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

Senior Nutritional Needs During Graduation Season

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

Family and friends are a huge part of any graduation. When including seniors in the festivities, there are important factors to consider to ensure that they will be comfortable and healthy while participating in the big day.

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Symptoms of Elderly Depression and How to Cope

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

Watching a senior cope with depression can be tough. But often times the first hurdle to overcome is identifying warning signs of depression and distinguishing between them and what is natural for old age. 

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5 Ways We Get Better With Age

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

With age comes wisdom. We're older than we've ever been, but we're also younger than we'll ever be. Just like fine wine or cheese, we get better with age. Many aspects of our lives improve with age.

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3 Free Online Brain Games for Seniors

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

Board games and puzzles have been a favorite past-time for centuries, providing mental stimulation and distraction from the labors of the day. While traditional board games, such as Monopoly, Scrabble, and Chess still sell very well, online gaming is growing. Studies show that a whopping 49 percent of people have played online games.

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Technology For Seniors: 3 Must Have Devices For Better Health

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

Technology has changed health care today, and seniors can start taking advantage of many advances at home. These must have devices each make it easier for seniors and their families to access important information that keeps them on track for better health.

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

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 6, 2017 4:55:25 PM

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

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5 Signs to Identify that Home Care is No Longer Appropriate

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

If you're concerned about your ability to provide a peaceful and stable quality of life for your elderly loved one, you should consider if home care is the answer. It may not be enough. Consider these 5 Signs that Home Care is no longer appropriate:

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Alzheimer's Interactions: Avoiding Agitation

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

Interacting with a loved one with Alzheimer's can feel like a minefield. Just when you think that you've got it figured out, they become agitated and start having trouble in the situation again. Managing those symptoms of agitation, however, will help lead to calmer, more productive conversations that both of you will enjoy. Avoiding agitation in the first place is one of the best ways to help your loved one cope with those difficult feelings.

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Detecting Alzheimer's Early On

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

There's no cure for Alzheimer's. However, there are plenty of ways to support a senior loved one who has been diagnosed with the disease. Knowing how to detect Alzheimer's early on is of the utmost importance.

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5 Traits of a Great Senior Caregiver

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

If you're looking for a caregiver for your senior loved one, you probably have a rough idea of where to start. You want someone who has experience working with the elderly and who has the necessary certifications, like CPR and first aid, to handle any medical emergencies that may arise. But what are some of the intangible qualities you should look for? Here are 5 traits that a great senior caregiver will exhibit.

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