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

Dance Classes: 3 Reasons They Are Great For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

We all need physical activity, even when we get older. So if you have been trying to figure out what kind of exercise best suits your lifestyle, why not speak to your doctor about joining a dance class? If you have never thought about it before, here are 3 reasons they are a good option for seniors.

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5 Conversations to Have with Your Senior Before Leaving for a Vacation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 23, 2017 5:30:00 PM

You've worked for months to plan--and dream of!--your vacation. But before your much-deserved time away begins, there are five important conversations you should have with the senior family member staying behind.

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Packing Your Bag for Graduation: What Do You Need to Bring?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 9, 2017 5:30:00 PM

When you're taking a senior loved one to an important graduation ceremony, it takes a little more preparation than going on your own. While you don't have to bring an entire suitcase with you along with your senior loved one, bringing the right things can make your outing safer and more enjoyable. 

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5 Safety Health concerns for seniors living at home

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Many seniors prefer to live at home in the comfort of familiar surroundings. While there are many advantages to aging in place, seniors and their caregivers must be aware of some of the health concerns when living at home. Here are 5 health concerns for seniors living at home:

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Here Are a Few Tips on How to Use Facebook

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 11, 2017 5:30:00 PM

You are constantly hearing about social media. You probably even have a lot of friends already using Facebook and encouraging you to create an account. If you aren’t familiar with Facebook and the concept of social media, the idea is a little daunting. However, Facebook is a great way to keep up with friends, family and even your local clubs. Here are a few tips to get you started on Facebook.

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3 Free Online Games for Seniors That Stimulate the Mind

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

Are you worried that you aren't stimulating your mind enough? Don't fret. In this age of advanced technology, internet games designed to engage the mind have proliferated in recent years. But, if you think that these are boring exercises because they involve using the most important of organs, think again. 

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Best Pets For Seniors: Are You Thinking About Getting a Dog?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 14, 2017 5:30:00 PM

If you're a senior thinking of getting a pet dog, you have a lot to ponder. Along with your personality and energy level, you have to keep in mind your living space as well as the financial obligations. Here are some points to think about while making your decision.

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Bed Rails and Bad Dreams: Keep Phoenix Seniors from Falling out of Bed

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 2, 2017 3:28:27 PM

Learn how you can help keep Phoenix seniors from falling out of bed and protect your elderly loved one. Check out the video below.

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Expenses to Endure with a Parent with Alzheimer's

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

When you learn that your parent has Alzheimer's, you need to plan for various expenses. Some are going to pop up out of nowhere, and therefore you want to be as prepared as possible. Especially if your parent plans on living at home, either with you or in their home, there are additional expenses to deal with.

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3 Simple Gadgets For Seniors with Dementia

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

Dementia is a hard thing to watch, but it's even harder to live with. Some days are good, and everything is right with the world. Other days, though, it's hard to remember why you walked into a room, or where you were going for your errands. You'll forget what day it is, whether you took your pills, and if there was or wasn't something you needed to do. Fortunately, there are technological solutions to help seniors with their dementia care. Even simple gadgets can be life savers, properly applied.

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