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Caregiving is one of the most selfless acts a person can do and so many people around the world and don’t even know that they are doing it!
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‘Tis the time for many of us to look ahead and plan annual goals so as to work, live, feel and/or look better. With diligence, these resolutions can bear fruit. Caregivers are certainly among those individuals who can greatly...
Most seniors are at a stage where they cannot move around or stand for long hours without experiencing fatigue. As they approach a certain age, their bones weaken, giving them mobility problems. Due to that, they require a solution...
As we wrap up this last business day before the holidays, we wanted to send a gentle reminder to everyone who may be visiting a senior loved one over the holidays. If you go to visit them, please check to see...
In Canada and other countries, as the weather grows cold and winter approaches, preparing your car is important. Winter driving is considerably different than driving during the warmer seasons. Between snow and blowing snow, blizzards and freezing rain, you...
You want to give your aging loved one the best care possible, but it can be a daunting task. Make the process simple and successful with these tips. When the time comes to hire help for your loved one,...
If you’re in the market for a paid support service now or in the future for your aging parents, there are some key guidelines you might want to consider in your selection process.Here are twelve key questions to ask...
Figuring out what government resources and options there are available can be overwhelming to say the least. Some often very confusing and many unknown to seniors and their caregivers.If you aren't sure, contact the Government of Canada at Toll-Free: 1 800...
Did you know that there are literally millions of family caregivers across North America?How many millions? Oh about 17+.  Ranging in age from 20 years old and up. Because our population of 65+ seniors increases everyday, the demands on family...
Surgery can become more common as we age. Whether due to disease, a fall or a chronic condition, we may find ourselves in the hospital more often. Stay times in hospitals after surgery are very brief now, so you...
Many of us are in a marriage or a long term relationship while also being a caregiver to a parent. When we were newlyweds this was far off in the future. We probably didn’t even give a thought to...