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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.

 

Right at Home Boston and North Wins Two Top Right at Home Awards

Right at Home Boston and West is a leader in the home care industry and recently picked up two major awards within the Right at Home Franchise system, the 2019 Highest Annual Multi-Territory Revenue Award and the 2019 RightSpirit Award.

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Dementia and Alzheimer's During a Pandemic

Although it is important to encourage your senior loved ones to be as independent as possible, Right at Home Boston and North would like to provide you with the resources you need for safety and prevention regarding Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. 

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How to Relieve Feelings of Loneliness During the Pandemic

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, all of our lives have been affected in one way or another.  With social distancing and many businesses closed it is easy to start feeling lonely.  In this blog, Right at Home Boston and North points out simple coping mechanisms that can indicate loneliness and explores ways that you can alleviate feelings of loneliness.  

Resources for Confronting Racial Injustice

Last year, the Right at Home Boston and North RightTeam attended the Massachusetts Conference on Women. The Conferences for Women organization has just released a wonderful resource center for confronting racial injustice. 

What Have You Been Doing During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

As the country begins to re-open, Right at Home Boston North would like to highlight some of the precidures we have in place in our office as well as celebrate the bravery of our incredible CareTeam in the field and in the office during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Right at Home Boston North is your COVID-19 senior home care specialists.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

This time of year in our community it is very difficult to tell the difference between allergy reactions (cough, runny nose) and viruses like flu or coronavirus. If you experience any symptoms of cough, runny nose, fever, feeling run down, weakness or difficulty breathing, call your family physician and follow his or her recommendations. In this blog post is a list of often used, common sense practices to prevent spread of diseases like the common cold, the flu, and the coronavirus. Keep you and your loved ones healthy!

 

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LGTBQ Resources For Seniors in the Boston Area

You don’t have to look very far for great resources for LGTBQ older adults in our community. Right at Home's partner in the Boston area, Somerville Cambridge Elder Services, is on the forefront of making resources and connections available for people. They have a resource guide that gives current listings of meal programs, health resources, support groups, social groups, faith communities and all kinds of advocacy programs for those who are looking for sensitivity to LGTBQ lifestyles and issues.

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Doc Wayne 10th Anniversary Gala

Right at Home Boston North sponsoring the 10th Anniversary Gala Doc Wayne, a wonderful 501(c)(3) non-profit that connects youth through sports, utilizing our sports-based therapeutic curriculum, and do the good® (DtG). Their mission is to fuse sport and therapy to heal and strengthen at-risk youth. Taking care of our kids makes our future a better place.

Massachusetts Conference for Women

The Right at Home RightTeam took a day out and went to Boston to attend the Massachusetts Conference for Women. The conference provides one full day of connection, motivation, networking, inspiration and skill building for thousands of women each year. Here at Right at Home, we know that the development and empowerment of our employees makes them the best team in home care. Though it is just one day out of the office, our whole community of clients, families and employees benefits.

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Will We Ever Cure Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer's is one of the biggest health crises of our time. Why don't you grab a few friends and join the Walk to End Alzheimer's?

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Savvy Caregiver Training

Savvy Caregiver, a free training program that provides family caregivers with skills and knowledge about dementia, is returning to Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services this fall.

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Mystic Valley Elder Services DementiaLive Presentation

Right at Home Boston and North Director of Community Relations Celeste Begley, CCM CDP recently facilitated DementiaLive™ at Mystic Valley Elder Services.

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2019 Irish Echo Small Business Big Impact Award

Rosaleen Doherty, owner of Right at Home Boston and North was honored at the Irish Echo Small Business Big Impact Award at The Seaport Hotel in Boston.

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Pre-Diabetes CE Presentation in Medford, MA

Right at Home Boston North recently kicked off the spring season by hosting an educational program for fifty health professionals in Medford, MA at Century Bank.

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The Gift of Mobility in Boston

Right at Home Boston North decided this year to show our support to Free Wheelchair Mission and give thanks to our partners by donating a wheelchair on their behalf.

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Surviving the Winter When A Loved One Has Dementia

Right at Home Boston North’s Community Relations Team, recently presented recommendations for keeping your loved one with dementia safe during the winter. The free community event was graciously hosted by Artis Senior Living in Reading, MA.

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Dementia Live® at Prospect House

Right at Home Boston North recently presented Dementia Live® to 15 community health care professionals at the Prospect House, located in Revere, MA.

Honoring Choices

Right at Home Boston North is pleased to announce our new community partnership with Honoring Choices in Massachusetts, an organization whose goal is to educate adults about making their lifelong plan for their health needs.

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Honoring Veterans This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have lost their lives while in service to protect our country. On behalf of everyone at Right at Home Somerville, we wish to say thank you, to all who have served.

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Right at Home Runs for Mobility

“The 5k Run For Mobility was so much fun. It was a great way to team build and exercise all while making a difference in improving the lives of those we serve”, said Celeste Begley Community Relations Director for Right at Home Somerville.

Get Moving to Help Parkinson's Disease Research & Support

We’d all love to live in a world without Parkinson’s, yet if you are one of the many Americans living with this chronic condition, we at Right at Home Somerville understand how daunting living well with Parkinson’s disease can be for both you and family caregivers.

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The Gift of Mobility

Rosaleen Doherty, Owner of Right at Home Somerville, is participating in My Giving Story. The purpose behind My Giving Story is to inspire others to give back by sharing their inspirational stories.

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Free Wheelchairs Gift Independence to Disabled Adults & Children in Costa Rica

Three of us from Right at Home Somerville—Rosaleen Doherty, CEO and Co-Owner; Celeste Begley, Community Relations Director and Victoria Guskiewicz, Community Relations Coordinator—joined Free Wheelchair Mission in late October/early November to assemble and deliver wheelchairs in Costa Rica.

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