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

Senior Health: 3 Simple Ways To Strengthen Your Brain

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 22, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Cognitive aging creeps into our lives as we get older, which is why it's imperative to do everything possible to exercise the mind. Adult neurogenesis--the creation of new brain cells in the adult brain--is enhanced by exercising, learning new things, and mental stimulation. In this article, we're going to show you how to incorporate all three:

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7 Signs and Symptoms of Elderly Insomnia

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Insomnia can happen to people of any age. Unfortunately though, it is much more common during the senior years. But not all cases of sleepless nights are an indication of this frustrating disorder. So what are the basic signs of symptoms?

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Staying Safe During a Power Outage

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

A power outage can happen at any time without warning. Being prepared for such an event can greatly reduce the stress involved with a sudden outage, whether it lasts for a few minutes or longer. Here are some helpful tips that can keep you safe if you find yourself in this position.

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Gardening Tips and Tricks for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Gardening is a great way for seniors to get outside and stay active. Even with limited mobility, there are lots of great ways to work outside, and grow beautiful plants, or a bounty of healthy produce. Read on for tips and tricks to make gardening a breeze for seniors.

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How Much Control Do I Have Over My Hospital Discharge?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 27, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Going to the hospital is an inevitability most seniors prepare themselves for. Whether it's a sickness, an injury, or just being asked to stay for observation after going in for a check-up, hospitals tend to feature fairly prominently in the lives of older people. However, if you've been admitted to a hospital, it's important to know what your rights are when it comes to discharge.

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Spring Cleaning for Seniors: What Really Needs Done?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 13, 2018 5:30:00 PM

With the arrival of spring comes spring cleaning--a firmly-entrenched habit that many seniors have followed all their lives. While it might no longer be necessary for them to take the rugs out and beat them, chances are, there are some areas of home cleanliness that haven't received the attention they need over the long winter months. This spring, take a systematic approach to spring cleaning for seniors. 

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How Can I Help Dad Feel Better After A Hospital Stay?

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

If it seems that Dad feels worse after a hospital stay than he did prior to admission, it is probably not your imagination. Staying in the hospital for any length of time can have a negative mental and emotional impact on many seniors. 

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5 Questions about Palliative Care

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 6, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It is sometimes true that families do not understand which steps they should take when their senior loved one is suffering from a long-term, possibly terminal, illness. Here are five questions, and their answers, to assist you in understanding what the necessary actions will be.

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4 Tips to Help with Senior Tax Preparation

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

Seniors need to prepare their taxes for the IRS just like everyone else. If you're a senior or helping a loved one, there are some tips to make the preparation a little bit easier.

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New Years Resolutions Every Senior Should Have

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

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpgWith a new year comes new resolutions. There are a few that every senior should have.

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