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February 2012 Blog Posts (66)

For Older Drivers, Help With Parking

February 24, 2012 via The New York Times

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 29, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

12 Tips for Preventing Osteoarthritis

via healthcentral.com

Get Enough Vitamin D

There seems to be an association of low vitamin D and symptoms of OA, but not with loss of cartilage. Evidence for the importance of Vitamin D for bone health…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 29, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

8 Causes of Arthritis You Might Not Know About

via healthcentral.com

Women and girls have a higher risk of developing…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 29, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Feeling in control boosts brainpower in elderly

Written By Jennifer Welsh

Published February 20, 2012

LiveScience via Fox News…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 28, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

World of War Craft improves cognitive function among the elderly

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120223/WoW-improves-cognitive-function-among-the-elderly.aspx

For some older adults, the online video game World of Warcraft (WoW) may provide more than just an opportunity for escapist adventure. Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that playing WoW actually boosted cognitive functioning for older adults -…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Many Elderly Now Bring Companion on Doctor's Visit

By Serena Gordon

HealthDay Reporter via health.usnews.com

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 28, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

A Shift From Nursing Homes to Managed Care at Home

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 27, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Aging: What to expect as you get older

Wonder what's considered a normal part of the aging process? Here's what to expect as you get older — and what to do about it.…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 27, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Smell and Taste: Spice of Life

via nih.gov

Sally looked forward to Thanksgiving dinner at her daughter's house. But, when she ate the holiday food, she felt let down. It wasn't as tasty as she remembered. Sally knew her daughter was a good cook. What was wrong? Maybe…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 27, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Exercise Fuels the Brain

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS        via The New York Times …

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 24, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Really? The Claim: An Ice Bath Can Soothe Sore Muscles

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 24, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Preventing bed sores in elderly

via dailybulletin.com

Dear Dr. K: I care for my elderly mother, who is confined to her bed most of the time. I'm worried about her getting bedsores. How can I prevent them?

Dear Reader: You're right to be concerned, since bedsores cause pain and can lead to serious infections. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to prevent your mother from getting…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 23, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

African-Americans and Alzheimer's Disease

10 warning signs 

alz.org

It may be hard to know the difference…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 23, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Respite Care

alz.org

Respite care provides you a temporary break from your daily caregiving responsibilities. Using respite services can support and strengthen your ability to continue taking care of your loved one with Alzheimer's in the home.

Types of respite care services

Respite care…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 23, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Empathy may be in your genes -- and on your face

If you seem to have a sign written on your forehead that says you care more, maybe it’s in your genes,…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 22, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Adorable senior citizen flash mob

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 22, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

11 Health Habits That Will Help You Live to 100

You don't need to eat yogurt and live on a mountaintop, but you do need to floss

One of the biggest…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 22, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

401(k) and IRA Changes of 2012

via US NEWS

Workers will be eligible to contribute an extra $500 to their 401(k)s next year, the Internal Revenue Service announced this week. Employees with higher incomes will also be eligible to get a tax break for saving in a traditional IRA, contribute to a Roth IRA, and qualify for the saver’s credit. Here’s a look at how 401(k) and IRA rules will…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 21, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Some Homeowners Get Cash Incentives for Short Sales

Some Homeowners Get Cash Incentives for Short Sales







 

Homeowners facing possible foreclosure are increasingly being given cash incentives to complete short sales as lenders opt for a quicker resolution.

Shorts sales have been on the rise, but cash incentives are a fairly new twist, according to a report by USA…

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Added by Short Sale Guru on February 21, 2012 at 10:33am — No Comments

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