Health

3 Tips for Stroke Prevention

2019-06-18T15:56:03-07:00

3 Tips for Stroke Prevention Age and predisposition to a family history of strokes are the primary vulnerabilities individuals have when it comes to their chances of having a stroke. Since strokes affect so many of us and seemingly come out of nowhere, it may have left you wondering if there are any preventative [...]

3 Tips for Stroke Prevention2019-06-18T15:56:03-07:00

The Risks and Symptoms of a Stroke

2019-06-06T10:35:29-07:00

The Risks and Symptoms of a StrokeIt is reported that women are more likely than men to be a victim of stroke. In fact, one in five women will have a stroke in their lifetime. Fortunately, four out of five strokes are preventable by seeing your doctor every year.A stroke is caused by an interruption [...]

The Risks and Symptoms of a Stroke2019-06-06T10:35:29-07:00

Celebrating Mental Health Week

2019-05-15T17:20:19-07:00

Celebrating Mental Health WeekThis year marks the 68th year of Mental Health Awareness Week taking place May 6 -12th, 2019. Mental Health is just like physical health, we all have one and we have to take care of it. The Canadian Mental Health Association defines mental health as “being more than being happy all the [...]

Celebrating Mental Health Week2019-05-15T17:20:19-07:00

World Health Day 2019: Preventive Care For Seniors

2019-04-24T14:17:31-07:00

World Health Day 2019: Preventive Care For Seniors Each year, World Health Day brings awareness to a specific world health problem. This global movement is celebrated on April 7th under the leadership of the World Health Organization. This years’ key message is to bring health coverage to everyone in need without compromising other expenses [...]

World Health Day 2019: Preventive Care For Seniors2019-04-24T14:17:31-07:00

Spring is Here: Outdoor Activities for Seniors

2019-04-09T19:13:45-07:00

Spring is Here: Outdoor Activities for Seniors Through the winter season, seniors stayed warm indoors, avoiding the snow at all cost. Spring comes with many lovable perks such as fresh air which provides more energy, cleans your lungs, strengthens your immune system and boosts your mood. Additionally, research has found that spending some time [...]

Spring is Here: Outdoor Activities for Seniors2019-04-09T19:13:45-07:00

Combating Loneliness: Keeping Your Senior Connected and Involved

2019-04-03T16:12:05-07:00

Combating Loneliness: Keeping Your Senior Connected and Involved A recent study found a correlation between loneliness and cancer mortality risks, indicating that the role of loneliness is a significant factor to cancer’s course. The release of stress hormones is triggered by the feeling of loneliness, which ultimately associates with higher blood pressure, decreased resistance [...]

Combating Loneliness: Keeping Your Senior Connected and Involved2019-04-03T16:12:05-07:00

The Importance of Keeping Your Aging Senior Active

2019-04-03T16:20:51-07:00

The Importance of Keeping Your Aging Senior Active A study recently conducted by the Australian Hearing Association discovered that 90% of the younger generation often look up to seniors for advice in areas such as health and living habits. Another study on Health.com found that as we age, our cognitive powers improve as well. [...]

The Importance of Keeping Your Aging Senior Active2019-04-03T16:20:51-07:00

How Seniors Can Stay Young at Heart

2019-04-03T16:16:01-07:00

How Seniors Can Stay Young at Heart We have all heard the expression “Age is just a number.” Although the fact that we all age physically is inevitable, this saying bodes true when it comes to our attitude when it comes to aging. Keeping a positive, youthful attitude is within our control, and can [...]

How Seniors Can Stay Young at Heart2019-04-03T16:16:01-07:00

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Heart Disease in Seniors

2019-02-15T11:31:23-07:00

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Heart Disease in Seniors Heart disease is a scary topic, but one that should be taken seriously. As you age, your risks of developing problems increases, but if you follow the simple steps below you can greatly reduce your chances of encountering these issues. Eat Fruits & Vegetables The effects [...]

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Heart Disease in Seniors2019-02-15T11:31:23-07:00

Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

2019-01-31T10:12:19-07:00

Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, caring for them takes patience. The disease affects people’s ability to handle daily tasks, but luckily there are ways to help them maintain their dignity and sense of independence by using practical solutions. The three things to remember when planning [...]

Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s2019-01-31T10:12:19-07:00