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Caring for the Elderly Blog

Studies suggest companionship boosts health at old age and reduces the risk of developing serious cardiovascular and neurological conditions. While maintaining friendships can be difficult for seniors, we outline the importance of creating a strong social network at old age.
Older adults are more susceptible to falls and can sustain serious injuries from lack of supports. Fall-proofing your loved ones' home can prevent them from sustaining serious fall-related injuries. We outline a few quick tips families can implement to adequately fall proof a senior's home.
Aging adults may feel uncertain about their future. Poor financial planning, deteriorating health, and lack of companionship are some of the most common fears of aging adults. We consider such concerns in depth and offer tips to help families talk to their loved ones about their fears of aging.
Canada's Seniors' Home Safety Tax Credit allows families to make homes safer for their aging loved ones. This would grant older adults the ability to stay in their homes longer and in close proximity to loved ones. We review the criteria for the tax credit and help determine eligibility.
Seniors with diabetes may not feel infections and discomfort in their feet, leading to serious foot-related diseases. Maintaining a foot care routine can reduce the likelihood of developing feet conditions and preserve senior mobility. We consider a few tips to help seniors and their families create a foot care plan.
Seniors tend to be less careful with their finances and are often victims of fraud. It's crucial to start having conversations with your ageing parents to make sure they're managing their money responsibly. We share a few tips to promote productive discussions about financial planning in Canada between families and their aging loved ones.
Creating the perfect caregiver resume isn't hard when you are able to separate and clearly identify your skills, experiences, and certifications. Caregivers should personalize their resumes to each job for the best results. We share a few resume tricks to help your caregiver resume stand out.
As a caregiver, it is difficult to form strong bonds with clients when communication is lacking or is less than optimal. By building strong communication skills, caregivers can better connect with clients. We share a few tips to help caregivers strengthen their communication skills.
Caregivers are tasked with helping seniors maintain some level of independence. Preparing no bake recipes with seniors can help them learn to cook easy and delicious meals without the help of a caregiver. We share a few simple no bake recipes that require little time and effort.

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