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What the 'Golden Girls'​ taught us about seniors and companionship

The emotional toll is hard enough but loneliness has also been shown to adversely impact health and longevity. Seniors who have regular interactions with their family, friends, and social networks are shown to live longer and healthier lives.

  • Get help with stroke care

    If your loved one recently had a stroke, it is important to remember that rehabilitation is a vital aspect of recovery as it helps stroke survivors learn new ways of performing tasks that will help compensate for any residual damage.

  • Fitness and physical activity for seniors

    As someone ages, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular exercise can help a senior boost their energy, maintain their independence, and manage their symptoms of illness or pain. Not only is exercise good for you/your loved ones physical health, but it is also good for the mind, mood, and memory.

  • Ward off the cold with these foods!

    Cold and flu season is upon us and with that comes many unpleasant symptoms, such as weakness, muscle aches, runny nose, headaches and congestion. There are many factors that affect immune function, one of these key factors is nutrition.

  • Diabetes and proper foot care

    Having healthy feet is vital to our health and well-being. In particular, people with diabetes are more likely to experience foot problems that could potentially lead to serious health complications. Here are some basic information that you need to know about diabetes and your feet.

  • Margaret is our July Employee of the Month!

    Every month we pick an outstanding member of our Seniors for Seniors team to be our Employee of the Month. We chose Margaret Dreher as our July Employee of the Month because she goes above and beyond for her clients. She is very caring and compassionate and treats her clients as family.

  • Meet Zora, our May Employee of the Month!

    Every month we pick an outstanding member from our Seniors for Seniors team to be our Employee of the Month. We chose Zora Menhartova to be our May Employee of the Month because of her thoughtfulness to her clients and her passion for senior care.

  • Know these senior isolation facts

    It is estimated that 30% of Canadian seniors are at risk of being socially isolated. This can be caused by the loss of a family member, poor health, disability, retirement, change of residence and lack of transportation. Unfortunately senior isolation is on the rise.

  • A guide to care options for seniors in Canada

    Advances in health care and chronic disease management, along with greater awareness on healthy living is largely behind this change. Whether aging Canadians require just a few care services or 24-hour care, there are plenty of options to suit their needs.

  • Burlington, Hamilton & Niagara, Ontario

    Our Hamilton office provides a variety of companion services including driver companions, overnight companions and drop-in companions in the Hamilton and Niagara region.

  • Kitchener, Waterloo & Cambridge, Ontario

    Our Waterloo office provides a variety of companion services including driver companions, overnight companions and drop-in companions in the Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph and Cambridge region.