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Restore Happiness for a Senior with Health Challenges

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 1:02:00 PM

As the caregiver to a senior parent or loved one, you know that a health crisis can strike at any time and the effects aren't just physical. A health crisis can make it harder for your senior to remain happy and positive. It's possible for someone suffering from failing health to stay happy, but it might take some help from you. Here are a few ways to ensure the happiness of your senior loved one or parent. 

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3 Ways to Protect Your Senior Parent from Unexpected Hospital Fees

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 2:57:00 PM

When it comes to assisting a senior parent, you want to make sure they receive the best healthcare. This includes during hospital visits. However, hospital stays can result in high financial costs due to unexpected costs. Here are 3 ways to protect your senior parent from unexpected hospital fees.

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11 Tips For Preventing Alzheimer Caregiver Burnout

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Caregivers spend a significant amount of time investing in the care of the loved ones. Unfortunately, this is often done at the expense of their own "me time," and burnout is a very real risk. When a loved one has Alzheimer, this risk is even higher because they require around-the-clock care, unlike seniors with other disease who may be okay for short periods on their own. If left alone, those with Alzheimer can hurt themselves because they are easily confused.

Here we discuss 11 quick tips which might help caregivers avoid burnout. This is not only beneficial for the caregiver, but also for their loved one.

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The Eyes Don't Have It: 6 Eye Exams & Procedures Health Insurance Won't Cover

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

Your vision is one of the most important things in your life. While it is probably not something you think of often, healthy eyes are vital to our everyday existence. Despite this fact, most health insurance companies do not cover these 6 routine eye care exams and procedures, which can cause financial strain on seniors who often require more vision care. 

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The Importance Of Safe Senior Vehicles: Ranking The Top 5

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

Seniors who wish to continue driving as they make their way into their twilight years can often face an uphill battle in this regard. Finding the vehicles that come with the proper safety features is not always easy.

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3 Reasons Why Oral Health Is So Important For Seniors

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

Oral health is something that is very important for people of all ages, but especially seniors. As people get older, certain aspects of their body begin to deteriorate, especially if they are not taken care of. This is definitely true when it comes to seniors' teeth and gums. Here are three reasons why oral health is so important for seniors. 

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Ways to Prep Your Senior for a Family Reunion

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

One of the gifts of a family reunion is that everyone, from babies to grandparents, is able to celebrate family ties together. Just as a baby needs special accessories and consideration when planning for the big event, seniors can best enjoy the gathering with a few preparatory ideas. Here are some things to consider to help your senior get the most out of family time.

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3 Reasons Why Summer Vacation Is Beneficial For Seniors

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

It is very important that seniors are able to get away during the summer and go on some kind of enjoyable summer vacation. There are so many wonderful benefits to doing this and three of these reasons will be discussed here. 

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Dealing With Insomnia in the Elderly

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

Insomnia affects many people, and it is a frustrating problem that can lead to serious health consequences. As people age, the issue of insomnia could potentially become increasingly worse. If you suspect that an elderly loved one seems to be suffering from lack of sleep, there are some important signs and symptoms to look for.

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Weathering The Storm Season: 5 Tips For Seniors

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

According to a prediction by Colorado State University researchers, the 2018 storm season is expected to bring with it above-average activity. While the storms won't likely be as frequent or as strong as those from 2017, there is still compelling reason for seniors to start preparing. Here are 5 ways to do that.

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