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Celebrating Nurses Week

May 23, 2024

A blog by Beckie Spaid, DSA-NC. This month saw us celebrating Nurses Week, a much-deserved holiday recognizing compassionate nurses worldwide. Happy Nurses Week!

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Happy Older Americans Month!

May 23, 2024

This May, we recognize Older Americans Month, a time to celebrate our parents, grandparents, mentors, and friends. The theme this year is “Powered by Connection,” highlighting the importance of interpersonal relationships for everyone, but especially for older Americans. Beckie Spaid writes about the origin of Older Americans Month (previously called Senior Citizens Month), some tips for maintaining connections and forming new ones, and some inspiring statistics about the strides we’ve made in the way we support older Americans.

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Keeping Your Patients At Home: Reducing Hospital Readmissions

April 24, 2024

The pressure is on to tackle rising readmission rates. Readmissions can impact hospital wait times, reputation, and patient health. Fortunately, when clients are discharged to an experienced home health company with a coordinated team, you can significantly reduce readmissions, improve patient satisfaction with smoother care transitions, and proactively address the needs of high-risk patients after discharge. This translates to better quality care, happier patients, and less revolving hospital doors.

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Celebrating Social Workers Month, March 2024

March 18, 2024

What is a Social Worker and why is there an entire month dedicated to honoring them? A social worker is a very special person who helps people in challenging situations. Whether these people are children or adults, or even groups of people (like families), social workers are a valuable commodity for them. Think of a social worker as your own personal advocate—someone who supports you and works with you to find community resources to help you.

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Care Advantage, Inc. Extends Northern Virginia Footprint

December 6, 2023

Care Advantage, Inc. (CAI), the largest privately owned home health company in the Mid-Atlantic, completed the acquisition of Nova Home Health Care in Northern Virginia earlier today.

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Jaron Clay, VP of Integrations, Awarded Future Leader by Home Health Care News

October 11, 2023

In this article our Vice President of Intergrations, Jaron Clay, answers some questions about the steps that lead him to becoming a Future Leader of 2023.

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We've Got An IDEA! - I.D.E.A. Council

September 21, 2023

We would like to recognize the efforts of our newly founded IDEA Council! IDEA stands for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility; this council was created to make sure that every workplace in the Care Advantage, Inc.’s Brand Family adheres to the values of diversity and mutual respect that have served us and our communities for so long.

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CEO Tim Hanold Takes on the Heart Challenge from American Heart Association

February 1, 2023

Tim Hanold has joined forces with the American Heart Association as a member of the Heart Challenge Executive Leadership Team.

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HOME HEALTH CARE NEWS: DEALMAKING TIPS FROM HOME-BASED CARE'S TOP ACQUIRERS

January 23, 2023

Leaders of home-based care companies discuss how they have been able to achieve the recent growth in the industry. Click to read

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Aging in Place: Warning Signs Your Loved One Needs Extra Care

January 13, 2023

Care Advantage talks with WDBJ about warning signs your loved one might need a little extra support in the home.

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CEO Soundbite 2022

December 21, 2022

Tim Hanold, CEO delivers 2022 company highlights.

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Care Advantage Strengthens Virginia Presence with Care Perfections

December 19, 2022

The addition of Care Perfections further extends the geographic reach of Care Advantage, and the ability to provide personalized in-home care services

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Care Advantage, Inc. Extend Northern Virginia Footprint

December 14, 2022

Inc. (“Care Advantage”), one of the largest privately owned home health companies in the Mid-Atlantic, completed the acquisition of Lighthouse Healthcare, Inc.

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CHAPcast podcast with Tim Hanold, CEO Care Advantage, Inc.

December 8, 2022

Home Care has tremendous value for the people and families receiving care. In This episode, Jennifer Kennedy and CEO Tim Hanold from Care Advantage shares insights on what quality indicators payors look for in network partners and what metrics matter most in value-based purchasing and risk relationships.

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WARNING SIGNS YOUR LOVED ONE NEEDS MORE SUPPORT

November 23, 2022

Whether they come to you, or you travel to them, there are some specific signs to keep an eye out for as they could indicate a need for more care or support.

