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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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Why Should You Wear a Face Mask During the Pandemic?

Right at Home of Nassau Suffolk highlights the need for face masks during a pandemic, along with instructions on how to make a face mask, as well as other helpful tips to help protect yourself and your family from infection.  

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What To Do When Your Senior Loved Ones Are Technology Challenged

Right at Home Nassau Suffolk gives helpful tips about how to make sure senior loved ones are connected to family and friends through technology during the COVID-19 pandemic, to help avoid feelings of isolation while social distancing.  

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Coronavirus Scams and Seniors

Right at Home Nassau Suffolk warns of some of the common scams that seniors could face during the COVID-19 pandemic, and provides resources that seniors can use to determine if they have been contacted by a scammer.  

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Why Social Distancing is Essential for Seniors

Staying home as much as possible, washing your hands often, and keeping at least six feet away from other people is essential. But what should you be concerned about as a senior during the Coronavirus pandemic?  Right at Home Nassau Suffolk looks at why social distancing is essential in keeping seniors safe.  

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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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Seniors, Family Gatherings and the Uninvited Guest, the Coronavirus

We’re heading into Spring and with the season comes many enjoyable holidays. Easter, Passover, and Mother’s Day are holidays that traditionally involve some sort of family get-together, however, right now the very thought of a gathering can raise uncertainties and fears caused by the Coronavirus.

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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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Checking to See How Your Parents are Really Doing

With the holidays upon us, it may be the time to be a bit sneaky with your parents. Because when you call, they may assure you that they’re doing well and everything’s okay, but is all really well? You can’t see them over the phone after all.

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