Managing Your Loved One’s Medical Needs and Appointments
February 21, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety | Caregiving
Staying organized when caring for an elderly loved one can be tricky. From making sure you don’t miss medical appointments to ensuring the doctor’s instructions are followed, there is a lot to keep track of! To help, here is a list of things to focus on.
Combating Senior Isolation and Loneliness
February 20, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
There are many reasons one might feel lonely and isolated, but for seniors, it can be compounded by health issues and loss of mobility. Here are ways to try to increase socialization.
Extending National Caregivers Day: Honoring the Heart and Soul of Caregiving
February 19, 2024
Hello, dear readers! Beth here from Right at Home Central New Jersey, and I'm thrilled to extend the celebration of National Caregivers Day with you. While the official date has passed, the spirit of gratitude and appreciation for caregivers continues to resonate deeply within our hearts.
What Is the Value of a Professional Caregiver?
February 13, 2024 Caregiving
National Caregivers Day is February 16, an opportunity to honor the value of professional caregivers across the country who are passionate about improving the quality of life for those they serve. Here are some facts you may not know about Right at Home’s dedicated caregivers.
How Ageism Affects Older Adults
February 12, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
We all laugh off the jokes, dismiss the anti-wrinkle cream commercials, and just grin and bear it, but the fact is that ageism harms the mental and physical health of older adults. You might be surprised by these effects.
Navigating Senior Living Options: Finding the Right Fit for Your Loved One
February 12, 2024
Whether you're considering independent living, assisted living, in-home care, or memory care communities, we're here to guide you through the process with warmth and insight.
Heart Health and Women: It Isn’t Just a Concern for Men
February 12, 2024 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
We’ve all seen the movie where the main male character drops over suddenly after clutching his chest from an apparent heart attack. But in reality, it could just as easily be a woman in that scene, as almost as many women as men die of heart disease annually. Here are women’s risks, symptoms, and how to lower the risks.
Good Nutrition Helps Older Adults Combat Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer’s and Dementia
February 05, 2024 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Health & Safety | Caregiving
The saying, “Let food be thy medicine,” means a lot when you consider the role nutrition has in preventing cognitive decline. But just what specific recommendations truly make a difference?
Joining Hands for a Cancer-Free World: World Cancer Day
February 02, 2024
Hello, dear readers! It's Beth from Right at Home Central New Jersey, and today, we want to talk about an important global event - World Cancer Day.