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How to Social Distance with Your Senior

Right at Home Nassau Suffolk understands that when you are used to visiting a senior loved one, it can be difficult to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Right at Home explores why it is important to maintain social distancing and ways you are able to remain connected with your senior while practicing CDC recommended safety precautions.  

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In-Home Healthcare Providers and COVID-19

Right at Home Nassau Suffolk explains how in-home care providers can help maintain a senior's daily routine, and some of the extra precautions in-home care providers have adapted to help prevent a senior from being exposed to COVID-19 while in their homes.  

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What You Need To Know After A Loved One's Stroke

If your loved one has had a stroke, you can feel confused and unsure. You probably have many questions about what life for your loved one will be like. You might be concerned if they will recover. Or, what will your loved one's needs be from now on? When you’re a caregiver, it becomes all about what your family member needs. But you can’t do it alone, so some suggestions in this article will help you balance the needs of your loved one and your own.

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Modifications to Make the Home Safer

The safety of your parents is always on your mind. It's especially true if your parents are trying to age in place. To a senior, their home is their sanctuary where feeling comfortable as well as safe is the main priority. Modifications to keep your parents from harm while living at home is possible. There are necessary modifications, which you can do yourself or with the help of a family member. Then there are advanced modifications that will need the services of a professional for proper installation and safety issues.

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Signs Your Aging Loved One Needs Home Care

Right at Home Nassau Suffolk has put together a list of 15 signs that you may start to see in your elder parent, that can indicate that they may require home care.

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Warning Signs of Wandering

One of the questions a caregiver must ask when their loved one begins to wander is why? Realizing that there is a purpose behind your loved one's attempted escapes is essential. You need to figure out where they are trying to go and what your loved one is trying to achieve.

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"In-spite Of" Care

When you are a caregiver of a family member, taking time for yourself can make you feel guilty. Some of these feelings are because you think that no one else could give the same care that you do. Or, your family member will be unhappy if someone else is doing the caregiving. This is why you need to have respite care in spite of the reasons you think you shouldn't.

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How Achy Joints Affect Seniors | Right at Home Nassau Suffolk

There are many types of pain-related joint conditions that can make your life more difficult. But knowing how to treat it can help lower the pain levels. Some of these conditions are Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Polymyalgia Rheumathica (PMR) or Temporal Arteritis (TA,) or Fibromyalgia.  If you are having difficulty with joint pain and need assistance with chores and personal care, we here at Right at Home can assist you. 

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When Your Senior Loved One Needs Home Care

The decision to hire a home health companion or aide can be a very stressful one for many families.

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