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 Comfort Keepers Ottawa is Hiring At the heart of each Comfort Keepers operation are our Comfort Keepers – the caregivers who bring the unique Comfort Keepers brand of caregiving to our clients. Comfort Keepers Ottawa offers casual part-time positions for people who have a heartfelt desire to help seniors live safely, independently and happily in … Read More

Stress is a permanent part of our life journey, whether positive or negative. It just happens, but for seniors, stressors like raising children or career responsibilities have exchanged for other ones. Older adults may worry about their health, declining independence, finances, illness and death of loved ones. These are normal and valid concerns. The important … Read More

Sadly, as people age, we all face the loss of many people we have loved. Aging adults facing this holiday season without a loved one, spouse, or lifelong companion this year may be suffering.   Sometimes, holiday gatherings can create additional cause for grieving. Holiday shopping, decorating, or other simple things may produce increased sadness. … Read More

The holidays are filled with celebrations and togetherness for many people, but older adults who are struggling with the physical and emotional challenges of aging may not think the festive season is all that bright anymore.   Chronic health conditions, pain, and limited mobility may make it a challenge for older adults to participate in … Read More

Family or friends tasked with the care of loved ones can easily suffer from symptoms of chronic stress. They can actually suffer from the loving care they’re providing to someone else. Compassion fatigue is a common problem for caregivers assisting someone who has been injured, ill or traumatized. Caregivers are trying to be of help, … Read More

Medication management and safety is critical for older adults to continue to live independently. Your aging loved one’s health may depend on his or her medications. Just as important, he or she needs t take the correct dosage, and at the right time. Consequences for incorrectly taking medications can be harmful and even lethal. So, … Read More

As many as one out of four aging adults will stumble and fall this year, but less than half may tell their doctor, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   This is such a common problem for the elderly that 43 million seniors are given medical care for injuries incurred by falls … Read More

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