Health

How-to Clean your closet without pulling out your hair

2018-08-15T15:17:57+00:00

How-to Clean your closet without pulling out your hair Dreading digging into your closet to find your bathing suit? Your fall jacket? At this point, you probably couldn't name half the clothes in your wardrobe if your life depended on it, let alone make outfits with all of them that you would actually [...]

How-to Clean your closet without pulling out your hair 2018-08-15T15:17:57+00:00

Self Care for Seniors: Summer

2018-08-07T22:22:01+00:00

Self Care for Seniors: Summer Self-care is important all throughout the year, but it can be even more important during the hot, summer months when we’re constantly out with friends and family. Self-care is all about taking steps and measures to improve upon your overall health. It starts with understanding and focusing on [...]

Self Care for Seniors: Summer 2018-08-07T22:22:01+00:00

Tips for Staying Cool this Summer

2018-07-24T12:56:46+00:00

Tips for Staying Cool this Summer Vancouver, and British Columbia as a whole, has been hit with wave after wave of incredible weather this summer. Just this week, Environment Canada issued a special warm weather warning for Metro Vancouver! But, are you prepared for the heat? With above average temperatures being predicted for [...]

Tips for Staying Cool this Summer 2018-07-24T12:56:46+00:00

The Best Smartphone Apps that Improve a Seniors Life

2018-07-17T10:23:51+00:00

The Best Smartphone Apps that Improve a Seniors Life As more and more seniors embrace the smartphone, as well as other digital devices, the market for applications that target that age bracket has exploded. There are several apps that should be on every senior’s phone or tablet including apps that provide security, those [...]

The Best Smartphone Apps that Improve a Seniors Life 2018-07-17T10:23:51+00:00

Caregivers Need Breaks Too

2018-07-10T10:45:25+00:00

Caregivers Need Breaks Too! Working as a caregiver for the elderly can be a thankless job. People in this role often work long hours with little pay in tough working conditions. Sounds tough right? Unlike exhaustion or tiredness, which can be fixed through more sleep or a better routine, burnout is more of [...]

Caregivers Need Breaks Too 2018-07-10T10:45:25+00:00

Deciding when home care is the best option for your loved one

2018-07-03T12:48:53+00:00

Deciding when home care is the best option for your loved one For some people, moving to a retirement community is a life propeller. For others, their home is what anchors them to life and makes them excited to get up in the morning. It’s important to have a conversation with your loved [...]

Deciding when home care is the best option for your loved one 2018-07-03T12:48:53+00:00

Thriving with a Loved One with Dementia

2018-06-27T08:51:47+00:00

Thriving with a Loved One with Dementia Understanding changes and typical behaviors will help families and care teams respond in a way that enhances rather than takes away from the quality of life of the individual. Dementia is a scary disorder for everyone involved. Below are some potential symptoms your loved one may [...]

Thriving with a Loved One with Dementia 2018-06-27T08:51:47+00:00

Exercising Safely and Securely

2018-06-19T15:34:38+00:00

Exercising Safely and Securely Summer has finally arrived in **most** of Canada. In British Columbia, the cherry trees are in bloom, as is the witch hazel. The longer days and warming temperatures have residents dreaming about the soon-to-be-heard chirping of the spring peepers. Yes, it is time to dig out your walking shoes. [...]

Exercising Safely and Securely 2018-06-19T15:34:38+00:00

Staying Social in Old Age

2018-06-12T13:15:18+00:00

Staying Social in Old Age Older Canadians are at a higher risk of social isolation than other segments of the population. Because of this, many seniors experience loneliness and depression, which can lead to other health problems that are much more significant. How to Recognize Social Isolation Recognizing social isolation can be difficult [...]

Staying Social in Old Age 2018-06-12T13:15:18+00:00
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