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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

5 Foods to Reduce Pain & Inflammation

2018-05-02T18:06:59+00:00

5 Foods to Reduce Pain & Inflammation With every passing year, inflammation can play a bigger role in one’s life, as well as cause more and more pain. Researchers believe high rates of inflammation in the body is linked to diseases ranging from multiple sclerosis to Lupus, Alzheimer’s, ADHD, depression, and diabetes. By [...]

5 Foods to Reduce Pain & Inflammation 2018-05-02T18:06:59+00:00

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
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