Prevention

Brain Awareness Week

2018-03-27T10:43:58+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 Week2018-03-27T10:43:58+00:00

Continuing your education as you age

2018-03-26T21:24:43+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 age2018-03-26T21:24:43+00:00

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research

2018-02-20T12:39:48+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 Research2018-02-20T12:39:48+00:00

Technology For Seniors: What tech do seniors love

2018-03-26T21:34:18+00:00

Technology For Seniors: What tech do seniors love Many seniors fear new technology, worrying that it will be too complicated for them 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 love2018-03-26T21:34:18+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 Media2018-01-09T12:59:13+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 care2018-01-04T17:59:57+00:00

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

2017-04-06T09:46:15+00:00

Alzheimer’s is caused by the buildup of plaque on certain receptors in your brain, leading to short-term memory loss, change in behavior, and further cognitive issues. As we age, our risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia increases. Research indicates that genetics are one of the greatest risk factors of Alzheimer’s, but studies show that [...]

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia2017-04-06T09:46:15+00:00
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