Why Seniors want to Stay in their Homes

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Given the choice most seniors prefer to live in the comfortable surroundings of their own home. Sometimes the thought of moving and leaving behind fond memories, can bring on stress both emotionally and physically. Moving out of your home can be overwhelming. Every senior is different and has a unique set of reasons for wanting […]

Multi-Media Options for Senior Communication and Entertainment

Multi-Media Options for Senior Communication and Entertainment

Watching TV, listening to music, and engaging with social media software can be more than just a way for seniors to pass the time. Many of us tend to view consuming media such as TV and movies solely as a leisure activity that doesn’t have a whole lot of value. For seniors with high energy […]

5 Myths About Aging

5 Myths About Aging

Recognizing the difference between what is a normal aspect of aging and what is a troublesome symptom can be complicated. The assumption used to be that aging equaled a steady and predictable decline in our physical and mental abilities, but we have found that this is not always necessarily the case. Aging does not inevitably […]

What is the difference between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

What is the difference between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

Though the terms are often used interchangeably, palliative care and hospice are not the same things. Palliative care is a specialized form of healthcare for individuals and families who are living with a life-limiting illness that is usually at an advanced stage. The goal of palliative care is to provide comfort and dignity for the […]

Boosting Energy Levels for Seniors

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Natural changes in the body as we age make it more strenuous to carry out tasks and activities that once seemed simple and effortless. This can present challenges for seniors as they find themselves with less energy to get through daily routines. As we grow older, the many changes that our bodies and lives are […]

Keeping Seniors Protected from Hypothermia

Canadian winters typically present a variety of challenges for the senior population. Harsh conditions and frigid temperatures can result in all kinds of problems and health risks for older adults. Seniors are generally more vulnerable to hypothermia due to the body no longer being able to hold heat as efficiently as well as underlying medical […]

Senior Health Benefits of Following a Daily Routine

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Humans are creatures of habit and we all tend to follow regular routines that help get us through the demands and challenges of everyday life. The types of tasks and activities that we choose to engage in on a daily basis have a significant impact on health and wellbeing. Of course, there are many tasks […]

Keeping Seniors Safe From Scams

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Technological advancements are continually on the rise, providing easier access to information as well as a variety of new platforms for convenient communication. However, this also introduces new complications and potential threats if not used with caution and discretion. Opportunities for Connection These new ways to connect with one another can help us maintain important […]

Occupational Therapy for Seniors

Senior Fall Protection in Kitchener-Waterloo

Aging presents an array of changes and challenges that impact our capacity to take part in everyday tasks in the same way we did when we were younger. Seniors often find it difficult on both an emotional and a physical level to accept these changes and all that comes with them. Having to forego participation […]

Incorporating Technology for Seniors

Incorporating Technology for Seniors

It is a common belief that seniors are significantly less technologically literate than their younger counterparts. While this may be true in some cases, age is not necessarily a roadblock to technological proficiency or learning any new skill for the matter. However, if seniors themselves are convinced they are unable to learn how to use […]