Fresh Ways To Send Loneliness Packing
February 02, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
Senior loneliness and isolation can lead to physical and mental health problems. Here are some ideas to combat it that you might not have considered.
Senior Lifestyle Trends and Options All About Aging in the Right Place
January 26, 2023 Life Planning
Choices for senior living abound, and trends for affinity communities and amenities are plentiful. Choosing the right place to live based on your needs and desires is most important.
Having the Post-Holiday Care Conversation
January 24, 2023 RightTransitions | Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
After we gather with our loved ones over the holidays, we may notice that some older relatives are beginning to show signs that they may need help taking care of themselves or their homes. The home care experts at Right at Home can help guide these conversations.
Coping With the Post-Holiday Blues
January 24, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
It’s understandable to feel a little let down after the November and December holidays, especially if it is cold where you live. These tips can help you get going again.
8 Signs Your Loved One Needs In-Home Help
January 19, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
Did you visit your elderly loved one recently and notice unclean clothing, bills piling up, an untidy home, or no food in the fridge? Here are eight key indicators that could mean your loved one could use the help of a caregiver to ensure their well-being at home.
Many Older Adults Keep Falls a Secret. Here Are Reasons They Shouldn’t!
January 18, 2023 Health & Safety
Older adults who fall and keep it a secret do so for many reasons, but it is a bad idea and here’s why.
You Are What You Eat—Yes, You Really Are.
January 17, 2023 Health & Safety
Poor nutrition is a concern for older adults for various reasons. Health problems can arise if the issue isn’t addressed. These tips can help.
Got Magnesium? Why This Mineral Is Important for Older Adults
January 12, 2023 Health & Safety
Magnesium helps regulate muscles, nerves, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure, among many other things, yet it is estimated that more than 70% of those over age 70 are deficient in it. Read on for why you need it and how you can ensure you get enough of this important mineral.
Resolving to Drink Less
January 10, 2023 Community Involvement | Family & Loved Ones | Support for Adult Caregiving
Had a few too many drinks on New Year’s Eve? Drink less might be on your list of resolutions for 2023. Right at Home of Eastern Long Island looks at some dangers for seniors who drink, and provides steps to achieve your resolution.
The Eyes Have It: Facts Seniors Should Know About Glaucoma
January 10, 2023 Health & Safety
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Here are risk factors and prevention tips you should know.