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Ruby Cemental

Recent Posts

Single Aging Seniors: Best Cities to Live In

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

Many aging seniors seek a big life change towards the end of their life. If they've lost their spouse and are looking to jump into the dating world again, the appeal of moving to a new city for a chance to find true love might be just what they need. These cities benefit senior citizens and take into account, senior population, ease of transit, and more.

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Some Ways for Dealing With Wandering When Caring for an Aging Loved One

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

Whether you're caring for an aging loved one or a senior parent with a dementia or Alzheimer's diagnosis, it's a challenge to ensure that they don't wander away from the house or in a crowd. It's up to you to make sure this doesn't happen because once out of the home, they can become confused and unable to return on their own. They might not be able to remember their address or even their names. Here are some ways for dealing with wandering when caring for an aging loved one or senior parent suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's. 

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How To Keep Your Senior Safe From Wandering

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

Senior caregivers have many concerns regarding loved ones with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. But the main cause of concern, and maybe even anxiety, is often the danger of wandering. While it is estimated that over 60% of dementia sufferers will wander, it is also true that there are many things you can do to help keep your loved one safe. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

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7 Incredible Ways For Senior Caregivers To Use Vinegar

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

Caring for a senior loved one takes a lot of time, patience, and often money. Thankfully, there are many products that can make the life of a caregiver much easier. Here are 7 ways vinegar can do just that.

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Is Pet Ownership Right for You?

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

Studies show that owning a pet can benefit a senior's quality of life and health. However, sometimes the benefits can be outweighed by the responsibility and complex nature of a senior's life.

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4 Tips To Help Your Senior Stay Hydrated

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 15, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Hydration is important all year long, but especially with the higher temperatures that summer brings. The problem is, for most of us, the habit of drinking plenty of water just doesn't come naturally. So if you have a senior loved one you're caring for, you already know how important, yet how difficult, it is to help them stay hydrated. Here are 4 tips that can help you this summer season and all year long.

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Top 10 States for Senior Living

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

As we age, our needs dramatically change. So it is no surprise that many seniors move away from their hometown, often to another state. If you are considering making such a move, here are 10 states that have characteristics that make them well-suited for those in their golden years.

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Capture Your Senior's Legacy With These 3 Questions

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

We all like to recall fond memories with good friends. So, next time you are with that special senior in your life, why not find out more about their younger days? The following questions are very simple, but your loved one will love answering them. And you will enjoy finding out what events shaped the one you hold dear.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Kerrville

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM
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Senior Dancing: 3 Reasons To Get On Your Feet

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

Are you a senior who needs to add more physical activity to your life but you can't figure out what? Or maybe you're walking regularly but it is starting to get a bit monotonous. Have you considered dancing as a good option? While traditionally done for fun or romance, dancing has amazing health benefits for most people, including seniors. Here are 3 reasons to consider getting back on the dance floor.

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