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By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on August 6, 2020

More than 8 million Canadians routinely provide informal care to loved ones, according to the Canadian Association of Retired Persons. If this is a task you find yourself needing some help with, in-home care can offer welcome relief in a way that’s beneficial for everyone involved. But a senior parent…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on July 30, 2020

Understandably, seniors typically don’t want to dive into time-consuming 9-to-5 jobs during the later years of life. Still, there may be a desire to supplement existing income or earn some extra money to achieve certain goals. One possible solution is to opt for work-from-home opportunities. Here are five ideas to…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on July 23, 2020

One of the most common complaints among seniors is issues with sleep. Not getting enough sleep affects mental, emotional, and physical health. Help your senior loved one get more sleep at night by addressing these common concerns. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea occurs when the soft tissues in the throat…

By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on July 16, 2020

Mental health issues can cause seniors to stop taking care of their minds and bodies. Some people enter their senior years with mental health disorders that are already diagnosed and need new methods of treatment, while others may develop new conditions in response to changing life circumstances. Recognizing when your…

By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on July 9, 2020

Family caregivers often have mixed reactions to arranging for in-home care. On one hand, you may be excited about finally having less responsibility on your shoulders. On the other, you might be worried about how having someone else in your senior loved one’s home will affect your family relationships. Bringing…

By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on June 25, 2020

Seniors are the happiest people in Canada by age group, according to results from a survey mentioned on Canada.com. This is certainly good news, but some older adults need reminders when it comes to what can be done to stay positive and happy later in life. Continue reading to discover…

By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on June 18, 2020

Regularly making nutritious food choices isn’t going to cure Parkinson’s disease. However, it can provide an overall boost to health and wellbeing in a way that could make it easier to handle symptoms or fully benefit from medications being taken for this purpose. Just make sure to discuss dietary adjustments…

By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on June 11, 2020

Family caregivers often experience challenging emotions that include feelings of guilt, anger, and embarrassment. Too often, caregivers think there’s no one else around who can understand how they feel. You might also worry people will judge you if you say you’re frustrated or resentful as you carry out your duties….

By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on June 4, 2020

Adults feel tired periodically for a number of normal reasons. General fatigue may become chronic or happen more frequently than normal. This problem occurs for a number of reasons that may need medical intervention. The Aging Process As adults become older, their bodies begin to succumb to years of wear…

By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on May 28, 2020

The older your senior loved one becomes, the more likely he or she is to fall during normal everyday activities. Falling can lead to issues such as broken bones, deep wounds, and life-threatening head injuries. Reduce your loved one’s risk of falling, both at home and while out in public,…