Category 'Support for Adult Caregiving'

Dementia Caregivers Worry About Own Risk; Home Care Supports Seniors With Heart Failure

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.

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What are the Stages of Dementia?

Most forms of dementia have no cure, but are reversible if caused by treatable factors including nutritional deficiency, an infection or brain bleed. Right at Home senior care providers can help patients who have dementia or Alzheimer's disease.

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Resolutions for Healthier Aging; Health Benefits Can Be Gained Even From Light Exercise

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.

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3 Home Modifications to Help Your Aging Family Members

87% of adults ages 65 and older “want to stay in their current home and community as they age.” How can you ensure the safety of your loved ones to age in place?

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When You Can’t Be Home for the Holidays; National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 6-12, 2015

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

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Sarcopenia: An Unfamiliar Cause of Falling

Sarcopenia begins around age 45 and increases thereafter. By age 65, people, especially those who are sedentary, have lost almost half of their muscle mass and strength. The muscles become so weak that everyday mobility becomes difficult.

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National Family Caregivers Month

Family caregivers are some of our nation’s most dedicated heroes – devoted men and women who tirelessly attend to loved ones with an illness, disability or limitations of aging. Each November, America celebrates National Family Caregivers Month to recognize and honor family caregivers across our country.

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Honoring Family Caregivers

A special presidential proclamation enacted each year since 1997 calls upon all Americans to pay tribute to the country’s devoted men and women who assist spouses, parents, adult children and other relatives with care routines. These routines can range from bathing and dressing to trips to doctor appointments.

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Thank a Family Caregiver; Tips to Quit Smoking

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

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“Caregiver Wellness: Power of U!” Webinar

“This isn’t supposed to work this way,” Maria reminds the nurse. “My husband is the one with dementia and now I’m the one in the hospital.”

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