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Attention Seniors! Facebook Could Help You Find Your Long Lost Valentine

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 20, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Long gone are the days where landline phones were the only way of communicating or staying in touch. Thanks to technology and the internet, we are more connected than ever before. Seniors may be apprehensive or feel overwhelmed when it comes to the world wide web, but the learning curve is actually quite simple.

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All Encompassing Care when You Need it Most

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

It can be confusing when we are seeking outside help for a loved one. We seek care that will match their needs.

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Practical Tax Preparation Tips For Seniors

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

Senior_taxes-LR.jpgTax season is here and so is the hustle and bustle of seniors and others getting ready to file. Although it might be a bit stressful, it can be handled successfully, and it does come to an end. In the meantime, here are a few tips to help you navigate things.

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How Often and For How Long Should Seniors Workout?

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jan 9, 2018 5:30:00 PM

seniors_working_out_couple-LR.jpgWorking out is vital to health and wellness at any age, and that includes senior citizens. Exercise has many benefits from staving off obesity to helping seniors decrease their risk of falling and many different benefits in between. 

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Couch Time, Slouch Time: Why Your Senior Needs to Move

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Dec 26, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Staying active is vital for seniors, yet the temptation to settle into the couch and zone out in front of the television is often in competition with the need to move. What happens when a senior spends too much time on the couch?

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5 Kitchen Aids And Appliances That Are Senior-Friendly

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

Aging-in-place is a dream for many seniors. The way to turn that dream into a reality is generally increasing the safety and ease-of-use of home features. Here are 5 kitchen aids and appliances that can help seniors maintain their independence.

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How Seniors Can Benefit by Visiting a Geriatrician

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Seeing a geriatrician can have many benefits for senior adults. Geriatricians are trained to understand the effects of aging on the human body as well as to look out for symptoms of diseases that mimic aging. Some of the symptoms that we may attribute to aging are treatable symptoms of diseases such as dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, or osteoporosis.

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Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free Yeast Rolls

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

One of the tastiest parts of any good holiday meal is those warm, delicious yeast rolls. We're sure you can just think about the smell when they're fresh out of the oven and your mouth starts watering a bit. It's sad that not everyone can enjoy a traditional yeast roll though. The sugar can send a diabetic's blood-glucose levels soaring. That's why we're providing you with this delicious recipe for a sugar-free, gluten-free yeast roll! Your family will love it, and they don't have that rubbery texture that many sugar-free breads do. Try them over these holidays and you're sure to love them! 


  • 3 cups almond blend flour
  • 1 1/3 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 teaspoon SAF instant yeast
  • 1/4 cup stevia
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons dairy-free margarine, melted
  • 1 room temperature egg
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
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7 Reasons Seniors And Their Families Love Multi-Generational Living

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 24, 2017 5:30:00 PM

The natural order of things seems to be for a child to grow up and learn to function and live on his own. So why are there so many multi-generational households, homes where there are two or more generations of adults? Well, the reasons vary based on each family's circumstances. But the following are 8 common benefits.

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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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