Mental Health

Dementia Action Week

2019-05-24T12:32:30-07:00

Dementia Action Week Dementia Action Week (DAW), originally known as Dementia Awareness Week, is taking place from May 20th to the 26th. DAW announced that this years’ goal is to “encourage people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia and create a dementia-friendly environment where those with dementia do [...]

Dementia Action Week2019-05-24T12:32:30-07:00

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

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

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

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s In Seniors

2019-01-24T16:01:43-07:00

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s In Seniors As parents and grandparents in your life become older, it’s normal for certain signs of aging to naturally occur like decreased mobility and some memory loss. Certain studies have shown that about 40 percent of people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss. But [...]

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s In Seniors2019-01-24T16:01:43-07:00

Brain Awareness Week

2018-12-17T15:29:01-07:00

Brain Awareness Week Brain health is a topic we have covered extensively here at Care At Home Services. From Brain Games, Alzheimer’s Research and Dementia Risk Prevention, to Continuing Your Education and Brain Terms & Knowledge, we know that mental health is important to living a long and fulfilling life. A great resource [...]

Brain Awareness Week2018-12-17T15:29:01-07:00

Continuing your education as you age

2018-12-17T15:29:45-07:00

Continuing your education as you age Education has traditionally been something for the young to help them prepare for their careers and their adult life. However, this isn’t the case any more and many groups, including the World Health Organization, recommend active aging with lifelong learning. Gone are the days of an excuse, [...]

Continuing your education as you age2018-12-17T15:29:45-07:00