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Tips To Help Seniors Easily Find Loved Ones Using Social Media

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

Whether it's the Valentine's Day love in the air, the hope for a Spring love, or just a simple need for more companionship, many seniors are using social media to fill that need. And it doesn't matter if it's a long lost romance or a friend that you unintentionally drifted away from, there is no better free way to find them than using social media. Here are some tips to help you do that.

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Understanding Palliative Care: There is Hope

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

There are many stages of loving and caring for an aging loved one. End of life issues are always difficult, but understanding and appreciating palliative care can help tremendously.

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3 Ways for Seniors to Protect Their Assets

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

No matter how old you are, it's important to protect your assets. However, as a senior, you have additional concerns than someone younger. For most Americans, there comes a time when you can no longer live at home and must enter long-term care. The cost of long-term care is more than almost anyone can afford, and the Medicaid program picks up the coverage of these expenses. However, they want the patient to exhaust their own assets before beginning coverage.

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Top 3 resolutions for seniors in 2018

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

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpgMaking resolutions is a good way to help your senior focus on getting the most out of life and a reminder that it is important to do the best with what you have. Some caregivers equate happiness with the three "p's": Purpose + Pleasure + Peace = Happiness. Targeting the three "p's" and including all three in specific, do-able resolutions will reinforce that aging is an opportunity to explore new avenues to contentment. Be sure to put the resolutions on a calendar. Expect many of the "p's" to overlap:

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The Importance Of Keeping Mom Or Dad From Becoming A Couch Potato

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

Man-Watching-Television-LR.jpgPeople of all ages enjoy watching television. Most of us have a couple of favorite shows. Since the introduction of Netflix, "binge watching" has even become popular. However, most of the population have busy lives; work, school, social events, and errands to run. But, what about the older generation, who are retired, and may not drive anymore? These individuals may be at a higher risk of watching too much television, essentially becoming couch potatoes. 

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Sleep Apnea And ALZ: Is There A Connection?

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

Over 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. And more than 5 million Americans, mostly seniors, are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease (ALZ). But is there a connection between the two conditions? Here are a few things to consider.

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Seniors Living with Gout: 90 Calorie Pumpkin Pancakes

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

If you suffer from gout, you know all too well the importance of staying away from bread and alcohol.  With a little creative substituting, you can enjoy the same meals without launching a full-fledged assault on your body. Try these scrumptious pumpkin pancakes this Thanksgiving. You can eat them for breakfast or as a substitute for pumpkin pie. The best part is that a serving size is only 90 calories. Here's how to make them: 

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How Multi-Generational Housing Helps Families in Today's Society

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

Multi-generational housing is making a comeback in its popularity and the reason for that is not simple. There are many reasons that people are choosing to live in multi-generational housing today. While many people may see multi-generational housing as a crowding problem and a nuisance, the truth is that it has many benefits for everyone involved in the situation. 

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Why Does It Appear That Home Ownership Among Seniors Is on the Rise?

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

Are you hearing more and more about how senior homeownership is on the rise? Of course, you wonder if that's true or just an anomaly. When home ownership rates begin to rise, people start looking for explanations. They need to understand what is driving the purchases and this section of the economy. So, here are a few facts and reasons why home ownership is on the rise among seniors. 

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DISCOVER ARIZONA: Caring Senior Service

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 21, 2017 1:58:07 PM

Tucson News Now has realeased a video about Caring Senior Service on azfamily.com. To view this video, read more!

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