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Comparing Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Which is Safer For Seniors?

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

The terms 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday' have become synonymous with the end of every year. They represent the best opportunities to get deals on many items. But what exactly do those terms mean and what safety factors do seniors need to consider?

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5 Must Have Senior Safety Products

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

As you grow older, there are many physical changes that can leave your senior loved one in danger from day-to-day products, such as razors. Eyesight changes can make it more difficult to read small text on screens from phones to tablets, and decreased cognitive function can make it harder to for them to find their way home at times. Walking can become more difficult, and they may need a walker to help them maintain balance and avoid falls. There are many products on the market to help protect and make daily tasks easier for seniors. Here's a look at the five must-have senior safety products.

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5 Best Cities For Seniors to Age In

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

While the entire population of the US is generally getting older as all of the "baby boomers" begin entering their retirement years it is clear that there are some cities that are more appropriate for seniors to live in than others. As a senior, many people will consider these areas as places to live if they do not intend to stay where they have lived their whole lives. 

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Preventing Wandering In Dementia Sufferers: 5 Tips For Caregivers

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

Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia present many challenges to senior caregivers. One of the biggest challenges and causes of anxiety is the potential for your loved one to wander. Although it does happen, there is much you can due to help prevent it from happening or help your loved one to come back home safely. Here are 5 things to keep in mind.

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7 Uses of Vinegar to Make Your House Spic and Span!

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

Vinegar is one of those things that’s always lying around the house. But not a lot of people know what to use it for. It’s an ingredient in many recipes. But besides being consumed, it can also be used for cleaning. Here are some examples:

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Pet Ownership For Seniors: A Few Pro's And Cons To Consider

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

Many people grow up with pets in the home and cannot see life without them. Although they come with some responsibilities, the benefits can be awesome. However, like other decisions in life, it is wise to weigh the pro's and cons to see if it would be practical. So if you are a senior thinking about pet ownership, here are a few things to consider.

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Help Keep Your Aging Parent Hydrated With These Hydration Tips

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

It seems funny that with water so readily available that so many people, and especially the elderly, can become dehydrated. When it comes to the aging, there are reasons other than not drinking enough water that comes into play and leaves them dehydrated. If it's up to you to help care for your senior parents or an aging loved one, then you need to ensure that they're staying hydrated. The proper hydration can help them feel better and improve their skin appearance. Here are a few hydration tips to make sure your aging parents are staying hydrated. 

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Ten Top States for Seniors

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

You're thinking about retirement. But while a beach front house sounds appealing, there are many factors to consider when deciding your next move. First, estimate your future expenses compared to your projected income. Since most seniors have a fixed income, low taxes and a low cost of living are attractive.

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Capture Your Senior's Legacy With These 4 Questions

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

Seniors love to tell stories about their younger days. If you have a special senior in your life, why not capture their legacy, and show you care, by asking questions and really listening to the answers? You'll discover many hidden gems and they will enjoy taking a trip down memory lane. Here are 4 questions that will open the gateway to unending conversation.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Houston

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Here are a few memory games Caring Senior Service of Houston encourages to increase senior's socialization and memory boosting activities.

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