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Dementia and Racism

If you care for someone with dementia, you already know that social filters have become a thing of the past. But what do you do when a racial slur occurs?

Parents and Their Vaccines

Elderly parents, and their children, are excited and anxious to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

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Caregiving and COVID-19

Right at Home caregivers discuss what it's like being an essential worker in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Right at Home's New Program: Social Connections

Right at Home announces a FREE PROGRAM for individuals that live alone to combat the effects of loneliness and depression resulting from the stay at home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keeping an Eye on Glaucoma

Those with glaucoma have an advancing vision loss. There has been no cure discovered for glaucoma and there are no techniques for reversing the damages. Here's what to look out for.

Falls In and Around the Home

More than 31,000 people died in America in 2017 alone from injuries resulting from a fall! That is a number that has doubled in the last ten years. Here's what you can do.

Underweight or overweight you can still be malnourished!

Malnutrition in our older adult population is more common than you might think. Did you know that 1 out of every 2 older adults is at risk of becoming malnourished or is already malnourished? One-half.

"It Was a Good Day"

Deputies discovered the elderly woman in the deep woods approximately 100 yards away from her home.

PTSD — Post Traumatic Stress and Aging Seniors

PTSD is a mental problem that can take a serious toll on an individual’s physical health and wellbeing as well as their state of mind. Post-traumatic stress disorder can happen to people of all ages and can manifest more frequently in aging adults. The prevalence of PTSD in individuals over 60 years of age ranges from 1.5 to 4%. The percentage of those over 60 who exhibit symptoms but may not meet full diagnostic criteria are as high as 15%.

Searching for Answers

They sound worried, and maybe even frightened when residents of the Wheeling and Morgantown areas make their phone calls to Right at Home offices for the very first time.

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