Shamira Saxon is Avila’s Caregiver of the Month for January, 2021!

Shamira Saxon is Avila’s Caregiver of the Month for January, 2021! Shamira (Myra) exudes passion and joy while caring for her clients. She is delightful in her demeanor, and is always willing to step in and help- going the extra mile with her service. Even once clients are no longer in her care, Shamira continues to stay in touch with them to check in about how they are doing. She is compassionate, responsible and well loved by all. Congratulations Shamira!

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Study Shows Benzodiazepines are Prescribed in Excess to the Elderly

April 16, 2019

Benzodiazepines, which include prescription drugs Xanax and Valium, are a class of drugs most often used to treat anxiety. While benzodiazepines are commonly prescribed to treat a variety of physical and mental health conditions, one study shows that anti-anxiety medications are prescribed in excess to seniors. Here, the home care providers at Avila Home Care…

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The Link Between Menopause and Alzheimer’s: An Overview

April 6, 2020

It can be startling to hear that, by the age of 65, 1 in 5 women have a chance of developing Alzheimer’s, and menopause is actually a potential link. Here, the home care providers at Avila Home Care discuss the connection between menopause and Alzheimer’s, and how you can take preventative measures to preserve your…

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The Home Care Conversation

August 23, 2021

Sometimes the more frequently we see or talk to our parents, the more difficult it is to engage them about some type of Home Care assistance. Taking a while to notice the need for assistance, and then actually broaching a conversation about it can be challenging. After all, you are not in the habit of…

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