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Go on an outing with a senior with dementia? These 8 Tips are for You

You’re not the only one afraid to take your loved ones on outings. Going on outings with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s is one of the most difficult aspects of caring for them. You may have to be careful when taking your loved one out. Seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s might display unusual or […]

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Senior-Friendly Activities in Fall

As the days get shorter, the lush summer lawns give way to autumn’s fallen foliage. We love that each season has something unique, so we have compiled 7 of our favourite fall activities seniors can enjoy. You and your loved ones can enjoy some wonderful entertainment at home or out in the crisp autumn air. […]

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An Active Approach to Senior Loneliness and Social Isolation

While loneliness and isolation among seniors is a problem that has been around for a long time, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has raised awareness and increased sensitivity. Pandemic effects have created a new social reality for other people, prompting family and friends to understand the human experience of the elderly better and to work to […]

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Enjoy the holidays with seniors.

We are entering the holiday season, bringing familiar sights, sounds, smells and spirits. Families organize get-togethers and gifts to make the most of this wonderful time. Children and adults of all ages look forward to the holidays, their sharing and the memorable moments that will be created. What happens when an older generation depends on […]

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Seniors can stay active at home by helping them.

Seniors face a challenge this time of year due to the lack of activity after the holidays, the lower temperatures and the higher risk of developing viruses and COVID-19. Everyone can take safety precautions to minimize exposure and limit outings in the winter, especially seniors who are more likely to contract an illness. It is […]

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Communication with dementia patients

The most difficult condition associated with ageing is dementia. It affects both the patient and those around him. There are many types of dementia. All affect brain cells, causing impairments in the ability to process information, make decisions, and communicate verbally. The patient, his caregivers, loved ones, and friends can become frustrated and confused by […]

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Create a senior-friendly kitchen

The heart of any home is the kitchen. It is where family members gather to cook, chat, and share special moments. Seniors need to have enjoyable cooking experiences. Access to appliances, storage and gadgets are crucial for meal preparation safety and efficiency. It also allows older adults to feel independent and productive in completing household […]

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Benefits of In-Home Care Services

Dorothy, the Wizard of Oz’s iconic heroine, believes there is no home like home. The American Association of Retired Persons conducted a national poll and found that 76% of those surveyed would prefer to remain in their homes or communities over the long term. 34% of the poll participants also stated that home renovations are […]

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Five Practical Ways to Reduce Stress in Caregiver Relationships

There are many responsibilities in life. As we get older, our responsibilities grow in importance and expand to include more people who rely on us to fulfil their physical and emotional needs. Juggling multiple tasks, which can drain our energy and demand our attention, is challenging and rewarding. Family carers responsible for elders’ health and […]

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Safe Senior-Friendly Summer Activities

As the days get longer and more bright, lush lawns and trees are in full bloom and invite us to spend our afternoons outdoors. Summer offers unique opportunities to create memories and spend quality time with loved ones. There are many benefits to spending more time outside, and it is worth noting that sunlight has […]

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