As of July 1, 2015 Canadian’s over 65 outnumber the 14 and under population. In fact, according to Statistics Canada, out of the 35 million Canadians, 5,780,900 are over 65 years of age compared to the 5,749,400 who are 14 years and younger. This will create a growing demand for senior care services such as in-home health care.

For seniors and the elderly, holiday depression can have many contributing factors: isolation from family and friends, feelings of loss and loneliness for a spouse or close friends who have passed, or the compounding effects of dealing with poor health…. just to name a few. Additionally, according to the American Geriatrics Society, seniors may also feel blue after the holidays if they are facing money issues, and spent beyond a budget. Here are ways to help your senior loved ones manage the effects of post-holiday blues.

Wisdom is gained from experience and age, but we so often forget to record the stories, lessons, and advice given to us by seniors and the elderly. Comfort Keepers of Canada® is here to outline some easy ways you can record your senior loved one’s life stories.

Mesothelioma care for Toronto seniors: malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that typically strikes early in retirement after years of occupational exposure to asbestos. It is diagnosed in an estimated 750 people annually in Canada. This article outlines tips for Toronto caregivers caring for elders with mesothelioma.

Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. A variety of studies have shown a high correlation between cold weather and an increase in falls among older adults, too. The chances for falls in colder weather increases significantly after age 65, and dramatically for seniors 75 years and older.

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