Right At Home Ireland are hiring carers across the country. Get in touch for further information.March 08, 2018Elaine Parsons #Caring #Carer Help
The Private Members Business (Rural Independent Group) Group are to meet today to discuss Home Care Packages (HCP) with a view to assisting people who need medium to high caring support to continue to live at home independentlyDecember 12, 2017Elaine Parsons #Ageing #Carer Help #Community Involvement #Government #Paying for Eldercare #Support for Adult Carers
David McKone, Managing Director of Right at Home Ireland, will address the Wexford Chamber of Commerce Franchise Seminar at 7:10pm on 29th November, 2017 in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford.November 29, 2017Elaine Parsons #Business Opportunities
The Right at Home team attended the Franchise Show in September at Dublin's RDS. It was a huge success and there was great interest from attendees in their offering.September 08, 2017Elaine Parsons #Business Opportunities #Local Office Profiles #Caring
Also of note: Today, like all ages, many older people can be overweight. Maintaining a healthy weight is a worthy goal, and exercise helps. Even if a person doesn't lose weight, it's good to know that a March 2017 study published by the European Society of Cardiology reported that exercising is even more beneficial than losing weight for obese individuals of every age. However, some older people who are overweight sometimes hesitate to take part in an exercise class, fearing that they will be injured, or unable to keep up, or that they will be embarrassed by their appearance. Today, there are programs especially for overweight people to help them exercise in a positive, safe environment.July 02, 2017 Nuala Duignan #Healthy Living #Health & Medical
For years, nutritionists have confirmed the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, named after the eating habits of people who live in areas bordering the Mediterranean Sea.May 31, 2017 Nuala Duignan #Healthy Living
April is Volunteer Month—a great time to consider the benefits of volunteer service for seniors!
Make donating your time and talents part of your plan for healthy aging. Almost everyone has something to offer others. Look for new opportunities, or continue a long-time volunteer job. Even if your health condition changes, you can make adaptations to continue your valuable service. "I have arthritis and I can't drive anymore," reports one senior volunteer. "But I still volunteer at my local hospice in assisting with fundraising activities and also in sharing my skill of playing piano for the patients". " To see their faces light up as I play music to them leaves me feeling uplifted and having had a worthwhile day".
If you’re concerned that you or someone you know has a serious memory problem, talk with your doctor. He or she may be able to diagnose the problem or refer you to a specialist, such as a neurologist or geriatric psychiatrist. Healthcare professionals who specialize in Alzheimer’s and other dementias can recommend ways to manage the problem or suggest treatment or services that might help. More information is available from the organizations listed below.February 28, 2017 Nuala Duignan #Alzheimer's and Dementia Support
Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Over the past few years, scientists have learned a lot about memory and why some kinds of memory problems are serious but others are not.February 15, 2017 Nuala Duignan #Ageing #Alzheimer's and Dementia Support
The New Year is like an annual alarm clock. It reminds us that another year has passed and it's time to wake up to life's realities. Among them is the fact that we're not getting any younger! This year, set your sights beyond 2017 and put some resolutions on your list that will make it more likely you'll be able to live the way you want as you grow older.January 02, 2017 Nuala Duignan #Healthy Living #Planning for Eldercare