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3 Ways to Cope for Grandkids Caring for Grandparents

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

More and more, various family members are helping care for aging loved ones. In some cases, grandchildren find themselves caring for their grandparents. Along with the stress involved in the daily care of someone you love, you may find yourself with a lot of responsibilities. There's are ways to help you cope with the stress and enjoy the extra time with your grandparents. Here's a look at three coping mechanisms to help ease the stress of being a primary caregiver to aging grandparents. 

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Summer Vacation: A Senior Health Boost

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

So, what do you have planned this summer? It's never too early to start mapping out your next adventure, and the delightful truth about taking a vacation is that it's more than just tour buses, moving between sights, and taking pictures. Sure, that stuff can be fun, but summer trips are also a fantastic way to improve your health and well-being. Let's take a look at the positive aspects of a sunny summer vacation for seniors.

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Grow it Green: Benefits of Herb Gardening for Seniors

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

Though you may no longer wish to cultivate an all-out garden, have you considered herb gardening? From a small plot in your yard to the sweet simplicity of a windowsill garden, the benefits and enjoyment of fresh herbs can brighten your thoughts, tastes, and sense of well-being.

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What Are The Signs And Symptoms of Senior Insomnia?

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

Tossing and turning is only enjoyable if we are fully asleep and don't realize we're doing it! Otherwise, it's just another reminder that we are not having a good night's sleep. So what are some of the signs and symptoms of insomnia in seniors?

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2 Kinds Of New Technology That Is Very Helpful For Seniors

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

New technology is coming out all of the time and some of this technology can be very helpful to seniors. Here are 2 kinds of new technology that can be very helpful. 

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3 Delightful Spring Activities for Seniors

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

Spring is finally here! That means it's time to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Besides the predictable spring cleaning, there are many other great activities seniors can do this year that will bring increased happiness to their lives. Boredom and depression are common among the elderly, so by having new activities to engage in we can help to lessen these symptoms. Here are a few unique ideas!

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How Can I Be Part Of My Senior's Hospital Discharge Process?

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

If there is a senior in your life that you care for very much, you will likely be by their side for at least one hospital admission. And, like most patients, before you even get to the hospital, they will talk about the best part - getting discharged! So it's wise for seniors' family members and friends to be informed about the process.

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Help For Seniors Preparing For Tax Season

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

Tax time is here and is already slipping away. So here are a few tips that will help seniors who are ready to start preparing and filing their taxes this season. 

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How To Find Your Long Lost Valentine

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

As the years pass, we often lose touch with old friends, and those people we had romantic relationships with. However, it's never too late to rekindle a friendship or a romance, or just reach out to those we've lost touch with to simply reconnect and find out what's happening in their lives. However, a few things stand in the way. There could be hundreds of miles between you, and as we age, traveling becomes more difficult. Or maybe you've simply lost their phone number or address and don't know how to get back in touch. But there are still ways to find out what your old acquaintances are up to.

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3 Differences Between Age-Related Forgetfulness And Dementia

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

Of the many changes that appear during the senior years, forgetfulness is one of the most common. While age-related memory lapses are to be expected, dementia is a cause for concern that needs to be treated. So here are 3 ways to tell the difference between the two issues.

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