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Right at Home Cognitive Support Program - Results

As the decline occurs, whether due to dementia, Alzheimer’s or injury, loved ones tend to withdraw and their family members often do not know how to adapt to their new normal. To address these issues and improve the quality of life of those we serve, we launched Right at Home Columbus's Cognitive Support Program. Here are some of our recent success stories.

No Success Compensates for Failure at Home

Life is more joyful when things are good at home. How we work with our elders is one of the most important things we do as individuals and as a society.

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Skydiving

Yesterday my eldest daughter and I went skydiving for her birthday. I was not looking forward to it.

BINGO Should Be Fun, Right?

If any of you have called BINGO at a senior facility you will know how tough it can be. BINGO is serious business and any mistake or deviation from the norm is generally not well received.

Caring As We Seek to Understand

Politics, religion, personal issues, and even trivial matters can cause tension and conflict — unless the other parties feel understood. Without understanding, the conversation and relationship never progress, but stagnate in a repetitive cycle.

Right at Home Greater Columbus Mission and Values

We wanted our partners to understand our motivations and values at Right at Home. We are working each day to provide the right care to seniors and their families here in central Ohio and each day we get better and better.

Spring Cleaning For Seniors - KonMari Method

Decluttering or helping others declutter can be difficult. How/where to begin? How to let go of or help others let go of unneeded items?

Personal Story - Medical Miracle for a Senior

A year ago my 77 year old mother was a model of health, walking 10,000 steps a day and exercising regularly. However late last year she was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and her lung capacity began to decline quickly.

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Right at Home Takes a Look at Low Vision Challenges in Older Adults

February is Low Vision Awareness Month to help foster support, proper treatment and vision rehabilitation for people living with low vision.

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Right at Home Offers a New Cognitive Care Program

To provide more extensive support to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia, Right at Home partnered with a leading dementia expert, Jackie Pool, to develop a proprietary Cognitive Support Program. Debbie Friedman, Right at Home’s Director of Organizational Learning, summarized the three key components of the program:

Keeping Seniors Safe From Cold

Because skin and blood vessels change with age, older adults face dangers of hypothermia — even indoors. Here are tips for caregivers to help elders stay warm this winter:

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Right at Home Greater Columbus Seeks Top Qualities in a Caregiver

When you’re considering at-home care for a loved one, you want professional caregivers who are thoroughly trained and experienced, but Right at Home notes there are a number of valued characteristics that go beyond job descriptions.

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Making The Holidays Safe & Wonderful for Seniors

Like all of us seniors need to feel connected and loved over the holidays. Here are some tips from Right at Home to care for seniors:

Right at Home Caregiver Seated on Bed Reading Book with Elderly Woman

An Easy Way to Boost Health – Smile!

Right at Home caregivers know just how to bring out smiles through shared activities, conversations and memories with your elderly loved ones. And that is something to smile about.

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