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Bring joy to your loved one this holiday

For seniors the holidays can be an especially lonely time of the year. At Seniors for Seniors we offer a range of services that can provide companionship safely to seniors during these unprecedented times.

  • March is National Kidney Month!

    Early detection is important because kidney disease can be slowed or prevented when detected early enough. You should consider speaking to your doctor about a simple blood test that can check your kidney function, especially if you have one or more of the following at risk factors

  • 5 reasons for home care

    Home care can provide a wide variety of benefits for you or your aging loved one while giving you peace of mind. Here are 5 reasons home care could be the right solution for you and your aging loved one

  • Meet Our Caregiver Shirley L.

    When asked to describe a favourite companion/caregiving experience or story, Shirley reflects fondly on her female friend and their shared musical tastes, remembering the smile and laughter on her face, and the way she would still tap her feet along to the music, even in her declining days.

  • Meet our caregiver Helen

    Helen notes that working for Seniors for Seniors doesn’t feel like work because it is something she loves to do! “It gets me out of the house and makes me feel valued,” she explains. Having witnessed first-hand how busy Long Term Care homes can get, Helen understands that providing one-on-one care and support

  • Why give a Seniors for Seniors gift certificate?

    It can provide your mother a companion that will get her out of the house and having a good time! Our Drop-In Companions can assist your mother with light exercise by accompanying her on a walk or out to various activities.

  • Achieving quality care by asking the right questions

    When faced with the realization that your loved one is developing signs of dementia, you may feel overwhelmed and anxious about what to do next. My advice to you is don’t panic. There are many resources within your community that will help you find the information and tools you need to achieve the best quality care .

  • Wellness Wednesdays: Arthritis Prevention

    According to The Arthritis Society of Canada, there are over 100 different types of arthritis conditions, but the common denominator among them all is joint and musculoskeletal pain. The pain is typically a result of inflammation of the joint lining.

  • Wellness Wednesdays: foot care

    Foot problems are especially common in the elderly, for a variety of reasons. Feet lose cushioning as they age, and the skin and nails grow dry and brittle. Many seniors have poor circulation, and this can slow the healing of foot sores as well.

  • Meet our caregiver Stewart

    One thing our Seniors for Seniors Companions have in common is their dedication to providing quality elderly care and assistance. This is true for Stewart M, who has been proudly working with Seniors for Seniors as a Drop-In and Driver Companion for over 11 years!

  • Seniors for Seniors launches video series for Seniors' Month

    While our caregivers provide quality care in order to improve the lives of our clients, they often feel as though their own lives are enriched to an even greater extent, thanks to the wisdom and friendship they receive in return from their clients. That is why we believe this video series will have an impact on people.