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

5 Reasons Living at Home May do More Harm than Good

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Living at home for as long as possible is a goal most seniors have. They want to maintain as much independence as possible, and most people have emotional attachments to their home. However, there can be health concerns that arise from living at home. Knowing what areas your loved one may struggle with can help you provide them with extra support and, where necessary, help them take steps to move somewhere with support to live a happy, healthy life.  

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5 Amazing Ways We Get Better With Age

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 11, 2017 5:30:00 PM

People tend to embrace getting older with a wide range of emotions. While some may look forward to enjoying their retirement, others fret over those rapidly emerging gray hairs. Whatever your response to aging may be, it helps to remember that some things really do get better with time. In fact, these five amazing ways we improve with age will have you appreciating the changes that come with each year.

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Seniors: 3 Online Games

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

Games are not simply an avenue for fun and socializing. They can help with memory, attention span, focus, and other aspects of brain health. Here are 3 free online games from AARP that are great for seniors.

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Small Dogs That Make Great Pets For Seniors

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

 If you're a senior thinking about getting a pet, have you considered a small dog? Dogs are great because they're loyal and affectionate, and can make the home more secure. And smaller breeds are generally safer for seniors because they're easier to manage than big dogs. Here are a few with characteristics that could make them just right for your circumstances.

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

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 7, 2017 2:30:00 PM

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

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What Additional Cost Should I Prepare For If My Parent Is Diagnosed With Alzheimer's?

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

Few things are more devastating than to learn your parent has Alzheimer's. There is a flood of emotions ranging from fear of the unknown to wondering if they will eventually forget who you are. The most immediate concern though is the financial impact. You may ask yourself what additional cost should I prepare for? Here are a few things to consider.

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Managing Alzheimer's with Care

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

When a loved one becomes diagnosed with Alzheimer's,  you may feel lost and unsure of what to do. Managing Alzheimer's isn't easy, but keep in mind that as frustrated as you may feel, your senior is even more upset. Therefore, it is very important to remain a pillar or support and comfort in the life of your loved one.

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Facts That Young People Should Know About the Elderly

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

Many young people associate old age with disabilities, loneliness, helplessness, and illness. Since youth is often glorified in our society, young people don’t have positive associations with growing old. If you have a young family member, it’s a good idea to discuss what it means to be elderly. If you aren't sure where to start, here's some good information on what every young person should know about old people.

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4 Ways Being Social is Healthier for Seniors

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

What costs you absolutely nothing, but can add years to your life, reduce your risk of certain diseases, and help you maintain or even boost your mental health?

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How to Upgrade the Tech in Your Senior's Home

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

A senior needs as much help as they can get. They may want to live in their home for longer, holding onto their independence. A few tech upgrades can be made easily enough.

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