Since the stay at home order has been issued, many seniors feel like they are trapped in their own houses. They are no longer able to participate in activities such as attending cooking classes, yoga, book club meetings, and other ones that add structure to their daily lives, nor are they able to meet with … Read More

Social distancing is one of the most important measures we all need to take against the spread of the novel coronavirus. However, socially distancing ourselves from our family members and friends can be detrimental to our physical and mental health and well-being. To stay healthy and happy during the COVID-19 pandemic, you should encourage your … Read More

Recently, Comfort Keepers’ own Heather Martin wrote a piece featured in the Peace Arch News. The article, titled Maintaining wellbeing during senior isolation, gives tips and resources to seniors on how to keep area seniors protected and connected during this unusual time. Some activities she mentions that can be done with a senior in you life … Read More

Get Updates About Your Loved One’s Care With The Family Portal Comfort Keepers is pleased to announce that soon, we will be even more connected to our clients and their families with the Family Portal! The family portal allows clients and their family members to access information regarding their services with Comfort Keepers. The portal … Read More

With so much uncertainty surrounding the current situation in Vancouver, there are bound to be many questions. If you or a loved one is in need of home care, you could have many more questions. The main one being “is home care safe”? The short answer is “Yes”! We feel that the safest place to … Read More

During this COVID-19 crisis when seniors are most vulnerable to becoming seriously ill, you are probably worried about your aging loved one’s well-being. It is important to know that you can count on Comfort Keepers during this time of need.  We can help you keep your loved one safe, active, happy and reassured. We understand … Read More

During the COVID-19 pandemic when all of us need to stay at home as much as possible, it is crucial to help our senior loved ones maintain physical and mental well-being and avoid negative effects of self-isolation. The following suggestions can help your Mom or Dad stay healthy and get through the pandemic safely: Ensuring … Read More

When someone clutches their chest due to strong pain, most people immediately suspect that they are having a heart attack. However, some heart attacks don’t happen suddenly. In fact, a person can have symptoms for ours before realizing what is happening. Every year more than 150,000 people in Canada suffer from a heart attack. Fortunately, … Read More

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, affecting one in every five adults. The majority of those with arthritis are older adults, aged 65 and more. While arthritis does take its toll on a person’s ability to perform routine tasks and participate in enjoyable activities, older adults can maintain an active lifestyle with some … Read More

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, is one of the leading causes of death, behind heart disease, cancer, and accidents. Nowadays, more than half a million Canadians have been diagnosed with it, while it has been estimated that about the same number of Canadian citizens have it, but are still not aware of … Read More

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