Laverne Branch is Avila’s Caregiver of the Month for May, 2021!

Avila Home Care is proud to have Laverne Branch as a member of our exemplary Caregiving team! Laverne has been named May Caregiver of the Month because she has been a faithful and committed Caregiver since she came to work with Avila in the summer of 2017. She has worked with many clients over the years and has been adored by all of them. Laverne has a kind and gentle way of caring for others, and her calm demeanor is very comforting. Congratulations, Laverne!

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Shingles and the Elderly

April 24, 2018

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a serious medical concern for elderly people. Here, the home care professionals at Avila Home Care provide the critical information elderly people need regarding this viral disease. What is Shingles? Shingles is a painful rash that develops on one side of the face or body that is caused…

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Faith, Music and Minnie- Avila Caregiver Bernadette Lowther Brings Hope to Her Clients

July 10, 2022

Avila Caregiver Bernadette Lowther has led a life of faith and compassion- with the joy of service, music and Minnie Mouse sprinkled on top! An avid church-goer, mother, Caretaker for her parents and worker with the State and in home care, Bernadette shares, “When I started to care for my dad and mom, I knew…

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What to Know About Sleep and Aging

August 16, 2018

As we age, it is not uncommon for our sleep habits to change; however, a decline in quality of sleep does not have to be accepted as a part of growing older. Here, the elder care providers at Avila Home Care discuss what senior citizens should know about sleep and proper sleeping practices. Both Quality…

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