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Care Advantage talks about Home Care and Palliative Care with WDBJ7

November 15, 2022

As we mark Home Care and Hospice Month, WDBJ7 features the help that companies like Care Advantage can give those who have to make choices for their loved ones.

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Thank you to our Veterans

November 11, 2022

To show our appreciation, we do our best to ensure that veterans are provided for post-service. Click to read

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FOURever Grateful, Care Advantage Voted The Best In-Homecare

September 21, 2022

For a fourth year, Care Advantage is voted the Best In-Home Care provider by the Richmond Times Dispatch.

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Care Advantage Talks about Falls Prevention with WDBJ Channel 7

September 20, 2022

Watch "Aging in Place," a new segment on WDBJ7, to help families navigate the changing needs of older loved ones as we talk about Falls Prevention Week.

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Care Advantage Talks about Aging in place with WDBJ Channel 7

September 6, 2022

Watch "Aging in Place," a new segment on WDBJ7, to help families navigate the changing needs of older loved ones as we celebrate Healthy Aging Month.

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Care Advantage Expands Scope with Acquisition of Youngs Healthcare

August 16, 2022

Virginia Youngs Healthcare becomes the seventeenth acquisition Care Advantage, Inc. has completed since 2018. See details

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CARE ADVANTAGE, INC ACQUIRES NATIONAL HOME HEALTHCARE IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

August 2, 2022

Care Advantage, Inc., a home health company in the Mid-Atlantic, completed the acquisition of National Home Healthcare in Herndon, Virginia

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Caregiver Delores Witcher named 2022 Frontline Honors Class

August 1, 2022

Deloris Witcher, caregiver (PCA) for Care Advantage, has been named a 2022 Frontline Honors honoree by Home Health Care News.

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The Hydration Situation: Healthy Water Habits

July 8, 2022

Staying hydrated is important for everyone, but as we get older it is even more important to make sure we are getting enough fluids.

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TIM HANOLD, CEO APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES

June 14, 2022

Care Advantage, Inc. is proud to congratulate Tim Hanold on his recent appointment by Governor Glenn Youngkin to the Board of Medical Assistance Services.

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Home Care's Toughest Topics, CEO Roundtable with MyCNAJobs.com

April 14, 2022

How do we recruit and retain great caregivers while making sure we deliver safe and compassionate care? Find out

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IF GENERAL ASSEMBLY DOESN'T ACT, HOME CARE AGENCIES COULD BE HIT HARD

March 4, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally shifted our perception of health care and upended its delivery.

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CROSS MY HEART AND HOPE TO LIVE

February 28, 2022

Heart health is incredibly important for everyone, regardless of age, race, or gender. Here are some easy ways to improve your heart health

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Hiring Event Announced Across the State of Virginia

February 7, 2022

We are expanding, and trying to keep up with the growing aging population. We are ready to help answer the call to service with compassionate and caring staff.

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Top Ten Cold Weather Tips for Seniors

January 23, 2022

As we age, it gets harder for our bodies to tolerate such extreme weather conditions. Here are our top 10 tips for cold weather preparation for seniors.

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CARE ADVANTAGE STRENGTHENS DELAWARE PRESENCE WITH SILVER LINING HEALTHCARE

December 29, 2021

Care Advantage, Inc. (“Care Advantage”) completed the acquisition of Silver Lining Healthcare in Dover, Delaware earlier today.

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CARING FOR YOUR LOVED ONES THIS THANKSGIVING

November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving is a great time to check up on your senior loved ones, to see how they are doing in their own home or with others.

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Care Advantage, Inc. Acquisition of My Home Companion

November 16, 2021

Care Advantage, Inc., a home health company in the Mid-Atlantic, announced the acquisition of My Home Companion in Springfield, Virginia today.

