Category 'Health/Medical'

Five Things to Know When Considering Home Care; Keeping Seniors Safe During Heat Waves

These and other stories are in the July edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Elderly Death by a Broken Heart

Although broken-heart syndrome has been a part of world societies for centuries, the medical profession continues to unpack a scientific base to the phenomenon.

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Talk to Dad About Prostate Cancer for Father’s Day

Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, besides skin cancer?

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June Is National Safety Month

Emergency preparedness and prescription painkiller abuse are two of the safety issues addressed in this year’s National Safety Month.

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In-Home Care Supports Seniors With Sensory Loss; New Approach to Address Dementia Patients’ Behavioral Issues

These and other stories are in the June edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Don’t Be a Victim of Medical Identity Theft

With the upswing in data breaches in the healthcare industry, America’s seniors in particular are vulnerable to medical identity theft in which an unauthorized party gains access to a person’s health information.

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Celebrate Senior Sunday!

Loneliness and isolation destroy happiness and health, but you can be part of the cure.

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Dreams and Grieving Go Hand in Hand

Bereavement in one’s waking life is often helped by resolving loss through one’s dream life.

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Alcohol Use in Middle Age May Increase Stroke Risk

A study released earlier this year finds that heavy alcohol consumption in middle age raises one’s risk of stroke by 34 percent—a greater stroke influence factor than diabetes or high blood pressure.

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Brain Health for Family Caregivers; Payment Options for In-Home Care

These and other stories are in the May edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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