To observe National Nutrition Month, our senior home care professionals want to encourage all seniors to learn proper portion control. Larger portion sizes in many restaurants and advertisements encourage seniors to eat more calories than they otherwise would, which can lead to unhealthy weight gain. Seniors who have not been trained on portion control can … Read More

February is the perfect time to raise awareness about heart disease and learn about the ways in which you can prevent it in yourself or someone you love. Let’s take a closer look at what heart disease is, what causes it, and what seniors and older adults can do to prevent it. What Heart Disease Is … Read More

Vision loss among the elderly is a major health care problem. Approximately one person in three has some form of vision-reducing eye disease by the age of 65. The most common causes of vision loss among the elderly are age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy. Age-related macular degeneration is characterized by the loss … Read More

Glaucoma is painless, yet it is a serious disease often found in seniors and is a leading cause of blindness. The disease can damage the optic nerve, which enables vision by connecting your brain to your eye. Find out what in home care specialists have to say about the risk factors, symptoms, causes, and treatments … Read More

Do you have an elderly family member that lives alone or spends several hours of the day alone? Have you found yourself growing more concerned about their well-being lately? This is highly common, and many times overlooked by many family members. Quality senior care is suggested for aging adults that display signs that they need … Read More

Aging adults are faced with many challenges as they grow older in life. Some of these challenges can be easily overcome, while others linger on, such as chronic diseases. Though chronic diseases don’t usually just go away, quality home care services can help seniors cope with them. There are services provided by home care professionals … Read More

Almost everyone looks forward to the holidays and all the joy they bring. Family, friends, vacation time, fun, food, festivities, and more are what many love most about the season. One of the most common, but unwelcomed associations with holiday time is stress. The numerous activities, traveling, planning and shopping can easily cause life to … Read More

Comfort Keepers Vancouver is pleased to announce that it has been Accredited with Exemplary Standing under the Qmentum program with Accreditation Canada. This designation as an accredited home care agency means we are meeting the highest standards of excellence in health care We have policies in place that ensure we are offering safe, quality care … Read More

The holiday list of things to do seems to be growing and growing. There is so much to do during the season such as planning parties, buying gifts, visiting family and much more. While completing the list of things to do, remember that seniors with diabetes have one additional item on their list. It is … Read More

Memory loss is a frightening experience for anyone to endure. Imagine the complexity and challenges it causes for seniors and their families. Dementia is a serious illness and Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form, as it works to gradually abolish the ability to think and remember things. As the disease progresses, simple things such … Read More

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