For 8 years, Margie Tolson sold insurance. Feeling unfulfilled, she took a career change to become a caregiver. She has never looked back or regretted since.April 17, 2018Hilary Young #Caregiving
Study found that boxing can help Parkinson's patients improve gait and balance. Are you ready to knock out Parkinson's?April 10, 2018Hilary Young #Aging #Health Living
Navigating parental conflict, such as a divorce, or the death of a parent can actually reinforce the strength of sibling relationships. For one son who lost a parent to cancer, “If anything, the devastating diagnosis brought me and my siblings closer together.”April 05, 2018Hilary Young #Aging #Caregiver Help #Caregiving
Tips for Parkinson’s family caregivers to help restore equilibrium in their own lives and in daily caregiving routines.April 02, 2018Beth Lueders #Caregiving
At 9 a.m. on August 29, 2017, Angel received a group text message from her supervisor at Right at Home, asking if anybody would be able to volunteer to help at the George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center. During the stress and chaos of Hurricane Harvey, Angel didn’t pause before texting back, “of course.”March 29, 2018Hilary Young #Caregiving
In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, Right at Home spoke with Dr. Jeff Snell, neuropsychologist and director of psychology and neuropsychology services at QLI to learn more about traumatic brain injury care.
“If you have a loved one who has a traumatic brain injury, your investment in getting that person back to a quality of life is going to involve helping them access something they are most passionate about,” says Dr. Snell.March 27, 2018Michele Fan #Caregiver Help #Caregiving #Fall Prevention
Spring is when everything starts to come alive again. The sluggish energy from winter moves out, and there’s a vibrant spirit of rejuvenation in the air. This is the time for a fresh look around to see what moved in during our winter hibernation. And do you know what many of us will find?
Clutter!March 22, 2018Valerie Jurik-Henry #Aging #Caregiver Help #Caregiving #Health Living #Fall Prevention
How does the tax reform affect U.S. citizens age 65 and older in 2018? What financial credits are available for family caregivers?March 20, 2018Beth Lueders #Caregiver Help #Government #Paying for Eldercare
Although the holiday is celebrated with beer today, that was not the case before Irish soldiers and immigrants decided to make March 17 a day to honor their cultural heritage in America. Right at Home spoke with John Doona, who relocated from Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, to the United States in 1996, about the true St. Patrick’s Day traditions in Ireland.March 15, 2018Michele Fan #Health Living
As a 20-year registered dietitian, Amy Mack fields a full menu of questions about food and the latest trending diets. As co-owner of the Right at Home office in Hudson Valley, New York, alongside her husband Scott Teresi, Amy understands the challenges of fueling the body as people age.March 13, 2018Beth Lueders #Health Living #Caregiving #Aging