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

Seasonal Depression And Seniors: Here Is What Can Help

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 12, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can affect people of any age. But it is common and potentially more dangerous among seniors. If you think you or your loved one's mood has changed a lot since the days have gotten shorter this fall or winter, here are some things that can help. 

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Is There A Connection Between Sleep Apnea And Alzheimer's?

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

Among the many diseases that Americans are affected by, 18 million deal with sleep apnea and 5 million suffer from Alzheimer's. For both illnesses, a large portion of sufferers belong to the aging population. Here are some facts about each of these conditions, along with a possible connection between the two.

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Healthy Twists On Thanksgiving Classics

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

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it's time to start planning your holiday feast! Thanksgiving is often loaded with high calorie dishes. Making a few switches by adding more vegetables and using lower calorie ingredients is very simple. Young and old alike will enjoy these healthy twists, especially seniors with diet restrictions or health enthusiasts. Check out a few of our favorite dishes you can incorporate into your Thanksgiving meal this year!

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Check out a few of the Must-Have Senior Products

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

Television commercials and magazine ads constantly vie for your attention and try to convince you that you must have certain items. As the senior population is set to double by 2030, companies are gearing new products towards this market. If you're in charge of the care and well being of aging parents or a senior loved one, you might wonder what products are essential to keep your senior safe or provides the most convenience for them. Try this list of must-have senior products to make life easier.

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Why Senior Homeownership Rates are Increasing

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 10, 2017 5:30:00 PM

The overall level of home ownership is one of the strongest indications of the overall health of the economy. While the overall rate of home ownership has increased steadily over the past few years, the rate of home ownership for senior citizens has actually increased the most. While this fact has surprised economists, there are several reasons for it.  

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Surprising Uses for Common Household Items

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 4, 2017 3:00:00 PM


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Keep Your Senior Safe From Wandering

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 26, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Are you the senior caregiver for a loved one who suffers from Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia? Along with all your other concerns, you no doubt are very aware of the possibility that they might wander. Perhaps it has already happened and you are anxious about it happening again. It is a very stressful situation to be in. But there is much you can do to keep your loved one safe. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

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More Uses For our Friend Vinegar

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 12, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Here at Caring Senior Service, we are always on the lookout for easy, practical ways to help our seniors lead more healthy, enriched, and full lives. We have lately discussed so many uses of vinegar as it relates to uses by our seniors, but it seems that more and more uses rise up once we scratch the subject. So in keeping with what is quickly becoming an extremely popular subject for us, here are seven more uses for this affordable and versatile liquid you likely have in your cabinet right now: 

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Is Pet Ownership Good for Seniors? Here are Pros and Cons

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 29, 2017 5:30:00 PM

If you'd like to see a senior loved one own a pet, you may wonder whether they will be able to care for an animal properly. While some physical limitations can make it more difficult, with a little help, most seniors benefit from the companionship of a pet.

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Summer Hydration Tips for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 15, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Hydration is vital all year long. But when the temperatures rise during the summer, it can be hard to keep up with. And if you're a senior caregiver, you also have to encourage your loved one to stay hydrated. It will be a challenge but, with careful thought, you can be successful. Here are a few tips.

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