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The Founders of Avida Home Care

Did you hear about the airline captain and the ICU nurse? They are very passionate people – passionate about each other (yes even after they were married) and passionate about taking care of their elderly parents; which is what led them to start Avida. Let me tell you about them. So, here’s the scoop about … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s/dementia

Alzheimer’s, dementia. Scary topics. Yet with our aging population, they have become far too familiar. The signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia are easy to miss. “It’s ok if he asks me the same thing three times,” you say to yourself. Or, “He’s too young to have dementia.” It’s not easy to approach these subjects with our … Continue reading

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The struggle between nursing home and homecare

  “Me go to a nursing home? Absolutely not!” “But Mom, this last fall was serious and we can’t risk another one.  You’ll be able to get therapy there.” After much reasoning and pleading with her on our part,   “Well  just a little while then”  she agreed. The therapy would take two weeks.  After … Continue reading

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The personal incident that inspired Avida Home Care

At 93 Dad was doing well for his age. Then came the car accident and he needed round the clock care. Luckily our stepmother Clari, who is a natural nurturer, (she feeds neighbors who are in need and is at the bed side of the sick,) took up the challenge. It was all good, right? … Continue reading

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