Mental Health

Brain Awareness Week

2018-03-27T10:43:58+00:00

Brain Awareness Week Brain health is a topic we have covered extensively here at Care At Home Services. From Brain Games, Alzheimer’s Research and Dementia Risk Prevention, to Continuing Your Education and Brain Terms & Knowledge, we know that mental health is important to living a long and fulfilling life. A great resource [...]

Brain Awareness Week 2018-03-27T10:43:58+00:00

Continuing your education as you age

2018-03-26T21:24:43+00:00

Continuing your education as you age Education has traditionally been something for the young to help them prepare for their careers and their adult life. However, this isn’t the case any more and many groups, including the World Health Organization, recommend active aging with lifelong learning. Gone are the days of an excuse, [...]

Continuing your education as you age 2018-03-26T21:24:43+00:00

What happens to our bodies as we age

2018-03-26T21:28:07+00:00

What happens to our bodies as we age Aging is something we are all familiar with, along with the tell-tale signs of sore joints, grey hair, and wrinkles that show just how much we’ve laughed. But most of us don’t really understand what is happening to our bodies as we age, or what [...]

What happens to our bodies as we age 2018-03-26T21:28:07+00:00

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research

2018-02-20T12:39:48+00:00

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research Alzheimer’s Disease affects approximately 747,000 Canadians and is something we have touched on in our past post: Tips to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and Dimentia. It is a disease the for a long time seemingly had no preventative measures and no cure in sight. However in the past few [...]

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research 2018-02-20T12:39:48+00:00

Caring for loved ones with Heart Failure

2018-02-06T10:30:22+00:00

Caring for loved ones with Heart Failure February is National Heart Month, and with heart disease playing the second leading cause of death in Canada, and affecting approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. Things are getting better as more people are educated on making healthy food choices, being more active, and the effects of [...]

Caring for loved ones with Heart Failure 2018-02-06T10:30:22+00:00

Brain Games for Seniors

2018-01-30T10:26:45+00:00

Brain Games for Seniors While many seniors will never show any signs of cognitive decline, there is a growing number that do experience a loss of skills and abilities to varying degrees as they age. While this can’t always be prevented, with cases like Alzheimer's or other debilitating diseases, there are many ways to prevent [...]

Brain Games for Seniors 2018-01-30T10:26:45+00:00

5 Healthy Living Ideas for Seniors

2018-01-23T22:53:07+00:00

5 Healthy Living Ideas for Seniors It’s 2018 and that means that growing old doesn’t have to mean slowing down and becoming a victim of your age. Small changes can go a long way and help you live a fuller happier life. So if you’re like us and are always looking 5 steps [...]

5 Healthy Living Ideas for Seniors 2018-01-23T22:53:07+00:00

Senior Mental Health Awareness

2017-10-03T16:40:37+00:00

Senior Mental Health Awareness This week is World Mental Illness Awareness Week. In the last few years Canadians have made great strides in discussing and recognizing mental illness, but it is still a big issue for many that goes untreated or undiagnosed due to social stigmas and lack of awareness. Dementia and Depression [...]

Senior Mental Health Awareness 2017-10-03T16:40:37+00:00