self-care

Technology For Seniors: What tech do seniors love

2018-02-13T10:35:04+00:00

Technology For Seniors: What tech do seniors love Many seniors fear new technology, worrying that it will be too complicated for the to learn to use, or that they will somehow break the expensive equipment. Let us put those fears to rest with our list of gear that is great for seniors. Many [...]

Technology For Seniors: What tech do seniors love 2018-02-13T10:35:04+00:00

Caring for loved ones with Heart Failure

2018-02-06T10:30:22+00:00

Caring for loved ones with Heart Failure February is National Heart Month, and with heart disease playing the second leading cause of death in Canada, and affecting approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. Things are getting better as more people are educated on making healthy food choices, being more active, and the effects of [...]

Caring for loved ones with Heart Failure 2018-02-06T10:30:22+00:00

Brain Games for Seniors

2018-01-30T10:26:45+00:00

Brain Games for Seniors While many seniors will never show any signs of cognitive decline, there is a growing number that do experience a loss of skills and abilities to varying degrees as they age. While this can’t always be prevented, with cases like Alzheimer's or other debilitating diseases, there are many ways to prevent [...]

Brain Games for Seniors 2018-01-30T10:26:45+00:00

5 Healthy Living Ideas for Seniors

2018-01-23T22:53:07+00:00

5 Healthy Living Ideas for Seniors It’s 2018 and that means that growing old doesn’t have to mean slowing down and becoming a victim of your age. Small changes can go a long way and help you live a fuller happier life. So if you’re like us and are always looking 5 steps [...]

5 Healthy Living Ideas for Seniors 2018-01-23T22:53:07+00:00

10 Travel Tips for Seniors

2018-01-16T17:47:38+00:00

10 Travel Tips for Seniors Travel is one of the great joys of life and many Canadians are lucky enough to enjoy vacations on a regular basis. Many seniors choose to spend their golden years visiting exotic locations and exploring new cultures and locals. This is amazing and highly encourage, but there are [...]

10 Travel Tips for Seniors 2018-01-16T17:47:38+00:00

Senior Safety Online: Social Media

2018-01-09T12:59:13+00:00

Senior Safety Online: Social Media Social Media… it isn’t just for Millenials. 2017 saw record setting numbers of seniors accessing social media as a way to stay connected to friends and family, both near and far. And sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are helping users connect with news, friends, and brands at [...]

Senior Safety Online: Social Media 2018-01-09T12:59:13+00:00

The difference between private and public home care

2018-01-04T17:59:57+00:00

The difference between private and public home care We get this question quite often from new clients and their families when trying to decide what the best options for care are. We are very lucky that Canada has a top tier public health care system to support everyone who needs medical assistance and [...]

The difference between private and public home care 2018-01-04T17:59:57+00:00

7 Tips To Prevent Hospitalization

2017-12-27T23:41:51+00:00

7 Tips To Prevent Hospitalization The ultimate goal of home care is to stay at home and live comfortably for as long as possible. What most people don’t realize is that the comforts of home can also pose a danger as we age, and while home care can help us stay at home [...]

7 Tips To Prevent Hospitalization 2017-12-27T23:41:51+00:00

We Want To Wish You A Merry Christmas

2017-12-19T14:21:31+00:00

We Want To Wish You A Merry Christmas It is the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas time brings with it many traditions, some old, some new, but all revolving around love, joy, and kindness. Many of us take time from our busy schedule and slow down a little to enjoy [...]

We Want To Wish You A Merry Christmas 2017-12-19T14:21:31+00:00

Reverse Mortgages: A Retirement Strategy

2017-12-12T10:30:13+00:00

Reverse Mortgages: A Retirement Strategy Saving for retirement can be a daunting task, and even with the best plans a shift in the market, or a sudden emergency can throw the finest tuned plan askew. If you’re finding yourself coming short on your retirement savings, but own you own home, there is an [...]

Reverse Mortgages: A Retirement Strategy 2017-12-12T10:30:13+00:00