September 2010 Posts

Caregiver Stress Management

As the aging population in the United States increases, so does the number of family members providing in-home care to loved ones.

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Hip Replacement Surgery: What to Expect Before, During and After

If your loved one finds that his or her hip joint pain is limiting their daily activities, from getting dressed to walking up stairs to getting out of a chair, then it may be time to face the possibility of hip replacement surgery. However, the unexpected challenges after the surgery may cause a...

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Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Act

The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Act, passed in April 2010, included a broad array of additions and updates to the benefits provided to Veterans. With 10 segments focused on different areas, the Omnibus Health Act has passed some major reforms. Here, Right at Home takes a close look at the...

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Preparing for Funeral Expenses

When a loved one passes away, family and friends have more than enough on their minds without the burden of figuring out how to pay for funeral expenses. The average funeral today costs $6,000, according to the Federal Trade Commission, and can easily amount to as much as $10,000 or more dependi...

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