The December edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter is now available! Below are descriptions of two articles you can find in the edition:
These days, making holiday plans can be a juggling act. Maybe last year you traveled to spend the special days with your elderly parents—but this year, it’s time to celebrate with the in-laws. Maybe you can’t get away at all this year and your loved one can’t travel. Whatever your situation, it’s so important not to let the oldest family members feel forgotten amidst the holiday hustle and bustle. Find some useful tips in "How to identify and help seniors who feel lonely during the holidays."
Maybe you think you won’t get the flu. Maybe you’re scared of shots. Or maybe you read that the flu shot wasn’t as effective last year. Don’t let any of these excuses keep you from reducing your risk of seasonal influenza—which also protects vulnerable seniors from catching it from you. Read "Vaccines for Seniors." to learn more.