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By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on August 5, 2020

Seniors are never too old to change up a few things in life. In fact, doing something different can dramatically slow down the process of aging. These lifestyle habits are known to reduce the impact of aging on the mind and body. Try slowly adding them to your senior loved…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on July 22, 2020

The process of breaking down food so the body can use it is important starting pretty much from the day a person is born. But for seniors, the process of digestion can be affected by some of the things typically associated with aging. Below, you’ll find six of the ways…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on July 15, 2020

Even though minor vision loss is a natural part of aging, this issue could impact a senior’s quality of life. Sudden vision loss could also be a sign of some other underlying health problems that must be addressed immediately. These are just a few of the reasons you need to…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on July 8, 2020

Telehealth refers to the exchange of medical information via electronic communications for the purpose of boosting an individual’s general health and wellbeing. Once considered a novelty, this approach to staying connected with medical professionals is becoming increasingly common. If you have an aging parent who is considering telehealth services, here’s…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 24, 2020

A report by Statistics Canada suggests social activity helps seniors ward off loneliness, feel better about themselves, have a more positive view of their health, and enjoy a higher level of satisfaction with life. While these findings aren’t too surprising, some seniors do need a gentle nudge to become more…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 17, 2020

Being a caregiver for a senior parent can be challenging and tiring. If you find yourself in this situation, there are ways to make caregiving less strenuous. Caregiving Is More than a Full-Time Job  For most people, there’s time on the clock and time off the clock. You work your…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 10, 2020

From walking and swimming to yoga and gardening, there are many ways seniors can enjoy the physical and mental health benefits associated with exercise. When there’s a need to target specific muscle groups or create an appropriate level of resistance, exercise equipment can be equally beneficial for elderly individuals. However,…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 3, 2020

According to the Government of Canada website, seniors make up nearly 16 percent of the country’s population—a figure that’s expected to increase. Many older adults within this group are also retired or no longer working full-time. While retirement can certainly be a rewarding stage of life, some seniors have difficulty…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on May 27, 2020

Caring for someone with dementia requires patience and a determined attitude. Your decision to step up and be a family caregiver allows you to make sure your senior loved one has what he or she needs through each stage. You can use these tips to provide excellent dementia care while…