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Caring Senior Service of Phoenix Blog

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

Five of the Best Cities for Seniors to Live at Home Longer

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

It doesn't matter a person's age, if you ask them, they'd prefer to live at home as they grow older instead of going to a long-term care facility. This is called aging in place, and it's possible. However, some cities offer services and other perks that help people achieve this more easily. From the cost of living to the amount of physical activity that residents enjoy, each city can add a benefit or need improvement. Here are five of the best cities for seniors to live at home longer.

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Tips For Senior Caregivers: How To Deal With Wandering

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

If your loved one with dementia has ventured off without you, they are among the 60% of sufferers that have done so. However, this doesn't mean there is nothing you can do to prevent the problem, or to ensure a safe return if it does happen. Here are a few tips on how to keep your senior safe.

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7 Specific Nutrients in Vinegar that can Improve our Diet

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

In keeping with our ongoing theme covering the many uses of vinegar, today we thought it prudent to consider some of the specific nutritional benefits that it has to offer. Getting proper and adequate nutrition is a problem that many of our seniors encounter as their appetites likely aren't what they once were, and poor diet lacking in many necessary vitamins and minerals can lead to many health complications that should have been avoidable. So consider adding a little vinegar to your diet, that you can reap these nutritional benefits: 

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Helping Your Senior Dad With Pet Care

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 29, 2017 5:30:00 PM

What happens when your loved one cannot care for his precious buddy alone? Does they mean he will miss out on all the benefits? Not necessarily. Many seniors have been able to keep their pets when others help out with the responsibilities. Here are a few ways that you and other family members and friends might be able to assist.

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7 Summer Hydration Tips for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 15, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Staying hydrated in the summer months when people lose hydration due to hot, sticky temperatures takes a bit of effort. Since some seniors do not realize that they are dehydrated, caregivers should offer liquids and foods containing liquids throughout the day. Dehydration is tricky and may not be noticed immediately, but it can have some severe consequences if not caught in time. There is no need to worry about dehydration if you follow the following hydration tips:

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Preventing Senior Isolation This Summer

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

What does summer mean to you? For many of us, summer means parties, travel, and relaxing with family and friends at the beach or pool.

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Capturing Your Mom's Legacy With Questions

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

If you wrote a book about your Mom's life, what would you include in it? The story would have to start many years before you were born. Childhood friends, neighborhood stores, and sibling rivalry would be just a few subjects you might cover. Now while you might not be ready to create a best-selling novel, it is a great idea to ask questions that will help you capture Mom's legacy. Here are a few to start with.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Phoenix

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Here are a few memory games Caring Senior Service of Phoenix encourages to increase senior's socialization and memory boosting activities.

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Telling Your Senior Dad He Can No Longer Drive

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 20, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Although aging is expected, that expectation doesn't diminish the disappoint that comes as each new limitation presents itself. One of those unwelcome restrictions is the inability to continue driving. It should come as no surprise then that most seniors will likely not voluntarily give up driving. They might have to be told by a family member that getting behind the wheel is no longer a good idea. If you're ready to tell your senior Dad that he should no longer drive, here are a few things to consider before having that conversation.

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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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