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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.
A female Right at Home caregiver is monitoring a senior male client take a blood pressure measurement A female Right at Home caregiver is monitoring a senior male client take a blood pressure measurement

How to Monitor Blood Pressure at Home


May 14, 2024 Health & Safety
High blood pressure, left unchecked, can lead to other health problems including cardiovascular disease and heart attack. Right at Home St. Charles teaches you ways you can safely and accurately monitor your blood pressure from home.
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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.
Female Right at Home caregiver standing in a hallway holding a folder Female Right at Home caregiver standing in a hallway holding a folder

Celebrating Nurses and Their Indispensable Role in Senior Care


May 06, 2024 Caregiving
May is National Nurses Month, the perfect opportunity to highlight all that nurses do to help older adults. They are health care heroes, providing care in a variety of settings with a unique blend of expertise and empathy. Read on for more information on where they work and what they do.
A senior male sitting in a wheelchair with his adult daughter talking to a female Right at Home RN performing an assessment A senior male sitting in a wheelchair with his adult daughter talking to a female Right at Home RN performing an assessment

Understanding Guardianship for Elderly Loved Ones


April 29, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
As our elderly loved ones age, there may come a time when a decision may need to be made about their future. Is a guardianship needed? What about a conservatorship? What does each of those entail? Here is information to help.
Female Right at Home caregiver sitting on the arm rest of a couch, helping a sitting female client sitting on the couch look at something on a tablet Female Right at Home caregiver sitting on the arm rest of a couch, helping a sitting female client sitting on the couch look at something on a tablet

Best Tech Fit for Seniors Is Not One-Size-Fits-All Proposition


April 24, 2024 Technology | Family & Loved Ones
There are a lot of considerations to make when determining which cellphone or tablet an aging loved one should have. It is not a one-size-fits-all answer. Here is what to consider.

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