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CNA Heroes: How They Make a Difference in the Life of a Senior


June 13, 2024 Caregiving
June 13-19 is National Certified Nursing Assistants Week, and Right at Home is celebrating all that CNAs do to improve the quality of life for those they serve. Here is how they help.
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Common Sense Tips for Seniors To Beat the Heat


June 06, 2024 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
While seniors are more susceptible to summer heat and dehydration, they can still enjoy the bright sunny days of the season by following these tips to help them avoid the dangers of excessive heat.
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Is There a Link Between Dementia and Urinary Tract Infections?


June 03, 2024 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Health & Safety | Caregiving
Older adults can be at a higher risk for urinary tract infections, and for those with dementia, they can be a unique challenge. But are the two conditions linked? Read on to find out.
Female Right at Home caregiver standing in the kitchen washing dishes, while senior male client helps dry off dishes Female Right at Home caregiver standing in the kitchen washing dishes, while senior male client helps dry off dishes

Does Dementia Affect Housekeeping or Cause Hoarding?


May 29, 2024 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
There are many reasons why an older adult may neglect their cleaning routine. Health conditions, physical limitations, and depression can all contribute. Here are some suggestions for why this is happening and tips on how to help your older loved one maintain their home.
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Senior Dating: How Do I Date as an Older Adult?


May 23, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
If you are a “silver single” and ready to find companionship, you may feel overwhelmed by how to do so. Here are tips if this is you.
Female Right at Home caregiver helping a senior female client use a tablet while sitting on a couch together Female Right at Home caregiver helping a senior female client use a tablet while sitting on a couch together

Tips and Technologies To Assist Older Adults Experiencing Hearing Loss


May 21, 2024 Technology | Family & Loved Ones
Most people think hearing loss is a normal part of aging, but ignoring it can be risky. Unaddressed hearing loss not only poses a safety risk but has also been linked to an increased risk of dementia. Here is what you should know.
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10 Tips for Improving Your Sleep


May 20, 2024 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
Problems with getting to sleep or staying asleep can frustrate older adults and lead to more serious health issues. Get tips for overcoming these problems.
senior female client doing her grocery shopping with the assistance of a female right at home caregiver senior female client doing her grocery shopping with the assistance of a female right at home caregiver

Older Adults Can Fight Arthritis Through Food


May 16, 2024 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
There is no magic cure for arthritis and the chronic inflammation that leads to it. However, older adults can heed experts’ advice that adding anti-inflammation foods to their diet and avoiding foods that exacerbate it can help.
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How Social Isolation Affects Older Adults’ Mental Health


May 13, 2024 Health & Safety | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
Social isolation and loneliness have a significant impact on seniors’ mental health. Here are four ways you can help reduce the effects and encourage well-being.
Female Right at Home caregiver standing hand in hand with senior female client outside Female Right at Home caregiver standing hand in hand with senior female client outside

7 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Elderly Health Issues


May 08, 2024 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones | Caregiving
When caring for an aging loved one, you may have many questions about keeping them safe and what you should do to ensure their well-being. Here are seven of the most frequently asked questions and helpful advice on what to do.

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