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.

For the elderly, disabled and chronically ill, home care providers make it easier for them to stay in their homes as they age. These caregivers travel billions of miles annually to take care of patients and their families. Because...
It has been found that as many as 90 percent of Canadian seniors wish to age at home. Yet, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), one in five seniors are entering long-term care too soon.             Why is...
A common occurrence throughout the country is regularly seen at most hospitals. More and more elderly patients are readmitted to the hospital shortly after discharge because of Canada's aging demographics. 12 percent of more than 700,000 senior patients had...
Municipal elections will soon be held in Ontario. Though it’s important for everyone to vote, the role of seniors in each election is very important. With the growing number of older adults and seniors, their vote is a powerful...
A couple of months had passed since I last saw my good friend, Larry (not his real name). Our latest meeting was for coffee when we lingered over our cups catching up with each other’s news and trying to...
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 This home embraces the out-of-date with the new and the meaningful.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...
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