There’s always a time to head into the shade or indoors before the sun and temperature does more harm than good. Here are some stimulating places and activities for seniors seeking to cool off or find a brief reprieve from the heat and humidity.
Sleep is one of our most fundamental needs. It allows us to recharge both our body and mind so that we can take on each day at our best. But for anyone suffering from sleep apnea, this can turn sleeping into a frustrating and even dangerous ordeal. Sleep apnea hinders the ability to breathe properly during sleep, which prevents you from getting a restful night’s sleep.
In conjunction with the Seniors Advisory Committee of Markham and the City of Markham as part of Ontario's 33rd Annual Seniors' Month, the Markham Senior Art Showcase and Sale is destined to serve as a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate the incredible talents of seniors in the area. Here is an overview of this exciting three-day celebration of various works by local artists.
Stairs can be one of the biggest challenges when you have mobility restrictions. Staircases in your home can prevent access to rooms and amenities. But you don’t have to live with barriers in your home; you can install a stair lift to give you back full access to your entire house. Here we look at all the benefits that a stair lift can offer in your home.
As you get older, it becomes increasingly important to eat healthy to help keep your body and mind thriving and lower the risk of disease. Incorporating a well-balanced diet will help boost your immune system and reduce chronic health conditions and pain. Here we provide some essentials for healthy eating and maintaining optimal health in your senior years.
Sleep apnea can become an obstructive problem that not only impedes your quality of sleep, but can also become a danger for breathing properly as well. Sleep apnea affects your heart and brain by increasing risk of heart attack and stroke. That’s where Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy can help.
The winter weather always heightens the risk of injury along slippery sidewalks, especially for those with mobility issues. Whether it’s climbing stairs or making your way down a ramp, it can be a challenge to stay safe and avoid accidents. But with the right preparation and tips to follow, you or your loved one can embrace the winter weather, accident-free.
Aside from the fact that you can tailor your bed to provide you with the utmost comfort, an adjustable bed can also enhance safety, support, and help reduce joint pain and bedsores, and improve access for caregivers. Whether needing easier transfer into and out of bed, or you simply want the comfort of a bed custom-fitted to your preferred sleeping position, here’s how adjustable beds can help:
Did you know that heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Canada? According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, more than 1.3 million Canadians are living with heart disease, 350,000 Canadians are hospitalized for heart disease annually, and 66,000 Canadians die from heart disease each year.
Seeing life at eye level is something that everyone should be privy to. But for those with mobility limitations and circumstances that require the use of a wheelchair or power wheelchair, it can feel far from the reality. That’s why we’re proud to offer Pride iLevel chairs to break through those traditional designs so that each individual has the ability to rise to any occasion and observe life at eye level.