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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a time when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognizes and brings awareness to the importance of immunizations across all ages. As an adult, it’s important to continue with immunizations received in the past, in addition to getting annual immunizations against certain illnesses.…

When do I need a Doctor’s Order for Care?

When it comes to home health care, there are a lot of questions. When should I get care? Does insurance pay for it? What kind of services can I get? All those questions immediately relate back to this one important question: when do I need my doctor’s ok to receive…

Lee Silverman BIG and LOUD Program

CareGivers America is proud to have two Therapists in our Clarks Summit Office certified in the Lee Silverman Program for Parkinson’s Disease. Ashley M. is certified in the LOUD Program as a Speech Therapist, and Nicole D. is certified in the BIG Program for Physical Therapy. What are these programs…

Fourth of July

I am sure we all know the origins of the Fourth of July…56 brave men signed a Declaration of Independence in 1776 from England. Every year we celebrate this with picnics, fireworks, and parades saying Happy Birthday to the United States, which is 242 years old this year. We watch…

PHA Lobby Day

On May 22nd CareGivers America President Mia Haney and staff attended the Pennsylvania HomeCare Association Lobby Day at the State Capital in Harrisburg. CareGivers America, along with over 300 other homecare providers from Pennsylvania, were there to request support from Legislators on three important issues: a 10% increase for Medicaid…

Summer Safety

Summer is the perfect time of year to get outside and enjoy the beauty in Pennsylvania. However, with all that beauty also comes some risks that we need to be aware of and protect ourselves from. These include sun safety, heat safety, bug safety, and water safety. The first of…

Memorial Day

  When people think about Memorial Day they usually think warm weather, picnics, parades, and honoring our Military. Memorial Day is so much more….Memorial Day is a day that we remember the Men and Women of the Military who died serving our Country. According to the US Department of Veteran…
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