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Hydration Tips for Meals to Keep Your Aging Parent Hydrated

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

Staying hydrated is essential to your overall health and how you feel. This is especially true as we age and other factors come into play that can leave you dehydrated even when you feel like you get enough water. If you're caring for a senior loved one or an aging parent, it's up to you to make sure that they stay hydrated. With these hydration tips for meals, you can help keep your parents hydrated without making a fuss.

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Asking Questions To Capture Your Senior's Legacy

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

There is so much that goes into making us individuals. Surroundings, circumstances, and genetics, all combine to form an intricate personality. If there is a senior in your life that you would like to know better, why not ask them some of the following questions. At first glance, they might seem basic. But when your loved one starts getting into the details, you'll learn so much about their legacy.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Nashville

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

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

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Four Clever Tips for How to tell Dad He Can’t Drive

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 20, 2017 5:30:00 PM

It’s the conversation all of us dread – having to tell Dad he can’t drive anymore. It is an ironic fact of nature that eventually children and parents reverse roles. Instead of a father protecting his child from harm, it is now the child who must protect his or her father.

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Dance the Night Away! 3 Reasons to Encourage Your Mom and Dad to Keep Dancing

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Naturally, it is easy to get swept away with how cute your parents look when they are out on the dance floor. Yet, there are more reasons than pure sentiment to encourage your parents to dance. As seniors advance in age, dancing provides benefits for their physical and mental health that go far beyond keeping the romance alive.

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5 Questions to Ask Your Senior Loved One Before You Leave on Vacation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 23, 2017 5:30:00 PM

It’s that time of year again. You’re gearing up for a family vacation and excited about all the things you’ll get to do along the way. This year, you aren’t planning for your senior loved one to accompany you. While you shouldn’t feel guilty about taking time out just for you and your family, before you leave, you should ask your senior loved one these five key questions.

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How Amazon Echo "Alexa" Helps Sufferers of Dementia

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 9, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Amazon Echo "Alexa" is an electronic device that runs off simple WiFi. The hand's free device instantly wakes up any time someone utilizes the voice command "Alexa." Upon waking the system, the person simply asks a question such as "What is the date?" and the Alexa system responds in a crisp clear voice. Known as a 'wake word,' the term Alexa does not need to be used before asking a question. The terms 'Amazon' or 'Echo' can also be programmed as possible wake words.

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Ways to Deal with Depression in your Elderly Loved One

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

You may have noticed that your loved one is showing signs of depression. In the elderly, this is an even more common problem. As one ages, circumstances surrounding an elderly family member or friend can easily lead to an ongoing depressed state. Health issues, spousal death, loss of friends and family and more can all lead to depression in elderly folks. You may have recently noticed mood swings, change in appearance, or loss of appetite in your loved one and aren’t sure what it means. Luckily, there are ways that you can help your family member or friend deal with their depression so that they lead a happy and productive life.

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Need to Know How to Use Facebook? Start Here!

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

With everyone moving away for new jobs or other opportunities, you’re always looking for new ways of keeping touch with old friends and your treasured family. Originally, Facebook only allowed college students to join but now, you can join and stay up to date on all of your friends and family’s latest news. How to use Facebook is easy with these simple explanations.

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3 Free Classic Games Online for Seniors

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

Online games are a great source of entertainment. They also are a great way for senior's to keep their memories sharp. Playing online games will help not only improve memory but also focus, attention span, and reasoning. Below are the top 3 online games helpful for seniors.

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