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By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 18, 2020
Older adults in Canada can opt for Self-Managed care, or families who want to help their aging loved ones out may choose Family-Managed care, both of which are explained in the following infographic. However, seniors and their families who need additional assistance with everyday tasks can rely on professional senior…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 14, 2020
Positive aging is a term that’s getting greater recognition now that the aging population is growing. Engaging in positive aging requires seniors to focus on taking care of themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally. It also means shifting their perspective to one that allows them to embrace the beauty of getting…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on February 7, 2020
Financial strain could harm your aging loved one’s health, which is why your family should develop ways to address these issues. To handle economic problems, you must know what applies to your parent now and what could impact him or her in the future. Continue reading to learn about the…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 31, 2020
Elderly individuals can enjoy active and fulfilling lives when they adopt lifestyle changes that can delay the onset of chronic disease. Seniors living with conditions like arthritis and diabetes can find relief and may be able to slow the progression of certain ailments by eating better, becoming more active, and…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 24, 2020
Chronic pain is a common issue in the senior years, and it can be difficult to watch as your aging loved one faces challenges with what may sometimes seem like unrelenting discomfort. Although you might not be able to heal your loved one’s health issues, you do have options to…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 17, 2020
A study released by St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto found that brain exercises are more beneficial for seniors looking to maintain their brain functions than medication. This is just one reason it’s important to help your senior loved one keep his or her brain active and stimulated throughout all stages…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on January 10, 2020
Seniors who take advantage of in-home respite care services can age in the comfort of their homes instead of moving into nursing homes to receive high-quality treatment and socialization. Your family should explain the many benefits of respite care to your aging loved one. Below are some of the reasons…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 27, 2019
Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and nearly 10 percent of seniors will develop this progressive disease at some point. If you have a senior loved one who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you’re probably wondering what you can do to delay or completely reverse the symptoms…
By Lindsey Fancy, 9:00 am on December 20, 2019
Your senior loved one needs to spend time with friends and family members to enjoy positive mental health. Over the years, you loved one may have stopped being as social as he or she once was and may have challenges that interfere with the ability to get out and make…
By Lindsey Fancy, 1:06 am on December 17, 2019
More than 6 million Canadians are 65 or older, and not all adults in Canada within this age group live active lives. This may not seem like a big deal, but there are some very good reasons older adults shouldn’t lead sedentary lifestyles. Here are six of them.   1….