For seniors and others with disabilities, living independently at home is extremely important. Nearly 90 percent of seniors say they prefer to age in place, staying in their own homes and communities for as long as it is safe to
Exercise at any capacity is vital for people of all ages, even seniors. It can maintain overall health, prevent injuries, and lower the risk of developing diseases. It is therefore tremendously beneficial for older adults to be physically active.
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In other words, it is a chronic condition that largely affects the brain and spinal cord. It is also frustratingly mysterious, with no clear cause or cure.
Of course, people with rheumatoid arthritis enjoy personalized gifts like the rest of us. However, a gift to help them through their struggle shows concern and care for their condition. There are a number of tools that make everyday life
The holidays never fail to be an extremely busy, and hectic time of year. Full of laughter, joy and memories, the holidays also bring along busy schedules, shopping, and loads of preparation. It is a time you want to spend
As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise that strange behavior often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit
Anti Strip Advice For Senior With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia
A common symptom for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementia is the tendency to try to remove their clothes. As with many Alzheimer's symptoms, it can be difficult to explain the phenomenon, especially
With so much information out there on the topics of caring for the elderly, it is hard to know where to even begin. Sorting out the relevant from the irrelevant, the experts from the untrained and helpful from the harmful
Did you know that one in three Canadians over the age of 65 will fall this year?
It is important to know the risks and to prevent falls from happening.
Some of these falls are life-threatening. In fact, falls are the leading
What I wish I knew about family caregiving early on is that the 24/7 ongoing responsibilities never let up. We do many things for our elders in the caregiving years.
We rush to the hospital in the middle of the night