Blog

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy? Are Supplements Safe and Beneficial for Seniors?

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

Read Full Post »

Caregiver Stress Busters

The key to reducing family caregiver stress is to be proactive about self-care before the strain of overseeing the health of your loved one builds.

Read Full Post »

Staying Financially Independent as You Age

A longer life translates to needing more money to carry one through, especially if Medicaid and Social Security funds dwindle.

Read Full Post »

U.S. Alzheimer’s Rate Is Declining

Landmark research shows it may be time to toast a green smoothie to lowering Alzheimer’s disease in the United States.

Read Full Post »

Family Caregivers Share Advice; Study Reveals Why Mental Exercise Is Important

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

Read Full Post »

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.

Read Full Post »

Managing Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that can lead to blindness, but if detected early, those who have been diagnosed with glaucoma usually respond well to treatment.

Read Full Post »

Is Grandma More Than Grumpy?

A nursing study by Case Western Reserve University reports that grandmothers who take care of their grandchildren full time are more apt to be stressed and depressed.

Read Full Post »

Snowbirds Flocking South

Like their avian counterparts, snowbird retirees migrate to warmer locales before winter invades.

Read Full Post »

Self-Care vs. Medical Help

Healing takes longer when your body is older, but how do seniors know when to rely on self-care for aches, pains and injuries and when to seek medical help?

Read Full Post »