physical health

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
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