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By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on April 3, 2024

The life of a caregiver is often full of challenges that can create varying emotions. While you may sometimes feel as though you’re living on an emotional rollercoaster, it helps to know this is all very normal. After all, it can be difficult to watch your senior loved one age,…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 9:00 am on March 20, 2024

Even though the occasional treat isn’t a big problem for most seniors, they should try to stick to a nutritious diet, such as the Mediterranean diet. This particular diet has become very popular over the last few years, and many experts agree it’s one of the best options for aging…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on March 6, 2024

Though dementia research continues to progress, many versions of this common disorder are still not entirely curable. Instead of focusing on reversing memory loss and cognitive decline, dementia treatment frequently relies on slowing the progression of the disease. Slowing the speed at which dementia progresses gives seniors more time to…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on February 21, 2024

For the busy caregiver, giving an aging loved one adequate privacy isn’t always at the top of the to-do list. Seniors deserve a certain amount of privacy, as giving them time to themselves communicates respect. Here are five tips for respecting an aging loved one’s privacy.  1. Make Sure Your…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on February 7, 2024

For a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, life can be frustrating, confusing, and scary. Aromatherapy makes the challenges of Alzheimer’s more manageable. This type of complementary medicine uses essential oils to boost wellbeing for the mind, emotions, and body. Here’s how aromatherapy can make life easier for your loved…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on January 17, 2024

Two in five caregivers report feelings of emotional stress. It’s just as important to take care of your mental health as it is to pay attention to your physical health. Chronic stress can negatively impact your day-to-day life, which is why it’s so crucial to find ways to manage stress…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on January 3, 2024

Worldwide, there are an estimated 450,000 centenarians, people who are living to 100 years old and beyond. In Japan alone, the centenarian population has quadrupled in the last decade. There’s also been a rise in the number of supercentenarians, or individuals who live past their 110th birthdays. By studying the…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on December 20, 2023

Following a vegetarian diet can lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and other health issues. Many of the meals listed below can be prepared ahead of time and warmed up throughout the week, making healthy eating easier for older adults. 1. Tofu Omelets & Toast Eating tofu omelets…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on December 6, 2023

Early-onset dementia is the generic term used for cognitive impairment that develops in adults under the age of 65. The initial symptoms often include difficulties with language and vision along with behavioural or personality changes. There are some key reasons the disorder develops. 1. Familial Alzheimer’s Disease This form of…

By Home Care Assistance Edmonton, 8:00 am on November 22, 2023

Chronic pain affects people of all ages, but it can be a particularly difficult problem for seniors whose bodies have incurred many years of damage from worn cartilage and torn ligaments. Although there are both prescription and over-the-counter medications available for chronic pain, some seniors may prefer to supplement those…