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

Your Oral Health is Important Even as a Senior

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

As we age, our teeth and gums age along with us. That is why it is so important to keep up with oral hygiene, even well into our senior years. Good oral hygiene shouldn't ever become a thing of the past just because of our age! Read on to find out just how important it is to follow a daily dental hygiene routine.

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Reunion-Ready: A Senior's Guide To The Annual Trip

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

Plenty of funny and sad movies about family reunions exist, featuring every plot line from weddings and funerals to holidays gone haywire, family dysfunction, relationship breakups and hookups and financial ups and downs. With basic planning, preparing your senior loved one for the annual gathering of relatives is a simple task minus the drama of a Hollywood script. 

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Four Reasons Your Summer Vacation Should Include Your Senior

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

When you see the ads for summer vacation on the television or online, you usually see young adults and children enjoying themselves. But vacationing is not just for the young. Summer vacations are just as healthy for seniors as they are for everyone else and for many good reasons.

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Benefits of Growing an Herb Garden for Seniors

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

Gardening can be a pleasant and productive hobby for all ages. For seniors, working in a garden allows for low-impact physical activity, sunshine, and the enjoyment of all the plants they nurture. An herb garden offers particular mental and physical health benefits. Start an herb garden in your backyard or indoors and reap the many rewards.

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End Of Life Surgery: Is The Cost Really Too High?

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

Nearly 1 in 3 Medicare patients will have surgery within a year before their death. The cost for these surgeries is paid by the Medicare program, which incentivizes elderly operations for doctors. But, is the cost too high for taxpayers? Let's take a look at some of the surgeries performed on the elderly.

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How Can Seniors Weather The 2018 Storm Season?

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

Although the official Atlantic hurricane season runs from June to November, there is no time like the present for seniors to create a preparedness plan. While your unique circumstances might warrant additional steps, here are a few basic recommendations.

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Continue Your Love for Gardening with these Simple Tips

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

Gardening is such a rewarding experience, and there are many ways to adjust the methods of gardening so it can be easily accessible for people of all ages. Gardening is a great activity for both the body and soul. We know that eating food right from the garden is both delicious and nutritious. At the same time it gives us something to look forward to each day as we check to see what changes have happened overnight. Audrey Hepburn once said, "To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow", giving inspiration to all of us to get back to nature and enjoy seeing things grow.

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Simple Car Buying Tips For Seniors

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

There's nothing like the feeling of driving a car off the lot and knowing you are the first owner. During our younger days, we mainly focus on the aesthetics, nice paint color, wheels glistening, leather seats. But during the senior years, there are a few more things that trump those issues when buying a new car.

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Spring Cleaning: For Seniors

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

The time has come to start thinking about spring cleaning. Although it might be a lot of work, it can be quite enjoyable for seniors and others. Be sure to ask for help if you need it. And then you can get started on these basic tasks and others that you might think of.

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Negative Impacts Of Hospital Stays On Seniors

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

Whether a person enters the hospital for a chronic or acute illness, or a sudden injury, the goal is to leave the hospital with the problem solved, or at least well on the road to recovery. Unfortunately, for many seniors, even if the cause for the admission is addressed, they leave the hospital with other unexpected problems. Here are some examples of issues your senior might face after hospitalization.

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