Her caregiver offered her more than she ever expected

Her caregiver offered her more than she ever expected

Peace of mind. Relief. Safety. Assistance. These are just a few of the words that come to mind when thinking about a caregiver. But many of the various benefits gained from having a caregiver aren’t realized until you actually have one. One of our wonderful clients, Karen, shared that her caregiver offered her so much […]

Aging in Place in the Comfort of Home

Aging in Place in the Comfort of Home

Ah, home sweet home. The place where we feel most comfortable and safe. Where we can let our guard down and be ourselves. Our homes hold our most cherished memories and moments – it’s a time capsule for our lives. Like the saying goes, “there is no place like home.” Many seniors are choosing to […]

Get Walking, Delay Dementia

Posted by in Dementia, Health Tips, Home Care | No Comments | 6 Jul 2017
Get Walking, Delay Dementia

I’ll never forget the time my mom told me of how she walked into the hospital room as a young girl where her grandma was staying and was greeted with anger and confusion. Her grandma, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, had no recollection of who she was or who even her own daughter was (my grandma). […]

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 what 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
Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

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 Dementia, Home Care | No Comments | 20 Aug 2015
Compassionate Caregiver: Preparing Yourself for a Care Journey with a Senior with Alzheimer’s Disease

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

Posted by in Home Care, Successful Aging | No Comments | 13 Aug 2015
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

Posted by in Health Tips | No Comments | 5 Aug 2015
Elderly Care Tips: Ensuring Your Seniors Use Mobility Aids Safely and Effectively

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 from these devices, however, […]