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3 Coping Mechanisms For Grandchildren Caring For Grandparents

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

When we think of grandparents, we tend to think of caregivers. Experienced family members with both wisdom and experience to offer to the younger generation. Sometimes, though, those roles can be reversed. Especially when grandparents are coping with age-related conditions, dementia, Alzheimer's, etc. And when the role of caring for grandparents falls to grandchildren, that can be a challenge they simply haven't been prepared to deal with.

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Baby Boomers Are Redefining Retirement In These 3 Areas, And More!

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

Merriam-Webster defines retirement simply as: "withdrawal from one's position or occupation or from active working life". Add to that golf, card games, and time with the grandkids, and you have the retirement scene of the not-so-distant past. But things change, and quite often, change is excellent! Here are 3, out of many ways, baby boomers are shaking things up when it comes to retirement.

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Brain Health For Seniors: 5 Simple Things Seniors Can Do To Strengthen Their Minds

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 22, 2018 5:30:00 PM

We all know that, as we get older, we have to stay active. That's just as true mentally as it is physically. Because your brain is a lot like your muscles, in that you lose it if you don't use it. That's why it's so important for seniors to actively work to keep their minds sharp. If you're looking for a mental whetstone, some good activities include...

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5 Signs and Symptoms of Elderly Insomnia

Posted by Michael Watson on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Elderly insomnia affects nearly 50 percent of seniors (adults age 60 and over). Insomnia in elderly patients can last for days, months, or even years. If you or a loved one tends to toss and turn at night, and it's been going on for some time, it could be a symptom of elderly insomnia. Here are a few signs and symptoms of elderly insomnia.

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Tips to Help Seniors Weather The Storm Season

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

The 2017 hurricane season was, needless to say, one that will be remembered for years to come. But, just as in years past, those that weathered the storm successfully did so because they were prepared. So here are practical tips for seniors that want to stay safe during the 2018 and future storm seasons.

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3 Spring Hobbies for Active Seniors

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

The grass is getting greener, the birds are chirping, and the weather is warmer, it must be spring! A perfect time for new hobbies and a chance to get outside to explore everything that mother nature has to offer. For seniors who are active and healthy enough to participate in physical hobbies, we have a great list of things for them to try this spring!

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Tips for Buying a New Car for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 27, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Whether your lease is up, your current car is no longer working, or you just want a new set of wheels, there are some tips to help you. As a senior, you want to make sure all of your needs are met.

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Tips for Seniors to Tackle Their Taxes

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 13, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Each year, just about everybody needs to file a tax return. Some people receive refunds and others have to pay taxes. This includes seniors. However, seniors have special considerations from deductions to types of income. In some cases, children are preparing taxes for their aging parents. To make things a little easier, start with these tips for seniors to tackle their taxes.

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Senior Forgetfulness or Dementia, What Is The Difference?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 6, 2018 5:30:00 PM

We all forget things from time to time, even when we have our youthful mind in our corner. However, the ability to retain and recall information does diminish a bit as we age. But although senior forgetfulness is annoying, it generally is not a major cause for concern. Dementia, on the other hand, is an illness that requires medical care. Because it can be hard to distinguish between the two, here are a few things to look out for.

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Asset Assessment For Seniors: More Than Just Who Gets What

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM

financial_advisor_seniors-LR.jpgAs your senior loved ones prepare to move on from the daily routine of work, caring for a house and raising a family to downsizing their residence, decluttering and enjoying hobbies and friends full-time, the issue of money, property and other assets will come up for discussion. Few things divide a family faster than disagreements over a loved one's estate and valuables. While your senior is moving from one life phase to the next, here are a few asset aspects to consider:

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