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

5 Concerns For Seniors Living Alone

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

From toddlers to seniors and everyone in-between, people love their independence and will go to great lengths to maintain it. So, it should be no surprise that while you would love for your aging Mom to live with you, she would prefer to care for herself in separate quarters. For many seniors, living alone is practical and safe. However, with the passing of time, things might change. Here are some things to keep in mind when considering if you need to re-open the conversation about this matter.

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How to Use Facebook Without Showing Your Age

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

Facebook is a fantastic invention. It keeps you in touch with the people you love most, letting you see many of the details of what is going on in their lives. In many cases, however, it leaves you feeling your age. You aren't quite sure how to navigate this challenging new world, and sometimes, it shows in your posts and comments. If you want to use Facebook with ease, there are several easy things to keep in mind.

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Seniors: How To Start a Twitter Account

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

Social media is good for so much more than socializing with friends and watching funny videos and pictures. Platforms like Twitter provide valuable information for people of all ages, including seniors. If you haven't started using it yet, you're missing out on news and tips for daily living for seniors, as well as 'Tweets' about recipes and other things you might enjoy. Here's how you can get started.

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3 Pieces of Must-have Technology for Your Loved Ones

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 14, 2017 5:30:00 PM

From smartphones to robotic surgery, technology has changed the way with live. The younger generation has totally embraced it, sometimes to a fault. However, many seniors don't see where most modern devices fit into their lives. And although it may be true that some gadgets or programs are unnecessary distractions, there are some tools that can be very useful, even to seniors. Consider just 3.

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Bed Rails and Bad Dreams: Keep Stroudsburg Seniors from Falling out of Bed

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 3, 2017 4:27:35 PM

Learn how you can help keep Stroudsburg seniors from falling out of bed and protect your elderly loved one. Check out the video below.

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Alzheimer's Disease: What Additional Costs to Prepare For?

Posted by Michael Watson on Feb 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

When your parent receives an Alzheimer's diagnosis, it comes with not only heartbreaking symptoms, but also an increase in financial expenses. Although the increase will happen over time, the best way to meet it with success is to start planning immediately after the disease is diagnosed. The following are some of the changes you can expect.

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Paying Attention : the Key to Managing Alzheimer's Behaviors

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

Medication is the last resort when managing the agitation of Alzheimer’s patients. What is the first thing to do? Researchers into the behaviors associated with the disease say paying attention to the person is the primary way to control agitation and aggressive behavior. Listening is key, but what do you do when the patient no longer communicates verbally?

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What Every Young Person Should Know About Aging Seniors

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

When we're young, no matter how much others tell us to think about the future, it's hard for us to think past the next few months or years. So when dealing with older ones, it might be hard to relate to them. However, if you have an older one in your life, you would do well to consider at least two vital things that every young person should know about old people.

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Choosing a Caregiver: What traits should good caregivers have?

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

When it comes to the care of your loved ones, you'll want someone effective, someone professional.  You want someone who can treat your senior with the same love, respect, and admiration that you do. In order to find the perfect caregiver, you'll probably end up asking yourself one key question: What traits should good caregivers have?

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Great Kitchen Gadget Gifts For Your Senior This Holiday Season

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 20, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Holiday's are full of traditions. Your senior may need assistance but they can still be apart of the festitives in the kitchen. With these gadgets, your senior can be safe while cooking. 

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