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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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Their 24/7 role means sleep deprivation for many family caregivers. What can they do to improve sleep?
During 2013, in honor of National…Continue
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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…Continue
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Many Caring Right at Home readers are baby boomers who are providing care for their elderly parents. When it comes to planning for…Continue
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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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CAREGIVER JOB FAIR
*The positions are available all throughout Washington, DC & Southern Maryland.
Southern Maryland (Apply Online)…Continue
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“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…Continue
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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,…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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