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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.

Ruby Cemental

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Top 3 effective new years resolutions for seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 9, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Women_thinking_pencil-LR.jpgEach year begins another cycle of life that is worth celebrating. Too often, each year passes where goals become obstacles versus reaching satisfaction by tackling new objectives. Professor Timothy Pychyl from the Carleton University has cited that new year's resolutions provide motivation but often fail because people are either not ready for change or the goal is simply unrealistic. Setting realistic goals is perhaps the easiest of these two obstacles to overcome. So this year attaining and reaching your new year's resolutions is as simple as learning your A,B,Cs.

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Senior Friendly Kitchen Appliances And Gadgets

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

Modern technology can be a blessing and a curse for our seniors these days. We have appliances that practically do everything for you, that is if you know how to use computer technology to program them correctly. However, many high tech small appliances and gadgets have been invented with the elderly in mind. Investing in a few of these inexpensive items in the kitchen can help keep them safe and independent for as long as possible. Here are a list of 7 kitchen aides and gadgets for seniors:

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Black Friday VS. Cyber Monday: Safe Shopping For Seniors

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

Black Friday and Cyber Monday, although holiday shopping events, have almost become holidays themselves. Whether for items that are needed for personal use or for gifts, many consumers anxiously await one of these two dates to make a purchase. But what exactly is all the hype about? Additionally, why can one of these events be a safer option for seniors?

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Some Facts About the Way Home Ownership Among Seniors Varies

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

Baby boomers are the generation born between roughly 1946 and 1964. They received the moniker for the sheer number of babies born during this period that began as World War II came to a close. The population blossomed as the men came home and built lives and families. Fast forward to today, and you find record numbers of American moving from middle age to senior status. These generation has shaped the face of everything from education to the economy so it's not surprising that they're now affecting home ownership among seniors. Here are some facts about the way home ownership among seniors varies.

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Keep Your Wandering Loved One Safe

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

If your loved one tends to wander due to Dementia or Alzheimer's, it can make your life as a family member or caregiver anxious and harder than necessary. Here are some tips to keep you at peace, and keep your loved one safe.

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7 Ways to Use Vinegar for Everyday Tasks

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

Are your cabinets overflowing with cleaning products? Did you know common household distilled vinegar can be used for a number of essential cleaning tasks? Here is a list of the seven best everyday uses for vinegar:

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Ways To Help Your Senior With Pet Care

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

Loneliness, boredom, high cholesterol, and hypertension are just a few of the things that a pet can help a senior to overcome. But what if the senior in your life cannot handle all of the responsibilities of pet care alone? Here are a few practical ways you might be able to help.

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5 Hydration Tips for Seniors

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

The Importance of Hydration for Seniors: It's critical that especially in the hottest summer months that we are ensuring that we are drinking enough fluids to keep ourselves hydrated. Studies show that around 40% of all heat-related ailments and health conditions occur in seniors over the age of 65. This can be true for several reasons including that as people age the percentage of their bodies that are water decrease and their ability to tell they are getting overheated lessens with age as well. Moreover, many seniors are on medications that can make them dehydrate more easily as a side-effect.

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Include Your Senior In Your Summer Fun

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

You probably have so many things you want to do this summer. From the local festival to the faraway beach, you waited all year and you deserve it. While you are enjoying yourself though, think about the special senior in your life. They might not be able to match your physical activity level. But it is important that they enjoy the season and avoid isolation this summer. Here are a few things you can do that they will love.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Fox Cities

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM
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