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Costs of Care

November 17, 2020InnovAge

Medicare recipients’ highest healthcare expenses include dental bills, prescription drugs, hospital bills, and doctor bills.

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Serving Aging Veterans

November 11, 2020InnovAge

More than half of veterans over 65 rate their own health as fair or poor.

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Treating Lymphedema

November 3, 2020InnovAge

Lymphedema is a unique condition that needs specialized, ongoing treatments from trained therapists.

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Adjusting to the Clock

October 28, 2020InnovAge

Daylight Saving Time can be a difficult adjustment for older adults. Luckily, there are steps that can be taken to help them transition to these changes.

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Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

October 7, 2020InnovAge

Learn more about Alzheimer's disease including risk factors, symptoms, and the benefits of early detection.

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Healing Wounds, Saving Lives

August 5, 2020InnovAge

Learn what wound care management looks like for older adults.  

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Sun Safety for Seniors

July 28, 2020InnovAge

While sun exposure brings benefits for older adults, too much of it can lead to skin cancer. Here are five steps to take to protect yourself when spending time outside this summer. 

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Caregivers Find Support in PACE

July 14, 2020InnovAge

Caregiving for a family member brings challenges that can be difficult when faced alone. Robert and Janet share their stories about how PACE has helped care for her their family members.

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Planning for the Future: Advance Directives

April 14, 2020InnovAge

This week marks National Healthcare Decisions Day to encourage people to create advance directives. Learn more about what they include and why they're important. 

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Caregivers, Older Adults Comment on PACE

February 27, 2020InnovAge

Family caregivers and participants share praise for InnovAge's Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE.

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When Forgetfulness is More than Normal Aging

February 26, 2020InnovAge

Forgetfulness like misplacing your keys is a normal part of aging; memory loss can be much more serious. Know the signs and differences. 

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Wisdom from PACE Participants

February 18, 2020InnovAge

Seniors have a lot of wisdom and experience to share with their communities. Here are some nuggets that come from participants in InnovAge's Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. 

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Hearing Loss May Point to Other Health Issues

February 12, 2020InnovAge

Hearing loss is common as we age, but it can also be related to other health conditions and can impact quality of life. Regular health screenings and tests can help identify issues.  

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Three Tips to Avoid Falls at Home

December 3, 2019InnovAge

Falls can lead to serious injuries for older adults. Read three tips to make your home safer. 

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Insights from Seniors and Caregivers: Care vs. Caring

November 26, 2019InnovAge

Seniors and their caregivers shared their thoughts and fears on aging, and a desire to age in their own homes. 

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Setting the PACE: A Care Model for Aging Seniors

November 13, 2019AHIP

Dr. Ann Wells, chief medical officer for population health, speaks with America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) about the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and how the program addresses social determinants of health (SDOH).

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Diverse Activities for Diverse Seniors

September 6, 2019InnovAge

Participants at InnovAge come from different backgrounds and communities. At InnovAge, our employees come up with unique ways to keep participants engaged.  

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A Bride’s PACE Story

August 29, 2019InnovAge

A newly married InnovAge participant shares her story on what it's like to be a part of the Thornton PACE center in Colorado.

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Embracing Change With Older Adults

January 22, 2019Kelly Crabbe

If you or a loved one is going through a change, here are some ideas that may help ease the transition.

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The Future of PACE: Continuing the Conversation

November 29, 2018InnovAge

InnovAge joined healthcare leaders from across the U.S. for conversations about the importance of PACE for American seniors.

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Communicating with Older Adults, Dos and Don'ts

October 18, 2018InnovAge

Here are some things to remember next time you start a conversation with an older adult.

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10 Warning Signs that it's Time to Stop Driving

September 14, 2018InnovAge

It can be hard to give up the wheel as we age, but seniors and caregivers can work together to make a plan.

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Eye Exams are Crucial for Older Adults

August 24, 2018Dr. Lynn M. Strange

Regular eye exams can help with early diagnosis of treatable conditions in older adults.

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How to Vacation with an Older Adult

July 3, 2018InnovAge

Traveling with an older adult can be challenging. Here's how to make your vacation a success.

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Making the Case for PACE

May 22, 2018Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge President and CEO Maureen Hewitt explains why the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly is more important now than ever.

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Animal Companions for Older Adults

April 20, 2018InnovAge

Learn more about the benefits of animal companionship for older adults.

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Eat Well to Feel Well as You Age

March 30, 2018InnovAge

Eating nutrient-rich food has a positive impact on your overall health. InnovAge PACE dietitian, Christine Barney, explains how she helps older adults at our Lakewood PACE center maintain healthy, balanced diets to optimize their nutrition and healing.

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Social Media Connects Older Adults

March 19, 2018InnovAge

As older adults increasingly incorporate social media into their lives, physicians, families, and caregivers can use it as a tool to improve communication and reduce social isolation.

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Myth Busting: Seniors and Technology

March 13, 2018InnovAge

There are many common stereotypes in our society about seniors and technology. But studies show our assumptions are often not based in reality.

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Exercise Benefits Older Adults

February 16, 2018InnovAge

Remaining active as we age can improve strength and independence in our day-to-day lives.

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Dealing with Grief and Loss

January 31, 2018InnovAge

After many years working with people experiencing grief and loss, InnovAge Chaplain Kelly Crabbe shares some advice.

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