As we all prepare to keep our homes and families safe, it’s important to consider the needs of the seniors in our lives and in our communities, especially, maintaining their well-being during COVID-19 isolation.

Your home remains the safest place for you or your loved one, as indications show that the COVID-19 virus is spread more quickly in larger group or public settings. We feel fortunate to be able to provide care that can keep people at home and limit their exposure through personalized care and support. 

Possessing a light-hearted and happy attitude is important for the elderly and it can impact their day-to-day activities and social integration. Unfortunately, for many seniors, limited mobility can prevent or make it difficult for them to have fun and enjoy recreational activities. If your elderly Mother or Father is limited to their wheelchair or walker, … Read More

The love and admiration that you have for your Mom and Dad is a testament of how well they raised you and how instrumental they were in providing for you and keeping you safe. As children grow older, so do Mom and Dad, and although they may not be as active or young as they … Read More

As we grow older, our bodies and minds may not operate at the same speed & efficiency as it once did. The decline of mobility and health as we age is inevitable, but the effects can be minimized if we prioritize our physical and mental well-being. The risk of contracting memory loss diseases such as … Read More

The holidays are around the corner; families will be travelling far and wide to visit their friends & relatives. Often, people will go to visit their Mom, Dad, Grandma and Grandpa or old family friends. During your visit, you may notice your loved ones are acting unusual or displaying irregular behaviour, including forgetfulness or accidental … Read More

Parkinson’s disease is a condition that can affect how someone goes about their everyday life. When someone you love has Parkinson’s disease, it’s easy to see how much effect the condition has on even the simplest tasks. Many symptoms such as poor balance, tremors and involuntary movements can make even the most simple tasks difficult.  … Read More

Despite the myth that older people can’t manage technology because of cognitive deficits, seniors are flocking to social media at a rapid pace. In fact, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (and Hangouts), Pinterest, and Instagram all note higher adoption rates among adults 65 and older ─ and see seniors as their fastest growing audience.

After the age of 50, women have a 50-percent chance of suffering an osteoporosis-related fracture. The risk increases dramatically after the first occurrence. Men 50 and over have a 25-percent chance of suffering an osteoporosis-related fracture. A variety of preventive health strategies help slow and lessen the effects of osteoporosis, a natural weakening of the bones as we age.

Diabetes can be effectively managed by seniors, but it’s often important for older adults to seek help from their care team, including their family, physician, nutritionist and caregiver.

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