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February 2014 Blog Posts (14)

Does This Mean We Can Eat More? New Food Label Questions, Answered

By Maggie Fox, NBC

The FDA is proposing the first changes to…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Slap on a Flu Patch? New Vaccine Would Skip the Needle

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY/Micro-needle patch

Maggie Fox, NBC…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Quiet Epidemic of Senior Drug Abuse

Jeff Anderson/A Place for Mom

The elderly may be the last population you’d imagine would have issues with drugs and alcohol. Think again. New data shows the number of seniors with drug problems are on the rise. But the causes are complex and the solutions aren’t…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Would You Retire if You Could?

Some financially secure people hesitate to retire because they fear the risks.

By Dave Bernard / …

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 24, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

"The Best And Worst Foods To Eat When You're Sick"

By Cindy Shih 

Even when you've done your best to fight off the winter blues and miserable flus, it's almost inevitable you'll get at least a mild sniffle at some point during cold and flu season. And even though being stuck at home with a fever does warm up our bodies -- which may sound nice when the temperature outside is below zero -- it's not exactly as enjoyable as…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 19, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Is Exercise the Fountain of Youth For Seniors?

Dana Larsen/APlaceforMom

Functional fitness’ helps seniors live life with increased energy, strength and freedom by mimicking the activities of daily life. Regular exercise has shown to help joints by building muscles and increasing blood flow throughout the body, which is good; but this…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Innovative Fitness Programs for Seniors

Jennifer Wegerer/APlaceforMom

Seniors who exercise gain physical, mental and emotional benefits that they would not get by sitting still. Whether it is gardening, walking or a more intense activity, regular…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to stay safe on the ice? Walk like a penguin

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news,…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

5 Big-Payoff Diet Changes

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 18, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What Your Body Type Can Reveal About Your Health

Where you carry extra weight may put you at increased risk for heart disease, cancer, and other serious diseases.

By Deborah Long / grandparents.com

If you’re like most Americans, you may be carrying extra weight;…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The 10 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life

By  Andrea Atkins 

 

With the hectic pace of life, we all rush around doing a bunch of things at once. And when we are “relaxing” we’re usually watching TV, while looking at the…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 18, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Is Aleve Safer For The Heart Than Other Pain Pills?

 | by  MATTHEW PERRONE

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans to treat arthritis and other everyday aches and pains.

The Food and Drug Administration holds a two-day meeting beginning…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 12, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Are You Overlooking the Assisted Living Tax Deduction?

APlaceforMom/Sarah Stevenson

Navigating the details of tax preparation gets even more complex when you have medical and assisted living costs to consider. We break down the latest rules for what you can and can’t deduct.

With a…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 12, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Live-in Chinese Speaking CNA needed immediately

 

Right at Home of DC is currently seeking 
 COMMITTED 
CNAs (DC licensed Nursing Assistants) for a LIVE-IN position. Caregiver must speak Chinese and able to cook Chinese food.

 

If you are a reliable, patient and compassionate caregiver we want to talk with you! To apply, you must have the following…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 6, 2014 at 12:59pm — No Comments

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