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

Indoor Exercise Options for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 5:02:00 PM

 

As the season transitions into colder weather, it's more difficult to get out and go for that daily walk. That doesn't mean you can't get up and get moving, though. There are plenty of exercises that are available indoors. Here are just a few exercises for seniors!

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Top 3 Activities for Seniors in Long Beach, CA

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 5:02:00 PM

For seniors, retirement no longer means sitting around with too much time on their hands. It means an entirely new era of their lives where they have more time to follow their dreams and passions. Whether that's worldwide travel or simply relaxing and enjoying time with friends or picking up a new hobby, retired seniors are living a more active lifestyle than ever before. The following are 3 great activities that seniors can participate in around the Long Beach area in their newfound free time.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Long Beach, CA?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 1:03:00 PM

Living on a fixed income can be both challenging and frustrating for seniors. In a world where the cost of living is continually increasing and expenses are multiplying, living on the same amount of money means you have to be aware of the cost of living and stretch every dollar to its maximum. Let's take a look at how much senior care costs in Long Beach, CA.

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Ballroom Dancing For Seniors?

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 1:58:00 PM

When your loved ones have reached a certain age, it can be difficult for them to stay engaged and active in their lives. However, those who do find a way of staying active can benefit immensely. Dance activities can be a great way for seniors to improve their health and their overall quality of life. Not only does dancing provide physical exercise, it can also provide for one's mental and social needs. 

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Smart Homes for Seniors

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Independence is paramount to many seniors. Growing old often comes with medical conditions that can make day-to-day living tough, and for many seniors reliant on caregivers (family or professional), tasks can quickly become frustrating. While it is certainly important for seniors to have assistance on hand, technology can help seniors hold on to some of their independence and even stay in their homes. Here are 5 smart devices to consider!

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Preventing Caregiver Burnout: Tips for Reducing Stress

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

Caring for a loved one is overwhelming at times. Although no medical conditions are easy to handle, Alzheimer's is a particularly challenging disease for caregivers due to the emotional and physical aspects associated with the disease. According to statistics, more than 40 percent of Alzheimer's caregivers report stress. Alzheimer's can result in mood swings and confusion. Your loved one may get easily flustered or frustrated, which can lead to frustration for you too. Although your job is to provide care, it's important to make sure to always care for yourself.

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Need These 3 Aids? Insurance Doesn't Cover Them

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

Seniors often need the assistance of aids or prosthetics to function as they did in their prime. These helpful devices are incredibly important to seniors' quality of life. Unfortunately, they can come at a steep cost most cannot afford because insurance does not cover them. Here are 3 devices that many seniors pay for out of pocket. 

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Seniors: Safety Features to Look for in Your New Car

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

There are many new car technologies available that can make driving safer and easier for a driver of any age. If your reflexes are a little slower and your body less flexible than it used to be, these safety devices are particularly useful. We'll take a look at some of these features and recommend several new car models that have them available, either as standard equipment or options. 

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5 Cars that Help Seniors Drive Safely

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

Driving is a privilege and a wonderful way to freely live. Seniors are not as quick to react and eventually have less mobility making it a chore even getting into and out of vehicles. Help your senior find the best car for them from our list of the top 5 cars for seniors based on this consumer reports article:

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3 Best Comfortable Cardio Exercise Machines for Seniors

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

Regular cardiovascular exercise is essential for all age groups, but especially seniors. Cardio strengthens lung and heart function, increases stamina, boosts the immune system and can even improve your mood. 

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