Vaccinations at IOA!

It’s amazing how during COVID-19 things feel like a time warp – the days are long but the year is short! Same goes for the feeling of activity, with almost everyone working from home, things feel quiet when in reality things are buzzing for us at IOA – including vaccinations. How we got the vaccine: […]

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Companioa is a Caregiver’s New Best Friend

There’s a caregiver crisis out there that almost no one is talking about. According to the California Master Plan for Aging, recently released by the California Dept. of Aging, nearly five million Californians are unpaid family caregivers, helping their parents, spouses, and friends who need assistance with everyday tasks to live well in their homes and […]

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A Virtual Thanksgiving Feast

The recent spike in coronavirus cases means that many of us will feel extra lonely and isolated on Thanksgiving this year. After all, Thanksgiving is a gathering oriented holiday centered on good food and good company, but many Americans are looking at the possibility of a very scaled back celebration this year. There are activities […]

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Caring for a Family Caregiver

November is National Family Caregivers Month – and it’s safe to say that 2020 is the most pivotal year that family caregivers have ever experienced. Nearly 8 months into the pandemic, what family caregivers are experiencing is nothing short of a crisis when it comes to balancing care for senior loved ones with life’s other […]

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The Age of Ageism in America

As we grow older, some things naturally change. Our bodies, our environments, sometimes even our likes and dislikes. Even so, we remain the same at our core as when we were young. Just because we age, doesn’t mean we should be treated differently because of it.   When we are treated differently or unfairly because […]

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