Finding Respite: Supporting Family Caregivers in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge

Family caregivers play a vital role in providing home support for seniors across Canada. More seniors are opting to age in place, for various personal reasons. Here are some of the common factors that influence this choice: These reasons resonate with many, making aging in place an attractive option. However, as we age, physical and […]

Celebrating the Holidays with Seniors: Tips for a Joyous Time


The holiday season is a time of joy and togetherness, especially when spent with our elderly loved ones. However, it’s crucial to approach these celebrations with care and consideration for the unique needs of seniors. The most valuable gift we can give our senior loved ones is our love and attention. For years they were […]

Winter Nutrition Tips for Seniors in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge

Nutritious fruits and vegetables

Maintaining a balanced diet is crucial for seniors, especially during the winter months when certain challenges may arise. Cold weather and limited access to fresh produce can sometimes make it more difficult to obtain the necessary vitamins and minerals.  In this guide, we’ll explore practical tips to help seniors in Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge ensure […]

The Value of a Dedicated Personal Support Worker

This is a story about a man, diabetes, and a Personal Support Worker (PSW) Meet Mr. Johnson, a spirited soul who’s always been fiercely independent. He believed he could manage everything on his own, including his diabetic care. However, a chance encounter with a dedicated Personal Support Worker (PSW) would change his perspective. In the […]

Caring for Seniors with Diabetes Living at Home

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. With Diabetes, your body either can’t produce or properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone produced by your pancreas. Cases of people diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes continue to climb across Canada, particularly for people over the age of 65. More than 5.7 million Canadians are living […]

Senior Falls in Canada

A senior who fell

November is National Fall Awareness Month, and according to a report by the Government of Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians, with 20-30% of seniors experiencing one or more falls yearly. Falls cause 85% of seniors’ injury-related hospitalizations, 95% of all hip fractures, $2 billion a year in direct healthcare costs, […]

Footcare for Seniors with Diabetes

Foot care

Footcare is particularly important for individuals with diabetes because diabetes can lead to a variety of complications that affect the feet. Caring for our feet properly can help prevent these complications and maintain overall health.  Here are several reasons why foot care is crucial for seniors with diabetes: Reduced blood circulation: Diabetes can damage blood […]

Seniors & Urinary Incontinence

Do I have a problem with bladder control? Senior Incontinence.

Complete bladder control is a luxury most people take for granted until it becomes a chronic health issue. The ability to put off a trip to the washroom until it is practical or convenient is often never considered unless it is no longer a viable option. For seniors dealing with urinary incontinence, these are real […]

Risks of High Blood Pressure in Seniors

Healthy Lifestyle for Seniors means healthy life

“The World Health Organization (WHO) released its first-ever report on the devastating global impact of high blood pressure, along with recommendations on the ways to win the race against this silent killer. The report shows approximately 4 out of every 5 people with hypertension are not adequately treated.” “Hypertension affects 1 in 3 adults worldwide. […]

Seniors and Stroke

Seniors & Stroke in Kitchener, Waterloo & Cambridge

As we age, there is increasing concern about overall health and conditions that can impact wellness and daily living. Of the many causes of illness, injury, disability, and death that can impact seniors’ lives in older age, stroke is among the most common. A stroke and the changes that may result can cause meaningful alterations […]

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