Seniors

Caring for senior feet and what to look for

2018-12-17T16:18:50-08:00

Caring for senior feet and what to look for One of the most used, but often neglected parts of our bodies are our feet. The average adult takes 5,117 steps a day, or approximately 3.8 kilometers per day. In a year that’s 1,398 kilometers! By the time you reach 60 you’ll likely have [...]

Caring for senior feet and what to look for2018-12-17T16:18:50-08:00

The reason we lose hearing as we age

2018-12-17T16:19:28-08:00

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 age2018-12-17T16:19:28-08:00

The amazing reason we celebrate International Nurses Week

2018-12-17T16:19:53-08:00

The amazing reason we celebrate International Nurses Week This week is Nursing Week in Canada and across the globe. Originally in 1971, the International Council of Nurses first chose May 12th as the International Nurses Day in honour of Florence Nightingale, born on this day in Florence Italy in 1820. Made famous because [...]

The amazing reason we celebrate International Nurses Week2018-12-17T16:19:53-08:00

What Is Mesothelioma?

2018-12-17T16:20:22-08:00

What Is Mesothelioma? There is no definitive cure for mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused by asbestos exposure, but there is a more curative approach to treatment today. Unlike a decade ago, hope is part of the equation. Long-term survivors have replaced the universal gloom-and-doom attitude of yesterday. Mesothelioma hits senior citizens [...]

What Is Mesothelioma?2018-12-17T16:20:22-08:00

The importance of immunization for seniors

2018-12-17T16:20:48-08:00

The importance of immunization for seniors Immunization and vaccines are important at all stages of life. For most of us, our first experiences are as children to give our immune system a head start on many of the worst diseases known to humans. However, as we grow we require booster shots to keep [...]

The importance of immunization for seniors2018-12-17T16:20:48-08:00

How to get back into fitness in your golden years

2018-12-17T16:21:18-08:00

How to get back into fitness in your golden years If you feel like you’re slowing down with age don’t worry! It’s never too late to start a new fitness plan for yourself. Now we aren’t talking about an intense gym workout routine that will have you lifting weights or running miles, we [...]

How to get back into fitness in your golden years2018-12-17T16:21:18-08:00

The importance of dental health for seniors

2018-12-17T16:21:55-08:00

The importance of dental health for seniors Dental care is key at every age, but as you age, like many health areas, your mouth and teeth require a little more TLC to keep healthy. The most important thing you can do is continue to see your dentist at least twice a year for [...]

The importance of dental health for seniors2018-12-17T16:21:55-08:00

Caring for loved ones with Parkinson’s Disease

2018-12-17T16:22:40-08:00

Caring for loved ones with Parkinson’s Disease Few conditions can be as debilitating and emotionally taxing as Parkinson’s Disease. As things progress and become more difficult it is more important than ever to remember to care for yourself as well as your loved one so you don’t burn out. Take time for yourself [...]

Caring for loved ones with Parkinson’s Disease2018-12-17T16:22:40-08:00

4 senior nutritional needs to help you age gracefully

2018-12-17T16:24:02-08:00

4 senior nutritional needs to help you age gracefully As we age gracefully our bodies will begin to require slight changes to remain fighting fit. Here are 4 great ways to keep that youthful vigor in your step for years to come. Vitamin B12 As we age, we require more vitamin B12, also [...]

4 senior nutritional needs to help you age gracefully2018-12-17T16:24:02-08:00

Brain Awareness – Terms and Knowledge

2018-12-17T16:24:34-08:00

Brain Awareness Week 2017 This week is Brain Awareness Week and we wanted to help you get more familiar with the most complex organ in your body. Your brain controls every conscious and unconscious action and thought that you make, and is the pinnacle of human evolution. We can think of the brain [...]

Brain Awareness – Terms and Knowledge2018-12-17T16:24:34-08:00