Senior Resources Resources

  • Senior Moments episode 6: super seniors vs superheroes

    From Wonder Woman to Superman, watch this video to see who our Senior Companions consider their superheroes.

  • 5 tips for taking care of your feet

    With the warm weather come more opportunities to be outside in the fresh air, helping us be more active. Whether your activities are strolls around your neighbourhood or long walks at the cottage, these five tips can help you care for your feet and prevent potential issues down the road.

  • Senior Moments episode 5: modern day senior

    It's not all Barbra Streisand and Kenny G .... these seniors like to listen to what's currently playing on the radio too! In this video, our Senior Companions tell us what it's like to be a modern day senior.

  • Senior Moments episode 2: seniors still got it!

    Recently Seniors for Seniors Companions gave us a sneak peek into senior life and shared candid answers to some of life's Q&As. From fashion to travel to dating, these seniors show that they still have it going on!

  • Senior Moments episode 1: senior status

    This Seniors’ Month, Spectrum Health Care and Seniors for Seniors are shining a spotlight on the amazing contributions seniors make to our communities, families and lives. Ever wonder if seniors use their age to their advantage? Watch Episode 1: Senior Status to find out!

  • Safe patient handling: transferring arthritis patients

    If you are assisting and/or transferring someone suffering from arthritis, it’s important to consider their limited movement in order to protect their safety and avoid causing them discomfort.

  • Safe patient handling: transferring seniors

    Seniors sometimes need assistance to help them move around as their bodies grow more frail with age. When providing this assistance, caregivers must be cautious and careful in order to avoid harm or injury to themselves or the senior they are transferring.

  • 5 things you didn't know were risks for at home seniors

    According to the CBC, as much as 83 per cent of seniors want to stay in their homes and remain independent for as long as possible.

  • You can manage diabetes with what you eat!

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Symptoms of blood sugar imbalances or diabetes arise when our levels are too low or too high. It is important to remain balanced and support our system with proper nutrition.

  • Today is World Arthritis Day!

    Today on #WorldArthritisDay, it is important to know the symptoms of arthritis as early detection, particularly in the first 12 weeks, can prevent joint and organ damage.