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Combating Baby Boomer Brain Drain

Known for shaping new cultural trends like smiley faces and bellbottoms, America’s more than 76 million baby boomers—those individuals born between 1946 and 1964—are now shifting America’s workforce by retiring and creating a business “brain drain.”

Caring For a Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease

Each person’s family situation is different and unique, but having the right information can help when caring for your loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Walk 2 Rock

On May 21, 2016 Right at Home had the pleasure of sponsoring the Haverhill Breakfast Exchange Club event Walk 2 Rock. Walk 2 Rock raised $35,000 to provide heating assistance for the elderly in the local community.

Family Summer Safety

Summer beacons outdoor play between grandparents and grandkids from water parks and horseback riding to fishing and building sandcastles. Keep the fun in summertime togetherness with the following outdoor activity safety tips.

Oscars Raise Awareness of Alzheimer’s and ALS

Sunday night’s 87th annual Academy Awards placed two serious diseases front and center – Alzheimer’s and ALS. At Right at Home we prioritize Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care and were pleased to see two different films tackling that issue.

Winter Nutrition for Seniors

With age, the body naturally starts to become less efficient in absorbing essential nutrients. Add in wintertime’s decreased activity, and many seniors opt for convenient, comfort foods laden with empty calories.

Cold Weather Safety for Seniors

To help seniors stay safe when the thermometer drops, even in the warmer climates of the country, take these precautions.

Combating Ageism in America

Collecting data from 660 seniors over more than two decades, Yale epidemiology professor Becca Levy’s team reported that optimistic seniors lived an average of seven-and-a-half years longer than pessimistic folks. How others view and interact with a senior can add healthy, active years to the elder’s life.

Fighting Food Infection

Those molds and invisible germs in the fridge can actually kill you, particularly if you are over age 65. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that every year in the United States, about 48 million people are sickened from eating contaminated food – 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.

Senior Caregivers

As the demand for senior care services increases across the country, more and more families are finding a supportive lifeline in older caregivers – who are sometimes nearly the same age as their clients.

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