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Don't Be Caught Off Guard: 6 Things Your Health Insurance Doesn’t Cover

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

Health care is already complicated enough without factoring in insurance. As a senior whose health could begin deteriorating at a far faster rate than others, it's important to know what your plan will and will not cover. While the specifics will be up to which organization you receive coverage through, here are 6 surprising things your health insurance likely doesn't cover.

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How to Choose a Safe Car When You Are a Senior

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

Choosing a safe car when you are a senior can be challenging. Seniors need to carefully consider the vehicles they are looking at to make sure they are safe and that they fulfill requirements and preferences that come with aging.

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Three Pieces of Safe Exercise Equipment for Seniors for the Home

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

Many seniors aren't up for joining an expensive gym with rows and rows of fancy equipment. That's OK! There are many types of exercise equipment that can be purchased and set-up for home use. They don't have to be expensive, either. Seniors can check the Marketplace section of Facebook for used exercise equipment, as well as Craigslist and other apps that deal with buying and selling. But what is the safest piece of equipment for a senior to buy for home use? Let's take a look!

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Three Great Coping Mechanisms For A Grandchild Caring For Their Grandparent

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

When a grandchild cares for their grandparent, it can be very rewarding. However, it can also be a big responsibility that can at times be overwhelming. Because of this, it is important that you as the grandchild feel mentally and physically prepared for the task. Here are three great coping mechanisms for a grandchild caring for their grandparent. 

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3 Reasons Why Summer Vacation Are Important To Seniors

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

Now that summer is upon us, it is time for seniors to take a closer look at all of the ways that summer vacations can benefit them. Summer vacations are an integral part of existence for the average senior whether they realize it or not. The time has come for us to take a closer look at the ways that they can benefit from summertime excursions.

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Brain Health for Seniors: Have Fun Staying Sharp!

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

"If you don't use it, you'll lose it." How many of us have heard that refrain more than once? There is reason behind every cliche'. As we age, it is vital to stay as active as possible both physically and mentally. Fortunately, there are some creative ways to keep your mind sharp while having a little fun.

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End Of Life Surgery: An Examination Of Rising Costs

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

End of life surgery is one of the most crucial procedures that a senior can undergo. Even after surgery there are most costs that a senior may have to continue to pay for assistance in their health and recovery. 

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Senior Living: 5 Things You Should Do Before Evacuating Your Home

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

It's an unsettling thought, but evacuating your home may be necessary this storm season. Sometimes we're left with no other choice but to jump ship. This, however, does not mean you have to leave your home completely vulnerable to the elements. Here are five things you can do to both ensure your safety and minimize likely damage to your home.

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Seniors and Gardening: 5 Safety Tips To Use In The Garden

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

Today, we're going to share five safety tips that you can use in your garden, which are especially useful for seniors living on their own. These tips are easy to implement and can save you some unnecessary trips to the hospital. 

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Senior Living: 3 Things NOT To Do When Buying A Car

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

Today, we're going to discuss the three things you absolutely don't want to do when buying a new car: get emotional, skimp on research, and gloze over the fine print. Keeping these tips in mind can save you a lot of money, and even save your life.

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