Father’s Day Gift Ideas for your Aging Parent

Posted by in Successful Aging | No Comments | 16 Jun 2017
Father’s Day Gift Ideas for your Aging Parent

Father’s Day is on the horizon and we all know the stress involved with finding that perfect gift for your Dad. Either they’ve already bought want they want for themselves or they’ll say they don’t need anything when you ask; at least that’s how it goes every year for me. For those who have an […]

Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by in Dementia | No Comments | 13 Jan 2016

Encouraging Signs Music Boost Memory The uplifting power of music is becoming a significant therapeutic tool in improving the quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients as music can have a lasting effect on a person’s attitude, life and events. A favorite tune, album or playlist can brighten up a dull job or enhance a fun […]

Compassionate Caregiver: Preparing Yourself for a Care Journey with a Senior with Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by in Caregiver in Calgary S | No Comments | 20 Aug 2015

Caregiver in Calgary Whether you have been a caregiver for your elderly parent for several years or are just getting started, hearing the doctor say that he has Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most upsetting and frightening things that can happen in your care journey. It can feel as though this single diagnosis completely […]

Elderly Care Tips: Emphasizing Independence in Your Care Talks with Seniors

Elderly Care Tips: Emphasizing Independence in Your Care Talks with Seniors

Elderly Care in Calgary The purpose of any elderly care plan is to give your aging loved ones the highest quality of life possible while they age in place. Regardless of the physical, medical, cognitive, mobility, or emotional challenges that your seniors face, part of this goal should be emphasizing independence. Maintaining independence is vital […]

Elderly Care Tips: Ensuring Your Seniors Use Mobility Aids Safely and Effectively

Elderly Care Tips: Ensuring Your Seniors Use Mobility Aids Safely and Effectively

Elderly Care in Calgary Mobility aids can make your elderly care plan easier and increase the quality of life for seniors who cope with physical and mobility challenges. These aids help aging adults overcome limitations and allow them to maintain greater independence and a more active, engaged lifestyle. In order to get the most benefit […]

Getting More Socialization Into Your Elder Care Plan

Posted by in Elder Care in Calgary S | No Comments | 23 Jul 2015
Getting More Socialization Into Your Elder Care Plan

Elder Care in Calgary Socialization is an important aspect of maintaining mental and emotional health and should be a key component of your elder care plan for your aging loved ones. Keeping your seniors socially active offers a wide variety of cognitive and emotional benefits, including:  Reducing feelings of isolation Warding off feelings of depression […]

Elder Care Tips: Dealing with Unpleasant Odors in Your Parents’ Laundry

Posted by in Elder Care in Calgary N | No Comments | 9 Jul 2015
Elder Care Tips: Dealing with Unpleasant Odors in Your Parents’ Laundry

Elder Care in Calgary N Doing laundry is an important part of your elder care responsibilities and if you are handling the wash for your parents, your spouse, your children, and yourself, it can seem like there is a never-ending stream of loads to sort, treat, wash, dry, fluff, fold, and hang. Doing a load […]

Elderly Loved Ones and Chronic Pain

Posted by in Elderly Care in Calgary | No Comments | 1 Jul 2015
Elderly Loved Ones and Chronic Pain

Elderly Care in Calgary No one wants to see their loved ones in pain, particularly if it’s pain that never seems to end. As relatives grow older, medications affect them in different ways, with different side effects and possibly lessened effectiveness. Helping loved ones to manage chronic pain takes a delicate balance and the help […]