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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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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.

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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. 

 

Going Back to Work and Need to Make Sure Mom is Safe?

As the country begins to reopen with the threat of COVID-19 still at large, there is a lot of concern about seniors as adult children head back to the work.  Right at Home Boston and North shares resources and tips, to help a transition of care for your senior loved one as safe as possible.  

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.

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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.

RightCare Dementia and Cognitive Support Services

Right at Home’s RightCare approach to dementia and cognitive support is grounded in the idea that ALL clients, regardless of the severity or progression of their cognitive change, have abilities to interact and connect with their surroundings. RightCare Dementia and Cognitive Support (RightCare DCS) will be delivered by Certified Cognitive Support Program Providers who have received highly specialized training from our Program Manager to deliver an individualized Personal Plan that accounts for ability, personhood, and lifestyle risk factors known to increase symptoms of dementia, so that, together with families, we can improve the quality of life for those we serve.

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Homecare for the Holidays

At Right at Home Boston North, we know that the holidays, while often joyous, can also be stressful on families who are caring for elderly loved ones. Let us help make the holidays a bit easier.

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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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Right at Home Boston and North Hospice Care Training Program

Right at Home Boston and North Hospice Care Training Program is offered on a monthly basis in the Somerville, Salem and Haverhill offices for caregivers.

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