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Nursing in PACE

May 28, 2021InnovAge

InnovAge nursing professionals share their thoughts on what it's like to work in the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE.

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Serving Aging Veterans

May 26, 2021InnovAge

Older veterans have access to the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) as part of their VA benefits.

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Finding Inspiration throughout COVID-19

May 18, 2021Kelly Crabbe

Director of Chaplain Services Kelly Crabbe and his team have done an incredible job of motivating InnovAge staff members throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about their motivational efforts. 

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InnovAge, National PACE Association Applaud ‘PACE Plus Act’

April 19, 2021Home Health Care News

The scene is set for a possible expansion to Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the U.S.

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10 Tips to Reset Your Mood

April 15, 2021Kelly Crabbe

InnovAge Director of Chaplain Services Kelly Crabbe provides a few tips to help manage and even overcome a bad mood. 

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InnovAge Appoints Alice Raia Chief Information Officer

April 14, 2021InnovAge

InnovAge Holding Corp. (InnovAge) today announced that it has appointed Alice Raia as chief information officer. 

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Meet an InnovAge Social Worker

April 12, 2021InnovAge

Justin, InnovAge social worker, shares his perspective on how he ensures InnovAge participants are safe and secure. 
 

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Kindness Counts

April 6, 2021Kelly Crabbe

InnovAge Director of Spiritual Services Kelly Crabbe discusses the impact kindness can have on those around us.

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InnovAge Announces Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares

March 12, 2021InnovAge

InnovAge Holding Corp. (InnovAge) today announced that on March 9, 2021, the underwriters of the previously announced initial public offering exercised their option to purchase additional shares of common stock from InnovAge at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.

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Adjusting to the Clock

March 12, 2021InnovAge

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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‘We’re a Strong Alternative to Nursing Homes’

March 4, 2021Home Health Care News

InnovAge (Nasdaq: INNV), a Program of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly (PACE) provider, officially went public Thursday. Denver-based InnovAge offers one of the largest PACE programs in the U.S. The company has about 1,900 employees and serves 6,600 seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, California, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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Senior care provider InnovAge rises in public debut

March 4, 2021Yahoo Finance

Senior care provider InnovAge started trading today under the ticker "INNV." InnovAge CEO Maureen Hewitt joins Yahoo Finance live to discuss the company’s IPO and what’s in store for 2021.

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InnovAge Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

March 3, 2021InnovAge

InnovAge Holding Corp. (InnovAge) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering.

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InnovAge Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

February 24, 2021InnovAge

InnovAge Holding Corp. (InnovAge) today announced the launch of its initial public offering.

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Heart Health Warning Signs for Seniors

February 10, 2021InnovAge

Here are some questions and answers about common heart health issues.

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Stay Active this Winter: Exercise Tips for Seniors

January 21, 2021InnovAge

Snow, ice, and cold temperatures can make staying active a challenge in winter. Here are some ways seniors can stay active at home when the weather isn't cooperating.

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Reflections of Gratitude

December 21, 2020Maureen Hewitt

In a special holiday message, InnovAge’s Maureen Hewitt reflects on the challenges and triumphs of the past year.

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Caregiver and Care Recipient Gift Giving Guide

December 17, 2020InnovAge

Finding the right gift for older adults and caregivers can be difficult. Here are a few ideas that they will love.

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Flu Prevention in Older Adults

December 9, 2020InnovAge

Take necessary precautions to help keep older adults healthy during flu season. 

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Dual Eligible Individuals Using Home-and Community-Based Services

December 2, 2020Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.

One integrated care model, the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, (PACE), primarily uses an adult day health center model and employs an interdisciplinary care team to serve its participants, more than 90 percent of whom are dually eligible.

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Maintaining a Healthy Bladder

December 1, 2020InnovAge

As adults age, changes to the bladder may require additional maintenance.
 

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Giving Thanks

November 23, 2020Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge President and CEO Maureen Hewitt gives thanks to staff, participants, and caregivers.

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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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InnovAge Expands its Philadelphia Footprint with Fifth Senior Care Center

November 6, 2020Philadelphia Business Journal

The Pennsylvania LIFE-Pennypack center at 4401 Megargee St. in Northeast Philadelphia is sharing property with a planned affordable housing complex operated by NewCourtland.

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New Health Center for Seniors Opens in NE Philadelphia

November 5, 2020InnovAge

InnovAge opens new LIFE center in Philadelphia, Pa.

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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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Providing Comfort, Care, and More

October 26, 2020InnovAge

Palliative care focuses on quality of life for those battling chronic illnesses. Read how InnovAge has expanded their program to help both seniors and family members throughout this process.

