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Can Health Conditions Cause Seniors to Have Reduced Mobility in Surrey, BC
Can Health Conditions Cause Seniors to Have Reduced Mobility in Surrey, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on March 26, 2020

According to the Government of Canada website, there were just over 6 million Canadians 65 and older in 2014. This number is expected to exceed 10 million by 2030. A common issue faced by adults in this age group is limited mobility, which can be caused by certain underlying health…

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What Issues Your Elderly Parent Should Address with His or Her Physician in Vancouver, BC
What Issues Your Elderly Parent Should Address with His or Her Physician in Vancouver, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on March 19, 2020

There are nearly 90,000 physicians in Canada, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information. While doctors make their best efforts to assess peoples’ overall health and wellbeing, they often have limited time with each individual, so it’s difficult for them to address concerns that aren’t brought to their attention….

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How to Encourage Family Caregivers in Surrey, BC
How to Encourage Family Caregivers in Surrey, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on March 12, 2020

Encouragement can make a caregiver’s day brighter and less stressful. Acts of kindness and thoughtful words show a person you care, and they can inspire him or her to keep going. Keep reading to discover tips you can use to encourage a family caregiver. Provide Reassurance Taking on caregiving-related challenges…

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Tips to Relieve Stress & Anxiety if You're an Alzheimer’s Caregiver in Vancouver, BC
Tips to Relieve Stress & Anxiety if You're an Alzheimer’s Caregiver in Vancouver, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on March 5, 2020

High levels of stress and anxiety are reported by nearly 20 percent of caregivers, according to the Canadian Public Health Association. If your senior loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, providing care can be even more stressful despite the inherent rewards that go along with caring for someone you love. While…

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Memory Loss Prevention Strategies for Seniors in Surrey, BC
Memory Loss Prevention Strategies for Seniors in Surrey, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on February 27, 2020

Nearly 40 percent of people aged 65 and older experience some degree of memory loss, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada. As for what causes memory issues, it’s often a combination of various age-related changes that affect the brain. The good news is there are some things your aging…

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By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on February 20, 2020

Seniors often become more sedentary as they age, but it’s important for them to take steps to avoid gaining an unhealthy amount of weight. The dedicated staff at Surrey Home Care Assistance would like to share an infographic featuring some crucial details on achieving a healthy weight in the golden…

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Why Your Parent with Dementia Becomes Angry in Vancouver, BC
Why Your Parent with Dementia Becomes Angry in Vancouver, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on February 20, 2020

People with progressive forms of dementia like Alzheimer’s disease or Lewy body dementia eventually reach a stage where they’re more likely to become uncharacteristically angry. This type of anger or aggression may come on suddenly as you provide care for a senior parent with dementia, but you might not understand…

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What are the Advantages that Come with Getting Older in Surrey, BC
What are the Advantages that Come with Getting Older in Surrey, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on February 13, 2020

The senior years come with various challenges, some of which are health related and others that affect quality of life in several ways. But there are also some very good things about aging. If you’re providing some type of care for one of the 6 million or so Canadians who…

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Most Common Financial Issues in the Senior Years in Vancouver, BC
Most Common Financial Issues in the Senior Years in Vancouver, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on February 6, 2020

Seniors have worked hard over the years to earn enough money to retire comfortably. However, their plans don’t always work out. Some seniors face financial challenges after retirement due to not saving up enough money over the course of their working lives, while others find new challenges arise that eat…

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Common Reasons Seniors Develop Dementia in Surrey, BC
Common Reasons Seniors Develop Dementia in Surrey, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on January 30, 2020

Dementia is a neurological condition that can make daily life stressful for seniors and their caregivers. However, there are lifestyle changes older adults can make to reduce the odds of dementia and boost their cognitive health. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of dementia and what your senior…

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