Being a live-in companion is said to be a uniquely rewarding experience, different from other types of companionship. Don’t believe us? Ask our caregiver Emmy.
The summer heat has arrived! It’s a great time to get outside and enjoy some fresh air with those you care for. Planning day trips with seniors can sometimes be challenging, so a little pre-planning can help ensure everything runs smoothly. Here are three day trip ideas that are easy and enjoyable for seniors.
According to Statistics Canada, as many as 1.4 million elderly Canadians report feeling lonely (CBC Canada). Loneliness can increase the risk for many health problems and unhealthy habits. An effect of loneliness that is often overlooked is the impact it can have on a senior’s mental health.
Cleanliness is indeed an important component of a healthy lifestyle. As your loved ones age, staying on top of daily hygiene may require additional planning and time. We have put together this handy checklist to assist your loved one with their daily cleaning ritual.
With the advancement of technology, we have become more and more dependent on artificial intelligence, smart technology and robots to enhance our lives. There are a plethora of new technologies that can enable seniors to live independent and healthy lives longer.
Elder abuse is on the rise; according to the United Nations, elder abuse is a global social issue which affects millions of older people around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1 in 6 people over the age of 60 experience some form of abuse or other in their community.
Today on World Cancer Day, we unite in our fight against this global epidemic. Together we can work to reduce cancer risk factors and improve diagnosis, treatment and palliative care. Together we show our support of #WorldCancerDay.
Today on National Carers Day we recognize the hard work and dedication of caregivers and family caregivers, who take on the unpaid role of caring for someone with cognitive or physical complications. Whether you are caring for your family member or friend, we want to thank you for the hard work you do.
Providing care for an individual who has limited mobility can be a dangerous task if not done carefully. Being unaware of the proper techniques for safe handling can result in serious injury.
If you or your loved one require the use of a wheelchair or other assistive devices, there are several safety concerns to consider in order to prevent unnecessary injury or accidents. The following are some tips for improving safety and accessibility around the house for those with mobility devices.