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Pet Ownership for Seniors: Is It Worth the Trouble?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 29, 2017 5:30:00 PM

In general, it may seem like there are mostly pros when it comes to pet ownership for seniors.

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3 Tips to Prevent Senior Isolation via Communication

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

Everyone starts feeling isolated now and then, not just seniors. There are many different ways in which you can deal with this feeling of isolation, from therapy to sports. If you have someone in your life whom you suspect might be feeling isolated, there are many steps that you can take to help them. Here are a few tips:

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How To Capture Your Mom's Legacy With Questions

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

When we look at our Moms, they may seem to have only occupied that one position forever. But the fact is that there is so much more to their personality and background than just being a mother. Why not capture that legacy by asking them some well-chosen questions? Even if her senior years have brought with them some memory loss, she can likely still recall much about her early days. Here are a few questions to get you started.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Austin

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

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

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How To Let Your Senior Dad Know It's Time To Stop Driving

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

Driving requires patience, attention, and reflexes. Unfortunately, as we get older, our skill level in those areas decreases. If you have noticed these changes in your senior Dad, you have good reason for concern. For his safety, it might be time for him to stop driving. Here are a few pointers to help you discuss it with him.

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Why Mom & Dad Should Be Dancing to The Music

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

Dancing is a beautiful way for seniors and people of all ages to express themselves. Dancing has many benefits, and it is a way to help them smile and feel happier. Listening to music is an activity that studies show uses all of the parts of the brain.

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5 Benefits Of Dancing With Mom And Dad

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

What are you going to do with your aging parents this afternoon? Board games and coffee is always nice. But have you thought about putting on their favorite tunes and getting on the dance, er, living room floor? Here are 5 of the benefits of dancing for seniors.

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Discuss These 5 Things With Your Senior Before Leaving For Vacation

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

Whether it's Mom, Dad, or another senior in your life, it won't be easy to tell them you're leaving for vacation again. Telling them about your plans sooner rather than later can help things go a lot more smoothly. Here are 5 things you should definitely discuss with them.

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Three Tips For Getting Your Loved One to the Graduation Ceremony

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

Graduation is just around the corner! You’ll want everyone in the family to come out and take part in that special day. But for some senior citizens, trips out of the house are getting harder and harder to take. Read on for some tips on how to safely get your loved one to a graduation ceremony so that they can enjoy time with family and friends.

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Elderly Depression: Common Signs and Ways to Help

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

Depression is a serious disease that is suffered by millions of people around the world. Depression is particularly dangerous for seniors because it may potentially worsen other medical conditions suffered by seniors. Also of some concern are seniors living alone who struggle with depression. They may have difficulty seeking treatment and may not have a good support system to help them cope.

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