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February 2016 Blog Posts (56)

6 Money Moves to Make on Leap Day

Nextavenue.org: Chuck Jaffe

There’s a holiday for virtually everything these days, but Leap Day — the February 29 that shows up on the calendar

once every four years — should be a national holiday of long-term financial chores.

It’s not as much fun as International…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 29, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

3 Major Types Of Substance Abuse Warning Signs And How You Can Help

Lifehack.org: By Desiree Patton

You’ve noticed things are off with your loved one. Some changes are obvious, others not so much. You’re beginning

to suspect substance abuse and you want to help, but you’re at a loss. What do you…

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8 Major Health Problems in The World Today

Lifehack.org: By Nabin Paudyal

Health problems are becoming more common than ever in the world today. This probably has to do with both progress

in medical science, because of which it has been easy to diagnose health problems, and also people’s lifestyle, which

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The Secret to Keeping Your Budget on Track

Grandparents.com: By Darlene Arechederra

B-u-d-g-e-t. The very word can cause us to tremble in our new boots! But a hard-working soul need not fear. There's a

simple way to win the battle of the budget. It's great fun, and what better time to get started! So…

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How to Get Your Boss to Allow You a Phased Retirement

Nextavenue.org: By Cali Williams Yost 

Recent surveys have found that many people working full-time in their 50s and 60s would like to move into a “phased…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 26, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Your Feet Hold Clues to Clogged Arteries

Grandparents.com: By Daniel Clair

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a buildup of cholesterol and plaque in the arteries that lead to the extremities. PAD

can cause discomfort in your legs and feet, limit your walking and activities, or severe PAD can progress to loss…

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4 Habits You Need to Know That Will Change Your Life Forever

Lifehack.org: By Daniel Ray

Ever heard of the phrase “live a life of intention?”  One of the most important times of my life was a few years ago

when I realized the success I desired, personally and professionally, would only come once I instituted the…

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Inflammation: What Is It and Why Is It Dangerous?

Grandparents.com: By Andrea Atkins

Have you ever banged your shin and watched as a reddish bump rises to the surface and swells in a painful bruise?

That’s your body’s defense mechanism at work. Inflammation at the site of an injury means the soldiers of…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 23, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

How to Get Your Finances in Order in a Day

Nextavenue.org: By Nick Clements

Every year, Americans vow to live financially healthier lives. After losing weight, one of the most popular New Year’s

resolutions is to spend less and save more money. Unfortunately, most of those resolutions are quickly…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 23, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

6 Reasons Why Diet Is More Important Than Exercising For Weight Loss

Lifehack.org: By Lewis Humphries

For years now, exercise and physical exertion has been championed as the most effective vehicle for driving

pronounced weight loss. While a viable exercise regime is certainly important and also …

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The World’s Oldest Woman Reveals Her Secrets To Long Life

Lifehack.org: By Diane Koopman

Misao Okawa, until April 1, 2015, when she passed away peacefully in her sleep from heart failure at age 117, was…

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Getting Elder Care Help

Aplaceformom.com

Amanda's Aunt Anna had a big influence on her life when she was growing up.

"It was always special when I got to spend time with Aunt Annie," says Amanda of her mother's sister, who had no

children of her own. "As a child, I would visit…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 22, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Glaucoma In Seniors: Symptoms & Care

Aplaceformom.com: By Jeannette Franks

Glaucoma is a cluster of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in irreversible vision loss-and

ultimately can cause total blindness. It is one of the leading causes of legal blindness in the US and probably…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 22, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Get Your Encore Career Off the Ground

Nextavenue.org: By Nancy Collamer



Many people over 50 hope to use their later years to make a difference in the world — as volunteers, nonprofit

employees or social entrepreneurs. Yet all too often, the path to finding meaningful …

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 22, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

6 Unexpected Retirement Costs You Need to Plan For

Lifehack.org: By Alaina Tweddale

Because retirement planning isn’t a straightforward, uniform process, you have to learn how to look for hidden costs. If

you want to get your …

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 22, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

The 5 Best Vitamins for People Over 50

Nextavenue.org: By Beth Levine

One friend swears by CoQ10. Another insists she’d never make it out of bed without her vitamin D tablets. Your

mother is shocked you don’t take a multivitamin. Your colleague believes if a little is a good thing, a lot must be

better, so he takes…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 19, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Discrimination Caregivers Can Face In The Workforce

Huffingtonpost.com: By Anthony Cirillo

Call it the elephant in the closet. Family caregivers in the workforce. Six in 10 caregivers are employed while caring for

a loved one. Among them, 56 percent work full time. While people…

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What It Really Feels Like To Have Depression

Lifehack.org: By Alba Lanuza

Did you ever lack motivation until the point of asking yourself why you should leave your bed? Have you felt like you

had no control over what is going on around you? Like, nothing makes sense and no matter what you do, it is…

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What To Do If You Can’t Sleep: 20 Easy Insomnia Solutions

Lifehack.org: By Olivia Chiong

Can’t sleep? Don’t worry. Insomnia is more common than you think.

Since sleep is an important part of our overall health and happiness, it is essential to develop some strategies to

combat insomnia. After all, we sleep…

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 19, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

What Older Voters Care About Now

Nextavenue.org: By Denise Logeland

Next Avenue’s January survey on …

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Added by Right at Home DC on February 18, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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