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

Avoid These 5 Common Causes for Hospital Readmissions

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

After you get out of the hospital, the last thing you want to do is get sent right back. Unfortunately, this can be rather common, especially for seniors. To prevent seniors from being readmitted soon after getting out of the hospital, avoid these 5 common causes to stay safe and healthy longer.

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Keep Seniors Safe with These 5 Cars

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

Driving can become a more cumbersome task with age. Physical limitations and special considerations must be taken into account when deciding on the proper vehicle for seniors. With such an important decision to make, it is essential to be educated and thorough. Read on further to see which vehicle features are best for seniors and which 5 vehicles will fit the bill.

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Keeping Seniors Safe & Fit: 3 Types of Exercise Equipment They'll Love

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

As we age, working out gets harder and harder. We become more sedentary due to various health problems, bones become more brittle, and the body starts to slow down overall. However, it's more important than ever before to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle as we age. There are many advantages to exercising including increased energy, being independent longer, controlling weight, reducing pain/illnesses, enhancing the mind, and boosting mood levels.

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Grandchildren Caring for Grandparents: Three Ways to Cope

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

Though caring for a grandparent can be rewarding, it can also be tremendously exhausting, both physically and mentally. Just as during an airplane emergency caregivers need to breathe in oxygen for themselves first, it is vital that grandchildren get much-needed help and counsel so they can continue to love and support their grandparents. 

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Baby Boomers Are Re-Creating Retirement. Here's How.

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

Just a few years ago, retirement meant: no longer working outside the home, moving to a warmer climate, and playing golf. But baby boomers are definitely redefining the lifestyle. Here is how they are making this phase of life as awesome as it can be!

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A 'Grow Your Own Herbal Tea' Garden for Seniors

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

 A garden of fragrant tea herbs is a delight to care for and to drink. This list contains just a few favorite tea herbs. There are many other herbs that are easy to grow and make delicious teas. An herbal tea garden can be as simple as a few pots of herbs on a sunny windowsill or as elaborate as a large planter full of mixed herbs and edible flowers. 

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Senior Health: The Most Common Signs Of Elderly Insomnia

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

Three thousand, seven hundred and thirty-two. That's the number of bumps you count on your ceiling every night due to your insomnia. Sleeping disorders are no laughing matter. They can disrupt your life and take the joy out of the most pleasurable parts of your day. Today, we're going to identify some symptoms and causes of insomnia for you to look out for. Also, we're going to provide you with some quick tips to get you to La-La Land as quickly as possible. 

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Senior Living: 3 Tech Solutions For Seniors Aging In Place

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

Without a question, population aging is shaping our economy and presenting innovators with the tough challenge of finding solutions to answer those demographic needs. As we age, simple tasks become more difficult, making the prospect of living independently seem further out of reach. Wearable technology has surfaced as a viable aid on account of its tracking and monitoring abilities. Here are three wearables that can be useful to seniors aging in place.

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Activities for Seniors to Enjoy This Spring

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

The warm weather is here! This means it is time to get rid of the winter blues with fun activities that keep the minds of the elderly engaged. Looking for some inspiration for activities for your elderly loved ones? Consider some of the following activities!

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Tips for Seniors on Buying a Car

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

Buying a car is exciting, but it can also feel scary if you are unprepared. Here are some tips on how to make buying a car easier for a senior. Keeping these in mind, you will have a better chance of getting a car you like at a price you can afford.

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