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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.

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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Make Meal Prep Enjoyable With These Kitchen Gadgets Your Senior Would Love

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 20, 2016 5:30:00 PM

Finding the perfect gift for your senior loved one is easy when you look toward their kitchen. Seniors spend many hours prepping and cooking their meals, and a new gadget will increase their safety and comfort as they chop, dice and slice their ingredients. As you create your shopping list, add these kitchen gadgets your senior would love to have available the next time they cook.

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How to Celebrate the Holidays No Matter Where You Are

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 6, 2016 5:30:00 PM

There are gifts for wrapping, trees for trimming and you find yourself wondering how to make sure mom and dad know that you're thinking about them this holiday season. It's always tough being away from family during a time that is for celebrating the love we have for one another.  

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Home for the Holidays: Don't Let the Holidays Disrupt Your Senior Loved One's Routine

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 22, 2016 5:30:00 PM

When caring for a senior with Alzheimer's or dementia, it is easy to view the holidays as bittersweet, or perhaps even as nothing but a burden. Some people choose to ignore the celebrations; others may feel that the family should maintain something of a celebration in spite of having a loved one affected by this disease.

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Taking A Vacation As A Caregiver: What To Do With Your Loved One?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 8, 2016 5:30:00 PM

So you're a caregiver. That's great! You're helping people and making a living all at the same time. That's ideal, right? One question, though: What happens when you need a vacation? You can't very well leave your elderly loved ones all alone while you sip drinks on the beach, can you? Of course not! But don't worry, because we've got a solution that might just allow you to take that much needed time off without worrying the whole time.

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