Seniors

Seniors raising chickens in the city

2018-04-19T21:53:27+00:00

Seniors raising chickens in the city We recently shared an article about seniors staying engaged at a care home by raising and caring for chickens on the grounds. Many people reached out with what a great idea this is and how outside of the box thinking has brought new energy and meaning to [...]

Seniors raising chickens in the city 2018-04-19T21:53:27+00:00

Clean Your Hands: The Bug Stops Here

2018-04-17T14:41:07+00:00

Clean Your Hands: The Bug Stops Here It’s time for patients and providers to come together for clean hands – STOP! Clean Your Hands Day returns Friday May 4th, 2018. This year’s theme is Clean your hands: THE BUG STOPS HERE!  Cleaning your hands is one of the best ways to prevent infection.  [...]

Clean Your Hands: The Bug Stops Here 2018-04-17T14:41:07+00:00

8 simple exercises to stay limber

2018-04-10T22:13:06+00:00

8 simple exercises to stay limber As you age, keeping fit becomes increasingly important, and more difficult to maintain. While you don’t need to do a 5mk marathon (but we won’t stop you) you should do daily exercise and low impact stretching to stay limber and active.Everyone will be at a different level and you [...]

8 simple exercises to stay limber 2018-04-10T22:13:06+00:00

Dealing with loneliness as you age

2018-04-10T22:14:56+00:00

Dealing with loneliness as you age Loneliness and isolation can be a problem for people at any age, but tends to be more prominent in seniors over the age of 50, and more so if their spouse or partner has passed away. With isolation and loneliness come many physical and mental risks including [...]

Dealing with loneliness as you age 2018-04-10T22:14:56+00:00

Healthy recipes you can make at home

2018-03-27T13:56:22+00:00

Healthy recipes you can make at home Finding easy to make and delicious food isn’t always easy, but when you find a great recipe you can easily make it is very satisfying. The benefits of cooking at home are not just great tasting meals but healthy and balanced meals that don’t just satisfy [...]

Healthy recipes you can make at home 2018-03-27T13:56:22+00:00

Are your ready for retirement?

2018-04-03T11:47:52+00:00

Are your ready for retirement? Saving for retirement is no small feat these days. With most experts suggesting that you put away 10% - 15% into your retirement accounts to have enough to last through your retirement. There are some key things you can do to help you save for retirement today (it’s [...]

Are your ready for retirement? 2018-04-03T11:47:52+00:00

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