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August 2014 Blog Posts (34)

Senior Discounts Grow on Trees

Senior Discounts Grow on Trees

Posted by MJ Plaster on Apr 14, 2014 in Independent Living…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 30, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

10 Relaxation Techniques That Zap Stress Fast

By Jeannette Moninger

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

Are Expired Medications OK to Take?

Are Expired Medications OK to Take?

One Expert Explains Why an Out-of-Date Aspirin Might Be Just Fine

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 28, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Caregiver JOB FAIR 9/4 - 9/5 from 10am-3pm

CAREGIVER JOB FAIR

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

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Added by Right at Home DC on August 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The #1 Hidden Health Hazard in Your Home

By Winnie Yu / Grandparents.com

What causes more deaths in the home than fires or gas leaks? The answer might surprise you.

Bernie Schallehn was in the shower and about to rinse soap out of his eyes…

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Added by Right at Home DC on August 27, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

5 Financial Secrets of People Who Retire Young

By Christina Couch / Grandparents.com

The average American retires at age 62 according to an April Gallup poll, but even in a low-interest economic environment, it may be possible to quit working sooner. Check out these tips for getting your financial house in order and kissing the 9-to-5…

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Added by Right at Home DC on August 27, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Sneaky Reasons for Bad Moods, and How to Fix Them

9 Sneaky Reasons You're In A Bad Mood (And What To Do About It)

Source: HuffingtonPost

There are lots of reasons to be in a less-than-stellar mood. Strained relationships, financial woes…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 27, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

10 Pieces of Advice From a Young Caregiver

By Alexandra Detwiler for Huffington Post

Almost two years ago, my life forever changed. My 54-year-old, energetic, outspoken, and selfless best friend was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, a Glioblastoma Multiforme. This person was my mother. Although I feel I've been…

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Added by Right at Home DC on August 26, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Gluten-Free Food Labels Must Now Comply With FDA Rules

Gluten-Free Food Labels Must Now Comply With FDA Rules

Source: Michelle Healy / USA Today

New federal rules defining the use of the term…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 26, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Maintaining a Healthy Weight Can Lower Health Care Costs for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Maintaining Healthy Weight May Help Type 2 Diabetes Patients Lower Health Care Costs

Source: TechTimes

A new study shows that reducing weight through dieting and exercise can help overweight people with type 2…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 25, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Poetic Twist: Bringing Dignity to Dementia Patients

Poetic Twist: Bringing Dignity to Dementia Patients

By: Marc Middleton / HuffingtonPost

It's 9:30 on a Friday morning and Molly Middleton Meyer has traveled from…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Test Your Health at Home

5 Tests That Could Save Your Life

Source: Jessica Girdwain / AARP

You're familiar with blood pressure tests, cholesterol screenings and blood workups to analyze your health. But did you…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 23, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Conditions That Mimic Dementia

8 Treatable Conditions That Mimic Dementia

By: Margery D. Rosen / AARP

With headlines trumpeting the rising rates of Alzheimer's disease, it's easy to get that…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 22, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Superfoods for a Healthy Diet

Eat Healthy America: 52 Superfoods

Source: Women's Day / Karen Ansel

Step into any supermarket and…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 21, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Eye Twitching

Twitching Eye: What Does It Mean?

 

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

MALE CAREGIVERS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY

MALE CAREGIVERS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY

Right at Home of Southern MD is looking for individuals to join our company as Caregivers and there is a HIGH DEMAND for Male…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 20, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

Don't Let Arthritis Pain Spoil Your Vacation

Plan Ahead so that Arthritis Pain Does Not Spoil Vacation

Dr. Anthony L. Komaroff / The Californian

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you give me advice for managing arthritis pain while…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 20, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Baby Boomers Most Likely to Neglect Credit

Baby Boomers Most Likely to Neglect Credit

Source: PRweb

A new survey from WisePiggy.com shows that Americans – particularly baby boomers – don’t check their credit score enough and are not taking action to improve those…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 19, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Woman Gets Married at Her Father's Alzheimer's Care Center

Woman Marries at Dad's Alzheimer's Care Center

Source: abcnews

A Michigan woman who had been planning a traditional church wedding changed the…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Protecting Elders From Fraud

Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones From Fraud

By: Deb Citrin

Source: TheCareGiversVoice

It’s an unfortunate reality that scams targeting the elderly have become more and more prevalent, with new…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on August 18, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments

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