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A female Right at Home caregiver is helping a senior female client make a pie in a kitchen A female Right at Home caregiver is helping a senior female client make a pie in a kitchen

After a Cancer Diagnosis: Tips as You Go Through Treatment and Recovery


June 20, 2024 Health & Safety
It can be scary to receive a cancer diagnosis, and the treatment and recovery process can be difficult at times. Here are some tips to help you stay positive through your journey.
A senior male client is sitting next to a stuffed dog to help seniors living with dementia, on a couch with a blanket covering his lap A senior male client is sitting next to a stuffed dog to help seniors living with dementia, on a couch with a blanket covering his lap

Dementia Support: 6 Must-Read Books for Family Caregivers


June 17, 2024 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
Family caregiver burnout can be a real risk for those caring for a loved one with dementia. Support and resources are a must. Here are six books to consider reading.
A female Right at Home caregiver is helping a  senior female client shop for a sunhat at waterpark A female Right at Home caregiver is helping a  senior female client shop for a sunhat at waterpark

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.
A female Right at Home caregiver helping prepare sandwiches at a kitchen counter while senior female client watches with a coffee. A female Right at Home caregiver helping prepare sandwiches at a kitchen counter while senior female client watches with a coffee.

Promoting Senior Independence


June 11, 2024 Life Planning | Caregiving
Older adults sometimes find themselves wanting to continue living at home, but they need some help with day-to-day tasks. Professional, in-home caregivers can help seniors maintain the independence and autonomy they enjoy.
Female caregiver and female senior sitting on a beach with a beach umbrella Female caregiver and female senior sitting on a beach with a beach umbrella

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.
Senior female standing outside looking off into the distance with a cactus and other natural southwestern plants unfocused in the background Senior female standing outside looking off into the distance with a cactus and other natural southwestern plants unfocused in the background

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.
female Right at Home caregiver sitting outside with a female senior client female Right at Home caregiver sitting outside with a female senior client

What Women Should Know About Cardiovascular Health


May 28, 2024 Health & Safety
Did you know that chest pain or discomfort, upper back or neck pain, indigestion, heartburn, nausea or vomiting, extreme fatigue, dizziness, and shortness of breath are all among the possible first symptoms of heart disease in women? Right at Home Greenville invites you to learn more about the warning signs and how to improve your heart health.
A senior male and female walking together outside A senior male and female walking together outside

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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