Eating for a Healthy Recovery after Surgery

After surgery diet for seniors

Recovering from surgery can be a challenging task for a senior. Getting the right types of food ensures the body has the nutrition it needs to heal properly. Each year in Canada over one million surgeries are performed. If your loved one has or is scheduled for surgery, after surgery care is so important and […]

Delegation of Controlled Acts in Senior Care

Delegation of Controlled Acts in Senior Care

Under Ontario law, certain health care actions (controlled acts) may only be performed by qualified health professionals.  Qualified Health professionals delegated to perform controlled acts include nurses, physical therapists, or doctors. In some circumstances, a PSW may perform some of these acts. Each medical professional is authorized to perform the acts of their profession, but […]

How Does Cold Weather Impact Joint Pain?

How Does Cold Weather Impact Joint Pain?

Cold and harsh weather can affect numerous aspects of our lives including daily routines and the way we go about them. When the weather is cold, everything feels a little different than it does when the sun is blazing and the air is warm. People are quite often a little more hesitant to venture outdoors […]

Advantages of Meals on Wheels for Seniors

Advantages of Meals on Wheels for Seniors

Many Meals on Wheels is an excellent service that can be beneficial for a wide range of people. It is a great option for people that have no time or interest in cooking, or for older adults that can benefit from the convenience and nutritional value of prepared meals. This program was first started by […]

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 […]

Health Benefits of Chocolate for Seniors

Seniors & Chocolate Health Benefits - Kitchener-Waterloo

When most people think about eating nutritious foods and maintaining a healthy diet, chocolate is not typically one of the first things that comes to mind. However, studies show that chocolate can offer a variety of surprising health benefits. Now before we get too carried away, this is by no means an endorsement to engage […]