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5 Ways In-Home Caregivers Can Reduce Readmissions

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

If you're an in-home caregiver for a senior, it's important to know how to handle the return home after they've been hospitalized. Unfortunately, 1 in 5 seniors is readmitted within 30 days—and in 75% of cases, that readmission is preventable. Discover key ways that working with an in-home caregiver can help reduce the odds of readmission.

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The 5 Best Cars For Senior Safety

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Most seniors do not always wish to rely on others for transportation as they age and this is an understandable impulse. Finding the right vehicle to meet all of the senior's needs can be challenging. After all, there are a number of concerns that need to be addressed.

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3 Types Of Exercise Equipment That Are Safe For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It is very important that seniors stay active as they get older. Thankfully, there are several different types of exercise equipment that are completely safe for seniors to use. Here are three great pieces of exercise equipment they should consider using. 

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Four Tips to Prepare for Your Family Reunion With Your Senior

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It's that time of the year again- family reunion time! You're ready to go but this year, you'll be bringing along your loved one who happens to be a senior citizen. They are eager to go, too, but you know that it isn't as simple for them to just get up and head out the door! You'll need to plan a little more in order to keep them safe and comfortable, especially if the reunion is outside in the summer heat. Check out these four tips to prep your senior for your next family reunion.

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5 Ways Seniors Are Reshaping Retirement

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

Baby Boomers are officially redefining what it means to retire, doing far more than generations prior. From taking exotic vacations to starting a new business from scratch, Baby Boomers are reshaping retirement, and here are five ways they're doing it.

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5 Exercises To Help Your Senior Maintain A Healthy Brain

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 22, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Are you concerned about your memory? Does it seem harder to remember even simple things like phone numbers and addresses? Here are five simple practices you can do every day to protect your memory.

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Insomnia Warning Signs in the Elderly

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Occasional sleep disturbances are common, especially among the elderly. However, when sleeplessness becomes chronic, it is known as insomnia and can have serious side effects. Short-term insomnia may last for days or weeks. It's typically brought on by stress or trauma and resolves on its own. Long-term insomnia is when it occurs for a month or more. It can be an isolated condition or a side effect of another medical condition may be the culprit. When you are over 60, there is a greater risk of developing insomnia. 

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Basic Storm Preparedness Tips For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

The storm season is fast-approaching and there is no time like the present for seniors to prepare themselves. Although your unique circumstances will likely warrant additional steps, here are a few basic tips to keep in mind.

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Seniors and Gardening: 4 Natural Plant Remedies

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

This article is for the eco-conscious gardener. Today, we're going to delve into four natural plant remedies that your plants and the environment will appreciate: 

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How Much Control Do Seniors Have Over Their Hospital Discharge?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 27, 2018 5:30:00 PM

When it comes to hospital stays, most seniors are eagerly looking forward to getting discharged. But did you realize that you have a large measure of control over the process. While you don't want to be discharged with a speed that will cause further harm, there are some ways to make sure your hospital stay doesn't continue for longer than necessary. 

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