March 2010 Posts

Planning for Eldercare

The following article is bring reposted with permission from Thomas Day at the National Care Planning Council. The article references how some employers are letting eldercare professionals host onsite Lunch n’ Learns to help their employees learn more about how to properly plan for caregivin...

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Stories from Our Readers

I received a call yesterday from a radio represntative in the Trenton, NJ area. She was quick to point out that she had utilized Right at Home’s caregiving services for her mother before she passed last year. She was kind enough to take a few minutes and leave us a great testimonial on anoth...

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Belly Fat and Dementia: Is There a Connection?

A number of studies have suggested that excess body fat, particularly around the abdomen, may increase the risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Check out our latest edition of the Caring Right at Home eNewsletter to find out how maintaining a healthy weight can reduce t...

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Talk to Senior Loved Ones About Safe Social Networking

Social networking sites and online communities are all growing in popularity, allowing seniors to keep connected like never before. Many older adults hesitate to go online because they feel apprehensive about hackers, scammers and identity theft. Check our our latest edition of the Caring Right at ...

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March is National Nutrition Month!

If your older loved one’s nutrition habits aren't supporting good health, it might be time to sit down over a good meal and bring up the topic.

Check out our latest edition of the Caring Right at Home eNewsletter to learn how better nutrition can mean better health for Seniors.

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Family Caregiver Discrimination Laws: What's Happening Today?

Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) occurs when employees are being penalized at work because of their caregiving responsibilities at home. While most of the local laws cover parents and those with responsibilities for children, more and more are going further to include other caregiving re...

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