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Right at Home DC's Blog – March 2016 Archive (62)

Baby Boomers Need to Talk About Care

Caringnews.com: By Right at Home

"The kids are grown and moved out, and I have more free time these days. Once I've turned 65, I'll probably keep

working for a while longer, but I'd like to take time off to travel, play more golf, and follow some…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 31, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Adrenal Fatigue Stages: What you need to know about this 21st Century Stress Disease

Lifehack.org: By Jenna Anderson

Chronic stress. We’ve all heard of it, but many people are unaware of the damage it can do to the body on a day to

day level. In a world where we’ve been taught to multi-task to get things done, live…

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Doctors Are Slowly Opening Their Notes to Patients

Nextavenue.org: By Barbara Sadick

Ever wondered what your doctor is saying about you in all of those typed or scribbled notes? You may be able to find

out soon, if you can’t already.…

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The 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving

Nextavenue.org: By Paula Spencer Scott

Nobody would ever choose a smiley face as the perfect symbolic emoticon for a caregiver. Caregiving for an ailing

loved one is just too stressful — often triggering damaging emotions that can not only undermine your good work but

harm…

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Are You Going Broke Caring for a Loved One With Dementia?

Nextavenue.org: By Rita Rubin

If the 15 million Americans who provide unpaid care for relatives and friends with Alzheimer’s disease and other

dementias received just $12.25-an-hour for their efforts, they’d have racked up more than $221 billion in…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 30, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Good News About Elder Fraud

Nextavenue.org: By Richard Eisenberg

While elder financial abuse is undoubtedly still a major problem — $3 billion stolen annually, by one estimate — older

Americans are a little less likely to be victimized than in 2010, according to a…

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How To Know If You’re Happy Or Just Settling

Lifehack.org: By Melissa Chu

Recently, I met up with an acquaintance. I enjoyed talking with her – she has a great sense of humor, she hosts

parties, and her friends tell me she’s always there to help people out.

But she’s been working at the same position…

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Complete Guide: How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Lifehack.org: By Heather Mcclees



Cholesterol is probably one of the most controversial and misunderstood components of overall health, and there are

many simple ways to lower cholesterol that you may not be aware of. You may also have many questions about…

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6 Hacks For An Instant Mood Boost

Lifehack.org: By Jay Hill

Do you ever find yourself feeling a bit low on energy or in a grumpy mood for no apparent reason? The good news is

that you can choose to boost your mood whenever you wish, as long as you know how!

Follow the six steps below and get ready to feel…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 29, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

This Miraculous Way To Cure Breast Cancer Offers Hope For Women

Lifehack.org: By Ella James

According to BreastCancer.org about 1 in 8 women in the US…

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Why I Quit My Job at 58 And Am So Much Happier

Nextavenue.org: By Laurie Petersen

It was October and I had just enjoyed almost a year of successful self-employment as a writer, editor and conference

producer; the birth of my first grandchild, new volunteer opportunities and a lot of travel — capped by a…

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The Invisible Condition That’s Dangerous to Your Health

Nextavenue.org: By Andrea Atkins

Have you ever banged your shin and watched as a reddish bump rises to the surface and swells in a painful bruise?

That’s your body’s defense mechanism at work. Inflammation at the site of an injury means the soldiers of healing…

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Tech Needs to Take People 50+ More Seriously

Nextavenue.org: By Tim Bajarin

A recent MIT Technology…

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5 Ways to Enhance Relationships

Huffingtonpost.com: By Amanda Richardson

Many of our problems come down to one singular issue - relationships. There are misunderstandings,…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 28, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why Meditation Makes You Happier, Healthier and More Successful and How To Get Started

Lifehack.org: By Tamara Lechner

The benefits of meditation have been talked about for years around mental health, boosted immunity, vitality and

creativity. Sounds too good to be true but the good news is science is now…

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Thoughts Are Your Greatest Power- Learn How To Harness It

Lifehack.org: By Dawn Ferrara

Your thoughts run through your active mind all day long and help to create your experience of life. It is believed that

we have approximately 60,000 thoughts per day, which equates to about 42 thoughts per minute. So how many…

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Elderly Depression: Symptoms & Care

Aplaceformom.com

Does it seem like just yesterday that your mom lit up when you brought the grandchildren over? So why does she

hardly smile and seem irritable around the kids now? Has your dad always been a lifelong baseball fan? So when did

he start turning down…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 24, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Elderly Anxiety Disorders

Aplaceformom.com: By Jeannette Franks

We all experience anxiety from time to time, some of which is normal and even productive. However, when anxiety

becomes disruptive and disabling to a person's life, it's considered to be an unhealthy psychiatric…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Painful Costs of Elder Hoarding

Nextavenue.org: By Rosanna Fay

While over two million Americans are loyal watchers of the A&E TV show Hoarders and find it entertaining, I can tell

you firsthand that when an older family member is a hoarder,…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 24, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to Help Someone Who Is Grieving, in Five Easy Steps

Huffingtonpost.com: By Nicole Scobie

Written by an Absolute Expert on the Subject…

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Added by Right at Home DC on March 24, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

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