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5 Omaha Activities for Every Senior to Try

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 3:03:00 PM

Whether you're interested in the arts, sports, making new friends, or learning something new, there's something in Omaha, Nebraska, for every senior. Take a look at this list to find activities that you could get started on today.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Omaha?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 3:04:00 PM

When comparing the cost of living in Omaha, NE, to other parts of the country, this city costs slightly less to live in than others. Unfortunately, this doesn't mean that seniors can expect cheap living conditions if they move into a nursing home or other senior living facility. Read on to find out more about how far your dollar goes toward senior care in Omaha.

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3 Benefits of Daytime Disco for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Daytime Disco is all the rage for seniors in South Korea, but can it benefit your senior parent or loved one? Even if your senior doesn't want to try disco, regular dancing provides a host of positive effects for seniors. Sign your parent up for a weekly dance class or a social dance—anything from salsa to ballet and waltzes. Here are a few benefits of your senior loved one getting out and moving around the dance floor. 

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Smart Homes for Seniors: Must-Have Devices

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 2:58:00 PM

Technology can make life easier for everyone, and for your senior loved one or parent, it can make it safer as well. Many of the smart devices are easy to use and accessible through smartphones. Here's a look at a few of the must-have smart devices for every senior's home for safety and convenience. 

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3 Helpful Tips for Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:34:00 PM

Being a part or full-time caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's is both a rewarding and frustrating job. Even when the affected individual is family or someone you love, the situation can be tough to handle and can easily cause a person to feel burnt out. Before this happens, take the necessary steps to prevent it. Discover ways to prevent burnout from happening when you are the caregiver of a family member or friend with Alzheimer's.

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Your Health Insurance Won't Cover These 6 Surprising Things

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Senior health care can be a difficult issue to navigate. Many seniors believe that once they hit their golden years, the medical procedures they need will be free. Unfortunately, this is far from the truth. There are many surprising procedures that health care doesn't cover when you are over the age of 65. Let's take a look at 6 of them.

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Compact SUV's Offer Driver Assist Technology To Seniors

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

Over 62 and buying a new SUV? There are several factors you'll want to consider, and some cars are better suited than others. Look for compact SUV's with great cargo carrying ability, intuitive controls, and easy entry. Of course, you'll insist on the top safety features.

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These Three Safe Pieces of Exercise Equipment are Perfect for Seniors

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

Just because you are a senior doesn't mean you should stop exercising! According to American Senior Communities exercise helps lower the risk of chronic diseases and injuries in seniors, as well as improve mood. Of course, you want to choose exercise equipment that is safe for you to use, so read on to learn about the three types you should pick.

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3 Important Coping Mechanisms for Caring for Your Grandparents

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

Being responsible for caring for a grandparent, especially as their health deteriorates, can be incredibly stressful. Whether you have a spouse and children of your own that you need to care for or you're still single, you have to balance the demands of your life alongside the demands of being a caregiver. By developing key coping mechanisms, you can improve your ability to handle everything that comes along with those responsibilities. 

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Retirement Is What You Make It, Ask The Baby Boomers.

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

Everyone looks forward to leaving the workforce as soon as possible. But then what will they do with their time? Because of an inability to answer that question, retirees in times past settled into a sedentary lifestyle or volunteered to do something they didn't necessarily enjoy. But baby boomers have changed everything.

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