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Nobody knows exactly what to expect from their aging journey. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you don’t know what tomorrow will bring. The good news is, you don’t have to go through it alone.

Right at Home exists to be your guide to successful living at home. Whether you’re looking for tips on aging in place, a guide to transitional care after a hospital stay, or information on any other aging topic, we're here to help. We use our decades of experience and partnerships with experts worldwide to guide you each step of the way. Take some time to browse through our articles, guides and videos, knowing that you have a trusted guide to help you through it all.

Ways to Pay Guide

Understanding all of the options for in-home care and how to pay for it can be confusing and hard to navigate, particularly at a time of stress and concern for a loved one. There are a variety of ways to pay for in-home care and this guide is here to help you navigate these complexities. In this guide you will find information on:

  • Funding Sources explained (Government, Health Benefits, Tax Credits, Insurances and More)
  • Province Specific Supports
  • Costs of In-Home Care both Private and Government
  • Care Assessment Worksheets
  • Questions to ask Home Care Providers
  • List of Other Resources
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As my spouse's primary caregiver, what happens if I get sick?

Ask your Care Planner is a series where a Right at Home Care Planner dives into some of the questions our clients and their families ask.

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Things to Consider Before Privately Hiring a Caregiver

Looking to hire a Caregiver, PSW, or HCA independently? It's crucial to understand the responsibilities and risks involved. Our guide will help you with eight key factors to consider.

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In-Depth Guides for Families

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Fall Prevention Guide
It’s important that you take time to assess an aging loved one’s house for anything that might be a health risk.
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Communication barriers are a real challenge for family caregivers. Conflicts within the family and communication gaps with healthcare providers can lead to frustration and stress in the caregiving cycle.
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Articles for Families and Loved Ones

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How Adaptive Devices Can Help You Age in Place
Navigating daily life with mobility challenges can transform simple tasks into major hurdles. From high-tech innovations like robot assistants to simple, yet effective solutions like grip socks and kettle tippers, a wide range of tools are available to make life easier and safer.
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Self-Care for the ‘Sandwich Generation’
One person called it “a crushing weight”. Others call it exhausting, overwhelming and complicated. Here are 12 self-care ideas for caregiving in the “sandwich generation”.
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How To Make a Plan To Age Well
Aging is a natural part of life, a voyage that everyone is on. Like any other journey, it requires preparation, guidance and support. Yet too many people delay or avoid the planning altogether. Aging can be an adventure—but it does not have to be like swashbuckling through a mysterious jungle. Here are some tips that can help you navigate your senior years with confidence and grace.
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Video Resources for a More Empowered Future

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Helping You Navigate the Aging Journey

Home is the best place to be. Find out why seniors have been opening their doors to Right at Home since 1995.

Checklists, Tips and Other Tools

Home Safety Checklist for Seniors
Home Safety Checklist
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Hospital Discharge Guide
Discharge Checklist
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Hospital to Home Guide
Tips for Your Hospital Stay
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Home Safety Checklist for Seniors
Home Safety Checklist
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Hospital Discharge Guide
Discharge Checklist
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Hospital to Home Guide
Tips for Your Hospital Stay
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Companion Care
Help with light housekeeping, meal preparation, socialization…
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In-home medical care, wound care, ostomy care...
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Personal Care
There for physical assistance, hygiene, mobility...
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Support for conditions like Alzheimer’s, diabetes, Parkinson’s...
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