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November 2013 Blog Posts (29)

How to Identify Bad Friends

Edited by Charlina, Katie, Sondra C, Maluniu and 58 others

wikiHow

Sometimes a friendship may confuse you––you're not really sure about just how loyal, supportive and genuine that a friend is being towards you. If you have a gut reaction telling you that your friendship isn't all it's cracked up to be, it may be time to identify what this person is really up to and…

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Added by Goldie and O Show on November 30, 2013 at 2:21pm — No Comments

5 Types of Friends Every Man Needs

by JEREMY ANDERBERG on SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 · 

The Art of Manliness…

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Added by Goldie and O Show on November 30, 2013 at 12:54pm — No Comments

7 Stuffing Recipes For Every Diet

The Huffington Post

It can be challenging enough to feed the Thanksgiving crowd even before you get into the nitty-gritty of your guests' dietary restrictions. But because breaking bread together is so obviously central to the day's celebrations, it…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Can changes in the eyes help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease?

By Loren GrushFoxNews.com

Diagnosing someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be a long and complicated process.  In addition to reviewing a patient’s full medical history, doctors must also subject individuals to…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 25, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Tips to Help Seniors Have a Comfortable and Healthy Flight

By Steve Barlam, parentgiving.com 

Seniors who travel by air know that flying can be somewhat hard on the body.  Long walks in terminals, disrupted meal times and many hours sitting in a closed, crowded environment can make even the most well-planned trip feel physically taxing.

This need not be the case. By taking a handful of simple steps…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 25, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Caring for Your Joints at Home

WebMD Feature

Reviewed By Michael W. Smith, MD  

Just as the tread on your tires wears away over time, the cartilage that cushions your joints can wear…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 25, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Caregivers for WEEKEND shift - IMMEDIATE NEED!!!



Right at Home of DC is currently seeking
 COMMITTED Personal Care Aides (CNA, HHA) to work throughout the District of Columbia. Preference for caregivers willing to work in the weekends (SATURDAY & SUNDAY).

 

If you are a…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 25, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments

Making the Most of Your Relationship Mistakes

By Ariadne Green

A woman walking away from her boyfriend wondering if he's right for her

Your relationships can be viewed as a school with many classrooms to spend time in and lessons to learn. With each successive relationship you learn more about love, attraction, equality, and the destruction you or someone else is capable of. If you are lucky enough to be with one person for a lifetime, you'll learn all those lessons in one relationship. But there is…

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Added by Goldie and O Show on November 24, 2013 at 12:34pm — No Comments

15 Relationship Mistakes Women Make

Women make relationship mistakes. It happens. But here are a few we wish we could quit!…
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Added by Goldie and O Show on November 24, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What You Need To Know About Food Poisoning

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock, Huffington Post

Roughly one in six Americans contracts food poisoning every year. Here's how to protect yourself.

When Claudine Rad fell ill in June,…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 21, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Can Meditation And Yoga Really Slow The Progression Of Dementia?

The Huffington Post

Taking some time out of your hectic week to put your stresses behind you and meditate may actually help preserve your mind, a new study suggests.

Researchers have long…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 21, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

6 Silent Heart Symptoms You Should Know

By Paula Spencer ScottCaring.com

You may know the well-publicized signs of heart attack. But are other forms of heart disease creeping up on you or a loved one?

"When we think about heart disease, most people jump right to…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 19, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Having the Tough Conversation With Your Aging Parents

Talking with a loved one about their current needs and long-term care isn't easy. A successful conversation depends upon the relationship we have with the individual, as well as their mental, emotional and physical condition.

It's easy to put off serious discussions to avoid conflict or awkward conversations. However, not taking the time to understand your…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 19, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Study Sheds Light on How Heart Heals Itself

Research with mice may someday help people recovering from heart attacks, scientists say

(HealthDay…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 19, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Can Vitamins Lower Your Risk Of Cancer?

By: Rachael Rettner, huffingtonpost.com

Taking vitamin E or beta-carotene does not appear to reduce the risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease, according to a new review from a government-appointed panel of experts.

However, there isn't enough…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 14, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The 5 Most Common Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease

by Martha Stettinius, caregivers.com

Since November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month, I’d like to dedicate today’s post to answering some of the most frequently asked questions about dementia. 

The statistics are staggering:

  • No less than 1 in 3…
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Added by Right at Home DC on November 14, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

5 ways to lower cholesterol

By Elizabeth LandauCNN

Cholesterol has long been seen as a villain for heart health, but our understanding of this beast is changing. New recommendations suggest that risk factors should determine who should receive drugs called statins to lower…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 14, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

LIVE-IN Personal Care Aide (CNA/HHA) Needed Immediately!!

Right at Home of DC is currently seeking DC licensed Nursing Assistants or Home Health Aides for a LIVE-IN position.  If you are a reliable, patient and compassionate caregiver we want to talk with you! To apply, you must have the following documents:

 

 

• DC HHA license or DC CNA…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 Common Medication Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By Jeff Anderson, A Place for Mom

American seniors take a lot of medicine. A National Institutes of Health study found that 40% of Americans aged 65 and older take five or more prescription medications, and 90%…

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 11, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

10% of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay News) -- More than 50 million Americans have …

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Added by Right at Home DC on November 11, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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