At Home Care for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

caring for Alzheimer's at home

Keeping your loved one with Alzheimer’s or Dementia safe at home may sometimes be overwhelming. There is help for your loved one and you and your family. Remaining at home with Alzheimer’s has been shown to help our loved ones stay healthier and happier and live longer. When looking after a loved one that you are close […]

Cannabis and Seniors

Cannabis and Seniors

The prevalence of cannabis use among older adults (aged 65 and above) for recreational and medicinal purposes has significantly increased in recent years. Information regarding the safety of cannabis in this population is important since aging is associated with metabolic changes, multiple morbidities, increases in prescription medication use, and an overall decline in functioning. The […]

Gardening is therapy for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Gardening is therapy for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

At any age, gardening is a wonderful outdoor activity. Senses are stimulated as we connect with nature and we are rewarded with colourful flowers, fresh fruits, and vegetables. Gardening also has many mental and physical benefits to people with Alzheimer’s. Research indicates engaging all the senses provides positive emotions that those with Alzheimer’s may no […]