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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.
Leon Church, Right at Home's 2024 National Caregiver of the Year Leon Church, Right at Home's 2024 National Caregiver of the Year

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.
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.
A male Right at Home caregiver helping plan out a senior female client set her medications for the week at the kitchen table A male Right at Home caregiver helping plan out a senior female client set her medications for the week at the kitchen table

Don’t Let Diabetes Stop You From Seeing the World


March 27, 2024 Life Planning | Health & Safety
Managing diabetes takes routine and discipline. Traveling can make it more challenging. These tips can help you prepare to make diabetes easier to manage while on the road.
Female Right at Home caregiver assisting a female senior client, using a cane, walk down the driveway Female Right at Home caregiver assisting a female senior client, using a cane, walk down the driveway

Caring for an Older Loved One With Visual Impairment


March 25, 2024 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones | Caregiving
Vision loss, whether sudden or gradual, can cause social isolation and many emotions like loneliness and fear. If you are caring for an elderly loved one with visual impairment, here are tips to help.
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What to Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis


March 20, 2024 Health & Safety
Getting a blood clot in a deep vein, such as in the leg, can cause a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism. March is Blood Clot Awareness Month, a great time to learn who is at risk for DVT and what symptoms, if any, may appear.
Senior female standing outside looking off into the distance with a cactus and other natural southwestern plants unfocused in the background Senior female standing outside looking off into the distance with a cactus and other natural southwestern plants unfocused in the background

Dementia-Related Anger in Seniors


March 15, 2024 Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
As dementia progresses, some people will display uncharacteristic anger and aggression that can be difficult to deal with. These tips will help family caregivers respond to aggressive and angry behavior in the future.

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