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July 2014 Blog Posts (27)

5 Things You Should Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

By Amanda MacMillan / Huffington Post

Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even help you live longer. It's 100 percent free, and all you have to do to get it is go outside. Seems like…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 29, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

7 Ways to Practice Positivity and Optimism Every Day

Faisal Hoque / Huffington Post

By now the benefits of positive thinking are well established. Sages, psychologists, neuroscientists, researchers and doctors all have been espousing the…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 29, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Worried About Your Memory?

By Marie Marley / Huffington Post

Anna is concerned about her memory. It seems she's having a lot of "senior moments" lately. She often misplaces her keys and has trouble remembering the names of people to whom she's been introduced. She can't help but worry…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

9 Things You Should Know Before Turning 50

By Yagana Shah / Huffington Post

They say hindsight is always 20/20, which can be so darn frustrating. Sometimes we wish we had a crystal ball to tell us if we were taking the right job, making the right move, or choosing the right guy. Other days we fantasize…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 23, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Healthy Things You Can Do In Bed

By Bob Barnett / Grandparents.com

You start and end your day there, so why not use the most comfortable place in the house as a tool to feel more…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 23, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

15 Cancer Symptoms Men Ignore

By Kathleen Doheny

WebMD Feature

Experts say that men could benefit greatly by being…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 23, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Sleep Loss Is a Hidden Cost of Caregiving

Their 24/7 role means sleep deprivation for many family caregivers. What can they do to improve sleep?

During 2013, in honor of National…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 21, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Can Meditation Slow the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease?

Many Americans practice meditation, a mind-body practice that uses body posture, controlled breathing, focused attention and self-observation to increase calmness and promote overall well-being. The "living in the moment" nature of meditation provides a welcome contrast from today’s hectic pace that fragments our days with text messages, phone interruptions and other…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 21, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

Talking About the Future With Adult Children

Many Caring Right at Home readers are baby boomers who are providing care for their elderly parents. When it comes to planning for…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 21, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Dangers of Sitting

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Baby Boomers’ Health Worsens

posted by Rita Ude on July 15, 2014

Would you like to live longer with less health issues? If you’re a U.S. baby boomer, the odds are in your favor for longevity, but…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 17, 2014 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Southern Maryland CAREGIVER Job Fair - July 24 - 25

CAREGIVER JOB FAIR

*The positions are available all throughout Washington, DC & Southern Maryland.  

Southern Maryland (Apply Online)…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 16, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What are Care Transitions?

What does the term “care transitions” mean?

“The term “care transitions” refers to the movement patients make between healthcare practitioners and settings as their condition and care needs change during the course of a chronic or acute illness.

For example, in the course of an acute exacerbation of an illness, a senior patient might receive care from a Primary Care Provider (PCP) or…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 14, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments

Right at Home's Care Transitions Program : RightTransitions

There is an alternative that will enhance your current discharge practices. Many healthcare facilities recognize the value of supervised care transitions provided by trained, reputable providers to safeguard against unnecessary readmissions.

Right at Home is at the forefront of these providers. Our RightTransitions® program is structured to work with you, other healthcare providers, your patients and their families. We work to reduce your readmission rates,…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 14, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Certified Nursing Assistants needed Immediately

Right at Home of Southern MD is currently seeking COMMITTED Personal Care Aides (CNA, LPN) Med Tech and Companions/Homemakers to work throughout Southern Maryland.  Experienced Personal Care Aides needed immediately so call 301-798-5982 or Apply…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Home Care Helps Seniors Manage Incontinence

Though it is a subject few people openly discuss, millions of senior Americans are living with urinary incontinence, a troublesome problem that, if not managed, can lead to infection, isolation, falls, inactivity and an overall decline in health.

Right at Home caregiver and senior client

A…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 9, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments

People With Dementia and Family Caregivers Need More Help

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers call for increased support and education.

An estimated 5.4 million people in the United States have Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, and 70 percent—most with mild to moderate dementia—are…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on July 9, 2014 at 10:20am — No Comments

4 Life Skills Only Grandpas Can Teach

By Chris Pummer

Just as memories of grandmothers revolve around their hugs and affection, recollections of grandpas often center on special outings and activities — and the values imparted…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 8, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

10 Things Dogs Teach Us About What Matters Most

By Debbie Gissoni

I've been around dogs since my childhood and have always loved being in the company of our four-legged friends. When I told my husband I wanted a dog, he wasn't too thrilled with the idea at first. I was traveling a lot for work at the time, and he knew he'd have most of the responsibility. The compromise we made was to let him choose the breed. I…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 8, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Things Truly Resilient People Do Differently

The Huffington Post | By Alena Hall 

Humans have a remarkable capacity for…

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Added by Right at Home DC on July 8, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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