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

Helpful Tax Season Tips For Seniors

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

Is tax season the most wonderful time of the year? That depends on whom you ask. But whether we were looking forward to it or dreading it, the time has arrived for seniors to prepare and file their taxes. Here are some tips to help you do that safely and accurately.

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Trying to Find Your Long Lost Valentine? Social Media Can Help.

Posted by Michael Watson on Feb 20, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Throughout the years, you've known many people from your high school sweetheart to a college roommate. However, it's really easy to lose touch with these people when marriage, kids, career and daily life got in the way. With so many advances in communication and computer, it's never been easier to reconnect with people from the past even if you don't know exactly where they are at. Today, the Internet and social media make it a snap to find past loves and friends to find out how they are doing. If you're trying to find your long lost love for Valentine's Day, then here are some social media tools you can use. 

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Knowing The Difference Between Forgetfulness And Dementia

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

Although forgetfulness happens to the best of us, no matter what age, it does become more common during the senior years. And because it is so common, many people cannot distinguish between age-related memory loss and dementia. But since dementia is a serious condition, it is wise to know a few of the differences.

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Avoiding Scams: Preparing Seniors for Tax Season

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

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgIt's time to start thinking about taxes before the April 15th deadline arrives. Unfortunately, there are a number of scammers in the world that like to prey specifically on the elderly. By knowing the warning signs seniors can avoid any hassles this upcoming tax season.

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5 Great Exercises for Seniors

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

seniors_working_out_couple-LR.jpgAt every age in life, keeping fit and active can make you feel and look your best. It's especially important for seniors to prevent diabetes, heart disease, improve arthritis, cancer and much more. Regular exercise improves balance, confidence, independence, strength, and endurance. With so many great benefits it seems like a no-brainer!

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Monitoring Couch Time: What Your Loved One Can Do Instead

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

Have you noticed that your senior loved one is spending an increasing amount of time on the couch--watching television, for example, or simply remaining stationary instead of getting up and moving around the house? While there's nothing wrong with getting in some rest, spending too much time stationary can cause some serious problems moving forward, including:

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Exercise Away the SAD - Tips for Beating Seasonal Depression

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

Seasonal Affective Disorder, referred to as SAD, is a certain type of depression that occurs in the fall and winter months. Although it may seem common to feel down during the cold, dark months of the year, it's a serious condition that carries many of the same symptoms as chronic depression. Those experiencing SAD can develop thoughts of death and become suicidal. Even in minor cases of SAD, sufferers can experience loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping, anxiety, and loss of interest in daily activities. Fortunately, there are cures for SAD that don't require psychiatric therapy or medication.

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Senior Medical Care: Practical Reasons To See A Geriatrician

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

You have probably heard of a pediatrician, cardiologist, and a neurologist. But what kind of specialist is a geriatrician and why should you consider seeing one? 

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Finally, a Healthy and Delicious Mashed Potato Recipe!

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

One of everyone's favorites around the holidays is the simple but tasty humble bowl of mashed potatoes. This delicious side dish is always easy to make, and is the perfect complement to the meal, whether you're having a turkey or a ham. Don't skip out on it this year because you're concerned about how unhealthy the usual recipes for mashed potatoes are. With just a few simple tweaks, you can have everyone going crazy over your mashed potatoes, and they'll never even know how good they are for them!

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Practical Reasons To Consider Multi-Generational Housing

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

A multi-generational household is basically one that includes two or more generations of adults. Millions of Americans benefit from this type of living arrangement. The advantages you will obtain depend on your family composition and circumstances. However, here are a few basic reasons many seniors and their families prefer multi-generational living.

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