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THE CARE ADVANTAGE FAMILY, A VIEW FROM A UNITED STATES AIRFORCE VETERAN

November 11, 2021

I could not be as successful as I have been without the support of both my family and my work family at Care Advantage. Click to read

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HOW TO HIRE AN IN-HOME CAREGIVER

October 27, 2021

Three steps to hiring the right caregiver for you or your loved one. Care Advantage has prescreened attendants covering a vast range of skills and experience

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Care Advantage Named the Best In Home Care Provider in Richmond

October 25, 2021

For the seventh year, The Times-Dispatch asked Richmonders to offer their thoughts about “The Best” of our region.

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CELEBRATING THE CULTURE AND HISTORY OF AMERICANS WITH HISPANIC DECENT

September 16, 2021

When it comes to family, we are taught to respect our elders and to always help each other out. Click to read

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SAFELY STROLLING INTO FALLS PREVENTION WEEK

September 15, 2021

After a fall everything changes. We must all learn how to operate in this new world where mom or dad may not be okay at home by themselves.

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What Ingredients Make for a Great Caregiver

August 27, 2021

You must have a cup of compassion, a cup of attitude, a cup of respect, and two cups of excellence. Combine all your ingredients and blend them into your base.

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4 REASONS WHY YOGA IS PERFECT FOR SENIORS

July 29, 2021

You've probably heard about the benefits of yoga for seniors. But is it right for you? Find out some of the benefits of yoga for older adults

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KEEPING CARE INTERESTING

June 29, 2021

Have you ever found yourself just a few hours into your shift having already completed your client’s personal care needs…and wondered “Now what do I do?”

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LGBTQ+ and Elderly Care

June 11, 2021

I often get asked why there are so many young people coming out. People think it must be a trend. Is it?

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Searchlight Capital Partners to Acquire Majority Stake in Care Advantage

June 1, 2021

Searchlight has acquired the business from BelHealth Investment Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm.

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To Know The is to Love Them: Celebrate Nurses Week 2021

May 6, 2021

What can we do to celebrate nurses’ contributions to our lives? One way is to mark National Nurses Week, which runs from May 6th to May 12th

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Here’s How to Prevent, Manage, and Relieve Caregiver Stress

April 14, 2021

April is Stress Awareness Month, and it arrives with impeccable timing. For many, the “year of COVID” has been the most stressful in living memory.

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10 TIPS FOR CARING FOR THOSE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

April 7, 2021

As a Social Engagement Specialist for Capital City Nurses, I’m privileged to experience the deep bond between our clients and our caregivers first-hand!

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HELPFUL IDEAS ON HOME SAFETY FOR SENIORS

March 31, 2021

If you’re a senior worried about home safety, or a caregiver, take some advice from Ben Franklin: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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The Care Advantage Difference: 5 Differences that Set Us Apart

March 11, 2021

Finding a home health care provider for you or a loved one isn’t a casual decision. Why should it be? You could be letting someone in your home for hours

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How In-home Care Services Benefit People with Dementia

March 9, 2021

If you think you have few choices for safe memory care, hope is on the way. With the right plan, people with dementia can get high-quality help at home

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HELP SENIORS STAY “CONNECTED” TO THE PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS THEY LOVE

February 23, 2021

My mission is to help people stay meaningfully connected to family, friends, and communities, and to rediscover their personal passions along the way

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5 Ways In-Home Care Services Can Boost Your Independence

February 15, 2021

With full appreciation of the possibilities of in-home care, your caution may turn to excitement. Here are 5 ways care at home can boost your independence.‍

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Safe but Sociable: 7 Ways to Stay Connected During The Pandemic

February 4, 2021

Isolated due to social distancing rules, seniors have invented more creative ways to bond, and share precious experiences with friends and family.

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The BenEfits of Seniors Having Pets

January 19, 2021

There are countless benefits to seniors having pets. A pet can have a very positive impact on the social, physical, and emotional well-being of seniors

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CEO Update, December 2020

December 22, 2020

There is no question, 2020 is a year unlike any other. As expected, our caregiving family remained brave and resilient throughout.

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LAWMAKERS NEED TO PRIORITIZE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS FOR HOME HEALTH CARE

December 14, 2020

Virginia lawmakers should prioritize fully funding Medicaid reimbursements for home health care as a critical bridge to a new normal for this industry

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HOME HEALTH CARE IS A PASSION

November 30, 2020

Our team is made up of caring professionals who go above and beyond to care for our community. Our success is due to our passionate group of experts.

