Jon Fidele, CEO, Activa Health Care

Activa Health Care provides medical and non-medical home care services in Florida.

About Jon Fedele

Jon Fedele is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Activa Home Health. During the past 15 years he has owned and operated several successful healthcare companies in South Florida.

“I am passionate about our community and the people we serve”, states Mr. Fedele. “We have an obligation to take care of our seniors and allow them the dignity to age safely and independently in their own homes”.

Jon is married and has three children. He enjoys waterskiing and spending time with his family and friends.

Rosacea Awareness Month – Why is Diet so Vital When You Have Rosacea?

Rosacea commonly hits men and women in their late 30s and early 40s. With this skin condition, skin on the cheeks, forehead, and chin often appear scarlet red. Small pimples may form. Dry patches of skin can appear. The symptoms may ease, but they don't go away. Finding triggering foods and products is a critical step to take. What Are Triggers? Doctors have found that people with … [Read more...]

Communicating Effectively with an Elderly Adult in the Early Stage of Alzheimer’s Disease

The symptoms that elderly adults exhibit during the early stage of Alzheimer's disease tend to be mild and may even be barely noticeable to many of the people that interact with your aging parent. One type of symptom that you may notice as their family caregiver is changes in their communication. Changes in the way at that your parent expresses themselves and is able to interact with others are … [Read more...]

Is Your Aging Adult Looking for a Way to Feel Better Every Day?

As your elderly family member ages, she might start to believe that it's just normal for her to feel tired, blue, or simply blah every day. But there are things she can do to get that spark going again. Ditch the Stress. Stress can affect people so much more deeply than they think. The thing is, stress does the same thing to your elderly family member as well. If she doesn't find ways to … [Read more...]

Why Do So Many Doctors Recommend Swimming for the Elderly?

Your senior's doctor may have recommended that she start exercising. In fact, one of the activities he might have mentioned could very well be swimming. It's a popular activity for aging adults and there are plenty of good reasons for that. It's Easy on Damaged Joints. Few exercises are as low impact as swimming is. The phrase "low impact" refers to the fact that there's no jostling or … [Read more...]

Is Your Senior’s Lighting Making Her Home Dangerous?

Lighting is something that you might take for granted, but it can make a huge difference for your aging adult. Having too little lighting can make it easier for your senior to fall or to otherwise injure herself, so it's vital to get a handle on the situation now. Are There Enough Lamps and Fixtures? Many homes have one overhead light in a room, but that might not be enough for your … [Read more...]

How Can Elder Care Help Your Parent Move Forward After Heart Surgery?

Most people who undergo heart surgery will spend a few days in the hospital recovering. This generally includes at least one night and possibly longer in the Intensive Care Unit followed by time on a regular recovery floor. After this they will return home to begin the first phase of recovery, which can last approximately 8 weeks. At the end of this phase of recovery your parent will be … [Read more...]

New Medicare ID Cards on the Way

Family caregivers, be on the lookout for your aging relative’s new Medicare ID cards to arrive in the mail. The Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) recently announced the rollout schedule for new Medicare ID cards. The new cards had been previously announced, but CMS now has a timeline for when seniors can expect to receive theirs. What’s New About the Cards? Right now, … [Read more...]

Help! My Elderly Mother Can’t Do Daily Tasks

Are you worried because your elderly mom or dad is struggling with routine tasks around the home and self-care responsibilities? There are numerous reasons why elderly adults are unable to manage some of the daily tasks of living, such as housekeeping, grooming, and medication maintenance. The challenge of trying to manage these tasks quickly becomes overwhelming for many elderly parents, … [Read more...]

Why is Respiratory Syncytial Virus a Concern in the Elderly?

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the more common respiratory illnesses. Most people have had it by the age of two. As you age, your immune system slows down. This makes it harder for your system to fight the virus. The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases claims the virus is fatal in approximately 14,000 senior citizens every year. It also leads to hospitalizations in another … [Read more...]

Making the Most of National Time Management Month

Any time you're feeling rushed and pushed around as a caregiver, it's probably due to time management issues. Since February is National Time Management Month, this is the perfect time for you to get a better handle on where your time is going. Plan Your Schedule Before Anyone Else's. This might sound backwards, especially if you're handling your elderly family member's schedule as well … [Read more...]