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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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From Snoring To Alzheimer's; Is There A Link?

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

Have you ever been told that you snore? Do you wake up feeling exhausted, unrefreshed, sometimes more tired than when you went to bed? If so, there is a good chance that you suffer from a common sleep disorder, called sleep apnea. Sleep apnea occurs when a person literally stops breathing multiple times in their sleep, causing them to wake up, so they begin to breathe again. People who suffer from this condition do not remember waking up, even though it can happen numerous times an hour. 

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Hearty & Healthy Pumpkin Soup Seniors Will Love

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

Can you feel it? Fall is officially in the air. With the coming of fall comes Thanksgiving, a time when we gather around the table to enjoy delicious comfort foods. Consider adding a new side dish to your menu this year, Curried Pumpkin Soup! Soup is a warm, inviting, comfort food that never gets old. Seniors will appreciate the simplicity and health benefits of this delectable pumpkin soup. It's one of a kind flavors will knock your family and guests right off their feet. It's very light, low-calorie, and makes an excellent side dish. Try this amazing recipe out for yourself this Thanksgiving!

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5 Low Cost Senior Safety Items

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

Helping the elderly age in place is a key concern for many. Here a few lost cost items that you can purchase to help make the home a safer environment.

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4 Friendliest Cities For Seniors

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

Seniors often look for a huge change at the end of their lives. Moving to a new city just might be the perfect change they're looking for. We took into account health/safety, recreation, finances and overall quality of living, and social environment, which narrowed down our list to the top 4 friendliest U.S. cities for seniors.

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Surprising Uses for Common Household Items for Caring Senior Service Atlanta Northwest

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 4, 2017 3:00:00 PM

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Dealing with Wandering in Seniors: Sensitivity vs. Safety

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

Seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia are prone to wandering. Most of the time, they may not wander anywhere dangerous. They may just wander around the house—to the attic, the basement etc. Or they might fall asleep in unexpected places like the sofa or the guestroom.

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Cleaning Home Medical Supplies: Seven More Vinegar Uses

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

While we have been discussing the many uses of the ever-versatile substance that is vinegar for a while now at Caring Senior Service, today we want to highlight some of the more niche uses of it for the elderly that one might not think of on a daily basis. While vinegar does not kill all germs found on kitchen counters, such as staphylococcus aureus, it kills many that would be common on other surfaces we are regularly in contact with. It is prudent for the elderly or caregiver to consider vinegar as a cleaning agent for: 

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