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CREATIVE AND SAFE THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS

November 24, 2020

This season is about focusing on those things that are special. Of course, this year has forced us all to re-evaluate what is important in our lives.

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BEING PART OF A WORK FAMILY MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

November 10, 2020

Working for Care Advantage has been eye-opening regarding how a company should treat their employees and the amount of investment they have in their staff.

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CELEBRATING OUR DIFFERENCE MAKERS

November 1, 2020

November is designated as Home Care & Hospice Month a time to celebrate the nurses, therapists, aides, and other home care and hospice workers

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SUPPORTING OUR CLIENTS AND BEING SUPPORTED

October 23, 2020

My key objective as an occupational therapist is to work with our clients and families towards achieving their personalized recovery and health goals

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FALL PREVENTION TIPS - JAMIE VELA, PT

September 28, 2020

Check out these Fall Prevention Tips so that the loved ones in your life can remain aging safely in the comfort of their care environment.

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WE ARE HIRING NOW

September 25, 2020

Already a healthcare hero? Check out our Careers page for the many openings we currently have in our growing care family. We need more people like you.

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The Best Streaming Services to Subscribe to in Quarantine

September 18, 2020

Quarantine is not fun for anyone, but being stuck inside all day doesn't have to be a drag! Let’s chat about some of your best streaming options

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A CARE ADVANTAGE LIFE: ELIZABETH MAKO

September 9, 2020

Elizabeth Mako delivers some great insight on providing services during COVID-19 and why providing exceptional in-home care to clients is a team effort.

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Responsibilities of Professional In-Home Caregivers

September 4, 2020

This article explains how the services of in-home caregivers can help and provide valuable support to improve the life of an elderly loved one

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PAMELA HOPEWELL, MAKING A DIFFERENCE

August 26, 2020

Being a nurse has been the foundation of my career, no matter the role or duty, I have always placed the patient at the center of everything I do.

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Stronger than Ever

August 17, 2020

Enjoy a few moments with our CEO, Tim Hanold, as he gives an update on the Care Advantage Inc Family.

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SKILLED DIVISION APPOINTS NEW MD

July 29, 2020

All About Care and Paradise Home Care, and represent the skilled division of the company, appoints a new Medical Director, Dr. Gohar Abbasi.

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TINA BELL ON LOVING WHAT YOU DO

July 7, 2020

Tina Bell, having had multiple life and career experiences, says, “I look forward to coming to work every day and feel so fortunate to be able to say that

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START YOUR CAREER IN CARE

June 25, 2020

Find out how to get started in a healthcare career and how the Care Advantage Family of companies can support you in your personal career goals!

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HERE TO SERVE

March 18, 2020

Our caregiving communities are aware of what we are doing to ensure we can continue to provide exceptional care services to our clients in the home.

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PREPARED AND READY FOR YOU

March 10, 2020

Our goal is to keep in mind that our role in the community is to provide high-quality, compassionate care – in a client’s OWN HOME environment

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Care Advantage Acquires Amaisa Home Care in Leesburg, VA

January 8, 2020

Care Advantage, a leading provider of home healthcare services in the Mid-Atlantic announces the acquisition of Amaisa Home Care (“Amaisa”).

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Care Advantage and Team Nurse Unite through Acquisition

December 19, 2019

Care Advantage, a provider of home healthcare services in the Mid-Atlantic and a BelHealth Investment Partners portfolio company acquires Team Nurse Inc.

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Key Differences Between Using Home Care Agency or Direct Hire

May 19, 2019

The best solution for caring for a loved one in the home can be tough. We are torn between hiring an agency, caregivers, or providing care ourselves.

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The Help You Need Through the Continuum of Care

April 18, 2019

Continuum of Care refers to the varying levels of care a person might need all the way from living independently to in-hospital care

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Tailoring Service to Your Specific Needs

April 8, 2019

Often, patients, eager to come home from the hospital, don’t realize they may need help with the simplest of daily tasks like bathing, dressing, etc.

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