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Ruby Cemental

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3 Resources to Help Grandchildren Cope With Caring for Grandparents

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

Many grandchildren who are the primary caregivers of their grandparents need help taking care of them. They may not have the experience doing so or have trouble finding time in their busy lives to give them the care they need. There are various resources out there to help these young caregivers. Here are three resources for grandchildren caring for their grandparents.

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Some Benefits of Herb Gardening for Seniors

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

When your parents are aging or you're caring for a senior loved one, it's important to keep them active and healthy. From outings to keeping the home in tip-top shape, you're always looking for the next thing to help your loved one in any way. Herb gardening has become popular over the past few years, and it's time to get the seniors in your life in on this gardening trend. Here are some benefits of herb gardening for seniors for you to consider. 

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Insomnia & Elderly: Signs and Tips Caregivers Should Know

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

Insomnia can be a huge problem later on in life. While it's true that seniors' sleep patterns change slightly due to a change in their sleep rhythms, the hours of quality sleep should remain the same at 7-9 hours per night. Over 50% of seniors experience insomnia, and unfortunately, the consequences negatively affect their lives when they don't seek out help.

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Senior Living: Storm Preparedness Essentials Part 1

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

Being prepared for a potential storm is deciding to not be a victim. We've put together a list of essentials that will not only get you storm-ready but will put your mind at ease. Here is our list of storm preparedness essentials:

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5 Tips for Gardening Safety with Seniors

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

Gardening has many benefits for senior citizens, including increasing muscle strength, and helping with depression. However, bending and kneeling can become painful over time. Therefore, it's important that you take the proper steps to protect yourself when gardening. Here are five tips for safe senior gardening.

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Managing Your Hospital Discharge: What to Expect

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

Being discharged from a hospital can be a confusing process. Knowing what to expect will help you prepare so that you can have some control over what happens. Here is an explanation of the discharge process and your role in it.

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A Basic Spring Cleaning Checklist For Seniors

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

Even when seniors clean the home regularly, there is always the dirt and crime hiding in places that don't get much attention during the year. So when you are ready to start your Spring Cleaning, here are a few basic items to consider.

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Finding Loved Ones On Social Media Is Easy For Seniors

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

Many seniors are finding long lost loved ones, friends, workmates, and more, using social media. If you want to reconnect with someone from your past, here are a few tips to help you do that.

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Palliative Care May Be the Option You Are Seeking

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

Palliative care, according to the World Health Organization, enhances the quality of life for people facing life-threatening diseases and their families. This type of care relieves pain, does not hasten or prolong life, affirms life while acknowledging that dying is a normal process, includes psychological and spiritual elements in the patient's care, and constructs a support system both for the patient and for the patient's family. It aspires to enhance the quality of life and as much normality as possible. Palliative care can begin in the early stages of a life-threatening disease along with therapies designed to prolong life such as chemotherapy and radiation. 

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4 Tax Season Tips For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM

As is customary when a new year starts, there have been many reminders of tax season floating around. This might not be the most pleasant things you will have to do this year, but thankfully, it does come to an end. In the meantime, here are 4 tips for seniors preparing their taxes.

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