Category 'Elder Care Mediation'

Exercising the Aging Brain

A regular cognitive workout can improve your concentration, comprehension and recall in everyday life from remembering people’s names to driving across town.

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Signs a Senior Loved One’s Needs Are Changing

Dad sometimes leaves the garage door up all night with his keys in the car. Mom stays in the same outfit for days and limits her bathing. At first, these behaviors seemed a bit out of the ordinary, but now you are beginning to wonder if something is shifting in your senior loved ones’ health and daily care needs.

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Staying Active With Age

Zumba class? You bet. Biking? Absolutely. Getting older and reaching retirement doesn’t mean you retire your body. Regular exercise for the elderly is worth its weight in healthful benefits, including:

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Spring Safety Tips

If you are helping an elderly loved one with their Spring Cleaning this year, take some time to do a safety check and perform some proactive safety maintenance. These five tips are a good starting point for most families:

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Staying Active With Age

Zumba class? You bet. Biking? Absolutely. Getting older and reaching retirement doesn’t mean you retire your body. Regular exercise for the elderly is worth its weight in healthful benefits, including:

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

Spring is finally here! After a long, cold winter, it is great to see the grass greening, the flowers pushing up from the earth, the birds singing and the buds on the trees appearing. If you are like me, you are excited to see all the signs of spring. Here, too, is the time-honored tradition of spring cleaning.

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Oscars Raise Awareness of Alzheimer’s and ALS

At Right at Home we prioritize Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care and were pleased to see two different films tackling that issue.

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Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Behaviors

One of the most challenging aspects of caring for a person with Alzheimer’s is adjusting to the troubling and sometimes abrupt changes in personality and behavior. The following are steps to help family caregivers with common Alzheimer’s care situations.

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Getting Along With Family After a Parent Dies

What happened to those blissful summer reunions brimming with prized family recipes and boisterous laughter, or listening to your brother’s quirky stories during the holidays? The loss of one or both parents can complicate everything from settling wills to simply talking on the phone. Sometimes the death of Dad or Mom reveals relationship fractures that can widen into frustration, blame, distancing or rage.

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Getting Healthy Starts Now

Perhaps it’s time to cut back after indulging on holiday sweets or get back to exercise and more sleep. With some honest introspection and consistent determination, taking care of you as a family caregiver will soon be more than a fading New Year’s resolution.

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