Seniors

Senior spine and back issues as we age

2017-10-17T10:23:41+00:00

Senior spine and back issues as we age These days if you asked a group of people to raise their hand if they have back pain the majority of the room would have their hand up. There are many factors of modern life that lead to spine pain/issues including: Poor posture Spinal Stenosis, [...]

Senior spine and back issues as we age 2017-10-17T10:23:41+00:00

World Sight Day and Senior Eye Health

2017-10-10T06:28:00+00:00

World Sight Day and Senior Eye Health As we age, many aspects of our daily life and mobility start to wear and that includes our vision. As time moves on many of us will face loss of our vision to one degree or another, and this generally will come on very gradually, a [...]

World Sight Day and Senior Eye Health 2017-10-10T06:28:00+00:00

Senior Mental Health Awareness

2017-10-03T16:40:37+00:00

Senior Mental Health Awareness This week is World Mental Illness Awareness Week. In the last few years Canadians have made great strides in discussing and recognizing mental illness, but it is still a big issue for many that goes untreated or undiagnosed due to social stigmas and lack of awareness. Dementia and Depression [...]

Senior Mental Health Awareness 2017-10-03T16:40:37+00:00

5 ways to ease your parents into accepting assistance

2017-08-01T08:50:32+00:00

5 ways to ease your parents into accepting assistance We hear it time and time again, “My parents need help, but they are fighting me on getting someone”. It is only natural for people to fight for their independence. Home care is a great alternative to a care home, helping seniors live independently [...]

5 ways to ease your parents into accepting assistance 2017-08-01T08:50:32+00:00

10 ways to improve your life on International Self-Care Day

2017-07-24T15:31:00+00:00

10 ways to improve your life on International Self-Care Day July 24th is International Self Care Day and we want to emphasize the importance of caring for yourself, especially when there are others that depend on you to help care for them. As with our previous post, Managing and Minimizing Caregiver Stress During [...]

10 ways to improve your life on International Self-Care Day 2017-07-24T15:31:00+00:00

Stroke Awareness – What to look for & what to do

2017-06-06T09:27:20+00:00

Stroke Awareness - What to look for & what to do June is Stroke Awareness month in Canada and the USA. Per the Government of Canada, approximately 741,800 Canadian adults over the age of 20, or the population of New Brunswick, live with the effects of a stroke. And ¼ of those are [...]

Stroke Awareness – What to look for & what to do 2017-06-06T09:27:20+00:00

A heartfelt Thank You to all our paramedic services

2017-06-05T15:37:04+00:00

A heartfelt Thank You to all our paramedic services This week is Paramedic Appreciation week and we’d like to take the time to thank all our BC Paramedics and first responders that work tirelessly every hour of every day to provide emergency services when we need them the most. Did you know that [...]

A heartfelt Thank You to all our paramedic services 2017-06-05T15:37:04+00:00

The reason we lose hearing as we age

2017-05-10T14:38:41+00:00

The reason we lose hearing as we age Hearing loss is a natural issue that occurs as we age and can become more severe or happen quickly depending on lifestyle, accidents, or other issues. Our sense of hearing comes from tiny hairs within the inner ear, past the ear drum, that vibrate accordingly [...]

The reason we lose hearing as we age 2017-05-10T14:38:41+00:00