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Does Your Health Insurance Policy Cover These 6 Things?

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

Although it is clearly outlined what is covered in your insurance policy, it's a little harder to identify what might be missing from your health care insurance until it's too late. Here is a list of 6 things that seniors should check for in their insurance policies.

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Choosing Fitness Wearables for Seniors

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

Exercise has outstanding benefits for older adults. According to the CDC, physical activity helps seniors live independently, reduces the risk of falling, lessens arthritis pain, and decreases the risk of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and depression. And older adults obtain significant results from even moderate physical activity performed daily.

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Seniors Working Out: 3 of the Safest Pieces of Equipment

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

Staying physically active initiates a slew of benefits for our minds and bodies. Exercising also increases blood flow, releases endorphins, helps your cardiovascular system work more efficiently, which ultimately improves heart and lung health, providing more energy. It is recommended and encouraged in all stages of life, for all ages. How do you know what equipment is safe for your senior? Consider the ability and flexibility your senior has starting out. Will he go to a gym or is it best to have at home workout sessions? Either way, here are some safe and effective equipment ideas for your senior.

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Prepping your senior for a Family Reunion: Nine Tips for Making a Gathering Special

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

Family meetings have added value as people age. Both the younger and the older family members feel the aura of respect and love that is cradled in the memories of the older generation. Do not overlook these points when preparing your senior for a visit with his or her family. If it is possible for you to be involved then make a special effort to make your senior's day. If you are part of the family then be involved at every level.

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4 Summer Vacation Health Benefits for Seniors

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

Many seniors no longer have to worry about taking time off work to go on vacation, which makes it the perfect time to travel! The world can be their oyster. Taking a summer vacation has many health benefits for seniors including physical, mental, and emotional. Traveling requires a unique mind and body workout that you simply won't find anywhere else.

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Seniors Should Reap The Benefits of Herb Gardening

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

You don't have to be an expert at gardening to reap the benefits of herb gardening. Seniors will find that not only is herb gardening a great hobby, but the herbs can help fight cancer, provide nutrients, and create delicious recipes. Here are a few reasons that seniors should look into herb gardening. 

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Costs of End of Life Surgery: The Choices are Yours

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

Though medical interventions allow the elderly to extend their lives, there are a myriad of emotional, physical, and financial costs to consider. We all want as much time as possible with our loved ones, but it is imperative that all facets of end of life decisions are considered. As you face these tough decisions, know that you are not alone, and your choice is just that--your choice.

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Staying Safe During Storm Season: Tips for Seniors

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

Storm season is officially upon us, and this means that we must ensure that our seniors are safe in case of an emergency. With some important safety tips, you can rest assured that your elderly loved one is as safe as possible in the event that a storm is upon us.

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8 Top Gardening Tips For Seniors

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

It is estimated that about 78 million people enjoy spending time outdoors in their gardens. People of all ages enjoy gardening and they also enjoy the healthy, fresh foods that the garden can add to their diet. From fresh salads to preserving vegetables to eat throughout the entire year, many green thumbs will find many benefits to having their own garden in their yard.

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How Much Control Do Seniors Have Over A Hospital Discharge?

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

Oh what a wonderful feeling when it is time to get discharged from the hospital! But many seniors, and patients in general, don't realize that they play a huge role in the process. Generally, being admitted to the hospital, receiving treatment, and being discharged is viewed as being solely in the hands of the doctors. But is that really true? Here is what you should know.

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