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Heart health and aging: what you need to know

As your body ages so does your heart. Taking proactive steps to support your heart health will help you stay strong and healthy for many years to come.

  • Senior isolation is a health concern for seniors

    Recent reports show that senior isolation is on the rise. According to the Government of Canada, 16% of seniors experience social isolation, a state in which a person loses contact or communication with other people, communities or groups.

  • Spectrum in the News: proud partner of ED One Team

    Sunnybrook’s ED One Team has been featured on CBC News Toronto this morning. Spectrum Health Care is a proud founding member of this team. The ED One Team is working across the healthcare system to develop solutions to “hallway medicine” and help seniors avoid hospital stay.

  • Top winter activities for seniors

    Winter can be a challenging time for seniors who want to stay active. However, winter doesn’t have to keep seniors housebound, because staying active is important for the body and mind. Here are some top activities for seniors to enjoy during the winter months.

  • We have our Employee of the Year!

    Every year we pick a senior companion who exemplifies Spectrum's values of providing the highest quality of care through caring, trust, responsiveness and safety.

  • Are you experiencing early warning signs of dementia?

    If you or someone you love is living with Alzheimer's or dementia, know that you are not alone. There is help available for this disease.

  • Gift certificates are now available!

    Are you having difficulty trying to find the perfect gift for your loved one? Seniors for Seniors now has gift certificates available. Send a gift instantly to your family or friend!

  • 4 healthy habits to kick-start your new year

    With the holidays behind us and summer a few short months ahead, now is the perfect time to incorporate healthy habits into our routine to kick-start the new year. Continue reading for 4 healthy habits that can lead to a healthier you!

  • Mary Anne is our November Employee of the Month!

    Each month we spotlight a Seniors for Seniors companion who shows exemplary care to our clients. Mary Anne is an excellent employee, she is someone we can always count on for last-minute help.

  • Helping seniors get into the holiday spirit

    For many seniors, the holidays can be a less than joyous occasion. Thankfully there are ways to make sure that seniors feel included and are a part of the holiday cheer.

  • Top gift ideas for seniors

    This holiday season, we’ve put together a list of the top gifts to give the senior in your life.