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3 Ways to Use the Internet to Find Happiness When Housebound

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 2:04:00 PM

It can be difficult when you are a senior dealing with being sick or recuperating from an injury. You may be housebound for a couple of days to a few weeks or even for months while you get better. But as you are getting stronger, your happiness may take a hit while you are out of commission. If you have a computer, smartphone, laptop, or electronic reading device, there are many online ways to stay happy when you are stuck in the house. Here are a few of them.

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Hidden Costs of a Senior Parent's Hospital Stay

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Whether your senior parent has a fall or needs treatment for an infection, you worry while they're in the hospital. As your worry decreases, the bill increases. Hospitals tack on a lot of hidden costs that you don't see until the final bill. While insurance may cover some costs, they might not cover them all. Here are some of the most common hidden charges that hospitals don't want you to know about during your senior parent's stay. 

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5 Alternative Pet Options for Seniors

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

The companionship and affection that pets offer can help seniors reduce their and live longer. The benefits of owning a pet for seniors are endless, but they have to be careful when deciding which pet to choose. Cats and dogs have been known to pose risks for seniors, but there are alternative pet options. Learn about other pet options below!

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These 6 Health Issues will Not be Covered by Your Insurance

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

It's more important than ever for seniors to make sure they get the best health care coverage possible. But for many seniors, this comes with a cost. Learn about these 6 things that aren't covered by insurance.

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The Best Five New Cars For Seniors in 2018

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

Seniors have unique car needs. Arthritis Foundation has identified the features that make a car senior-friendly. The vehicle should be easy to get in and out of, with good visibility all around, control buttons that do not require turning, and if available, rear view camera to prevent neck craning, and extra-bright headlights to help with night driving. Furthermore, optional safety features, such as blind spot warning, front-collision warning, and automatic braking, are very helpful to prevent collisions. A large trunk for storing mobility scooter, cane, or walker also helps if it's not too hard to access. 

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Three Safe Exercise Equipment Options For Seniors

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

It is so important that seniors are able to stay safe as they are exercising. Seniors often have different needs than younger populations do when it comes to exercising, so it is very important that they are using equipment that is safe for them. Thankfully, there are a lot of equipment options for them to choose from. 

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Senior Health: 3 Quick Tips For A Safe Family Reunion

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

It was once said: "Failing to plan, is planning to fail." We've kept this notion in mind when creating a short checklist to prepare your elderly loved one for the next family reunion. Our suggestions will save them from embarrassment, protect their body and keep them healthy. Here are three tips for a safe family reunion:

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3 Ways That Baby Boomers Are Reshaping Retirement

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

As the baby boomers begin to retire, they are completely reshaping the way that retirement looks. Here are three ways that they are doing this. 

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The Exercises That Are Proven To Boost A Senior's Brain Health

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

We are all well aware of the fact that we need to continue working out in order to physically fit. What about the brain workouts that we need in order to remain mentally fit, though? Take a moment to read on and learn more about the brain exercises that work best.

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Insomnia In The Elderly: What Is It And What Can Be Done?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

One of life's greatest pleasures is getting a restful night's sleep at the end of a long day. Unfortunately though, many seniors and others who lay their head down on a comfortable pillow still cannot sleep soundly. Is it just a temporary issue or could it be the frustrating disorder called insomnia?

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