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June is the traditional time for weddings in America, so it's no surprise that this month we will see plenty of heartwarming articles about elderly couples who have enjoyed a long life together and are celebrating 50, 60, 70 or more years of wedded bliss. Photos of the lovebirds show them with a big cake, surrounded by a throng of adoring…Continue
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During the past few years, researchers have learned much about how caregiving impacts the health of…Continue
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Right at Home of Southern MD is looking for individuals to join our company as Registered Nurses (RNs) & Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) right away!!
Please go to www.rahsouthernmdjobs.net or…Continue
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Most of us tend to avoid thinking about our own death. Yet studies show that people who consider their own mortality are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices. Being in denial does not make us happier or healthier.
It is a good idea for all adults to periodically think about all the issues surrounding the end of…Continue
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Some of the physical and mental changes of aging can affect our driving abilities. It's important to know that medications seniors take also can make it unsafe to drive. What should you know before you pick up the car keys and pick up your next prescription?
For most people, driving…Continue
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Right at Home of Southern MD is looking for individuals to join our company as Mature Certified Caregivers and there is a HIGH DEMAND for Personal Care Aides that are CNA/GNA Certified Caregivers that can work in Prince Frederick, MD…Continue
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In our rapidly aging society, more and more of us find ourselves transitioning into the role of caregiver for an older relative. Consider these common scenarios:
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The National Council on Aging sponsors this event, which is held on the first day of fall each year. This year's theme is "Strong Today, Falls Free Tomorrow," reflecting the role of fitness and overall health in the growing public health issue of falls and fall-related injuries in older adults.
A recent Caring Right at Home poll asked readers if they or an older…Continue
Added by RAH Southern MD on March 23, 2015 at 9:51am — No Comments
In June 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau released "65+ in the United States: 2010," a major report about our nation's seniors, based on data collected during the most recent census. Said the Census Bureau's Enrique Lamas, "The findings, released with the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health, provide the most detailed information available on the demographic, economic, and health and wellness characteristics of this rapidly growing dynamic…Continue
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Experts from Kaiser Health News explain this complicated issue.
Some seniors think Medicare made a mistake. Others are stunned when they find out that being in a hospital for days doesn't always mean they were actually admitted. Instead, they received observation care, considered by Medicare to be an outpatient…Continue
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When Mom suffered a hip fracture, Maria took on her care. It was harder than Maria had anticipated to juggle Mom's care, her job responsibilities, her marriage and her two school-aged children. She began to resent her brother Robert,…Continue
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Mom tripped on the garden hose while walking to get the mail. She had surgery to repair a torn shoulder. The surgery went fine and now she's…Continue
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When a person is living with Alzheimer's disease or a related condition, family caregivers are often troubled by changes in the way their loved one acts. These changes, sometimes…Continue
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The lights, the special delicacies, beautifully wrapped gifts and traditional music—these are things we love about the holidays. We participate in our family's treasured traditions and reminisce about…Continue
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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…Continue
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Mom and Dad clicked on an ad for a new herbal brain health product. In a video featured on the company's website, a…Continue
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You've no doubt read about the growing caregiving crunch in America. Today, more than 40 million Americans are older than 65, representing about 13 percent of the population. By 2030, there will…Continue
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During the past few years, there's been a lot of press about the concussion risk football…Continue
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Good-quality sleep is vital for healthy aging. Poor…Continue
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