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

My Senior Has Fallen—What Do I Do Now?

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Nov 20, 2018 2:15:00 PM

When a senior falls, their caregiver will often go into a panic and try to help them up as fast as possible. Unfortunately, this can cause even more damage to the senior, as well as physical problems for the caregivers themselves. Learning the proper steps on picking up a fallen senior is crucial when you take on the role as caregiver. Here are some tips.

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5 Mental and Physical Benefits of Exercising for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 2:01:00 PM

Seniors who enjoy exercising to stay in shape will also enjoy numerous health benefits. Too many men and women believe that they don't need to exercise after a certain age, but studies have shown that regular exercise has amazing benefits to our brains. So before you or your loved one spends their golden years on the couch, read on for some of the biggest benefits to exercise.

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3 Activities for Seniors in Huntsville, AL

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 2:03:00 PM

The town of Huntsville provides opportunities for your senior loved one to stay active. Seniors can enjoy activities such as garden walks, golfing, dining, browsing art, or attending lectures. Here are just a few of the activities available in Huntsville.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Huntsville, AL?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 2:01:00 PM

Many seniors become very stressed at the prospect of trying to figure out how far their fixed income will go in their post-retirement years. This is why it's extremely important for seniors to understand the cost of living and health care expenses in their area. It can help them better budget their future expenses and ensure that they are living within their means. Let's take a look at senior care costs in Huntsville. 

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How to Stay Cheerful with Health Concerns

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Feeling sick or down due to a health issue is a problem for many seniors. It's hard to feel happy when you are in bed or dealing with daily aches and pains. If your senior is struggling to stay happy while they are sick or in pain, here are 4 tips for seniors that will help them live a happy life.

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Virtual Assistance Creates a Smart Home For Seniors

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:07:00 PM

Baby boomers are the new seniors—the first boomers are in their 70s now—and have a different take on aging than the previous generation. For one thing, these seniors are familiar with technology. They have smartphones and use social media. So it's no surprise that they are embracing new technology  to remain independent in their homes longer. Learn more about these virtual assistance devices that are helping the senior population. 

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5 Ways to Avoid Burnout When Caring For Seniors with Alzheimer's

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It can be hard caring for a senior or loved one with Alzheimer's disease. Not only is it time-consuming, but it can be mentally and physically draining. Burnout is common among caregivers of those with Alzheimer's, but it can be avoided by taking the proper precautions. Here is a list of some things you can do to minimize your risk of burnout.

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Why Your Health Insurance Might Not Cover Your Hospital Stay

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

We naturally assume at least a portion of our medical care will be paid for by our insurance company. Policies detail what specifically is covered and which doctors, labs, pharmacies and hospitals are within your network. Health insurance is designed to cover doctor visits, specialists, testing, prescriptions, and hospital stays. However, seniors may be surprised to learn that their insurance company can actually reject an insurance claim for a hospital visit. Learn why below! 

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5 New Cars that Excel in Features for Senior Drivers

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

Being able to drive oneself has always been an important part of independence. Losing the ability to drive, whether it is a voluntary decision or a decision made by family or friends can have emotional and physical consequences. Studies have found that life-long drivers that have had to stop driving are nearly twice as likely to suffer from depression. It was also shown that people who had to give up driving where experiencing declines in productivity, cognitive ability and even their participation in daily activities that were away from home.

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Safe Exercise Equipment for Seniors & Their Benefits

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

Seniors that are aging will find it important to stay healthy and active. There are many advantages of staying active as you reach the later stages of life. Here are a few of the benefits of staying fit and healthy as you age.

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