Family

Managing and Minimizing Caregiver Stress During the Holiday Season

2017-04-06T09:47:05+00:00

For most people the holiday season is a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends. Yet too often, it is also the season of stress and hardship for senior caregivers. If you are caring for an aging parent or relative, the emotional toll of caregiving is year-round – but stress levels tend to [...]

Managing and Minimizing Caregiver Stress During the Holiday Season 2017-04-06T09:47:05+00:00

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

2017-04-06T09:46:15+00:00

Alzheimer’s is caused by the buildup of plaque on certain receptors in your brain, leading to short-term memory loss, change in behavior, and further cognitive issues. As we age, our risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia increases. Research indicates that genetics are one of the greatest risk factors of Alzheimer’s, but studies show that [...]

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia 2017-04-06T09:46:15+00:00

Senior Care Guidelines for a Safe Home Transfer from the Hospital

2017-04-06T09:45:48+00:00

The safety of your senior loved one should be your primary concern when bringing them home from the hospital. There are many considerations you must keep in mind when transferring your loved one from the hospital to their home in order to keep them as safe and comfortable as possible. Your loved one’s doctor [...]

Senior Care Guidelines for a Safe Home Transfer from the Hospital 2017-04-06T09:45:48+00:00

Balancing Your Career and Financial Goals with Caregiving Responsibilities

2017-04-06T09:45:20+00:00

When you devote time and energy to caring for an aging parent, you may find it difficult to balance the rest of your responsibilities. While you put your parents as a high priority in your life, the reality is that you still need to be able to pay your bills. The Canadian Institute of [...]

Balancing Your Career and Financial Goals with Caregiving Responsibilities 2017-04-06T09:45:20+00:00

Caring for the Elderly – How to Deal with Resistance to Care

2017-04-06T09:44:56+00:00

Tips for Dealing with Resistance to Care with an Elderly Loved One Many adults fail to think about what life will be like when they are caring for an elderly parent. Unfortunately, often times elderly parents may resist bringing in outside care when they reach the point where it’s needed. This can create [...]

Caring for the Elderly – How to Deal with Resistance to Care 2017-04-06T09:44:56+00:00

Dealing with Elder Abuse – How to Prevent, Detect and Report Abuse

2017-04-06T09:57:45+00:00

June 15th is Elder Abuse Day, and this is an excellent time to bring attention to this important issue that affects our families, neighbours and communities. In general, elder abuse is an action or behavior that causes distress against an older person. The action is typically caused by someone who is in a position [...]

Dealing with Elder Abuse – How to Prevent, Detect and Report Abuse 2017-04-06T09:57:45+00:00
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