Archive for October, 2011

The Gift of Aging with Dignity

The Gift of Aging with Dignity

She came to Right at Home to be a caregiver, not a secret agent.  That’s how caregiver “Mary” felt when we called her with the tasks required f

Caregiving, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Would You Like a Magazine Subscription/Mortgage/Credit Card?

Would You Like a Magazine Subscription/Mortgage/Credit Card?

“Peggy” was a family friend.  She was always a spunky, wry woman who was known to declare she had a date with the Captain, a reference to her fav

Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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It’s My Home Sweet Home

It’s My Home Sweet Home

What a wonderful feeling it is to return home after being away for awhile or even for just one day!  Our homes are our sanctuaries, a place where we

In-Home Care, Parents Care

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Growing Old Gracefully

Growing Old Gracefully

I am not much of a TV watcher, but I happened to catch a popular talk show that was devoted to “growing old gracefully.”  The show featured older

Reflections, Social Workers

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Choices, Choices, Choices, and More Choices

Choices, Choices, Choices, and More Choices

It’s not uncommon for caregivers to call the office in search of advice for taking care of their elderly parents.  Because Right at Home utilizes t

Caregiving, Parents Care, Social Workers

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Why is Grandma Suddenly Confused?

Why is Grandma Suddenly Confused?

We recently got a phone call from caregiver “Sherry,” who was concerned about one of her clients.  She was concerned because her client “Inez

Parents Care, Senior Health Concerns

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