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By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on October 14, 2020

What if you were hired for a job that involved what seemed like a clear set of duties only to discover your actual responsibilities could vary greatly from one day to the next? This is the discovery most caregivers soon make. If you’re assuming the role of caregiver as an…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on October 7, 2020

Seniors sometimes reach a point where they stop taking care of themselves. For instance, they may stop eating healthy, bathing, taking their medications, or going to the doctor. Once you realize your aging loved one has begun to neglect his or her health, it’s time to look for solutions. These…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on September 30, 2020

Tremors are a common symptom seniors with Parkinson’s experience, and they can range from barely noticeable to severe enough to limit normal activities. There are two types of tremors that can be identified—those that occur when active and those that occur when resting. Both tend to increase in severity and…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on September 23, 2020

Seniors who have help getting ready for doctor visits are more likely to get what they need from their appointments. Your aging loved one may need physical assistance with getting to and from the doctor’s office, or he or she might just need someone to provide emotional support. Taking the…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on September 16, 2020

All people age differently, but it’s a well-known fact that many seniors experience hair loss. Men and women alike experience thinning or total loss of their hair as they age. Fortunately, there are some simple and effective at-home remedies that may be of help to caregivers and the aging loved…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on September 9, 2020

  Family relationships can quickly become strained when family members are caring for their senior loved ones. Seniors sometimes have health conditions that can cause them to exhibit negative behaviors. You might also begin to feel your relationship break down if you become overly stressed. Fortunately, you can turn caring…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on August 26, 2020

To make the most of their golden years, seniors need the energy to follow their passions, indulge in their favorite hobbies, and spend time with friends and family. For many seniors, the desire to stay upbeat and active is hindered by low energy levels. Here are a few easy ways…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on August 19, 2020

  Family caregivers often find it necessary to make major changes in their lives when their senior loved ones need care. At some point, many people wonder if they can continue working when their parents need so many hours of assistance. Quitting your job may be an option, but it’s…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on August 12, 2020

According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, about half a million Canadians are currently living with dementia. If you’re providing care for an older loved one with Alzheimer’s or another dementia-related condition, you already know the up-and-down nature of this role. This is why social support is even more crucial…

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…