Category: Blog

Aging family members may have a harder time participating in classic Halloween activities, such as carving pumpkins due to dexterity issues. To ensure they feel included in this season's festivities, we share a few senior-friendly activities that families can arrange to make Halloween special for their loved ones.
Hair loss is common among seniors. Yet, taking proactive steps by maintaining a healthy diet, using high quality hair products, and creating a regular hair care routine can help prevent hair loss in the elderly. We discuss key prevention techniques in depth and outline the many age-related factors that cause hair loss.
Seniors may experience heart problems as they get older. Cardiovascular exercises improve blood flow to the muscles and reduce blood sugar levels, allowing seniors to lead healthier lives. We outline the benefits of cardiovascular health and share a few easy cardio exercises.
With age, older adults are likely to develop neurological disorders that impact their mobility. Some of the most common types of neurological disorders include Alzheimer's and dementia. We explore the most prevalent neurological conditions in seniors and list early warning signs.
As a caregiver, you will encounter angry and irritated clients who are difficult to work with. Practicing diffusion exercises, such as validating their concerns, can help caregivers overcome hurdles in communication. We consider a few techniques to help caregivers manage difficult client behaviours.
As a caregiver, building a strong connection with your client is important in order to deliver the best quality care. Seniors are often reluctant to open up to a stranger, causing miscommunication and distrust. We highlight key strategies caregivers can implement to build strong relationships with clients.
It can be difficult to communicate with elderly clients when a foundation of trust has yet to be built. Clients are more likely to speak freely about their concerns when they feel that they can trust their caregiver. We share a few simple tips to help caregivers build trusting relationships with their clients.
At some point, seniors have to give up driving as their health and vision start to decline. Fortunately, there are a number of governmental supports available to help seniors get around. We outline key resources that seniors can use to maintain independence in their everyday lives.
As our parents get older, certain tasks become harder for them. They may forget to pay their bills or struggle to keep up with their personal hygiene. Yet, they may keep their concerns from you in fear of inconveniencing you. We discuss clear signs that your aging parent needs help at home.
As we get older, we are more likely to experience loss. The sudden passing of close friends and family is stressful for seniors, and can cause feelings of depression and dread. We outline key symptoms of grief in seniors and offer tips to help families support their mourning loved ones.

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