Seniors

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

The Right Time to hire Home Care

2018-06-04T18:38:38+00:00

The Right Time to Hire Home Care For some people, moving to a retirement community is a life propeller. For others, their home is what anchors them to life. However, how long can you be what your aged parents need? Caregivers often find themselves unable to bear the burden of providing home health [...]

The Right Time to hire Home Care 2018-06-04T18:38:38+00:00

Gardening Tips for Seniors in Care Homes

2018-06-04T18:37:44+00:00

Gardening Tips for Seniors in Care Homes Gardening is a favorite pastime for many older Canadians. It’s a great way for them to stay active and live a long and happy life. When it comes to retirement, one of the concerns about moving to a smaller home has been the loss of this [...]

Gardening Tips for Seniors in Care Homes 2018-06-04T18:37:44+00:00

Tips for Enjoying a Safe Camping Trip this Summer

2018-05-23T12:09:51+00:00

Tips for Enjoying a Safe Camping Trip this Summer Camping is one of the best ways to enjoy summer in Canada. There are many great parks, beaches, mountains, and much more to explore. Although it’s not always easy to get close to nature as we get older, it’s still an incredibly fun, and [...]

Tips for Enjoying a Safe Camping Trip this Summer 2018-05-23T12:09:51+00:00

The 6 Best Sporting Ideas for Seniors

2018-05-14T17:58:12+00:00

The 6 Best Sporting Ideas for Seniors Staying physically is extremely important for seniors. Many studies found that the benefits of staying active into your old age include preventing disease, diabetes, as well as many other health problems. It has also been linked to lessening the chances of encountering depression and other cognitive [...]

The 6 Best Sporting Ideas for Seniors 2018-05-14T17:58:12+00:00

How Dancing can Improve your Quality of Life and Health

2018-05-07T18:14:24+00:00

How Dancing can Improve your Quality of Life and Health Did you know that dancing could save your life? It’s true, the health benefits of dancing for seniors range from improving your physical health to creating strong social connections that increase social activity and get them more involved in the community Dance isn’t [...]

How Dancing can Improve your Quality of Life and Health 2018-05-07T18:14:24+00:00
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