June 2011 Posts

Wanted: Boomer-Friendly Fitness Centers

While national fitness clubs primarily targeted younger demographics two decades ago, they now recognize the value of appealing to older adults with Boomer-friendly programs and equipment.

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Creating a Senior Friendly Home to Help Parents Age in Place

If you missed out on this free educational web conference hosted by the National Private Duty Association (NPDA), along with its state chapters, you are in luck!

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A Caregiver’s Guide to Mobile Apps

“That said, it’s worth browsing through the health and medicine section of your phone’s app store occasionally. You’ll find all sorts of inexpensive apps to help you sleep better, quit smoking, abstain from alcohol and relieve stress. Others might help you manage medical conditions from the common cold to cancer.”

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Types of Heat-Related Illness

Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are two types of heat-related illness. Other types of heat-related illness include:

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What Should I Discuss With My Aging Parents?

Discussing important issues with your parents as they grow older can be challenging. Few adult children have these conversations until a major event forces a discussion. However, waiting until a crisis happens isn’t a good planning strategy. Instead...

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A Rollercoaster Ride to Caregiver Burnout

Primary caregivers also need to regularly exercise, maintain a healthy diet and get plenty of sleep.

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What do you want to know about senior home care?

If you are caring for a loved one, we might be able to offer you some information, tools and tips to make your life a little less complicated as you juggle your day.

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Are the Best Years Still Ahead for Baby Boomers?

Many Boomers are even pursuing rewarding second careers as part-time in-home caregivers where they are finding satisfaction giving back to other older adults who can benefit from their companionship and shared experiences.

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Tips on Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s – Part II

In addition to the great ideas Ms. Pedroso offers, we hope you will also share your thoughts and ideas with the Right at Home community today.

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