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Caring Senior Service of Fox Cities Blog

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

Using Alexa to engage with your loved one with Dementia

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

Anyone who has had to deal with the heartache of watching a loved one go through dementia knows that they will do anything to help them keep their memories alive.  You want to help them stay active, stay at home and stay independent but you also know that there is a chance that they will forget something important or they will become frustrated easily with things like the remote control.  Alexa, otherwise known as the Amazon Echo, has emerged as one of the best things you can buy for your loved one who is suffering from memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer's.

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5 Signs that At-Home Care is Needed

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

Is your senior showing signs of needing at-home care? There are several signs to be wary of, such as: social isolation, poor vision or hearing, the inability to manage a budget. Even consistently poor nutrition might indicate that a senior needs reliable care on a day-to-day basis. 

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How to Use Facebook: Settings

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

When you sit down behind the computer at your new Facebook account, you're probably not thinking about security. After all, what can strangers really learn about you from your Facebook account, anyway? Unfortunately, hackers, social engineers, and identity thieves will turn to your Facebook account in order to learn more about you and steal your vital information. 

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The Ultimate Twitter Guide for Seniors

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

Social media is often seen as something for the younger generations to use. However, seniors will see benefits in Twitter. It's easy to use and there are a lot of great people and organizations to follow.

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4 Gadgets for Tech Savvy Seniors

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

Age is just a number. This is something to keep in mind when you decide to take care of a parent or an aging loved one. Tech savvy seniors are out there, and there are a few gadgets they should have to make their life more entertaining, or at least a little easier.

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Bed Rails and Bad Dreams: Keep Fox Cities Seniors from Falling out of Bed

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 7, 2017 2:30:00 PM

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

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Preparing For Alzheimer's Care Costs

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

Alzheimer's disease, like other illnesses, causes not only symptoms that are heartbreaking to observe in our loved ones, but also a hefty financial cost in addition to existing medical care. If your aging parent was recently diagnosed, now is the best time to start planning for imminent as well as future costs. The following is some of what you can expect.

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3 Tips on Managing Loved Ones With Alzheimer's

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

Watching a loved one grapple with Alzheimer's disease is never easy. However, it isn't a fight they have to face on their own. There are plenty of things you can do to help them. Here are 3 tips to managing Alzheimer's.

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Alzheimer's Disease and The Early Signs

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

How much do you really know about Alzheimer's? If you're caring for your elderly parents, the thought of this dreadful disease has probably crossed your mind. You might be wondering how to tell the difference between Alzheimer's and age-related changes. Here are a few signs for you to look out for.

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4 Traits to Look For in Your Senior's Caregiver

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

As much as you may want to take care of your parent or other senior loved one, it doesn't always work out that you can. Maybe it's due to distance, or perhaps work or other family responsibilities make it impossible. Whatever the reason, you now find yourself looking for someone else to do the job. Here are 4 essential characteristics to keep in mind when you're evaluating potential candidates. 

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