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Coping With The Physical And Emotional Impact Of Your Mom's Hospital Stay

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

You undoubtedly appreciate when Mom has access to high quality medical care, especially when a serious situation arises that requires a hospital stay. However, though the reason for admission is successfully treated, the stay itself can have a negative physical and emotional impact on many seniors.

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Age-Related Memory Loss vs. Dementia

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

The aging process brings about so many changes that it can be overwhelming at times. Because of that, some seniors and caregivers tend to attribute every problem to simply getting older. However, when it comes to memory loss, it is very important to discern if it is age-related or if it signifies a more serious problem - dementia. Here are a few ways to know the difference.

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6 Tips for Seniors Preparing Their Federal Income Taxes

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

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgNo one relishes the thought of tax time, but we've compiled six tips to help you get started and make the process as painless as possible! 

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Hello, 2018! 3 New Year's Resolutions for Seniors

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

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpgIt's 2018, how exciting! The start of a new year symbolizes a time for new beginnings and fresh goals. It's the perfect time to reevaluate any life changes or improvements that could be made in your life. Seniors can improve their lives by making goals to get healthier, be happier or break bad habits. Here are a few great resolutions seniors can make as we jump into the new year.

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Help Seniors Turn off the TV and Turn on to Life

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

Man-Watching-Television-LR.jpgIt is common knowledge that it is important to stay active. Putting this into practice and encouraging our senior citizens to keep moving is the challenge, especially when you are competing with addictive television shows. But this is a challenge worth taking on to promote a higher quality of life.

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The Seniors Guide For Managing Seasonal Depression

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

Shorter days combined with the holiday season often cause stress and anxiety which can lead to depression for seniors. Seasonal depression is common, but it is treatable. Below are five steps seniors can take to help manage their seasonal depression.

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Can Sleep Apnea Lead to Alzheimer's?

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

The human body is a complex machine, but if there's anything we know for certain it's that nothing affects just one part of you. If one part of your body is effected, then the whole of your body is effected. Worse, sometimes those effects come in unexpected ways.

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Why Do So Many Seniors And Their Families Love Multi-Generational Housing?

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

Have you heard the term 'multi-generational housing'? Perhaps you have been thinking about how it might benefit you. But, what is it exactly and what are the advantages? First, although there might be some variations in views, Pew Research embraces the view of many by defining it as "a household that includes two or more adult generations, or one that includes grandparents and grandchildren". 

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Best Cities To Age in Place for Seniors: Top Beach Town

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

Starting with Myrtle Beach -- a great place for families with children and teens on spring break. But directly north of Myrtle Beach, the small town (population 16,000) of North Myrtle Beach is a little piece of paradise for seniors who expect to age in place. The real estate is more affordable than most Atlantic Coast locations and taxes are low: seniors get a serious break on their homes and condos. Thanks to zoning laws, the beach is not all high-rise buildings. 

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Dementia and Alzheimers; Keeping Your Wanderer Safe

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

Wandering is a relatively common concern when it comes to caring for those who have Alzheimer's or dementia. 60 percent of those who have been diagnosed with either condition will wander. For some, wandering is a strong compulsion. It is not aimless, and it has a purpose.

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