Seniors Resources

  • Meet our caregiver Shirley

    Seniors for Seniors has been able to help many clients from dealing with the emotional aspects of loneliness that can come from being alone in their own home or a retirement facility. Shirley considers working with her clients a pleasure and a privilege she cherishes in her life.

  • Living with family

    It’s difficult for most people to consider moving their loved ones into a ‘care setting’. Many ‘boomers’ grew up watching their parents provide care for their grandparents and either it was an assumption or expectation, that when the time came, they would do the same.

  • Meet our caregiver Ann

    Ann has been successful in fostering relationships and building strong friendships with her clients. Being a Seniors for Seniors Companion has provided her the opportunity to form meaningful connections with the clients she assists, noting that all her clients have deeply appreciated the level of care

  • Wellness Wednesdays: food & nutrition

    As someone ages, a healthy diet can significantly reduce their risk of being diagnosed with a number of health issues, including, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, and certain cancers. Eat Right Ontario has also suggested that as people age, eating well can be the key to increased mental acuteness

  • Wellness Wednesdays: eye care

    As you or your loved one grows older it is normal to notice vision changes related to aging. It is important to be aware of what changes to eyesight may occur so that you or your loved one are prepared.

  • 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.

  • 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.