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Caring Senior Service of Huntsville Blog

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

3 Simple Recipes to Help Seniors to Stay Hydrated

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 15, 2017 5:30:00 PM

If you get bored drinking water during the summer months, you can try whipping up some interesting drinks using the contents of your kitchen. From smoothies to lemonade, the list is endless. And many of these drinks will taste good in addition to fulfilling your hydration needs. Here are some possibilities:

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3 Ways to Prevent Senior Isolation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Summer is a great time to spend getting to know your family better. Many families take this time to vacation, or just spend time together, relaxing, and enjoying outings close to home. If there is a member of your family that is a senior, then it is very important that you find ways to include them in your summer vacation time. Below we will discuss three ways to prevent your senior from feeling isolated this summer.

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Virtual Reality for Seniors: A Whole New World

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 11, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Google made waves when it introduced relatively inexpensive virtual reality headsets and programs. The first users were young gamers but now scientists are investigating the possibilities offered by bringing VR to the elderly.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Huntsville

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM
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Using Alexa to Boost Memory in Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 20, 2017 5:30:00 PM

We've all seen Alexa, and for those of us familiar with science fiction in the 1950s she might feel like something straight off the pages of an old pulp magazine. A voice-activated computer that can hear our questions, give us answers, and activate advanced technologies built into our homes, and it has the calming tones of a professionally trained voice actress to boot? That's right out of the classics. The sort of thing seniors today thought of as fiction, but which has become fact.

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4 Reasons Seniors Can And Should Be Dancing

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Who says seniors shouldn't be on the dance floor? On the contrary, dancing has many benefits for people of all ages, including those in their golden years. Here are 4 of the many excellent reasons to keep dancing.

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5 Concerns To Address With Your Senior Before You Go On Vacation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 23, 2017 5:30:00 PM

It wasn't easy to tell your senior you were going on vacation last year. And this time, you're cringing at the thought of having the conversation with them. But whether it's your parent or another senior loved one, talking about it is the only way to help them prepare for your absence. Here are 5 topics to include in your discussion.

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5 Tips for Bringing Senior Loved Ones To A Graduation Ceremony

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 9, 2017 5:30:00 PM

It's almost graduation time, and many students are about to celebrate one of the most important milestones of their lives. There's no reason for elderly loved ones to miss the graduation ceremony, but taking a few simple steps can make traveling to a graduation safe and fun for everyone.

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Three Ways You Can Help an Aging Loved One Deal with Elderly Depression

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

If you're caring for an aging parent or other senior loved one, you want them to be happy and enjoying life. In some cases, the elderly face depression. Depression is a serious health issue that can affect people of any age. A doctor needs to determine if your senior loved one is facing the challenges of the depression. Once it's diagnosed, you can help your elderly loved one deal with challenges of depression. Here are a few ways.

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5 Ways We Improve with Age

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 11, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Often people may focus on the negatives of getting older, such as vision loss, forgetfulness and those troublesome aches and pains. There are, however, many advantages to getting older. Aging is a part of life. From birth through old age to death people go through many stages and changes. Here are some examples of ways we improve with age.

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