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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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Accolades from Team InnovAge

September 30, 2020InnovAge

Learn what employees have to say about working at InnovAge.

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Staying Socially Connected

September 17, 2020InnovAge

Learn how seniors can stay socially active despite having to stay socially distant.

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The Other Vaccine: Pneumonia

September 10, 2020InnovAge

The lung infection can be particularly dangerous for those over 65. Learn more in our latest post. 

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Working for Wellness

August 27, 2020InnovAge

InnovAge recently introduced a new lifestyle and wellness program for employees that includes helpful tips for everyone. 

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Helping Americans Battle Serious Illnesses

August 20, 2020AHIP

There is no single definition of what constitutes a "serious illness," but there is no doubt that it raises serious challenges for patients, loved ones, and providers.

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InnovAge Again Recognized for Patient-Centered Care

August 13, 2020InnovAge

InnovAge has been recognized once again for delivering quality, patient-centered care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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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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Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 29, 2020Maureen Hewitt

Making sure people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else is vitally important to InnovAge. Read more from President and CEO Maureen Hewitt on the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

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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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InnovAge Recertified as a Great Place to Work Again

July 22, 2020Maureen Hewitt

President and CEO Maureen Hewitt shares feedback from the third annual anonymous survey, in which employees ranked InnovAge higher than last year as a Great Place to Work. 

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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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Adventist, Eskaton team with new entrant in Sacramento to launch PACE elder care program

July 9, 2020The Sacramento Bee

Adventist Health and Eskaton are teaming up with a Denver-based senior care provider to open a new adult day center that will be a one-stop shop connecting the aged and infirm to dentristy, medical specialists and a range of other services.

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New Program for Seniors Opens in Sacramento, Calif.

July 7, 2020InnovAge

InnovAge opens new PACE center in Sacramento, California, in partnership with Adventist Health and Eskaton.

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Helping Men Stay Healthy

June 29, 2020InnovAge

Regular doctor visits can help men live longer and prevent disease.

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Staying Hydrated as the Temperature Rises

June 23, 2020InnovAge

As the temperature rises during the summer, be sure to check in with older loved ones to make sure they're staying hydrated. 

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We Stand Together

June 19, 2020Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge Chief Executive Officer Maureen Hewitt talks about how InnovAge embraces diversity.

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Caring is Our Superpower

June 12, 2020Robin Doerr

InnovAge Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Robin Doerr introduces new commercials which feature our incredible employees, filmed in two of our Colorado centers - Thornton and Denver. 

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6 Mental Health Tips for Caregivers

May 26, 2020InnovAge

Staying emotionally sound during the pandemic can be particularly challenging for caregivers. Read our tips for supporting your mental health.
 

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Staying Connected

May 15, 2020Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge’s President and CEO Maureen Hewitt gives an update on recent conversations with participants and caregivers.

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Caregiving for your Spouse

April 30, 2020InnovAge

Caregiving for a spouse brings different challenges than caring for an older loved one. Linda shares her story about how PACE has helped care for her husband Larry.  

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Supporting the Front Line

April 22, 2020InnovAge

Looking for ways to help? Here are some recommendations from InnovAge's chief medical officer on how to support healthcare heroes.

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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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PACE During a Pandemic

April 2, 2020Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge President and CEO shares an update on the company's response to COVID-19 and our ongoing commitment to caring for the seniors enrolled in the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

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Seniors in Roanoke and New River valleys hunker down in face of virus threat

March 19, 2020The Roanoke Times

Nursing homes and senior centers across the Roanoke and New River valleys have closed to outside visitors, while in-home services are continuing to help homebound senior citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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InnovAge President Maureen Hewitt: PACE Model Uniquely Positioned to Respond to Coronavirus Crisis

March 18, 2020Home Health Care News

One of the largest PACE programs in the U.S. — if not that largest — is InnovAge, which is backed by PE powerhouse Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe. Moving forward, the model is primed to be a key resource in the battle against COVID-19, InnovAge President and CEO Maureen Hewitt told Home Health Care News.

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Unique Role of PACE Physicians

March 3, 2020InnovAge

Each participant in PACE sees their primary care physican an average of four times a year. Learn more here about the unique role of physicians within PACE and how it's different than in other healthcare environments. 

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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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National TV Show Highlights PACE

January 17, 2020InnovAge

A national show on the Lifetime Network highlights helps raise awareness of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE, as a model of care to help older adults stay independent.

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Employee Profile: Keeping PACE with Real Estate

December 16, 2019InnovAge

Serving more seniors with PACE means increasing awareness of the program, but it also means bricks and mortar to build more centers. 

