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The Symptoms and Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Learn about the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s Disease so you can recognize the signs for an early diagnosis.

Living with Arthritis

May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Learn about arthritis and how you can manage the symptoms.

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Why Touch is Important in Alzheimer’s Care

For people with dementia, the human touch plays a significant part in improving mental health.  Right at Home Boston and North provides information about why touch is so important when caring for someone with Alzheimer's or Dementia.  

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How to care for an Alzheimer’s Patient

As anyone with a friend or family member with Alzheimer's can advise you, the disease is a family diagnosis. Right at Home of Boston and North knows that the impacts of Alzheimer's reach out past the person to their primary caregiving person and every individual who loves them. 


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Maintaining Mental Health During Pandemic

Right at Home of Boston and North suggests some techniques to help maintain your mental health while we continue to live through these historical times with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Caregiver wearing PPE reminding senior of medication

Polypharmacy and Older Adults

Right at Home of Boston and North outlines important things to know about polypharmacy among older adults, such as the causes of polypharmacy, the signs and symptoms of polypharmacy, tests and treatments, and even how to prevent issues in a senior's medications. 

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COVID-19 Vaccine: How it Works & What to Expect

Understanding the COVID-19 vaccination can be difficult. But it doesn't have to be. Right at Home Boston and North has put together some valuable information based on guidance from the CDC to answer all of your questions surrounding the vaccine.


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Celebrating National Family Caregivers Month While Keeping Yourself Healthy

As caregivers, sometimes it becomes second nature to get up every day and help our senior loved ones with their daily activities. Right at Home Boston and North wants you to know that your service does not go unnoticed. Your courage and dedication reflect the righteousness of what human beings strive to be. 

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Most Common Financial Scam Targeting Seniors

Each year, millions of senior citizens fall victim to some sort of financial exploitation or scam. Perhaps the most common is fraudulent telemarketing, or phone scams. It is estimated that the elderly lose billions of dollars each year to scammers. Right at Home Boston and North would like to provide you with tips you can use to protect yourself or your senior loved ones from elderly shams. 


Right at Home Boston and North female caregiver putting a puzzle together with a senior male

In-Home Care and Parkinson’s Disease

A diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease can be a life-changing event not just for the person diagnosed but for everyone involved, including caregivers. We understand your feelings of confusion and disbelief. Right at Home Boston and North knows how important it is that you have the most up-to-date information and resources available so that your senior loved one gets the care that he or she needs. 

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