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Activities for Older Adults with Dementia in Vancouver, BC
Activities for Older Adults with Dementia in Vancouver, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on May 9, 2019

Planning structured and therapeutic activities for a senior loved one with dementia can slow down the progression of the condition and alleviate many of its symptoms. Continue reading to learn about therapeutic activities aging adults with dementia should try. 1. Baking While cooking with you or other family members and…

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How Vitamin C Can Boost Health in Older Adults in Vancouver, BC
How Vitamin C Can Boost Health in Older Adults in Vancouver, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on April 18, 2019

The water-soluble nutrient known as vitamin C isn’t produced naturally in the body. As such, seniors must get the vitamin by eating a variety of vegetables and fruits. Women need at least 75 milligrams each day, and men require 90 milligrams of the nutrient. There are many reasons older adults…

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Is there a Possibility to Reverse Parkinson's with Exercise in Vancouver, BC
Is there a Possibility to Reverse Parkinson's with Exercise in Vancouver, BC
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on April 4, 2019

In Canada, approximately one out of every 500 residents in the country lives with Parkinson’s. Nearly 90 percent of these cases occur in adults aged 60 or older. Scientists now know that exercise offers seniors with Parkinson’s many benefits in terms of symptomatic relief. However, increasing physical activity doesn’t cure…

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By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on March 21, 2019

For many family caregivers, devoting precious minutes to self-care can feel like a waste of time. Caregiving can increase the risk of depression and anxiety, making self-care a crucial component of any caregiver’s weekly routine. Here are six effective ways for family caregivers to practice self-care. 1. Assess Risk Factors…

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How to Prepare Your Loved One’s Home for a Caregiver
How to Prepare Your Loved One’s Home for a Caregiver
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on March 7, 2019

Once your family has settled on a caregiver, your next task is to prepare your senior loved one’s home so everything goes smoothly. Getting your loved one’s house ready for a caregiver doesn’t require major renovations. Instead, you can follow this list to make minor alterations that help the new…

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Providing Effective Care Following a Dementia Diagnosis
Providing Effective Care Following a Dementia Diagnosis
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on February 21, 2019

A dementia diagnosis often leaves families shocked and reeling from the news, and it’s too easy to get caught up in thinking about the worst-case scenarios. Fortunately, seniors with dementia often enjoy a high quality of life for many years after their diagnoses, but it does take work and careful…

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6 Ways for Caregivers to Manage Their Anxiety
6 Ways for Caregivers to Manage Their Anxiety
By Carolina Orosa, 9:00 am on February 7, 2019

Caring for someone you love is a rewarding experience, but it can also be stressful. In addition to keeping up with multiple responsibilities throughout the day, you may also worry about the future or making a mistake. All of this stress could eventually add up to a major case of…

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Technology for Caregivers
Technology for Caregivers
By Carolina Orosa, 4:30 pm on January 30, 2019

Technology is changing how we age and how we care… Only a few years ago, automated smart homes and artificial intelligence (AI) devices seemed more suited for the Jetsons than for the ordinary Canadian. Today, thanks to Google Home, Alexa, Apple Watches, and GPS tracking, smart devices are now a…

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Fraud Prevention for Seniors
Fraud Prevention for Seniors
By Carolina Orosa, 10:49 am on January 16, 2019

Should you worry that your elderly parents may be targeted by fraudsters and scammers? According to the Government of Canada official website, fraud is the number one crime against older Canadians.   The simple fact that seniors are home often and that they can be eager for social interaction makes…

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Resolutions for your Well Being in 2019
Resolutions for your Well Being in 2019
By Carolina Orosa, 6:34 pm on December 30, 2018

“As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” 
 ― Criss Jami, Killosophy   A brand new year is just around the corner and for many of us, self improvement is on our mind. The New Year is a symbol of reset, time to make plans, time to…

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