Health

Caring for loved ones with Parkinson’s Disease

2017-04-06T10:07:24+00:00

Caring for loved ones with Parkinson’s Disease Few conditions can be as debilitating and emotionally taxing as Parkinson’s Disease. As things progress and become more difficult it is more important than ever to remember to care for yourself as well as your loved one so you don’t burn out. Take time for yourself [...]

Caring for loved ones with Parkinson’s Disease 2017-04-06T10:07:24+00:00

4 senior nutritional needs to help you age gracefully

2017-04-06T10:05:32+00:00

4 senior nutritional needs to help you age gracefully As we age gracefully our bodies will begin to require slight changes to remain fighting fit. Here are 4 great ways to keep that youthful vigor in your step for years to come. Vitamin B12 As we age, we require more vitamin B12, also [...]

4 senior nutritional needs to help you age gracefully 2017-04-06T10:05:32+00:00

Brain Awareness – Terms and Knowledge

2017-05-09T10:20:59+00:00

Brain Awareness Week 2017 This week is Brain Awareness Week and we wanted to help you get more familiar with the most complex organ in your body. Your brain controls every conscious and unconscious action and thought that you make, and is the pinnacle of human evolution. We can think of the brain [...]

Brain Awareness – Terms and Knowledge 2017-05-09T10:20:59+00:00

7 tips for healthier kidneys today

2017-04-06T10:00:23+00:00

7 tips for healthier kidneys today March is Kidney Health Month and we want to kick things off with a great list of 7 easy tips to help ensure your kidneys are in top condition: Quit Smoking This one should be the most obvious on the list. Smoking leads to many serious health complications, [...]

7 tips for healthier kidneys today 2017-04-06T10:00:23+00:00

BC’s Care Providers get a new day of recognition

2017-05-09T10:21:04+00:00

BC's Care Providers get a new day of recognition Care At Home Services wants to congratulate all our senior care providers on a new day of recognition for all their hard work! As of today, February 20th is now known as Senior Care Providers' Day in BC. Linda Reimer, MLA for Port Moody-Coquitlam [...]

BC’s Care Providers get a new day of recognition 2017-05-09T10:21:04+00:00

Care At Home Services chosen for national improvement collaboration

2017-04-06T09:48:43+00:00

Care At Home Services chosen for national improvement collaboration Care At Home Services has recently been chosen as 1 of 8 leading home care associations, by the Canadian Home Care Association to collaborate in a pilot project to apply and test proven improvement techniques to keep home care patients safe in their own [...]

Care At Home Services chosen for national improvement collaboration 2017-04-06T09:48:43+00:00

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

What All Caregivers Need to Know About Stroke

2017-05-11T13:51:18+00:00

What All Caregivers Need to Know About Stroke Strokes present a severe threat to seniors over 65 years of age, and their sudden onset can make them disastrous if untreated. When symptoms of a stroke begin to occur, caregivers must act immediately to prevent permanent long-term effects and in some cases, death. Although strokes [...]

What All Caregivers Need to Know About Stroke 2017-05-11T13:51:18+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