December 2010 Posts

H.E.L.P: An Information Resource for Seniors

The Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation (H.E.L.P.) is a nonprofit resource dedicated to “empowering seniors, their families and caregivers to make better choices.” The organization strives to offer informative resources about elder care, law, finances and consumer protection.

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Continuing Education Units

If you are seeking additional continuing education units (CEUs), check out the five free CEU courses for Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers, and Occupational Therapists compliments of Right at Home and Philips Lifeline.

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Building Caregiver Relationships

A caregiver-patient relationship can be rich and fulfilling. In fact, a positive relationship between your loved one and his caregiver can have a major impact on your loved one’s overall well-being.

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Thank You

Right at Home would like to thank everyone who attended our Holiday Open House last Thursday, December 16.

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How does smoking effect dementia?

While previous research indicated that smoking may have had preventative benefits, three major, well-received medical studies have recently demonstrated that there is a correlation between habitual smoking and the onset of both Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.

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What to do When an Alzheimer's Patient Goes Missing

As Alzheimer’s progresses, many sufferers begin to wander. In fact, 60 percent of people with Alzheimer’s will wander, that means there are 3,000,000 people in the U.S. who may wander and become lost over the course of their illness.

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Right at Home Launches New Care Transitions Initiative

We wanted to let all of our readers know about the rollout of the Right at Home care transitions initiative, RightTransitionsSM.  The program was developed by a task force comprised of the Right at Home corporate team and a group of Right at Home franchisees.  The program offers best pract...

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