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

4 Great Cities For Senior Living (Without The Winter Weather)

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

Senior living isn't just one big vacation as many might visualize it. But, if you have more time to do what you like, it might as well be in a city unhampered by snow and ice storms. Here are 4 cities that, in addition to being warm most of the year, have several perks for seniors.

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Safety tips for Wandering Seniors:

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

As many seniors are diagnosed with some form of dementia throughout their later years in life, there a growing concern with how to keep them safe while allowing them as much freedom as possible. As more of our population ages, more and more seniors will be diagnosed with dementia. The concern is keeping them safe from harms that they may come across as they begin to possess wandering behaviors.

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5 Safe Vacation Ideas For Seniors That Don’t Involve A Cruise Ship

Posted by Marie Villeza on Sep 18, 2017 12:00:00 PM

If a fear of predatory scam artists, cons, or the vulnerability of being a tourist in an unfamiliar place has put the brakes on your travel plans, it’s likely time to reassess your vacation goals and pack your bags. These five travel ideas are not only a guaranteed good time, but they’re also safe, so you’ll be able to relax and enjoy new places and the people in your life lucky enough to join you. Plus, with baby-boomers having planned an average of 4-5 trips during 2017, you’ll be in great company!

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Seven Uses of Vinegar for Personal Care

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

Taking care of ourselves and our loved ones who may need that extra bit of care at home is nerve-wracking during these financially volatile times, and many of us are looking for any extra tips that we can get to save a few dollars where we can. Frugality is often key to survival in these situations. Thankfully, in our ongoing quest to explore the many uses of the inexpensive and ubiquitous substance that is vinegar, we have found many uses for it for self-care and hygiene. Here we go!

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Helping Your Senior With Pet Care: 4 Ways To Do It

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

Pets can be great for a senior's physical and mental health. The problem is, sometimes, that not every senior can care for their pet alone. If that is the case, do they have to give up the benefits of pet ownership? Not necessarily. With some assistance, many seniors can successfully take care of a pet. If you know of a senior you want to help with pet care, here are 4 ways to do it.

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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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