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Three Ways to Prep Your Senior Loved One for a Family Reunion

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

 

When you're caring for an aging parent or a senior loved one, you're in charge of both their physical and mental well-being, which makes attending the family reunion a must. This is the time for a senior to catch up with family members they haven't seen in a while and meet new grandchildren. Sometimes, attending the family reunion involves driving for a couple of hours or even staying in an unfamiliar location for a night or two. There are ways to make the trip or time away from home easier on your senior. Here are three ways to prep before a family reunion to make it easier for them. 

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3 Ways Baby Boomers Are Reshaping Retirement

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

As the first waves of baby boomers begin retiring, they're not content with sitting around playing Bingo or watching TV all day. Instead, they're looking for adventure! They're saying goodbye to traditional senior housing, and instead, are searching for more vibrant communities that complement their active lifestyles. They're traveling, volunteering, exercising, and living the rest of their years to their full potential.

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3 Amazon Alexa Games For Senior Brain Health

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 22, 2018 5:30:00 PM

You might already be using the voice-activated Amazon Alexa, or thinking about using her, to record shopping lists, remind you to take medication and other useful tasks. But did you know that you can play games with her that can actually improve your brain health? Here are 3 games that can help seniors in this area.

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Key Signs and Symptoms of Elderly Insomnia

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Elderly insomnia isn't just a frustration. It can also lead to mental deterioration and struggle to complete basic daily tasks--a serious concern for many seniors. Unfortunately, many seniors and even their caregivers may fail to recognize signs and symptoms of elderly insomnia for what they are. If you're observing these key signs, a visit to the doctor might be in order. 

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Beneficial Technology for Seniors!

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

There are many technology devices that have been on the market for years. It can take some time and patience to learn how to use new things but there are perks to learning. Today we want to talk about two types of simple technology we recommend seniors try out. These items have been available for years, and it is never too late to learn how to use them and learn why they are so beneficial.

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3 Great Spring Activities For Seniors

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

There are so many outdoor activities that you can do with seniors in the spring. These activities are generally a lot of fun for them and provide them with some great experiences. Here are 3 fun spring activities for seniors. 

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Do I Have Any Control Over My Hospital Discharge?

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

Hospital patients tend to look at discharge as a one-time event that happens on the day the doctor finally says it's time to go home. But discharge planning is a process in which seniors can be very much involved. So, here are a few things to help you see how much control you do have, perhaps a viewpoint you hadn't considered.

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A Checklist To Help Seniors With Spring Cleaning

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

They say that love is in the air during springtime. While that might be true, it is also the time when we love to do a thorough cleaning. So here are a few suggestions of things for seniors and others to put on the checklist this year. Be sure to ask a loved one for help if you need it.

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Tips To Help Seniors Find Loved Ones Using Social Media

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

Whether it is for romance or friendship, Valentine's Day has a way of making us crave companionship, often from loved ones we haven't spoken to in a while. But no matter what the reason, or what time of year, many seniors are using social media to satisfy that craving. Here are some tips to help you do the same.

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How Palliative Care Can Improve Quality of Life

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

Dealing with a life-impacting illness can be extremely challenging as it can come with a variety of symptoms including physical pain, anxiety, fatigue, and depression. For those that are dealing with a difficult illness and all of the treatment that goes with it, pursuing a palliative care approach for treatment could be very beneficial. Palliative care is designed to help someone better deal with the symptoms of their illness and the treatment that goes along with it. Those that go through a palliative care treatment can benefit a number of different ways.

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