March 2014 Posts

Conversations With Adult Children; Slowing the Progression of Alzheimer’s

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

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Peanut Butter May Help Detect Alzheimer’s

A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler may soon be a common tool for helping detect early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.

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Senior Centers Reinvent Themselves to Entice Baby Boomers

Since a large percentage of America’s boomers—age 55 and older—still work, travel often to see family or take frequent vacations, senior centers nationwide are starting to reinvent their image to attract these fit and active baby boomers.

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Senior Obesity Is on the Rise

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reported in 2013 that more than one-third of adults 65 and older are obese.

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Your Family Caregiver Toolbox

Being a family caregiver can feel isolating and confusing. But where do you turn for true direction about day-to-day care needs?

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