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Caring Senior Service of Charleston Blog

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

Ruby Cemental

Recent Posts

Aging-In-Place: 5 Great Cities For Seniors

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

Rather than moving to another location after retirement, many seniors are choosing to age-in-place. This might entail making some home modifications, acquiring home care services, or making more use of technology. But staying at home is possible for a large percentage of older ones. Here are 5 cities that are great for aging-in-place.

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Surprising Uses for Common Household Items for Caring Senior Service of Charleston

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 4, 2017 3:00:00 PM

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Uses of Vinegar

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

 Vinegar is a common ingredient found in homes, but many people do not know the various flexible uses of vinegar! These uses cover a broad range, from cleaning to gardening and even helping symptoms of different bodily conditions.

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How to Help Your Senior with Pet Care

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

Pets are a great way to offer companionship to your senior loved one. There are all sorts of ways to help them with the pet care, even if you don't live nearby.

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4 Tips To Help Your Senior Mom Stay Hydrated This Summer

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

Staying hydrated is important for everyone, but especially for seniors, and especially during the summer. But while you give attention to your own needs, how can you help your Mom increase her fluid intake and avoid the bad results of dehydration? Here are 4 tips to try this summer and all year long.

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Preventing Senior Isolation: Learning New Activities

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

Sometimes, when seniors lose some mobility, they tend to become isolated. This is because they can’t go to the same places that they used to go to before. If they were very active, they may have to give up some of their previous activities. But this doesn’t mean that they need to be stuck at home watching TV. Here are a few activities they can take up instead:

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Capturing Mom's Legacy: 3 Questions To Ask

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 11, 2017 5:30:00 PM

It seems like Mom was never a kid. She has always been there nurturing and supporting her family. But, the fact is, she had so many experiences before she became Mom. Now that she's a senior, it is a great time to show her you care and capture her legacy by asking the right questions. Here are a few seemingly simple inquiries that can open the door to endless conversation.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Charleston

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM
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How To Tell Dad It Is Unwise For Him To Keep Driving

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 20, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Our parents had some tough conversations with us, and as they age we have to bring up some unpleasant topics with them. If you're facing the difficult task of letting your Dad know it's time for him to stop driving, forethought and planning will lead to the best outcome. Here are 3 things to think about before speaking with him.

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Dementia Friendly Vacation Spots in the United States

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Vacationing when you are bringing along a loved one with dementia isn’t always easy. You’ll want to find a destination that is not as crowded and overwhelming for your senior to enjoy themselves at. Read on for three great dementia friendly vacation spots in the United States.

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