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Tips for Seniors: Storm Preparation and Safety

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

April showers, bring May flowers... but April has also been known to bring in a few storms. It is important to always be prepared for the unexpected, even if it may only be a nasty rainstorm that knocks the power out. Follow along to discover some useful tips that will help seniors weather the storm.

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Spring Activities for Seniors: Time for Sunshine!

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

Goodbye, winter blues. Hello Springtime! After long winter months indoors, there are myriad spring activities for seniors to enjoy.

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Tips for Buying a New Car as a Senior

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

Your senior loved one probably has a good idea of what they want when the time comes to invest in a new car. They may already have a brand in mind or have considered specific attributes that they want from their car. Before making that purchase, however, it's important to carefully consider a few features that can make a big difference--especially as your loved one ages and physical capability begins to deteriorate. Ask these key questions in order to ensure that the car that's been chosen is a wise investment. 

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5 Ways to Help Your Aging Loved Prepare for Tax Filing

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

In many cases, senior citizens find that filing taxes becomes less complicated and respectively, less expensive, as they age. Their children become adults, their debts lessen and eventually disappear, self-owned businesses are sold or passed on, and other complexities naturally wane over the years. 

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Does Mom Feel Worse After A Hospital Stay?

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

Unfortunately, there are many people that simply do not have access to good medical care. So if your Mom is able to get treatment at a good hospital, although the illness or injury is unfortunate, you are doubtless grateful she can get the needed care. But have you noticed that, even when the initial issue is treated successfully, she often feels worse after discharge than she did when she was admitted?

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Is It Just Forgetfulness Or Could it Be Dementia

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

Although forgetfulness is common among seniors, it isn't necessarily a fact of life for everyone. In addition to that, while age-related memory loss isn't a cause for serious concern, dementia is very serious. So here are some ways to know the difference.

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Tips For Seniors Preparing Their Taxes

Posted by Michael Watson on Jan 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgThis time of year might be very exciting if you are expecting a tax refund. But whether you are getting money back, you owe, or you break even, preparing your taxes can definitely be stressful for seniors. Here are a few basic tips to help you get through tax season.

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Redecorate, Revamp, Reunite: 3 New Year Resolutions for Seniors

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

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpgIt's a new year, time for some new resolutions! We exist in a time of constant change, but often times seniors can get caught in a state of monotony. It can be hard to get out of that rut, especially if you have grown accustomed to a lifestyle of routine. Unfortunately, lack of stimulation can be harmful for seniors both mentally and physically. Seniors can make 2018 a year of to remember with these 3 resolutions:

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Why Should You Monitor Your Senior's Couch Time?

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

If you have a senior who is part of your family, you know that they can bring joy to everyone in the house, but also that there are ways in which your senior lives their life differently than, say, your kids. For example, seniors often have different daily schedules or diets.

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5 Kitchen Items That Make Things Easier For Seniors

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

It is much easier for seniors to maintain a measure of independence when life's tasks can be carried out safely and conveniently. To that end, here are 5 items that can make things in the kitchen easier for older ones.

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