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Professionals and consumers in Central Virginia working together to make life easier and more fun for people of all ages and abilities. Learn more about us.


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Care is There Geriatric Care Mgt posted a blog post

Spotlight Blog - Amy Fields

Care is There Geriatric Care Management is operated by a group of like-minded people whose goal is to provide quality care and access to the necessary resources. Every month, we’re shining the light on the people who make Care is There what it is – a group united by that common goal.Our April installment of Team Spotlight features Amy Fields, Lifestyle Coordinator at our Shenandoah Valley office. Amy brings to every project over 20 years of…See More
Apr 15
Evolution Hearing, Dr. Koch posted a blog post

Innovative Science to Help Prevent Falls

I came across this interesting article, which grabbed my attention after our recent Chamber of Commerce Aging in Place meeting last month featuring innovation.  Sensors are now being used to monitor the gait of someone at risk for falling down, just like we dreamed!Quick read and the statistics are startling...…See More
Apr 14
Good Life Design Collaborative updated an event

May 10 2016 Meeting of The Good Life Design Collaborative at The Senior Center, Inc.

May 10, 2016 from 9am to 10:30am
Join us at the Senior Center on Tuesday May 10 from 9:00am - 10:30 for The Good Life Design Collaborative Meeting!Our educational presentation will be: "Understanding Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders", presented by Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.Free and open to the public—no registration requiredTHE GOOD LIFE DESIGN COLLABORATIVEOur mission is to make life easier and more fun for people of all ages and abilities by educating, connecting, and inspiring both consumers and service providers.We…See More
Apr 13
Care is There Geriatric Care Mgt posted a blog post

How to Be an Advocate for Your Elderly Client or Loved One

Life can become frustrating and discouraging for people who have difficulty perceiving, communicating, or travelling -  especially when circumstances are unfamiliar. An advocate can provide valuable assistance by clarifying options, helping their client or loved one make their own choice based on their own values, communicating that choice, and doing the practical things necessary to implement the choice. …See More
Apr 13


Contact Founder Elizabeth Swider of Care is There Geriatric Care Managment at 434.326.5323 Ext2 or info@careisthere.com

or  Member Champion Kristin Koch at Evolution Hearing, 434.227.4100 or drkoch@evolutionhearing.com



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