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

How To Use Twitter For Seniors: Basic Instructions

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

Twitter is one of the most popular social media sites in the world. Are you using it? If not, you are missing out on the chance to get news, health tips, entertainment info, hobby ideas, and so much more, all in one place. It's completely free and very easy to set up and use an account. Here are a few basic instructions to help you get started.

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Technological Devices That Are A Must-Have For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 14, 2017 5:30:00 PM

As a senior, do you view the task of learning new technology to be too much work? While it can be challenging to master new devices, the benefits of many of them can overshadow the effort. Consider a few devices that can greatly enhance your life.

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Bed Rails and Bad Dreams: Keep Huntsville Seniors from Falling out of Bed

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Mar 2, 2017 2:16:40 PM

Learn how you can help keep Huntsville seniors from falling out of bed and protect your elderly loved one. Check out the video below.

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What Costs are Likely to Be Incurred with a Parent Who has Alzheimer's?

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

When your parent or other loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, you need to know about the expenses you are likely to incur. Failure to understand all of the expenses could pose serious financial problems for you.

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Diffusing Anxiety and Agitation: 4 Tips for Alzheimer's Management

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

While witnessing the ones we love and care for struggling through the devastation of Alzheimer's is often disheartening and frustrating, it's important to remember that it's just as stressful for those who actually have to live with Alzheimer's personally. The disease can induce great deals of anxiety within the inflicted senior, and it's very easy for agitation to take hold. As a loved one or caregiver, there are several ways that you can manage Alzheimer's by helping to ease the stress and anxiety that your senior may be feeling as a side effect of the disease. 

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Aging or Alzheimer's: How to Tell the Difference

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

With approximately 1 in 3 seniors dying of Alzheimer's or dementia, when your loved one begins to show signs of cognitive trouble, your mind immediately turns to this devastating disease. Is it Alzheimer's? Could that forgetful spell be a sign that your loved one is deteriorating rapidly? If you're worried that your loved one might have Alzheimer's, watch for these early warning signs to help you tell the difference between this common illness in seniors and simple effects of aging.

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3 Vital Traits For Senior Caregivers

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

Are you looking for a caregiver for your aging parent? A caregiver holds a very important role in your loved ones life. Here are 3 traits that you shouldn't forget to consider when it comes to choosing the best caregiver for your senior.

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Take a Modern Approach to Safety With These Common Tech Upgrades to Your Senior's Home

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 20, 2016 5:30:00 PM

During their lifetime, your senior loved one has watched as computers went from being a luxury to a normal household necessity. Now, you can use the same technology that once seemed like a futuristic dream to keep your favorite senior safe. As you create your senior care plan, consider adding these common tech upgrades to your senior's home that will allow them to take advantage of modern technology.

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Lift a Loved One's Spirits With These Safe Holiday Activities for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 6, 2016 5:30:00 PM

When the holidays hit full swing, seniors are at risk for falling prey to stress and depression. Help kick those sad feelings to the curb by planning a few of these safe holiday activities for seniors that will make them feel loved.

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Pay Attention: 5 things to Look for When Visiting Your Senior Parents During the Holidays

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 22, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Living miles away from your senior parents has its many challenges. The one possible upside to this is having "fresh eyes" when visiting. You will be able to spot these 5 things to look for when visiting your senior parents during the holidays.

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