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Caring Senior Service of Raleigh Blog

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

Ruby Cemental

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Top 5 Cars of 2018 Ranked Best for Senior Drivers

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

Seniors are living longer, healthier lives. That means that they are out there driving-running errands, visiting family and friends, vacationing, and more! Seniors not only need a safe car to drive, they also need one that has the types of functions that cater to their needs.

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Three Safe Home Exercise Equipment for Seniors

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

It is very important for seniors to maintain a certain level of physical activity. However, it is even more crucial that the exercise equipment they choose is safe for them to use. For seniors who may not be able to get out much or don't want to head to a gym, home exercise equipment can be extremely beneficial. Let's look at three types of exercise equipment that can be used at home and is safe for seniors.

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Prepping Senior Loved Ones for a Family Reunion

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Family reunions are exciting opportunities for the entire family to get together. Chances are, your senior loved one is eagerly awaiting your summer reunion. Before you head off, however, it's important to make sure that you take the right steps to properly prepare your loved one.

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3 Great Ways Baby Boomers Are Redefining Retirement.

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

Far more than just the time when a person leaves the workforce, retirement is really the beginning of a new phase of life. And baby boomers have successfully shaped it into a phase that is worthy of being embraced. Here are 3 of the many ways they have changed the retirement scene, making it almost unrecognizable.

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Senior Health: 5 Simple Hacks For Better Brain Function

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 22, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It's no secret that with the improvements in technology and healthcare, seniors are living longer than ever. As a result, scientists and healthcare innovators are working tirelessly to meet the demands of this aging population, and come up with remedies to address the unique challenges seniors are experiencing, today. We've put together a short list of some suggestions discovered by a few leaders in the healthcare space--relative to best practices for senior brain health. The best part, you can implement these methods into your routine as quickly as today. Here are six way to keep your brain nimble:

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Symptoms of Insomnia in Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

We all need sleep - sleep restores our energy, gives our bodies time to repair cell damage and improves our memories and concentration. For most adults, including seniors, this means 7-9 hours of continuous and uninterrupted rest. But sometimes people have difficulty either falling asleep or staying asleep, a disorder known as insomnia. According to the National Institutes of Health, almost half of adults over the age of 60 suffer from the complaint. 

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Helping Seniors Prepare for Spring Storms

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

Spring is hereā€”but when you start to see budding flowers, sunshine, and warmer weather, it's also a sign that storm season is just around the corner. And that spells thunder, lightning, and even tornadoes and hurricanes, depending on your part of the country. Here's how to prepare in case of a springtime weather emergency.

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Senior Springtime Crafting

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

Do you have trouble thinking of fun ways to stay busy? This spring, forget those troubles and get ready to have fun making some of these simple and creative crafts. We have included two of our favorite springtime crafts, that are perfect for seniors, activities below.

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Seniors: New Car Buying Tips

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

Spring and summer are popular seasons for many activities, include searching for a new car! So if you are a senior considering what kind to purchase, here are a few practical things to keep in mind.

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A Senior-focused approach to Spring Cleaning

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 13, 2018 5:30:00 PM

As the leaves start to grow back on the trees, the first signs of Spring are right around the corner. While the warmer temperatures can be a welcome change for seniors who struggle with the cold weather, the new season inevitably brings the urge to kick off Spring Cleaning. The normally-peaceful ritual of tidying up the living spaces can become more frustrating and even dangerous every year for seniors, but having a helping hand can make all the difference. Caring Senior Service caregivers are experts in assisting seniors in every aspect of their lives, and Spring Cleaning is no different. From physical to emotional assistance, caregivers can provide everything seniors need to tidy the place up in no time.

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