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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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Meet Jim, Tina, and Arthur

November 27, 2019InnovAge

Three new faces in InnovAge ads portray real participants in InnovAge PACE | LIFE. 

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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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New InnovAge Campaign Spotlights Active Seniors

November 14, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge's new marketing campaign features a loyal veteran, a tai chi aficionado, and an aerobics powerhouse.

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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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Gov. Northam Celebrates InnovAge's Grand Opening of Richmond Center

November 7, 2019InnovAge

State leaders joined InnovAge to celebrate the grand opening of the new Richmond PACE center in Virginia.

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Using Personal Stories to Connect with Seniors and Caregivers

November 1, 2019Modern Healthcare

Robin Doerr, chief sales and marketing officer, talks with Modern Healthcare about InnovAge’s award winning campaign, 'We Help You Be You.'

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InnovAge's Grand Opening Featured On Philadelphia’s WPVI-TV

October 23, 2019WPVI-TV

InnovAge was featured on WPVI 6ABC news in Philadelphia for the grand opening of the Pennsylvania LIFE - Henry Avenue Center.

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Beyond Technology: Innovation and Value in Healthcare

October 18, 2019Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge continues its partnership with the Alliance for Health Policy in an effort to educate policy makers and others about the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. 

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InnovAge and NewCourtland Celebrate New Senior Complex in East Falls Neighborhood

October 8, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge and NewCourtland Senior Services celebrated the grand opening of InnovAge's Pennsylvania LIFE - Henry Avenue Center and NewCourtland's Apartments.

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InnovAge Recognized for Placing Patients at the Forefront of Care

September 30, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge has been recognized for delivering quality, patient-centered care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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Praise for PACE

September 19, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge participants and their families share their thoughts about PACE.

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Raising Awareness of PACE

September 16, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge staff connected with federal, state, and local policymakers at this year's Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) annual conference. 

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Vanessa Walton - InnovAge: A Senior Services Company that’s Keeping PACE

September 10, 2019Vanguard

For millions of seniors, maintaining [their] independence is far from guaranteed. All the more reason why InnovAge—a senior health care provider based in Denver and committed to helping seniors stay independent and in their communities—is seen as a leader in the field.

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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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InnovAge Colorado PACE Centers Recognized for Patient-Centered Care

September 4, 2019InnovAge

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized InnovAge for the second time since 2015 for its commitment to caring for seniors.

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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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InnovAge Recertified as a Great Place to Work

July 23, 2019Maureen Hewitt

President and CEO Maureen Hewitt shares feedback from the second annual anonymous survey, in which employees ranked InnovAge higher than last year as a Great Place to Work.

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The Link between Oral Health and Overall Health

July 1, 2019InnovAge

Maintaining good oral health in older adults is important to help identify or prevent other medical issues. 

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All-Female Executive Team Drives InnovAge’s Growth

June 13, 2019InnovAge

Under an all-female leadership team, InnovAge has nearly doubled enrollment, facilities, and staff, with more plans for growth.
 

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Resources for Education and Self-Management

May 20, 2019InnovAge

Explore these links with helpful information and resources for seniors and caregivers.

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Healthcare Coding: a Little-Known Story

May 2, 2019InnovAge

HCC coding is part of a larger narrative that helps us better understand our senior participants’ healthcare needs and treat them effectively

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Work Begins on New Senior Center in NE Philadelphia

April 1, 2019Northeast Times

Construction has begun on the first phase of the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes site which will include a new InnovAge LIFE center.

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When a Stroke Strikes, Follow These Steps

March 27, 2019InnovAge

Older adult have a high-risk for strokes, learn the symptoms now so that you can act quickly and seek treatment immediately.

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Medical Update Spring 2019: How PACE programs are helping families care for loved ones

March 12, 2019Hampton Roads Physician

Nationwide, InnovAge’s PACE participants have an average of less than one emergency room visit per year.

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Understanding and Respecting Our Differences

March 8, 2019Maureen Hewitt

At InnovAge, it’s important that everyone feels welcomed and valued in our PACE | LIFE centers from coast to coast.

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Combat Stress to Improve Your Health

March 4, 2019InnovAge

Stress affects both seniors and caregivers. Take steps to alleviate stress for yourself and loved ones.

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Manage Diabetes with These Tips

February 21, 2019InnovAge

Older adults can manage diabetes while still maintaining their health.

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Embracing Change With Older Adults

January 15, 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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Nursing in PACE

InnovAge nursing professionals share their thoughts on what it's like to work in the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE.