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.
Don’t let the winter weather impact the health and well-being of your ageing loved one. If you’re looking for ways to keep them active this winter, just remember that even small gestures like cooking are beneficial for getting them off the couch and moving around.
Ceiling lifts provide assistance to those who need to be moved safely from one place to another. They provide lots of benefits to those who need home care and have difficulty moving on their own. Conveniently, lifting systems can be placed anywhere inside your home to help move someone from room to room.
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.
Did you know that you can rent medical equipment to help with your recovery? By renting, you can save lots of money that you would otherwise spend on purchasing specialized equipment that you may not need for the long term. This allows you to bring back the equipment when you no longer need it, instead of taking up space in your home. Here we look more closely some of the benefits of renting medical equipment and why it might be a good option for you.
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.
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: