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The COVID-19 pandemic is a trying and daunting time for people of all ages, all over the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic proves to be somewhat unpredictable, people are being forced to stay home and practice social distancing. Social distancing

Telemedicine and telehealth have helped people everywhere during the COVID-19 pandemic. With physical distancing measures in place, many patients and doctors were compelled to communicate over the telephone for everyone’s health and safety. What is telemedicine? Telemedicine is a term that covers

Easter Holiday Activities for Seniors and Family Caregivers 2020 Celebrating the Easter holidays is a special time for families. People look forward to spending time with their loved ones, arranging family gatherings and engaging in fun activities. Easter holidays are approaching and

Due to the global pandemic caused by Coronavirus (Covid-19), many families are forced to practice self-isolation. With self-isolation comes the concern for family members and their well being. Those with elderly parents or senior grandparents are more concerned because the elderly are more vulnerable

Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's will definitely take some work, it is a commitment to keep your loved one healthy, happy, and safe while they face this condition. While there is no proper cure for

Signs of Cognitive Issues It is critical to notice when your loved one is acting differently and demonstrating an array of problems with their cognitive health. We’ve identified the red flags to look for in your loved ones who may be experiencing cognitive decline: Mood SwingsTrouble

Some of you may have become a caregiver overnight. Others may have been a caregiver for a very long time. In both instances, caregiver burnout is part of the process and daily routine. Some caregivers perform their part full-time and

Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for Seniors? Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection to their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives

Why is Oral Hygiene Important? Oral hygiene is important for people of all ages. Brushing and flossing reduces your risk of cavities and gum disease as well as a host of other oral health problems. There’s even some evidence that proper

Miranda Ferrier started her career as a Personal Support Worker, and now works for PSW regulations and rights as president of OPSWA. Please tell us about yourself, your educational background and how you got involved with Personal Support Workers