healthcare expenses include dental bills, prescription drugs, hospital bills, and doctor bills.

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Serving Aging Veterans

November 11, 2020InnovAge

More than half of veterans over 65 rate their own health as fair or poor.

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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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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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Caregivers Find Support in PACE

July 14, 2020InnovAge

Caregiving for a family member brings challenges that can be difficult when faced alone. Robert and Janet share their stories about how PACE has helped care for her their family members.

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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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Caring for Veterans

May 7, 2020InnovAge

Read how recent changes are allowing military veterans to access other healthcare options as part of their VA benefits – including the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

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Caregiving for your Spouse

April 30, 2020InnovAge

Caregiving for a spouse brings different challenges than caring for an older loved one. Linda shares her story about how PACE has helped care for her husband Larry.  

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Unique Role of PACE Physicians

March 3, 2020InnovAge

Each participant in PACE sees their primary care physican an average of four times a year. Learn more here about the unique role of physicians within PACE and how it's different than in other healthcare environments. 

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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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Three Tips to Avoid Falls at Home

December 3, 2019InnovAge

Falls can lead to serious injuries for older adults. Read three tips to make your home safer. 

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Meet Jim, Tina, and Arthur

November 27, 2019InnovAge

Three new faces in InnovAge ads portray real participants in InnovAge PACE | LIFE. 

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InnovAge and NewCourtland Celebrate New Senior Complex in East Falls Neighborhood

October 8, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge and NewCourtland Senior Services celebrated the grand opening of InnovAge's Pennsylvania LIFE - Henry Avenue Center and NewCourtland's Apartments.

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InnovAge Recognized for Placing Patients at the Forefront of Care

September 30, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge has been recognized for delivering quality, patient-centered care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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Praise for PACE

September 19, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge participants and their families share their thoughts about PACE.

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Raising Awareness of PACE

September 16, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge staff connected with federal, state, and local policymakers at this year's Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) annual conference. 

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Diverse Activities for Diverse Seniors

September 6, 2019InnovAge

Participants at InnovAge come from different backgrounds and communities. At InnovAge, our employees come up with unique ways to keep participants engaged.  

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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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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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