Avila Partnering with LifeBridge Health and GBMC/Gilchrist

Avila Home Care is excited to announce their new partnership with LifeBridge Health and GBMC/Gilchrist.  LifeBridge Health and GBMC/Gilchrist are two of the leading medical systems in the Mid-Atlantic region.  By partnering with Avila, these respected health care systems will be able to provide a more seamless continuum of care for their patients and allow…

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Skin Care Tips for the Elderly

As we age, our skin loses the firmness, clarity, elasticity and resiliency it had in our youth. While much of these changes are inevitable, there are steps seniors can take to help mitigate the effect the aging process has on their skin. Here, the elder care providers at Avila Home Care discuss some of the…

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Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Shown to Have No Effect on Healthy Life Span in Seniors, Study Shows

A recent clinical trial supported by the National Health Institute (NIH) found that the daily low-dose use of the common anti-inflammatory drug, aspirin, did not prolong healthy and independent living—specifically, a life free of dementia or persistent physical disability. These findings, collected in a clinical trial from ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE),…

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Vision Problems in Seniors

While some minor changes to vision are a normal part of the aging process, more serious issues may be one of many eye conditions that are commonly diagnosed in elderly patients. Here, the home care professionals at Avila Home Care provide information on a few of the most common conditions. Presbyopia This is a common…

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