Peace of Mind with 24-hour Care for Seniors

Peace of Mind with 24-hour Care for Seniors

Having someone there to deal with issues that may arise overnight or just to provide companionship and support can make a huge difference. Everyone knows the value of a good night’s sleep for our health and having the energy to carry out daily tasks and activities. As we get older, an uninterrupted night of sleep […]

What is Palliative Care at Home

Palliative Care at Home

Home care is the preferred option for most people with a terminal illness. Remaining within the comforts of home alleviates a lot of stress that moving into assisted living programs often has on people in later stages of life. Providing home care relies on good community-based services, and a general practice workforce competent in palliative […]

Elderly Parents Driving – When is it time to hand over the keys?

The ability to maintain a valid licence and continue driving is a life-defining moment affecting the independence of elderly parents. That is why, when the time comes for a senior to relinquish their driver’s licence or have their licence rescinded against their wishes, it can be very upsetting, and in some cases may result in […]

Elderly Incontinence: Tips for Care and Treatment Options

Elderly Incontinence Treatment

For over 3.3 million Canadians who experience incontinence (bladder leakage) putting off a trip to the bathroom is not an option. Urinary incontinence isn’t something your loved one should live with. Due to embarrassment, many people do not seek help and therefore are unaware of the many treatment options that are available. Is urinary incontinence […]