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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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Many Seniors Are Finding Loved Ones Using Social Media. How?

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

Love is in the air around Valentine's Day and the month of February, it is definitely contagious. It makes many people think about 'the one that got away' or even just a family member or friend we drifted away from because life got busy. No matter which category your long lost loved one lies in, why not join many other seniors by using social media to reconnect? Here are some tips to help you do that.

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Is Your Senior Just Getting A Bit Forgetful Or Could It Be Dementia?

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

The seniors years bring along with them many changes, one of those being forgetfulness. If you are caring for your aging parent, you likely sense their frustration in this area. However, while some memory loss is age-related, it is wise to be aware of the signs of dementia. Here are a few ways to know the difference.

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Tips for Asset Planning for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Asset planning is important as a senior. You not only want to protect your assets but also ensure that they're available to use to pay for long-term care and even pass down to future generations. A few tips should be followed to help you with the planning process.

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