If you live an hour away or across the country from an older loved one who needs care, you may be facing the complexities of long-distance caregiving. You want to help with the care of your senior relative or friend as much as you can, but the miles between the both of you pose a challenge to you staying accurately informed and the care recipient obtaining reliable help.January 16, 2018Beth Lueders #Caregiver Help #Caregiving #Planning for Eldercare #Support for Adult Caregiving
“Get healthy” is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. If this is your goal, how about achieving it by eating produce in season? Consuming seasonal foods not only means that your meals are going to be packed with flavors and nutrients, but it can also benefit your wallet.
“Managing your own care and a family member’s care is really challenging,” says Coatta, a Clinical Social Worker Specialist in Pasadena, California. “But you really cannot best care for a loved one if you don’t also care for yourself.”January 09, 2018Hilary Young #Caregiver Help #Caregiving
The holidays are over. Sigh. After New Year’s Day, the letdown of the holiday season hits a low note for many of us, leaving us feeling lonely, depressed and just not up for socializing. How can we beat this post-holiday blues?
Right at Home developed RightConversations Guide to offer tips on discussing home care with senior loved ones and family.January 02, 2018Beth Lueders #Aging #Caregiving #Planning for Eldercare #Support for Adult Caregiving
While it’s generally recommended to eat organic produce whenever possible, the habit can get expensive. We have a few tips on how you can shop healthy without breaking the bank:December 28, 2017Hilary Young #Health Living
“Every day we see how lack of mobility affects the quality of life for the seniors we serve,” said Rosaleen Doherty of Right at Home Boston and North. “For people living with a disability in less-resourced nations, mobility encourages renewed self-confidence and hope.”December 26, 2017Michele Fan #Support for Adult Caregiving #Caregiver Help
“People think hearing loss is an old-person thing,” says Maionchi, an audiologist. “But my average patient is in their mid- to late 50s."December 21, 2017Beth Lueders #Aging #Health Living #Health/Medical #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support #Technology #Senior Care Technology
People with arthritis tend to be less active due to pain and discomfort. But in warm water, the muscles are more relaxed and therefore more flexible for stretching and exercises.December 19, 2017Lisa Trudell #Aging #Health Living #Pain Management
Are you spending an extended amount of time with your loved ones during the holidays? If so, it may be an ideal time for your to be on the lookout for the well-being of an aging loved one. Here's what you should keep an eye on:December 14, 2017Hilary Young #Aging #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support #Elder Care Mediation #Fall Prevention #Support for Adult Caregiving