Maintaining a life of exercise and activity can ensure your loved one enjoys their golden years as much as possible. So explore some of these fun options and find what gets your loved ones engaged and having fun.
Whatever the reason that is driving your desire to quit, just know that you’re not in it alone. It can be possible to stop smoking at any age and to stay smoke-free for the rest of your life. With some determination and the advice below, you can be successful at butting it out, once and for all.
Pet therapy has become an increasingly popular therapy method used in hospitals. More and more frequently, we are seeing animal-assisted therapy occurring for seniors in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Do you have an elderly parent or loved one at home and aren’t sure how to make the bathroom a safer place for them? With a few simple addition and adjustments, you can help prevent the occurrence of falls and injuries. Here are a few essential additions to consider when it comes to bathroom safety for seniors.
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.
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.
Having a social network of friends and community is imperative for providing seniors with the physical and emotional support they require. So if you have an elderly loved one who is struggling with loneliness, here’s how you can help:
As the temperatures climb, so too can the risk of health-related emergencies, such as dehydration, sunburn, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. If you are tired and dehydrated, you are at greater risk of falling or fainting and potentially hurting yourself. Here are a few important tips for ensuring that you avoid any burdens from that sun so that you can make the most out of the summer this year.