June 7, 2022
When a senior doesn’t feel like they matter, their quality of life suffers. Fortunately for caregivers, client-centred care is a simple and achievable way to show senior clients they are more than a number.
The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on us all. Senior adults are no exception. Their mental, emotional and cognitive health have been negatively affected because of the loneliness and isolation that result from quarantine measures. The importance of companionship care for seniors has never been more clear.
Talking To Your Senior Parent About In-Home Care Isn’t Always Easy. “Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we forget that they are growing old.” – Unknown Watching your senior parents cope with getting older can be tough. As they age, their abilities change and their needs increase. For most (if not all) […]
Getting Creative Gives Seniors A Boost. Cozy socks and dishcloths are great. But, did you know supporting your grandma’s crafting habit has real health benefits? Crafting adds to a senior’s quality of life. For many, it’s a simple source of pride, purpose and joy. And the benefits don’t stop there. If your elderly family member […]
Caring For A Loved One Shouldn’t Come At The Expense Of Your Health. Every year the number of seniors hoping to age in place (at home) continues to increase. Ageing at home is a wonderful option. It helps to ensure better health and longer life for many seniors. But, it is also a choice that […]
Seniors Mental Health Can Suffer During The Holidays Holiday celebrations are important events in our lives at any age. Christmas, like other holidays, is chock-full of tradition and memory. But, holiday nostalgia can be a double-edged sword when it comes to senior mental health. On the one hand, the traditions and celebrations can be comforting […]
Yoga For Seniors Is Gaining In Popularity. Originating in ancient India, yoga made its way here to North America around the turn of the 20th century and became popularized in the 1950s. Since then, yoga has become a beloved physical and spiritual health and wellness modality here in the north. From school-aged children to senior […]
Making In-Home Care Safe And Comfortable In Peterborough. When you are considering booking in-home senior care for your elderly parent or loved one, there are many things to think about. With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, keeping your vulnerable family members protected from illness and infection is likely high on the list — it is for […]