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You Are What You Eat


Edna, a resident at MLP Residence, is extremely pleased with the food that is served here. She says “There isn’t a meal that I have not liked since I have arrived. There is always lots of flavour and variety and the dishes are ...

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January

2022

Managing Diabetes for Seniors


Half of all diabetic patients are over 55. It is also the leading cause of blindness in adults and leaves seniors twice as likely to be hospitalized for kidney infections. Our body converts the food we eat into glucose. Insulin, pr...

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December

2021

Healthy Aging & Wellness


Healthy aging and wellness is made up essentially of four topics. These include: BALANCE – which refers to finding the balance between physical, mental, social, and spiritual aspects of one’s life. SOCIAL CONNECTION –...

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November

2021

Healthy Eating For Seniors


Healthy eating is important at every age, but more so as we get older. Eating healthy and physical activity together can make a difference between a healthy life and time spent relying on others. It can also prevent or slow down...

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October

2021

Staying Social


It is hard placing a family member in a retirement home.  However, what a lot of younger people don’t realize is that most seniors actually thrive in an environment where everyone has the same interests. Fred, a resident at ...

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September

2021

Home Care Services


Any person who meets the eligibility can receive homecare services.  In Ontario, publicly funded homecare falls under MOHLTC (Ministry of Health & Long Term Care).  Local health care is funded by LHIN’s (Local Health I...

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August

2021

Benefits of a Daily Routine for Seniors


Did you know a daily routine reduces stress for seniors? We have come up with a few benefits for seniors having a daily routine. Sometimes when days are unstructured and unpredictable this can cause stress in our seniors. Like any ...

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July

2021

10 ways for seniors to keep cool in the heat


During the hot summer months, some seniors can be at risk for heat stroke more than others as their bodies cannot adjust to high temperatures like young people can. To keep our seniors safe and cool, we have come up with a list of thi...

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June

2021

Common Challenges Seniors Face Living Alone


There are many seniors who still live alone and maintain their own residence but sometimes there are some challenges to those living alone and could use assistance with. If you have a loved one who is living alone at home, here are so...

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April

2021

Tips for Seniors Staying Active Outdoors


As the nice weather is approaches us, we are anxiously waiting to enjoy that sunshine and fresh air on our skin. Staying active is important for our health and quality of life. Did you know seniors over the age of 65 should get up to ...

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April

2021

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