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

Palliative Care And Its Benefits For Seniors

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

Seniors deal with many challenges, including chronic and acute illnesses that they didn't face when they were younger. And often these illnesses affect the entire scope of life, rather than just the effort and finances needed to see a physician and get medication. That is where palliative care comes in. Here are a few details to help you get more acquainted with it.

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The Senior Tax Credit

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

For retired seniors on a fixed income, taxes are rarely owed unless there are additional sources of income that place them in a higher tax bracket. If you're preparing your own taxes this year, you'll want to take advantage of all the possible tax breaks you are entitled to receive.

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Three Great New Years Resolutions for Seniors

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

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpg2017 has passed, and the new year presents the opportunity for a new beginning. Now is the time to decide what you would like to accomplish in 2018 with a fresh set of New Year's Resolutions. Here are three resolutions for seniors that can help 2018 be a year to remember.

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When Relaxation Causes Harm: Getting Seniors Off the Couch

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

Man-Watching-Television-LR.jpgThe last thing we want to do when interacting with a senior loved one is nagging them or making them feel bad about their hobbies and habits. At the same time, it's important for us to be attentive to the choices they make and provide options that will ensure their health (physical and mental) for years to come.

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Tips on Managing Seasonal Depression

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

Seasonal depression can get the best of you. With the days getting shorter and the temperatures dropping it's that time of year where you need to focus on how to fight seasonal depression. There are a few things that you can do to help prevent or alleviate symptoms of seasonal depression

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Are there Benefits of Seeing a Geriatrician?

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

There are many benefits to seeing a geriatrician if you are senior adult, because geriatricians specialize in conditions and illnesses that affect seniors. While a general physician is a good choice for adult healthcare, as people age a geriatrician has more education about conditions that affect older adults. With this special knowledge, the geriatrician is more likely to notice symptoms and have the most advanced knowledge about treatments.

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Healthy Mushroom Stuffing Recipe for Thanksgiving

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

Whether your family calls it stuffing or dressing, this is an absolute must-have on the table for Thanksgiving! Unfortunately, the traditional methods of making it are loaded with calories and unhealthy fats, making it a not ideal dish for anyone with heart or weight problems. We don't want them to miss out on this wonderful dish, so we have tweaked this recipe a bit and are going to make sure that everyone can and will enjoy it around the table this holiday season. 

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A Few Must-Have Senior Safety Products

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

We live in a day of great technology and of many inventions and many of those inventions are helping assist our seniors in doing daily tasks and keeping them safe in the process. Some of the best inventions that are out there to keep seniors safe today in 2017 include the following:

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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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