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.
Owning a mobility scooter enables for maximum accessibility and convenience without having to make sacrifices. However, it also means that you need to be careful when getting around on these useful yet powerful vehicles. Here is a checklist of safety tips that is sure to keep yourself and others safe.
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.
A garden can provide a great sense of tranquility and escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday activities. Flowers have a way of bringing a smile to your face when you actually take the time to pause and enjoy them. There is also a therapeutic aspect to tending to a garden that is akin to no other, especially for seniors. Here are three reasons why gardening is good for your health and overall wellbeing.
Your lounge chair is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy some of your favourite activities – reading, watching TV, taking naps, and connecting with family and friends. But why use just any chair when you can own your very own lift chair? Read on to find out why thousands of people are switching to lift chairs to get an upper hand on functionality, comfort, and style.
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.