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Category: Health and Wellness

Benefits of living in a senior residence


There are many benefits associated with moving into a senior residence, many of which we can think of off the top of our head. Moving into a retirement residence or community provides peace of mind, social interaction, and independenc...

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June

2019

Active Seniors


As life, span increases and people are living healthier than before; many seniors of today are likely more active, eat fresh food from gardens that they have grown, text their children / grandchildren and possibly are even active on t...

2

May

2019

Stages & Symptoms of Alzhiemer’s Disease


Alzheimer’s is an incurable degenerative disease that causes the disruption of neural transmissions between cells in the brain. This is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 64% of the dementia cases. The majority of peo...

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March

2019

Retirement & Assisted Living Residences


As the senior care industry evolves to meet the changing needs of the mature adults, so are the services and living options available. The definition of an assisted living residence / retirement home is a housing facility for adults w...

8

February

2019

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

2018

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 –...

4

December

2018

Giving Up Driving


Discussing ‘Giving Up Driving’ With Seniors According to a survey the number of fatalities in automobile accidents with drivers over 75 is almost the same as teenagers. One of the most difficult things we face is dealing with a...

4

December

2018

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...

3

March

2018

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...

5

January

2018