Life, Liberty and Chemistry- Avila Client Margaret Sellmayer

Margaret Sellmayer has abundant wisdom and a quick wit to share with Avila in this feature story. A renowned chemist for decades, loyal to her family and friends, and a woman of deep faith, at 92 years old, Margaret is a remarkable Avila Home Care Client, as well as long-time Oak Crest Senior Living Community resident and an inductee into the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.

Margaret shares, “The secret to a long life is (1) faith in God and (2) a positive attitude- I have a lot to be grateful for; God is good!”

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What if my Parents are Resistant to Home Care?

Do you feel as though one or both of your parents need some extra help at home, yet they have expressed apprehension or even outright refused to engage a professional Caregiver? You are not alone- many, if not most of the families who Avila Home Care serves, have at least some hesitation about home care…

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Put Your Plans In Writing

You may have heard from friends or loved ones, “I don’t want to be hooked up to any of that stuff,” “Do whatever it takes to keep me alive,” or “When it’s my time, it’s my time; I don’t want to linger.”    We’ve all heard comments like these, or perhaps said or thought some…

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Hospice and Palliative Care Resources in Maryland

  Hospice care empowers an individual to live their last season of life to the fullest, and on their own terms surrounded by those they love. Avila Home Care supports hospice care patients through our partnership with Gilchrist– in fact, about 1/3 of Avila’s clients are receiving hospice care. Avila also sponsors the vital advocacy…

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