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Caring Senior Service of Wasatch Blog

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

Free and Fun Online Games For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Online games are proving to be beneficial for the elderly. Playing games that require mental activity are beneficial to seniors struggling with dementia or Alzheimer's. The problem is there are so many game sites on the web. Finding websites that are safe for older adults, and have fun games can be challenging. 

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Technology For Seniors: 3 Must-Have's

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 14, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Young people tend to view technology as part of life's basic necessities. But many older ones view all of these new gadgets as confusing and unessential. If you're a senior that's at least willing to consider making use of some technological devices, here are 3 that could greatly enhance your life.

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Bed Rails and Bad Dreams: Keep Wasatch Seniors from Falling out of Bed

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 7, 2017 4:30:00 PM

Learn how you can help keep Wasatch seniors from falling out of bed and protect your elderly loved one. Check out the video below.

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Preparing For The Cost of Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

In 2016, it was estimated that over 5 million people suffered from Alzheimer's disease, with the vast majority over 65 years old. In addition to the heartbreaking symptoms it causes, Alzheimer's can also bring with it a hefty financial cost. If your Mom or Dad was recently diagnosed, careful planning can help you to successfully meet the challenge of dealing with some of the following additional expenses.

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Managing Alzheimer's: Understanding agitation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Like you, your loved one with Alzheimer's needs social interaction, comfort, freedom from pain, and a safe place to express emotions. These needs can be hard for your loved one to voice because of difficulties with communication and confusion. There are many ways to manage Alzheimer's and the agitation that can come with it. Here are a few:

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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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