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3 Spring Activities Seniors Will Love

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

Spring is the perfect time to try new activities! Seniors that have been cooped up in the house all winter are ready to get out and explore the fresh air and abundance of activities waiting to be discovered. Whether they've never done these activities before or are a seasoned pro, these three are sure to put a smile on just about any seniors face.

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How Much Can Dad Control His Hospital Discharge?

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

Your Dad, like most seniors, would probably say that getting discharged is the best part of a hospital stay. And most patients think of discharge as the event that takes place the day they are sent home. But there is so much more to know. Here are a few basic things to consider just in case your Dad faces any future hospital admissions.

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Take a Systematic Approach to Spring Cleaning for Best Results

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

As winter becomes a memory and warmer weather returns, it's time for a little spring cleaning. If you're caring for aging parents or a senior loved one, then you want to help them get their home in order. For the best results, take a systematic approach. 

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Are You A Senior Who Wants To Find Loved Ones Using Social Media?

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

With all the teddy bears, hearts, and chocolates decorating the stores during this month of February, even the most independent seniors might start craving more companionship. Thankfully, whether it is a long lost romance you want to rekindle, or a friend from high school that you miss, social media can help you to reconnect with people from the past. Many seniors are successfully finding their loved ones this way. Here are a few tips to help you do the same.

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Age-Related Memory Loss vs. Early Signs of Dementia

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

As we age, we have a tendency to become forgetful. If some degree of memory loss is common, you may wonder how to distinguish between typical aging and something more serious, like dementia. Here are some common age-related memory lapse examples:

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Tips for Asset Planning and Protection for Seniors

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

As you grow older, you don't want to have to worry about losing all of your assets due to the costs of long-term care, such as a nursing home. Many people require long-term care in the final years as they can no longer stay at home with only the care of a spouse or children. This cost can run more than $8,000 a month, and most people turn to the Medicaid program to pay these expenses. However, you want to protect your assets to leave a safety net for your spouse and children. Here are some tips for asset planning and protection for seniors. 

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Safe Exercise Habits For Seniors

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

seniors_working_out_couple-LR.jpgWeight control, increased mobility, and better moods are just a few of the benefits millions of seniors are gaining by exercising regularly. While there are many factors to consider in creating an effective routine, safety should be one of the primary considerations.

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Tips for Coordinating Senior Care

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

Senior_smiling_caregiver-LR.jpgWhen you have a loved one who is in need of senior care, it's of the utmost importance to get it coordinated properly. There are a few tips that you can follow so that it's a simple process.

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5 Senior-Friendly Kitchen Items To Help You Maintain Independence

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

Seniors want to maintain independence while adult children are desperately concerned about their safety. This might especially be the case when it comes to cooking or preparing food. Here are 5 senior-friendly kitchen items that can make everyone happy.

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Sleep Apnea And Alzheimer's, Is There A Connection?

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

Sleep apnea and Alzheimer's disease are both illnesses that commonly affect seniors in the US. It was previously suspected that there might be a connection. But a recent study has provided more evidence. Here is some information about both conditions along with the possible link between the two.

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