Senior Home Care Blog
The DASH Diet: A Delicious and Simple Way to Better Heart Health
March 30, 2023 Health & Safety
There are 75 million adults in America who have hypertension, and only half of them have it under control. Following the DASH diet is a smart way to better heart health.
Aging and Medications: How To Stay Safe on the Medication Merry-Go-Round
March 28, 2023 Health & Safety
Many older adults take several medications every day. Because the body’s tolerance changes with age, seniors must be aware of potential side effects and those medications that pose a greater risk to them.
Embracing Each Day: A Right at Home Agency Owner Lives With MS
March 23, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, created to bring awareness to the condition and the challenges faced by those with MS. We took the opportunity to catch up with a Right at Home agency owner who is thriving as she lives a full, active life; runs a business; and manages her MS.
Sleep Disruption: A Hidden Cost of Caregiving
March 21, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Caregiver Help | Health & Safety
Caring for a family member can be an exhausting job, so why can’t family caregivers get a good night’s sleep? In this blog, Right at Home provides some tips on how family caregivers can improve the quality of their sleep.
Mindfulness and Self-Care Are Vital for Senior Caregivers
March 21, 2023 Caregiving
Family caregivers can help ensure their well-being while stressed with the care of a loved one. Being mindful, engaging in activities that bring joy, and attending to their own health can go a long way toward that.
Hearing Aids Could Cut Dementia Risk
March 14, 2023 Health & Safety
A study showed that moderate hearing loss tripled the risk for dementia. But the use of hearing aids could cut that risk. Read on to learn how.
Seniors and Crafting: Grab Your Glue Stick and Boost Your Brain Power
March 09, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
Research shows that crafting offers seniors several health benefits, including reducing depression and loss of cognition and increasing general feelings of happiness and accomplishment. Here are some ideas for crafting projects you can easily take on.
Right at Home Central Oregon featured in the Wall Street Journal
March 08, 2023
Two or Right at Home Central caregivers, along with owner Julie Burket ,were recently featured in a Wall Street Journal article about retirees taking care of other elderly retirees.
Don’t Wait to Report Memory Problems
March 07, 2023 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety | Life Planning
People with a family history of Alzheimer's may be hesitant to report symptoms of cognitive decline to their physician. But the experts say that early diagnosis of dementia can help families plan and prepare for the future.
5 Tips for Your Next Doctor Appointment
March 07, 2023 Health & Safety
The time you get one-on-one with your physician is valuable. Use these tips to make the most of the opportunity to discuss your health.
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