You may have some concerns or worries about how your loved one is doing. Are they eating well? Are they able to complete the daily tasks they need to do each day? Since many seniors live alone, it can be hard to know how they are doing unless you check in with them regularly. The … Read More

The holidays are a busy time for all. Between family dinners, gift shopping, and decorating, many people start to feel overwhelmed and stressed by all the things they have to do. Seniors especially can begin to feel stressed, especially if they have lots of obligations or if it’s the first holiday season after a major … Read More

Alzheimer’s disease affects 5.4 million Americans, or one in eight senior Americans, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. With the disease becoming increasingly prevalent among seniors, more families are in need of assistance in caring for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s. Home care companies can provide this assistance and make a significant difference in seniors’ lives. … Read More

Vitamin B12 may play a role in the prevention of Alzheimer’s according to a Scandanavian study. The study found that Vitamin B12 may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s. The study included 271 participants 65 to 79 years old. Researchers took blood samples of the group which has not shown any signs of dementia. Blood was … Read More

Home Care and Managing the Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease in Calgary, AB Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that is second in prevalence only to Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. An aging population has led to a rise in the number of seniors suffering with Parkinson’s. Signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease may include: … Read More

Senior care and Healthy Aging in Calgary, AB The natural aging process can cause hormone levels to fall, eyesight to falter, hearing to be lost and muscle strength to decline. These physical and emotional changes are a part of life, but there are steps that you can take to ensure that your loved one is … Read More

Healthy Grilling for Seniors It’s hard to beat the flavor of freshly grilled chicken or vegetables. Grilling is a flavorful way to cook your meals in Calgary, AB – no matter the season. Whether it’s a summer barbeque or tailgating with your friends in the fall, grilling can be a fun and healthy way to … Read More

Summer Safety for Residents of Calgary, AB Home care in Calgary starts with summer safety this season. Long, hot summers are causing many heat-related illnesses that our caregivers are trained to prevent. Seniors are at a higher risk of heat-related illnesses this summer. Record temperatures seem to be reached every month, causing the senior’s body … Read More

Routine eye exams can help seniors in Calgary, AB detect eye diseases early on. Regular eye exams are an important part of senior care. Adults over the age of 60 are at a greater risk of developing certain eye diseases that can permanently affect their vision. Seniors in Calgary, AB should visit their optometrist for … Read More

Seniors in Calgary, AB with vision impairment may feel depressed, anxious and unable to engage in their daily activities. The home care services offered by Comfort Keepers can help. Vision loss is one of the most traumatic health issues seniors face. Vision impairment makes it more difficult to prepare meals, go for walks, or even … Read More

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