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

Pet Ownership for Seniors: Pro's And Cons

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

If you are a senior considering entering the world of pet ownership, it might seem like a great idea. And it might very well work out great. However, because pet benefits also come with challenges, it is wise to weigh the pro's and cons before making a final decision. Here are a few things to think about.

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Back to School Budget Tips for Savvy Caregivers

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

The back to school season creates a sense of stress for many parents--and that stress is only increased when you're a member of the sandwich generation, responsible for caring for both your children and your aging parents. Since back to school expenses can add up fast, it's critical that you take the steps necessary to budget your kids' school expenses. 

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Beat the Summer Blues Preventing Senior Isolation

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

While you’re on the go and enjoying the longer, more active days of summer, your senior could be missing out. Rising temperatures and mobility issues can make it difficult for your loved one to enjoy the same activities you do, resulting in isolation and loneliness. You can help your senior cope in several ways—either plan activities you can do together or use technology to stay in touch and keep your parent involved.

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5 Questions That Will Help You Capture Your Senior's Legacy

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

According to Texas A&M University: "Reminiscence helps individuals sum up their life and put the various pieces in order. Through this process peace can be achieved." Why not help the senior in your life reach these goals, while you capture their legacy with the following questions?

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Memory Games for Seniors in Canton

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM
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Using Alexa to Boost Senior Memory made simple in six ways

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

"Boy, I sure do love it when Using Alexa to Boost Senior Memory is as complicated as possible," said no one ever. Echo (or Alexa) is one of the easiest high-tech devices that do different and innovative things in a home setting.  Using this device will help caregivers of those that have early onset Alzheimer's or dementia.  Any memory loss for the senior/elderly person can benefit from Alexa.  

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Senior Dancing And Its Benefits

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

Do you think the golden years are the time to take off your dancing shoes? It might be time to rethink things. Dancing has many benefits, even for seniors. Of course, you should speak with your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. But once you get the okay, here are a few good reasons to consider getting back on the dance floor, even if it's just the living room floor. 

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Understanding Your Coverage with Medicare: 2 Questions to ask during a hospital/visit (admitted/reviewed)

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

In today's health market, medicare and health insurance are big factors in the care you ask for and receive. Whether you are a caregiver or a senior living on your own, it's important to know what services Medicare covers and how you qualify. There are two big questions you should ask your doctor or your senior's doctor during a visit. One, is the coverage you have right for you? Second, how does this procedure/service qualify for medicare? This communication ensures that the doctor meets the patients needs and that Medicare covers the services provided.

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For a Loved One With Dementia, Alexa is Here to Help

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

When your loved one has dementia, it makes it difficult for them to enjoy everyday tasks without a struggle. Those affected with this disorder find it hard to remember day-to-day issues because of the struggle they have with their memory, which often results in social isolation. But there is one simple way to use the newest smart device to keep someone you loved engaged and involved with their surroundings; Alexa, the intelligent personal assistant developed by Amazon and found in a number of their devices. Read on to learn what Alexa can do for your loved one.

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Five Problems Seniors Living By Themselves May Have

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

Is your loved one a senior citizen who is living at home by themselves? Are you concerned that they are having problems taking care of their personal needs on a daily basis? Read on to learn the 5 health concerns for living at home that are an excellent reason to bring in outside help.  

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