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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. Care Advantage can assist them in their own homes, looking after them, helping with activities of daily living, and being an ear to listen.

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Care Advantage, Inc. Continues to Grow Its Northern Virginia Footprint with the Acquisition of My Home Companion.

November 16, 2021

Richmond, VA – November 16, 2021 – Care Advantage, Inc. (“Care Advantage”), one of the largest privately owned home health companies 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. They understand the sacrifices I have made in my life as a veteran and the difficult scars that sometimes leaves behind. Care Advantage is a compassionate and genuine organization that truly cares for every individual connected to them. They have always had my best interests at heart, and I know that as a company, we will do all that we can to ensure we provide nothing but the best in home health services for your loved ones.

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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 — and we handle all the paperwork. We’re so confident that we offer both excellence and value for money that we promise to refund your first 24 hours of fees if you’re not satisfied with our services.

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Care Advantage Named the Best In Home Care Provider in Richmond by the Richmond Times Dispatch

October 25, 2021

After 270,000 votes cast, Richmond voted Care Advantage the Top Award!

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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. Our family gatherings are filled with adults trading stories at the dinner table while they exchange dishes. All the women of the family prepare and take to “Mama’s” (grandma) house, while all the kids gather on the living room floor to play and eat.

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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. Where we once found stability in our parents, now we find fear. Our fear of not providing them the level of care they need after all those years where they cared for us. Our parents’ fear of moving around freely in their home without another fall.

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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 together and blend them into your base. While blending, add in a cup of education, a cup of positivity, a cup of love and two cups of communication. That ingredient is key.

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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? Perhaps you’ve seen clips of advanced practitioners twisted into pretzel-like shapes and decided you’d rather stick to your afternoon walk. If so, we encourage you to give yoga another look. This ancient Indian practice can be as gentle as a stroll and as relaxing as a hot bath — with no contortions required.

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KEEPING CARE INTERESTING

June 29, 2021

Whether you’re caring for a person at home or in a senior living community… the key is to consider their interests and former occupation to determine what kind of activities might interest them. By engaging in pleasant and stimulating conversation you can learn more about the person and discover new ideas for activities that will bring them a sense of joy and purpose.

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LGBTQ+ and Elderly Care

June 11, 2021

In our role as compassionate and patient centered caregivers, we need to make sure all our clients, and sometimes our co-workers, family members and friends, do not feel overlooked but feel valued with the dignity and respect they deserve.

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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 (Florence Nightingale’s birthday) every year. Let’s kick things off by running through some of the more interesting facts about the profession.

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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 INDIVIDUALS 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 Can Help People with Dementia Live Their Best Lives

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 REIMBURSMENTS 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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