Aging in Place

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Research shows that about 90% of seniors wish to grow old in the comfort of their own homes. This is what is referred to as “aging in place”. With Canada’s increasingly aging population, this means that there are going to be millions of older adults that want to remain at home, rather than moving to […]

Diabetes Management for Seniors

Anti-inflammatory diets for seniors - Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge

Cases of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes continue to climb across Canada, and particularly for people over the age of 65. In fact, about half of the people in Canada living with diabetes are 65 years of age or older. What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? Type 1 and […]

How to Balance Caregiving, Work, and Other Obligations

Balancing work & caregiving

Providing care for an aging loved one can be challenging and stressful. Many family caregivers also work outside the home, and it can become overwhelming trying to achieve a comfortable work/life balance. Caregivers generally take on several significant roles: scheduling appointments, providing emotional support, helping with medications, managing finances, providing meals, and keeping the home […]

How to Help a Loved Accept a Dementia Diagnosis

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It can be incredibly frustrating when a parent, partner, or another family member is denying, or unable to recognize, their own cognitive impairment. The goal is to help them get the right care and establish a plan for the future, but when acknowledgement or awareness is not forthcoming, providing assistance becomes a bit of challenge. […]

Managing Wintertime Joint Pain

Senior Winter Joint Care in Kitchener-Waterloo

Winter can be a difficult season to get through for individuals with arthritis or chronic joint and muscle pain. When the cold weather of winter is upon us, many of us can often feel a difference in our joints. Seniors in particular tend to experience increased pain and stiffness in the joints during the winter […]

Three Valuable Senior Care Tips for Millennial Caregivers

Millennial Senior Care

Millennials across the country are feeling the pressure to provide care and support for an aging loved one, whether it be parents or grandparents. Millennials include anyone born between the years of 1981 and 1996. Millennials are often the subject of a variety of negative stereotypes, including assumptions that they are lazy, ill-prepared, and lack […]

The Magical Power of Soup for Seniors

Soup for Seniors in Kitchener-Waterloo

Often overlooked, soup can be an excellent source of nutrients, hydration, and comfort as part of a regular healthy diet. Many people only think of soup as sustenance when they are sick, as they turn to the healing powers of chicken noodle soup which is an age old classic. Hot Soup for Cold Weather Comfort […]

Caregivers Need a Vacation Too

Nurse Care in Kitchener-Waterloo

Family caregivers provide a massive amount of support for older family members all across Canada. When people get to a certain age, they often require assistance with tasks that were once no problem to handle alone. In this situation, it is typical for a family member in close proximity to help out with daily routines […]

Transitioning Home After a Hospital Stay

Senior Home Care in Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge

Making the move back home after a stay in the hospital can present a variety of challenges for seniors. Ideally the goal is to make it back home without experiencing any setbacks that may result in a return trip to the infirmary. The best approach to help avoid complications to make the transition a smooth […]

Tactile Stimulation for Seniors with Dementia

Tactile stimuation for seniors with dementia - Kitchener-Waterloo

Making conscious tactile and tangible connections can be beneficial for seniors living with dementia. The practice of Tactile Stimulation is a method employed to help individuals with dementia connect to their environment with their sense of touch. The process can have tremendous psychological, emotional, and cognitive benefits. What is Tactile Stimulation? Tactile Stimulation is the […]


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