July 2015 Posts

Supporting Vulnerable “Elder Orphans”; Home Care Helps Seniors Remain in Neighborhoods

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

Read Full Post »

The Dangers of Consuming Too Much Sodium

Studies have shown that a diet high in sodium can increase blood pressure levels and the likelihood of heart attacks, strokes, kidney disease and even osteoporosis.

Read Full Post »

Brittle Bones and Broken Hips

Falling and fracturing a hip is one of the greatest fears many elders have, and for good reason.

Read Full Post »

Highlights From the White House Conference on Aging

Right at Home gathered highlights from The 2015 White House Conference on Aging. This blog post comes in two parts: 1. Implications of redefining longevity, and 2. Integration and participation of older adults in society.

Read Full Post »

Reduce Caregiver Stress – Three Ways to Care for Yourself While Caring for Others

Self-care becomes a critically important, but often ignored, component of caregiving.

Read Full Post »

Summer Skin Care Tips for Seniors

Wearing sunscreen is simply not enough to keep you protected anymore.

Read Full Post »