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December 2014 Blog Posts (23)

Meditation, Memory Loss, Alzheimer's and Aging

By Gordon Richman / The Washington Times

 

WASHINGTON, November 12, 2012 - Alzheimer’s is devastating and terrifying. Our grandparents are…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 29, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

Optimism is Key to Successful Aging

LiveScience

A resilient attitude may be the secret to successful aging, perhaps even trumping good physical …

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 24, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Flu Cases Surge in the US

NBC News

The latest flu report from the CDC finds surge in cases, with widespread flu found in 29 states. NBC's Erika Edwards reports that a mutation may have made immunizations a little less effective, but it's still better than no protection at all.

Right at…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 22, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

4 Common Myths About Catching Cold In Cold Weather

 |  By Ron Dicker …
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Added by Right at Home DC on December 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How To Recognize The Symptoms Of A Heart Attack -- The Number One Killer Of Women

By Ellen Dolgen 

The medical community has placed a great deal of emphasis on heart health, from preventive measures such as exercise and nutrition to recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack. Unfortunately, much of that emphasis has focused on men's health, not women's.

Heart attack is …

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 22, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Manage Your Medications Responsibly

The Durango Herald

The development of medications to treat a broad range of diseases and unpleasant symptoms has accelerated in the past several decades.

If you think about it, a century ago, with the exception of aspirin, few effective…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 22, 2014 at 10:35am — No Comments

Elderly Targeted in Health Care Con

Telemarketers used intimidation in medical device scam

Jodi Mohrmann / …

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top 10 Tips for Dementia Caregiving During the Holidays

The holidays are full of tradition, fun and family, but for some caregivers and people living with dementia, they can be incredibly stressful. …

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 17, 2014 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Winter Safety Tips: Staying Healthy and Happy When It’s Cold Outside

Posted by Leah Newman on Jan 02, 2014 in …

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 16, 2014 at 10:07am — No Comments

8 Things Every Woman Should Know About Men Over 50

By Lisa Copeland / Huffington Post

Don't laugh, but one of my very favorite TV shows is Survivor. This season, the game has pitted family members against each other. The pairs that touch me the most are…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 12, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Poor Quality Sleep Could Lead To Brain Changes And Dementia

By Yagana Shah / Huffington Post

It's bad enough being one of the millions of people suffering from sleep-disturbing conditions like emphysema and …

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 12, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

5 Wise Lessons On Aging That I Learned In 2014

By Ann Brenoff / Huffington Post

They say that every day is a learning opportunity. With that in mind, here are five life lessons that I learned about aging in 2014.

1. Small aches can sometimes be…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 12, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Yogurt May Lower Diabetes Risk

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 11, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Is a gluten-free diet for you? The hidden downsides of the food craze

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news,…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 11, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Boomers Who Started Businesses Decades Ago Seeking to Exit; Those Who Were Employees Seeking to Own Business

The other evening ten 60-ish baby boomers got together in a private home in mid Toronto to discuss Boomer retirement and related matters. There were two main groups: most were business owners who have been self-employed for 30 or more years. A handful (including myself and the hostess) had spent most of our careers working as employees in large organizations.

Long-time business owners…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 11, 2014 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Elderly Likely to Keep Falls a Secret

by: Scoop Health

Many older adults are not reporting falls to a health professional, a new survey suggests.

Of the 1,000 adults surveyed by the GrownUps website, more…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 9, 2014 at 1:02pm — No Comments

87% of Older Americans Would Prefer to Receive Long-Term Care at Home

via seniornews.com

A recent Sun Life Financial survey found that a growing number of Americans…

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Added by RAH Southern MD on December 4, 2014 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Hospital Errors Drop, Saving 50,000 Lives

By: Maggie Fox NBC News

Hospitals are making fewer mistakes,…

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

7 Behaviors Most People Think Are Negative That Are Actually Healthy

By Brett Bevell / lifehack.org

The most healthy behavior is simply for you to be authentic. Yet often we avoid our own authentic behaviors thinking they are unhealthy ones. Your own mind and body…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Things Goal-Oriented People Want To Accomplish In Retirement

By: Moira McGarvey

Founder, GangsAway!

Many people dream about the day they can walk away from "The Man" and enjoy life on their own terms. To finally have the time to take that yoga or art class, go for that hike, read that book or even, just sit and think would be wonderful. To simply be able to not use an alarm clock would be pure…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 3, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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