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Caring Senior Service of Huntsville Blog

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

The Five Best Cities for Seniors to Retire

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

Seniors enjoy camaraderie during their golden years so they naturally gravitate towards cities that boast large retirement populations. Here is a list of the five best cities for seniors to retire. Each one of these locations is home to large populations of aging adults.

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3 Tips For Dealing With Wandering

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

We all love the seniors in our lives. Whether they're our parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or just close family friends, they've been there for us as we grew up. So, when we find ourselves in a situation where they need our help, we're often more than willing to lend a hand. However, if the senior in your life is beginning to wander (particularly if they suffer from Alzheimer's or dementia), then you might have a harder task in front of you than you thought.

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7 Incredible Uses of Vinegar for Caregivers to Promote Wellness

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

Apple cider vinegar has been used in a variety of ways for hundreds of years. Before modern medicine provided prescription cures, people have used vinegar to successfully treat their health and wellness woes. Here are seven suggested ways that vinegar can become an incredibly helpful addition to your caregiving.

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Pet Ownership For Seniors: Weighing The Pro's And Cons

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 29, 2017 5:30:00 PM

One of the most common issues seniors face is that of loneliness. Even though the children and grandchildren visit often, they eventually go home and you are faced with the reality that you live alone. Many seniors have been able to overcome loneliness with the help of a pet. Perhaps you are considering getting one as a companion. If so, it is important to weigh the pro's and cons of your decision. Of course, every pet will bring its own joys and challenges. But here are some general things to take into consideration.

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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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