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5 Ways Seniors Can Improve Brain Health

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

As we age, our bodies don't perform as well as they did when we were younger. Our hearing starts to fade, along with our mental capabilities, and other bodily functions. But aging doesn't have to mean losing your memory or becoming senile. Here are five ways seniors can improve brain health.

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The Rising Cost of End of Life Surgery

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

Surgery near the end of life is very common, but is it always the right choice? The surgery can be costly and is not guaranteed to improve the quality of life. End of life care is starting to change though to help patients experience less pain and suffering towards the end of life.

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Senior Severe Weather Survival Guide

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

Hurricanes and other natural disasters are unpredictable and can strike without warning. It's crucial to prepare by having the necessary supplies on hand, including flashlights, batteries, bottled water, canned goods and cash. You'll also want to create a plan that includes securing your home, evacuating, ensuring you have enough medication, etc. Here are some tips for staying safe during the storm season:

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Springtime Day Dates for Seniors

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

It's springtime, the weather is warming up, and we want to be outside as much as possible! 

Sometimes it can be hard to think activities to do each day, on the spot. We have included two of our favorite outdoor activities you can do this spring with the seniors in your life. 

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Senior New Car Buying Guide: 5 Things To Look For

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

Just because you've hit that retirement age, that doesn't mean you don't still have places to go and things to do. If you're a senior planning on buying a new car (which may very well last you to the end of your driving days, if properly cared for), there are certain considerations you need to keep in mind. Things like...

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It's Time For Spring Cleaning Again!

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

Spring is on the horizon and, depending on where you live, you might already see green leaves and blooming flowers. While seniors enjoy all of the beautiful things this season brings, we also know that it's a great time to do a thorough cleaning of the home. You might think of more things you want to tackle, but here is a basic checklist to help you get started.

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How Can You Care For Your Senior During And After A Hospital Stay?

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

Many people do not have access to good medical care. So it is a wonderful thing when a senior can get the medical attention they need. However, staying in the hospital doesn't exactly fill a person with glowing appreciation for the opportunity to have their illness or injury treated. In fact, it can have a serious emotional impact on seniors. 

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What Is The Difference Between Forgetfulness And Dementia?

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

The senior years bring about many changes, including a change in the ability to remember or recall information. And because the issue is expected by many people, they don't realize the differences between normal age-related forgetfulness and dementia, the latter requiring medical attention. So here are 4 things to keep in mind.

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Preparing Your Taxes? Tips for Seniors to Follow

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

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgWhen you're a senior and getting ready to prepare and file your taxes, there are some tips that you should follow. It will help you to maximize your return and simplify the process.

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Exercise for Your Senior: How Long and How Much?

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

seniors_working_out_couple-LR.jpgExercise is particularly important for seniors. Staying active not only enhances muscle strength, endurance, and balance, but contributes to your senior's ability to stay sharp mentally as well. How do ensure your senior's exercises are appropriate for them?

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