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Providing senior in-home care tips and stories for everything related to senior care.

How Can Seniors Connect With Family And Friends Using Social Media?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 20, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Whether it is Valentine's season or any other time of year, a large number of seniors have a strong desire to connect with friends from long ago. And many of them are successfully finding them using social media. Here are some ways to do that.

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Forgetting Things: Is it just Memory Loss, or Dementia?

Posted by Michael Watson on Feb 6, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Being forgetful is something that the vast majority of people experience at some point as they age. While it can be frustrating and lead to some minor adjustments in lifestyle, minor forgetfulness is not necessarily something to be concerned about. At the same time, forgetting things can be one of the classic signs of approaching dementia.

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Helpful Tips For Seniors Who Are Preparing Their Taxes

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgTax season can be a dreaded time if you owe money, but exciting if you are expecting a refund. In either case however, the task of preparing and filing taxes can be daunting because it must be done so carefully. Here are a few tips to help seniors navigate this time of year successfully.

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How Often and How Long Should A Senior Exercise?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 9, 2018 5:30:00 PM

seniors_working_out_couple-LR.jpgStaying active is essential for maintaining good health, no matter how old you are. However, as we get older, it may be more difficult to stay active due to mobility issues, chronic pain, or fatigue. Nonetheless, seniors should make exercise and activity a part of their routine, and should find workouts that they can do despite any mobility issues.

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See You Later, Couch Potato! Ways to Get Your Senior Moving

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 26, 2017 5:30:00 PM

With a litany of television shows, tech devices that stream movies at the touch of a button, and winter weather keeping us indoors, it's especially tempting for our seniors to spend extended time in their favorite armchair or snuggled on the couch. But staying sedentary can quickly spiral into a loss of fitness and future mobility. Here are some ways to encourage your senior to keep moving.

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5 Practical Kitchen Aids For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 12, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Young people fight to gain independence and, as people age, they cringe at the thought of losing that independence. To avoid that, many seniors and their loved ones think of ways to make the home more senior-friendly. Here are 5 items that can help you do that, specifically in the kitchen.

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Should Every Senior See A Geriatrician? 3 Great Reasons To Consider It.

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Millions of seniors in the U.S. see a geriatrician for their primary medical care. If you haven't made the switch yet, there are great reasons to consider it, including the following three.

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Keeping Seniors Safe When Starting Holiday Shopping

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Most people get excited at the prospect in starting their holiday shopping. Bargains are abundant when Black Friday arrives, making it very enticing to get out and about to grab some deals. Seniors however, may benefit more from waiting until Cyber Monday. Here are some reasons why doing online shopping is safer for elderly bargain hunters.

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A Few Reasons to Consider Multi-Generational Housing

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 24, 2017 5:30:00 PM

In our modern society, there are more and more families living together across generations. You find homes with three and sometimes four generations living under one roof. There are homes with adult children living with parents either because the children are young adults that can't afford to live away from home or a senior who needs the help of their children to live at home. There are some very real advantages to living in a multi-generational home, and here's a look at a few of them. 

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Senior Home Ownership: Why It's On the Rise

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 10, 2017 5:30:00 PM

As the senior population continues to increase, correlation in numbers to keep their homes is also rising. Baby boomers have worked hard to improve the economy over the years and show no signs of slowing down as they're reaching senior years. Keeping their hard work values and independent lifestyle alive is of high importance.

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