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Caring Senior Service of Milwaukee Blog

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

Tips for Helping a Person After a Fall

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Nov 20, 2018 2:37:00 PM

If you're a caregiver or have an older loved one or friend, it's important to know how to safely help them in the event of a fall to avoid injuring yourself or them. Getting up incorrectly from a fall can cause more injury to the senior than the fall itself. When you witness a fall or see someone on the ground, your first instinct may be to rush over and help them up. It's important to stay calm and wait before instantly acting. Here are some steps to take.

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5 Benefits of Regular Exercise for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 3:06:00 PM

Getting into a good, steady routine of regular exercise has benefits that are not limited by age boundaries. In fact, it's more important than ever to maintain appropriate physical activity as you age that's determined by a consultation with your physician. There are many benefits to staying active, some of which are included here.

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4 Ways for Seniors to Have Fun in Milwaukee

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Sometimes seniors can have a hard time being as active as they once were. But age doesn't mean you can't get moving, learn something new, socialize, or be part of your community. There are a variety of activities in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, suited to the benefit of seniors. Here are just a few!

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The Cost of Milwaukee Senior Care

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 3:04:00 PM

A person's well-being is always important, but as we age, we require more attention and care. The cost of caring for ourselves or a senior loved one can be a burden, and it's essential to understand all the options available for senior care. Here's a guide to help you understand everything you need to know about the cost of senior care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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3 Ways to be Happier Despite Declining Health

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 2:34:00 PM

Living life as your health declines is a challenge, as is being able to stay happy during this process. Beyond just the pain and other physical ills, it's easy to get overwhelmed. While it may not be easy, it is possible to be happy when your health isn't at its best. How? Let's take a look at 3 ways to be happier despite declining health.

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Large Smart Home Appliances for Seniors

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

Big tech names are creating large household appliances that offer more than traditional appliances; they're computerized, automated technologies that add convenience and value for you and your loved ones. Smart appliances can help your senior loved one with everyday tasks, such as cooking, laundry, and meal planning. Learn about some smart appliances for you loved one. 

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Small Pets Make Big Companions: 3 Small Pets Seniors Will Love

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

When we think house pet, we typically think about a big, fluffy dog or a purring cat. However, for seniors, a typical house pet may not be as easy to take care of. But that doesn't mean that seniors can't have the companionship of a pet. Learn more about pets that are perfectly suited for seniors. 

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What Medicaid Does Not Cover for Seniors

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

A good portion of today's senior citizens uses Medicaid (either part A or B) as their primary insurance coverage. While this coverage certainly is helpful, there is quite a long list of items not covered by Medicaid. Learn about some of the things Medicaid doesn't cover. 

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5 Best New Cars for Seniors in 2018

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

Senior drivers need vehicles that are reliable, durable, and safe. A vehicle for seniors should be comfortable, easy to use, easy to get in and out of, and come with safety features. There are many vehicles that hit those needs while also offering many other features. Here are five of the best vehicles for seniors in 2018.

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3 Important Reasons Why Oral Health is so Important For Seniors

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

When we think of health problems common to seniors, many of us tend to think of stereotypical conditions. Arthritis, dementia, back problems, and even losing eyesight or hearing... but one thing we don't often think about is oral health. But if you've made it to your golden years, then you definitely need to pay close attention to what's going on in your mouth.

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