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Handwashing Awareness Month


November 28, 2022 Family & Loved Ones
Handwashing is a simple and very effective way to prevent the spread of illness. There are five easy steps to washing your hands the correct way. Handwashing helps people from getting or spreading infections.
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Be Your Own Best Healthcare Advocate


November 21, 2022 Family & Loved Ones
Too many of us get established with a doctor and office, and then feel an obligation to stay there – "It would be rude to go elsewhere." Advocating for your own best healthcare is hard for seniors who may have been with the same doctor for years or even decades. That's why it is so important for you to take healthcare into your hands and be your own best healthcare advocate.
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Diabetes Friendly Desserts


November 14, 2022 Family & Loved Ones
Staying healthy means cooking healthy, especially if you're managing diabetes. This article has some great diabetes-healthy recipes for dessert treats.
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Aging in Place Safely with Home Modifications


October 31, 2022 Family & Loved Ones
Seniors feel safest and most comfortable aging in their homes. However, health and home circumstances change over time. Statistically, 60% of senior falls happen in the home, with these falls accounting for 25% of all hospital admissions and 40% of all nursing home admissions. Here are a few tips to get you started toward a safer home.
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Say What?


September 22, 2022 Family & Loved Ones
While age is the strongest predictor of hearing loss among adults, it does not mean that we cannot take precautions to prevent or avoid hearing loss. Right at Home of San Antonio, TX lists out the risk factors and what precautions you can take to prevent hearing loss.
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Taking Care of You - Self Care for Caregivers


September 13, 2022 Caregiver Help | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Support for Adult Caregiving
Self-care is one of the most often forgotten things you can do as a caregiver. When your personal needs are taken care of, the person you care for benefits as well. Right at Home of San Antonio, TX provides helpful steps to managing stress as a caregiver.
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The Stages of Aging


September 02, 2022 Life Planning | RightTransitions | Support for Adult Caregiving
Getting older doesn’t happen overnight; it’s a long process that takes years and years. Many older adults find physical activity increasingly difficult, some may experience emotional changes and start to withdraw, and some will experience cognitive issues. During this process, we experience age-related changes, and 70% of people will need some form of long-term care throughout the stages of aging.
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Balancing Care and Finances


August 19, 2022 Health/Medical | Health & Safety | Life Planning
Right at Home San Antonio understands there is a balance between in-home care services and the costs of getting that help for your loved one. This article covers some of the most common options for paying for care like long-term care insurance and veteran's programs. Check out the article, contact Right at Home San Antonio about costs and options to pay, and then get the caregiver help you need.
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Stubbornness in Parents Living with Dementia


August 12, 2022 Health/Medical | Health & Safety | Life Planning
Right at Home San Antonio's caregivers are specifically trained to work with seniors across the spectrum of cognitive, behavioral, and physical needs. No single person is exactly like another, and our custom planning process ensures we offer just what your loved one needs. We are ready and able to meet each client's individual circumstances.
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Understanding Senior Combativeness


August 05, 2022 Health/Medical | Health & Safety | Life Planning
Right at Home San Antonio's caregivers are trained to work with seniors across the spectrum of cognitive, behavioral, and physical needs. No single person is exactly like another. Our caregivers are trained and experienced, ready and able to meet each client's individual needs.

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