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A female Right at Home caregiver is helping a senior female exercise next to a pool outside A female Right at Home caregiver is helping a senior female exercise next to a pool outside

Movement: a Key to Lowering Stress in Older Loved Ones


April 18, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Exercise is essential in maintaining one's physical health. But did you know it is fundamental for one’s mental health, too? Right at Home Winston-Salem offers some solutions to help your aging loved ones combat and ease stress through movement.
Senior male and female caregiver sitting at the breakfast table Senior male and female caregiver sitting at the breakfast table

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


March 26, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Right at Home Winston-Salem is spreading the word about this disease. Learn about resources in the area that can help if you or a loved one are in need.
A senior female client is putting a puzzle together at the kitchen table with the assistance of a female Right at Home caregiver. A senior female client is putting a puzzle together at the kitchen table with the assistance of a female Right at Home caregiver.

Paying for In-Home Care


March 19, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
A little help at home could make the difference between an older adult being able to age in place or moving to long-term care. Right at Home Winston-Salem encourages families to have a plan for how they will be able to fund that care?
Depressed senior female standing in a kitchen Depressed senior female standing in a kitchen

Darker Days Can Affect Our Mood


February 20, 2024 Health & Safety | Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones
The departure of family members and the dimming of festive decorations often leave a void, further deepened by the shorter, gloomier days of winter. Right at Home Winston-Salem looks at how the lack of sunlight, vital for uplifting our mood, can contribute to a somber emotional state.
A female sitting in a chair in a cluttered bedroom A female sitting in a chair in a cluttered bedroom

Helping a Loved One Who Hoards


February 06, 2024 Technology | Family & Loved Ones
Helping a loved one who hoards can be a long and difficult process, but it starts with empathy and understanding. Right at Home Winston-Salem provides tips on how to help a senior loved one who hoards.
senior male in wheelchair next to a Right at Home representative and female family member in a living room senior male in wheelchair next to a Right at Home representative and female family member in a living room

Help For Family Caregivers


January 23, 2024 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support
Caring for a family member with dementia is a challenging journey, often filled with emotional and physical strains. Right at Home Winston-Salem presents tips to help provide aid to family caregivers.
a senior couple sitting at a table with a long term care insurance specialist who is using a laptop a senior couple sitting at a table with a long term care insurance specialist who is using a laptop

Navigating the Future with Long-Term Care Insurance


January 09, 2024
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 70% of adults over 65 will require some form of long-term care, with half needing paid services. This raises an important question: How will you finance this care when the time comes?
A senior man is driving a car, while smiling A senior man is driving a car, while smiling

Is It Time to Take the Keys?


December 26, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety | Life Planning
Changes involved with aging may pose risks to older drivers, who are more likely to be seriously injured in a car accident. Right at Home Winston-Salem provides information that can help families decide when it’s time to hang up the keys?
a family sitting together eating a meal a family sitting together eating a meal

Hosting the Holidays as an Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver


December 12, 2023 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Support
Family caregivers may struggle to decide whether and how to celebrate the holidays now that their loved one has Alzheimer’s. With proper preparation and emotional support, family caregivers can have meaningful celebrations that include loved ones with dementia in and around Winston-Salem.
A family sitting down to thanksgiving dinner, with the assistance of a Right at Home caregiver A family sitting down to thanksgiving dinner, with the assistance of a Right at Home caregiver

Gratitude and Giving Are Good For Our Health


November 21, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Caregiving | Health & Safety
Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday season by practicing gratitude and generosity—and improve your health and community in the process. Need an example? Older adults are particularly good at this.

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