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A female Right at Home caregiver helps a senior female client with a flower arrangement in the kitchen A female Right at Home caregiver helps a senior female client with a flower arrangement in the kitchen

Why Right at Home is the Right Choice


July 09, 2024 Life Planning | Family & Loved Ones
Deciding on in-home care for yourself or a loved one is a big step. With so many options out there, it can be tough to know where to start. We're happy to explain why Right at Home Northwest Houston is the Right Choice.
A female caregiver is helping a senior female retrieve pills from a pill box, while the senior female is sitting down in a chair. A female caregiver is helping a senior female retrieve pills from a pill box, while the senior female is sitting down in a chair.

Dementia Home Safety


June 25, 2024 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Life Planning | Caregiving
When someone is diagnosed with dementia, certain home modifications can help prevent injuries. Right at Home Northwest Houston provides tips to make home a safer place for a senior with dementia.
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 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 Northwest Houston invites you to learn more about the warning signs and how to improve your heart health.
A female Right at Home caregiver is monitoring a senior male client take a blood pressure measurement A female Right at Home caregiver is monitoring a senior male client take a blood pressure measurement

How to Monitor Blood Pressure at Home


May 14, 2024 Health & Safety
High blood pressure, left unchecked, can lead to other health problems including cardiovascular disease and heart attack. Right at Home Northwest Houston teaches you ways you can safely and accurately monitor your blood pressure from home.
A senior man standing next to a senior female with his arm around her shoulder A senior man standing next to a senior female with his arm around her shoulder

Caring for a Spouse


April 23, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
If you’ve made a vow to care for another person through sickness and health, it can be challenging when sickness sets in. But there are ways to save your relationship and your sanity as a caregiving spouse. Right at Home Northwest Houston points out challenges and helpful tips to making spousal caregiving work.
Senior female client walking arm in arm with a female Right at Home caregiver outside Senior female client walking arm in arm with a female Right at Home caregiver outside

Facing a Parkinson’s Diagnosis


April 11, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s can be overwhelming and emotional. Taking steps to become educated about the disease and its progression can offer hope and a path forward for people with Parkinson's disease and their loved ones.
A senior female client is putting a puzzle together at the kitchen table with the assistance of a female Right at Home caregiver. A senior female client is putting a puzzle together at the kitchen table with the assistance of a female Right at Home caregiver.

Paying for In-Home Care


March 19, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
A little help at home could make the difference between an older adult being able to age in place or moving to long-term care. Right at Home Northwest Houston encourages families to have a plan for how they will be able to fund that care?
senior female client doing her grocery shopping with the assistance of a female right at home caregiver senior female client doing her grocery shopping with the assistance of a female right at home caregiver

Avoiding Diabetic Complications


March 05, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
Older adults will represent a third of those diagnosed with diabetes this year. Proper preparation and strict adherence to their doctor’s treatment plan can help them avoid the associated complications.
Depressed senior female standing in a kitchen Depressed senior female standing in a kitchen

Darker Days Can Affect Our Mood


February 20, 2024 Health & Safety | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
The departure of family members and the dimming of festive decorations often leave a void, further deepened by the shorter, gloomier days of winter. Right at Home Northwest Houston looks at how the lack of sunlight, vital for uplifting our mood, can contribute to a somber emotional state.

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