November 2012 Posts

Gift Ideas for Family Caregivers; Discussing Elder Care During Holiday Visits

These and other stories are in the December edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Winterizing Your Home

As the cold winter air begins to blow, oftentimes too much of that air works its way into seniors’ homes. Now is the time to take steps toward making your home safe and warm for winter.

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Save Your Eyesight With Vision Checks

Many seniors understand the importance of regular physical and dental examinations, but many reason that if they can see adequately and their glasses are not broken, then they can overlook the need for eye examinations. Regular vision checkups, however, should be part of every senior’s healthcare regimen.

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RightTransitions Helps Reduce Readmission Rates

Recognizing the need for providing safe and supervised transitions for our in-home care clients, Right at Home developed the RightTransitions program.

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Elder Care Mediation

When it comes to agreeing on the best care for an aging loved one, many family members run into squabbles and divisions. Fortunately, many families who reach an impasse with elder care decisions are now turning to elder care mediation to help resolve disputes and preserve family relationships.

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