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

Benefits of Daytime Disco & Other Dances for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 12:00:00 AM

There a wealth of benefits that come from dancing from building the heart muscle to socializing with others, and this even more true for seniors who attend regular dance classes or social dance parties. Dance offers a variety of styles for every level of ability and experience. Here are a couple of benefits for seniors who shake their booty.

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Helping Seniors Stay At Home with Smart Devices

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:05:00 PM

Today's seniors have seen astonishing advances in technology. Many have smartphones, use social media, and are not at all afraid to try out new gizmos and gadgets. This works to your advantage if you have a loved one who wants to remain independent but is unsure if that's really possible. One device, Nest, is particularly great to help seniors stay safe and at home. Learn more about how this device helps seniors age in place.

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Seniors and the Benefits of Non-Traditional Pets

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Pets are small (often furry) members of the family that can provide an array of benefits to seniors. But seniors must also take special care of their responsibilities as they age, so how do you know which type of pet would be the right choice?

Pets like dogs and cats can be overwhelming for some seniors, but luckily there are easier-to-manage, alternative pet options for seniors that provide them with all the love and advantages a pet provides. Learn about some options here. 

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6 Things Your Health Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

If you have health insurance, chances are good that you expect it to be a shield against costs that can quickly eat up your savings. However, if you're a senior, you may find that both Medicare and whatever personal health insurance you have may not cover some things you may need. Here are some examples of things that most health insurance policies don't cover. 

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Three Fitness Gadgets Perfect for the Active Senior

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

Seniors are living longer and healthier lives all over the country. Part of the reason for this is because many senior men and women haven't given up their fitness routines just because they happen to be older. They are also more aware of the latest fitness gadgets that will help them get in a better workout. Let's look at three fitness gadgets that make the perfect combo for seniors who are still getting in their daily exercise.

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3 Safe Types of Exercise Equipment to Get Seniors Moving

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

Out of all the excuses used for not working out regularly, age should not be one of them! It doesn't matter if you're 20 or 70, an exercise routine will help to keep you healthy and fit. Exercising also keeps your organs functioning properly, increases strength, decreases depression, makes you more productive, and so much more.

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How To Safely Prepare Your Senior For A Family Reunion

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Taking your senior to a family reunion is a super fun activity for them and is a great time for them to see their family and really enjoy themselves. However, it is key that you plan and prepare for the event in order for it to be a success. Here is how to safely prepare your senior for a family reunion. 

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3 Reasons Why A Summer Vacation is Healthy for Seniors

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

A summer vacation is not only a chance to get away, but it is also helps seniors relieve stress and feel happier. It can also be good for productivity and mood. These are all great things for seniors in order to stay healthy. A vacation's benefits are clear, and seniors can benefit from a vacation mentally and physically. Here are some reasons that a summer vacation is healthy for seniors. 

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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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