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Right at Home's New Program: Social Connections

Right at Home announces a FREE PROGRAM for individuals that live alone to combat the effects of loneliness and depression resulting from the stay at home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keeping an Eye on Glaucoma

Those with glaucoma have an advancing vision loss. There has been no cure discovered for glaucoma and there are no techniques for reversing the damages. Here's what to look out for.

Falls In and Around the Home

More than 31,000 people died in America in 2017 alone from injuries resulting from a fall! That is a number that has doubled in the last ten years. Here's what you can do.

Underweight or overweight you can still be malnourished!

Malnutrition in our older adult population is more common than you might think. Did you know that 1 out of every 2 older adults is at risk of becoming malnourished or is already malnourished? One-half.

PTSD — Post Traumatic Stress and Aging Seniors

PTSD is a mental problem that can take a serious toll on an individual’s physical health and wellbeing as well as their state of mind. Post-traumatic stress disorder can happen to people of all ages and can manifest more frequently in aging adults. The prevalence of PTSD in individuals over 60 years of age ranges from 1.5 to 4%. The percentage of those over 60 who exhibit symptoms but may not meet full diagnostic criteria are as high as 15%.

Respite Care for the Soul

It is refer to as, “a break,” because it’s a chance to care for yourself instead of a loved one who depends on you for nearly every aspect of their life.

Onset Indications of Dementia-related Diseases Can Vary

Many American adults are familiar with the signs for which to watch when visiting elderly loved ones, but what they may not realize is that the onset indications of a dementia-related varies from individual to individual.

Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s or Other Dementia

To provide more extensive support to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia, Right at Home partnered with a leading dementia expert, Jackie Pool, to develop a proprietary Cognitive Support Program.

My Turn

I laid as a newborn in a Pittsburgh orphanage abandoned by those meant to love me most and cared for by nuns of the Catholic Charities organization.