Caregiving

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!
Senior Lifestyle Magazine is a source for you to rely on to truly obtain key information to and inspiring stories to help you on your caregiving journey.

Most adults and seniors do quite fine living on their own. Many of them are also helping others, including family members and some are out in the workforce or volunteering. But with increasing age your loved ones will eventually...
It is 2018 and a long-term care home in Calgary has taken on a radical new way of housing people with dementia. This home embraces the out-of-date with the new and the meaningful. Residents here feel good about themselves...
More than 40 million adults in the U.S. support and take care of aging, disabled or ill family members. While many of us think as caregivers as those who look after seniors, caregivers are a huge group who look...
Many aging families struggle with the uncertain future of keeping elderly parents safe and comfortable. The realities to be faced about this frequently occur after a major loss — loss of a spouse, significant health decline, reduction in Activities...
The numbers tell the true story; one-third of dementia caregivers are daughters and wives are much more likely to care for their husbands. Of more than 400,000 older Canadians living with dementia, women represent some two-thirds or 61% of...
Choosing senior care options for your loved one can be very overwhelming for a variety of reasons. It’s hard to find the perfect place for your aging family member, but luckily there are a variety of tools and resources...
Illegal drug use is at an all time high across the continent. Opioid prescriptions  are easy to obtain and theft of prescription drugs is common. Health workers, particularly those who work with seniors, are trained to look for the...
One of the most common reasons that seniors complain of pain is because of their knees. All of our joints end up showing the effects of time but our knees wear out just from all of the walking we...
We continue with the second part in our series on end of life care with another guest post from...             Sebastian Sepulveda, MD,  author of At Death's Door: End of Life Stories from the Bedside Understanding What’s to Come: Open and Honest Conversations I am a...
As parents and loved ones become older, their wellbeing and safety can become major concerns. For all of us, our memories can struggle with age, and that can affect how well we look after ourselves. That can range from...
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