Even the smartest seniors can be fooled by a fraud, con or scam – new research shows why.
As we age, the part of our brain that makes us skeptical can deteriorate. But it’s normal, not a disease. Here’s how to help the seniors in your family protect themselves from a fraud, con or scam artist. Study finds that the ability to doubt is located in the brain’s prefrontal cortex A study lead […]
Spirituality can help provide the relief caregivers need.
Spirituality means different things to each of us. Finding what works for you can make a big difference for you and the person you are caring for. Health Canada tells us that most Canadian family caregivers assume their responsibilities in a typically Canuck way. They just get on with it, positive about their ability to […]
Home Care Services For Your Elderly Parent: 7 Questions To Ask So That You Can Make The Right Choice.
Scenario 1: The hospital calls you at work to tell you that they are ready to send your 92-year-old uncle home tomorrow. Scenario 2: Your mom takes a nasty fall and is no longer safe at home on her own. You need to arrange senior care, and you need to do it quickly. But how? […]
Finding the right chair for seniors
When evaluating a new chair for seniors comfort, safety and therapeutic value come before style. Armrests are a big help Seniors may develop difficulties with balance. Things that they used to do with ease, like bending and backing down into a chair may become a challenge. The armrests of a chair can provide support when […]
5 surprising tips for senior safety
Surprising tips for senior safety that will help your elderly family member feel safer and more independent at home. Switching to a cordless phone can help a senior avoid falls. Health Canada, advises that seniors consider using a cordless phone (connected to your regular phone line – not a cell phone) around the home. A cordless […]