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Is the Rate of Alzheimer’s Declining? How to Relieve Back Pain

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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Helping Seniors With Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal nasal allergies strain the body: runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, itchy eyes and fatigue are some of the resulting symptoms. Extreme weather swings, particularly in spring and fall, kick up the production of pollen, the fine powder released by flowering plants. Spread by the wind, pollen settles in a person’s skin, nose and lungs and can cause an allergic reaction. Other common nasal allergens include animal dander and dust mites.

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This Summer, Drink to Your Health!

Here comes summer and it’s getting hot! Do you reach for a soda? A cold beer? Maybe an iced latté? Even people who carefully monitor what’s on their plate may pay little attention to what’s in their glass. But so long as we’re taking in enough liquid, does it matter what we drink? Nutritionists assure us that it does!

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Family Summer Safety

Summer beacons outdoor play between grandparents and grandkids from water parks and horseback riding to fishing and building sandcastles. Keep the fun in summertime togetherness with the following outdoor activity safety tips.

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Family Summer Safety

Summer beacons outdoor play between grandparents and grandkids from water parks and horseback riding to fishing and building sandcastles. Keep the fun in summertime togetherness with the following outdoor activity safety tips.

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When Aging Parents Remarry

Suzanne cared for her ailing husband for five years before his death. Now, the 75-year-old widow is falling in love again. But her grown children strongly object.

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Bathroom Safety: A Shower Chair or Bath Bench?

Shower chairs, shower stools and bath benches are a good option to help with bathing safety and fall avoidance.

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Supporting Single Seniors

According to the AGS, the number of unmarried seniors has grown by 50 percent since 1980. Most of these older adults are divorced or widowed. But an increasing number are arriving at age 65 having never married or having had children. Given our traditional reliance on informal elder care provided by spouses and adult children, what will this trend toward single living mean for our aging nation?

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Humor: A Radical Solution for Caregiver Fatigue?

Many caregivers have sacrificed sleep; however, when we don’t get adequate sleep, it affects our ability to think and reason. It can lead to poor decision making, erratic behavior, and increased falls and accidents.

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https://rightathomeofcnj.wordpress.com/2016/05/06/touchscreen-tech-trends-are-helping-grandparents-connect/

For both seniors and their younger loved ones, the sky is becoming the limit on how to converse even when they are miles and miles apart. Click. Click. Click. “Hi, honey, how are you? You look like you’re sitting right next to me.”

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