October 2010 Posts

Mobile Phones For Your Loved One

In an emergency situation, it’s important for seniors to have a way to contact 911, friends and family. To make sure your senior loved one can be in touch in an emergency, visit your cell phone provider and talk about what options are available.

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Fall Prevention and Broken Hips

Falls and broken hips can have devastating effects on older adults. Right at Home offers some fall prevention tips to keep you safe in your house.

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The Power of Laughter for Caregivers

A few weeks ago I was trying to clean Mom's house and she was being difficult—making it really hard for me to get things done. Finally, I resorted to what she used to do to me when I was a kid. I took her into one of the bedrooms and gave her the assignment of straightening up in there. I wen...

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Combating Caregiver Exhaustion

To take proper care of your loved one for the long haul, you need to start by taking care of yourself. Here are some tips from Right at Home to make sure you look after your own needs.

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