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Caring Senior Service of Stroudsburg Blog

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

The Best Cities to Age in For Seniors

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

When we begin to age, we start to look for different types of benefits then we did before. Many cities are known for their incredible care of seniors. Some of these cities are well-known among the senior population because they have implemented programs to help seniors age in a better environment. Below we will discuss these top five cities and why they are some of the best places to age in.

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Medicare and the Skilled Nursing Facility; Who Pays?

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

Long-term health conditions can be stressful for the entire family. Besides the concern for the health and welfare of your loved one, there may also be concern over the high cost of quality care. That concern is magnified when your senior's care must continue after hospitalization. You or your loved one may qualify to have the cost of their hospital and skilled nursing facility covered by Medicare under certain conditions.

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Simple Back to School Tips for Sandwich Generation Families

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 15, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Being a parent while caring at home for your own parent can be difficult and stressful. As a caregiver, you may find yourself tired and out-of-sorts with little patience for your daily routine. You may also find that you are forgetful because your mind is overwhelmed with things to do. To help you get through this time of year and reduce your daily stress, here are some helpful tips.

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3 Ways To Help Mom Avoid Isolation And Enjoy This Summer

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

You probably have a full lineup of things to do this summer, especially if you have young children. But your senior Mom likely cannot keep up with everything you have planned. It is important, however, that he avoid isolation and its ill effects this summer. Here are 3 ways you can her him with that.

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Virtual Reality for Seniors: Fighting Depression, Loneliness, and Isolation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 11, 2017 5:30:00 PM

For seniors, the world can quickly become a lonely and isolated place. Virtual reality, or VR, is a computer-generated simulation of three-dimensional images or environments, and it is making new strides in the world of senior care, helping to fight off the depression often caused by the immobility and isolation that many seniors often face. 

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Memory Games for Seniors in Stroudsburg

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Here are a few memory games Caring Senior Service of Stroudsburg practices to increase senior's socialization and memory boosting activities.

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Using Alexa to Boost a Senior's Memory

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 20, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Seniors often feel frustrated when they forget basic day-to-day things. As the agitation mounts at the inability to recall the day of the week, specific dates, times, the name of some object or place, or even the ingredients in a recipe, the senior may start to feel depressed. Utilizing Amazon's Echo, which is an electric personal assistant that is voice activated, to answer questions can be a blessing for a senior suffering forgetfulness or the early stages of dementia. Echo is always there to help so aging person will experience fewer bouts of frustration and emotional upheaval trying to recall things.

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Dementia Friendly Vacation Spots in the U.K.

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Watching a loved one suffer from dementia is heartbreaking, however, it doesn't mean that you stop living or sharing meaningful experiences together. One of the best ways that you can relax, bond with, and enjoy time together with a loved one suffering from dementia is to take a vacation together to a dementia friendly destination. 

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5 Things To Discuss With Your Senior Before Leaving For Vacation

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 23, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Whether it's your first time taking a vacation without the senior in your life, or you've done it before, the conversation isn't very easy to have. Here are 5 things to keep in mind when letting them know you're going on another trip.

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Getting Your Loved One To The Graduation Ceremony: 5 Reasons to Bring a Caregiver

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 9, 2017 5:30:00 PM

It's important--to you, to your senior loved one, to the individual graduating--that your senior loved one be at an upcoming graduation ceremony this year. Unfortunately, that can quickly become a logistical nightmare! If you're thinking about making plans to take your senior loved one to a graduation ceremony, taking along a caregiver dedicated specifically to taking care of your loved one--especially one who has no interest in the graduation ceremony--can make the entire process easier.

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