Mental Health

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Heart Disease in Seniors

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

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+00:00

Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

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

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+00:00

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s In Seniors

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

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+00:00

Brain Awareness Week

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

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+00:00

Continuing your education as you age

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

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+00:00

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research

2018-12-17T15:31:07+00:00

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research Alzheimer’s Disease affects approximately 747,000 Canadians and is something we have touched on in our past post: Tips to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and Dimentia. It is a disease the for a long time seemingly had no preventative measures and no cure in sight. However in the past few [...]

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research2018-12-17T15:31:07+00:00

Caring for loved ones with Heart Failure

2018-12-17T15:32:23+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 Failure2018-12-17T15:32:23+00:00

Brain Games for Seniors

2018-12-17T15:42:08+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 [...]

Brain Games for Seniors2018-12-17T15:42:08+00:00