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Why Summer Vacation Is A Must For The Average Senior

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

Seniors who are in search of the proper summer activities may not always be aware of the benefits of a proper vacation. That is why we are here to provide further insight. This guide to the benefits of a summer vacation will keep seniors from falling victim to the same pitfalls that so many others have already experienced.

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Benefits to Seniors of a Sensory Herb Garden

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

A sensory herb garden appeals to our senses of sight, touch, taste, and smell. Add a pleasant wind chime or small water feature and it also appeals to our fifth sense, that of sound. Because of diminished sensory perception as we age, a garden that invites us to use our senses to explore can help us keep all of our senses aroused and engaged.

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Senior Health: 5 Costly End Of Life Services

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

Like most health cost, end-of-life surgery and services are expensive and the cost can add up to an excessive amount. Here are five services that you want to plan for:

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Top 3 Senior Tech Gadgets of 2018

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

Technology today is designed to make life easier and more meaningful. Unfortunately, seniors are sometimes reluctant to give new technology a chance because they're afraid it's too complicated to use. Technology has come a long way over the course of an older adult's life. Despite misconceptions, there are numerous easy-to-use devices that require little technical knowledge. Here are the top 3 senior tech gadgets of 2018:

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5 Spring Activities For Seniors

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

Spring has sprung, and important for seniors to get out and enjoy it just like anyone else. And while there are a slew of options out there, here's a short list of things you can do with the seniors in your life now that the snows have left, and the world is coming alive again.

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Seniors and Their Control Over Their Hospital Discharge

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

Most seniors, and likely all hospital patients, are looking forward to getting discharged. And that yearning to go home starts as soon as they even know they need to go to the hospital. But is there anything seniors can do to contribute toward being discharged as soon as reasonably possible? There definitely is.

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Help Seniors Make Spring Cleaning Easier and Faster

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 13, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Ugh! Spring cleaning. For seniors, just the mention of those two words can send dread coursing through their veins. But it doesn't have to be such a monumental undertaking. With just a little thought, you can help seniors clean house without a lot of time or hassle.

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How Can You Help Your Senior Cope With A Hospital Stay?

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

Have you noticed that hospital stays have quite a negative emotional impact on your senior? It is not uncommon for many to feel much worse after discharge than they did when they were originally admitted. Here are 3 of the many reasons this happens, along with 3 ways family members and friends can help.

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Memory Loss vs Dementia. What Is the Difference?

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

If you are caring for your senior parents, you likely have a keen awareness of all the many changes they must deal with. Among those, one of the most common is forgetfulness. And because it is so common, many people don't know the differences between age-related memory loss, and dementia, with the latter requiring medical attention. Here are a few things to pay attention to.

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5 Tips to Help Seniors With Their Taxes

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgFiling taxes can be a stressful experience for seniors. From deciding whether or not they need to file to listing all of the deductions, it's important that they fully understand the process. If you're helping a parent or any senior in your life with this task, here are 5 guidelines to it easier for both of you.

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