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Is It Senior Forgetfulness or Signs of Dementia?

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

Although people of all ages forget things from time to time, memory loss is unfortunately more common during the senior years. However, because forgetfulness can also be a sign of dementia, it is wise to know something about both types of memory loss. Here are a few of the differences.

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Tips For Seniors Getting Ready For 2018 Tax Season

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

Tax season is upon us with all its number-crunching and requests for information. Whether it is exciting or stressful depends on who you ask. However we feel, it is here and we must comply. So here are a few tips to help seniors navigate the 2018 tax season successfully.

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Three Active New Year's Resolutions for Seniors

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

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpgThe New Year is here, and with it, a fresh new chance to reinvent yourself. For many seniors, this tried and true practice is still an opportunity to embrace something new: to make improvements in the coming year that will make life more fresh and enjoyable. If the senior in your life needs to be more active in 2018, there are several resolutions that will make it easier to get moving and enjoy the benefits of exercise. 

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4 Tips to Simplify Coordinating Senior Care

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

Senior_smiling_caregiver-LR.jpgWhen you have a loved one who is in need of advanced senior care that you can't provide, it's important to coordinate the details. There are a few tips to simplify this for you.

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How Can Seniors Recognize And Manage Seasonal Depression? 3 Things To Consider.

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

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also know as seasonal depression, affects about 10 million Americans, including seniors. Although symptoms can occur during any season, most people experience them in the fall and winter, when there is less sunlight. Since that time of year is upon us, here are 3 things for seniors to consider.

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Does Sleep Apnea Contribute to ALZ?

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

We all know the importance of getting a full eight hours of sleep each night. Tossing and turning, waking up continuously through the night and snoring can disrupt the crucial REM (rapid eye movement) sleep we desperately need for our bodies to heal and regenerate each night. If sleep is disrupted on a regular basis, an underlying condition called sleep apnea may be the culprit. Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. It's a potentially serious disorder, but also manageable with proper therapy or treatment. As if stopping breathing isn't scary enough, studies show the common sleep disorder can increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, result in an earlier onset or worsen symptoms.

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Black Friday VS Cyber Monday, which is safer for Seniors?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Whether it is for holiday gifts, or just because, many of us cannot wait until the end of the year to save money on the products of our dreams. Two of the most popular annual sales are Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But what are they and why is one of them much safer for seniors?

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5 Reasons To Consider Multi-Generational Housing

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 24, 2017 5:30:00 PM

When it comes to family composition, there are so many types of households in the US. Among them, one of them is definitely on the rise - the multi-generational household. What is it and why is it increasing in popularity. First, Pew Research defines it as "a household that includes two or more adult generations, or one that includes grandparents and grandchildren". And among the many potential benefits, here are 5 that might be more common than others.

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Seniors: 5 Cities to Age-In-Place

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

Gone are the days where seniors had to look for somewhere to live after they retired. Many older ones are choosing to age-in-place. Rather than moving from their residence, they prefer to make modifications if necessary, acquire home health-care, and take advantage of technology that helps them maintain independence. Here are a few cities that lend themselves to aging-in-place.

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Practical Tips for Helping a Wandering Senior

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

When seniors with dementia wander at home, they may be misinterpreting what they see and experience. They may have memory problems that make them believe they have obligations elsewhere. To keep them safe when they wander, it's helpful to make the home a less confusing place.

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