April 6, 2020
Choosing an in-home senior or elder care provider. In order to help you make this important decision, Comfort Keepers® has assembled a list of important questions to ask as you interview prospective professional caregiving companies.
A healthy diet delivers essential nutrients for optimal health and plays an essential role in improving the quality of life and independence of senior citizens. According to the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health, good nutrition may help seniors slow the onset of many diseases, manage the symptoms of chronic illness, lessen the impact of disease on lifestyle and boost longevity.
Many things come into play when discussing blood pressure regulation for seniors. What makes blood pressure rise and what lowers a person’s blood pressure involves a myriad of cause and affect relationships, but one relationship is proven over and over again in various studies - salt intake.
Drug interactions and the dangers for Toronto's elder population. Seniors, in particular, are at a greater risk of drug interactions than the general population as they typically take more medications, as Comfort Keepers Toronto explains.
Healthy eating and nutrition are important for Toronto's senior men: it is estimated that as many as a third of men over the age of 80 face nutrition-related health concerns because of an inability to cook for themselves.
Toronto seniors and their family caregivers need to be careful and aware of the potential herbal supplements have in interacting with their prescription medications. Comfort Keepers of Toronto explains the risks of herbal supplements for seniors and elders.
Toronto senior health blog: signs of a stroke in your elder loved ones. Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs when the language centers of the brain sustain damage from illness, dementia, or injury. In seniors, the most common cause of aphasia is stroke.