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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.
A senior couple, a man and a woman, who is wearing an oxygen tube, sitting on a couch in a living room looking at a Right at Home pamphlet. A senior couple, a man and a woman, who is wearing an oxygen tube, sitting on a couch in a living room looking at a Right at Home pamphlet.

What To Do When an Older Adult Turns Down Help


April 22, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
It may seem like your aging parent is just grumpy and stubborn, but there are likely reasons they are refusing help from you or another caregiver. Perhaps it is time to have a conversation about it. Here are tips for doing that.
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What To Know About Respite Care


April 18, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
Perhaps you’ve heard the saying, “You can’t pour from an empty cup.” That’s especially true for family caregivers. Respite care may be the answer to help.
Male Right at Home Caregiver standing with his arm around his senior male client outside Male Right at Home Caregiver standing with his arm around his senior male client outside

With a Little Help From Caregivers, Seniors Can Stay Sharp in Mind and Body


April 16, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
A healthy mind is just as important as, or even directly linked to, a healthy body. Here are ways caregivers can help older adults stay sharp as they age.
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Leon Church Creates Extraordinary Care Experiences


April 12, 2024
Congratulations to Leon Church, a Right at Home Northwest Washington caregiver, on his recognition as 2024 National Caregiver of the Year! This is the highest honor Right at Home awards to a caregiver, and this year, we are proud to present it to Leon for his exemplary commitment to the company’s mission: to improve the quality of life for those we serve.
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.
Female Right at Home caregiver and female senior client are walking arm in arm outside while looking at flowers Female Right at Home caregiver and female senior client are walking arm in arm outside while looking at flowers

How Seniors Can Improve Their Mobility and Reduce Fall Risk


April 11, 2024 Life Planning | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
Falls are more common among those age 65 and older. If you are an older adult, there are things you can do to help prevent falling. These tips can help improve your mobility and reduce fall risk.
A disabled man in a wheelchair is next to his male Right at Home caregiver who is holding a tennis ball up to a dog laying on the couch. A disabled man in a wheelchair is next to his male Right at Home caregiver who is holding a tennis ball up to a dog laying on the couch.

Is Home Care Only for the Elderly?


April 08, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
Many think that only the elderly have health conditions that require ongoing care in the home. But there are people of all ages living with a disability or condition that requires help with daily living tasks. How does home care help in those situations?
Senior male client sitting at a desk in front of a laptop computer while a female Right at Home caregiver stands near by Senior male client sitting at a desk in front of a laptop computer while a female Right at Home caregiver stands near by

How To Stay Alert To Protect Seniors From Financial Fraud


April 03, 2024 Family & Loved Ones | Caregiving
The myriad of new tactics scammers come up with to target older adults is alarming. How can you help keep your older loved one safe? Here are some tips.
A man is installing a safety hand bar in a shower while a female senior client looks on A man is installing a safety hand bar in a shower while a female senior client looks on

Home Safety for Seniors With Parkinson’s or Other Conditions


April 01, 2024 Health & Safety | Technology
Dealing with a health condition or mobility challenge as an older adult can be hard enough without the extra worry of how the condition affects their safety at home. These home safety tips can help ensure the well-being of someone you love.

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