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6 Great Gardening Tips for Seniors

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

Gardening is a wonderful activity enjoyed by many seniors around the world. It awakens the senses, provides moderate-intensity aerobic exercise and is restorative for dementia patients. Plus in the end, you're rewarded with gorgeous flowers and juicy tomatoes or other produce!

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Practical Car Buying Tips For Seniors

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

Over the years, we tend to fall in love with a particular automaker, paint color, and other selections when it comes to owning a vehicle. But for seniors, there are a lot more practical features that become priorities. Here are a few to consider.

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7 Items To Include On Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

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

It's that time of year again, the customary time for seniors to do their Spring cleaning. You can likely look around your home and think of one hundred things you would like to do as part of this year's project. But here is a list of 7 basic things to include.

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Supporting Your Senior During And After A Hospital Stay

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

Even when a hospital stay successfully treats an illness or injury, have you noticed that your senior feels worse emotionally after they are discharged? Here are some reasons why, along with ways to help.

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Memory Loss or Dementia - Which is Which?

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

Most individuals are cognizant of the fact that as they age, they will find themselves forgetting things. Remembering the name of a movie just seen or saw years ago just can't seem to be pulled up from the dusty files in the brain. Perhaps it takes thirty minutes to recall the telephone number of a close friend. And finding car keys takes an extended amount of time. But age-related memory impairment is not the same as having dementia.

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Tips for Seniors at Tax Time

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

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgThis time of the year, many seniors begin the task of preparing and filing their taxes. If you are one of them, there are a few things you should keep in mind in order to make things go better for you.

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3 Terrific New Years Resolutions for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 9, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpg2018 is finally here, and New Year's resolutions are on everyone's minds. Setting new goals are important for people of all ages to keep us motivated, healthy and happy.

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Coordinating Care for Seniors

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

Senior_smiling_caregiver-LR.jpgCoordinating care for your extended family as they age can be a difficult subject to tackle ahead of need, but an even more daunting task when the need arises. Consider these tips to help you find care that meets the needs of your loved one:

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Seniors And Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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

Seasonal depression, winter depression, and the winter blues, are all names for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). It affects millions of Americans, including seniors. Although it can happen during any season, it is significantly more common during the fall and winter. Since that time is upon us, here are a few things for seniors to keep in mind.

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Sleep Apnea And Alzheimer's Disease: Is There A Connection?

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

More than 18 million Americans have sleep apnea. And over 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (ALZ). But is there a connection between the two illnesses? Here are some facts to consider.

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