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Caring Senior Service of Wasatch Blog

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

5 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease to Watch Out For

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 24, 2017 5:30:00 PM

One of the major downsides to your senior loved one's twilight years is the threat of Alzheimer's Disease. It's a chronic, degenerative disorder that most affects an elderly person's memory and cognitive capacities. Here are five early signs of Alzheimer's to be aware of.

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3 Important Traits For Good Caregivers

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Jan 10, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Are you thinking about becoming a senior caregiver? There are a lot of things to take into consideration when thinking about taking care of your senior loved one, or especially, someone else's loved one as part of a job. One of the most important things that you need to take into consideration before becoming a senior caregiver are the qualities that you'll need in order to be successful. It's a tough job, and it's not for just anyone. Here are three traits a good caregiver should have!

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Great Kitchen Gadget Gifts: Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 20, 2016 5:30:00 PM

With the holidays approaching quickly, here is a gadget that will keep your senior safe while cooking. Don't let your senior miss out on the fun in the kitchen. Create a safe environment and your loved ones can participate. 

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Safe Holiday Activities for Seniors This Year

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 6, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Looking for safe holiday activities for seniors can be a real concern for caregivers and family members. Seniors that want to get involved in the seasonal energy may go looking for activity that may lead to dangerous situations. It's a great idea to have a plan for things that they can enjoy and be safe as well.

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Don't Let Holiday Plans Disrupt Your Senior Loved One's Routine

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 22, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Don't let the holidays disrupt your senior loved one's routine. It's easy and even tempting to use the holidays as an excuse to veer off track and be spontaneous or fun. But for your loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's, their schedule is a comfort. This is even more so during this busy time of year, full of unexpected events and faces.

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Traveling With a Senior With Dementia: The One Tip For Making Car Trips Easier

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 8, 2016 6:00:00 PM

If you have a loved one that suffers from dementia, you already know how hard that condition is to deal with. Not just for your loved one, but for others. Being unable to keep a tight hold on one's memory, and drifting from the present to the past, can make life difficult. This is especially true if you need to take a car trip with your loved one. However, there is a simple thing you can do to make life easier on them, and on you.

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Common Aging Skin Problems

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 25, 2016 6:00:00 PM

As a caregiver or if you have a senior loved one, it’s crucial to implement a proper skin care routine to keep your senior healthy. Seniors are more prone to skin conditions that can become serious and that may spread to muscles and bone. Becoming aware of common skin changes in the elderly can help you prevent long-term health problems.

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Have You Heard About Hearing Aids? How to Tell When You Need One

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 4, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Have you heard of hearing aids? Not only can they improve your quality of life, they can help to slow the progress of cognitive disorders. According to researchers at John Hopkins, the stress of decoding sounds may render individuals more susceptible to cognitive disorders including dementia. Hearing aids can eliminate that stress and greatly improve a senior's quality of life. The big question is this: how will you know when you need one? Here are three ways to help you determine whether you need a hearing aid.

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Do you need respite care? The Senior's Prespective

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 20, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Every senior caregiver needs regular breaks when watching over a loved one whether that means a five-minute coffee break each day or a few free hours during the week. When you're considering respite care, here are some questions to ask to determine the kind of care your loved one needs.

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5 Ways to Improve Memory for Seniors Starting Today

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 6, 2016 7:00:00 PM

As we age, we naturally begin to forget things.  That doesn’t mean you can’t do things to slow the inevitable process.  Here are 5 Ways to Improve Memory for Seniors.

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