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October 2015 Blog Posts (31)

Eight Tips for New Caregivers

Caringnews.com

Mom just had a stroke and Dad is having a hard time caring for Mom, his own diabetes, and household chores.

This may put you in the position of having to take on new caregiving responsibilities. Caregiving is a…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How Strength Training Can Completely Transform Your Body

lifehack.org: By Roy Pumphrey

Exercise is one of the most powerful physical and mental health interventions anyone can undertake. Everyone

should participate in some form of exercise every day. Unfortunately, …

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How To Improve Your Sleep Quality And Maintain A Healthy, Productive Life

lifehack.org: By Matt Duczeminski

“To sleep, perchance to dream…”

Okay, so Hamlet was talking about death. But for the purpose of this article, can we just pretend he was talking

about hitting…

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Cholesterol & Senior Heart Health

aplaceformom.com

High cholesterol is not something we come down with, like the cold or the flu. Nor is it merely part of the food we

eat. Rather, it's a condition that arises from the complex interaction between how we eat and live and how our

bodies…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 29, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Top Career Change Tips for Midlife Workers

nextavenue.org: By Karen Huller

For decades, you have been driving the same road to work and going to the same destination. At first you enjoyed

the drive, but after decades of doing the same thing you yearn for new scenery. You’re ready to take new roads to

new…

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9 of The Best Sources Of Protein You Need To Know About

lifehack.org: By Megan Meyer

You probably know protein is an important part of a healthful diet, but are you really getting enough? Protein is

required to keep your body running at an optimal level. Protein is broken down into amino acid building blocks in

your…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 29, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

A Dozen Things You Should Never Say To A Caregiver

Huffingtonpost: By Ann Brenoff

About one in three Americans is providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or elderly, according to…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 29, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

7 Worst Morning Habits

grandparents.com: By Andrea Atkins

How you start your morning can set the tone for the rest of the day. A screaming match with your partner? Not a

good way to start. A good, hearty breakfast? Much better. But your day could just as easily be derailed by…

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What Your Blood Type Means For Your Health

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What’s Needed to Help Americans Age in Place

nextavenue.org: By Richard Eisenberg

I’ve been thinking a bit lately about aging in place — the ability to live in your own home and community safely,

independently and comfortably as you get…

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What Will Happen To Your Body When You Stop Exercising

Lifehack.org: By Gloria Donaldson

Engaging in regular exercise improves your overall health, mobility and stamina. It leads to much better

consumption of vitamins, minerals, other nutrient substances as well as oxygen in your body. However, in spite…

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5 Insanely Simple Diet Hacks That Will Transform Your Life

Lifehack.org: By Jessica Blanchard

Frustrating, isn’t it? You want to eat better, you really do.
The problem is, each week you read about a new superfood that will cure all your ailments, and a new diet that will
deliver weight…
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Added by Right at Home DC on October 26, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

4 Tips to Preventing and Treating Common Illnesses

Lifehack.org: By Matt Duczeminski

Regardless of what time of year it is, there’s almost certainly “something going around.” While most common

illnesses can be prevented through diligent care, the fact is we often neglect the simple tasks that help stave…

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The Critical Shortfalls in Care of Frail Elders

nextavenue.org: By Joanne Lynn

If you are hoping for a good night’s sleep, don’t read the stories told by Marcy Cottrell Houle of her parents’ last

years of life just before you go to bed.

But do read …

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Think Twice Next Time You Want To Eat Bacon

Lifehack.org: By Nicholas Garcia

There is no doubt about it: bacon is awesome. You can add it to pretty much anything and make a tasty meal of it. 

Eggs and bacon, bacon on your burger, bacon wrapped steak, heck, even bacon ice cream is a thing…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 23, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

10 Ways to Make Time for Exercise -- Even When You Don't Have Time

The Huffington Post: By Gaye Groover Christmus

I am passionate (and perhaps slightly fanatic!) about encouraging women to exercise as part of their daily lives.

It's not…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 23, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Senior Arthritis: Symptoms & Care

aplaceformom.com: By Jeannette Franks

Most people commonly think of arthritis as the condition of having painful, stiff joints. In fact, there are many kinds

of arthritis, each with different symptoms and treatments. Most types of arthritis are chronic with…

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Bedsores: Risk Factors & Prevention

aplaceformom.com: By Jeannette Franks

Family members with someone in long-term care need to be knowledgeable and vigilant about decubitus ulcers --

the dreaded…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 23, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to Handle Finances When a Spouse Dies

Nextavenue.org: By Cameron Huddleston

Losing a spouse is one of the most devastating events one can face. Yet at a time when you feel unable to carry

on with life’s tasks, you’re…

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Added by Right at Home DC on October 19, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Active Brain: Strategies for Preventing Memory Loss

aplaceformom.com

"Will I forget my family members and loved ones as I grow older?"
"Is there a way to stop the memory loss-forgetting names or why I went to the grocery store-that I've begun to…
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Added by Right at Home DC on October 19, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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