How to Help Seniors Maintain Independence

Seniors value their independence and can become frustrated when they are no longer able to complete tasks on their own. Caregivers can help aging adults retain some level of autonomy in their lives, while offering peace of mind to concerned family and friends.

10 Tips for Making an Outstanding Caregiver Resume

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.

5 Easy No Bake Recipes for Seniors

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.

How to Manage Responsive Behaviours?

Responsive behaviours are typical in patients with dementia and can be difficult to manage. Careful steps must be taken to ensure seniors feel safe and secure during sudden outbursts. We share a few strategies for families and caregivers to help manage responsive behaviours.

Fall Prevention Tips for Caregivers

Weaker eyesight and lack of coordination at old age make seniors more susceptible to falls. Caregivers should take precautionary measures to prevent loved ones from falling and sustaining serious injuries. We share a few practices that can improve posture and reduce the risk of falls.

When should Seniors Stop Driving?

Age-related conditions can make it difficult and even dangerous for seniors to drive. However, giving up driving can be traumatic for seniors. Families need to watch out for the signs which indicate it is time for a loved one to stop driving. We share some tips on how to identify when it is time for a senior to stop driving, how to convince them to stop driving and the alternatives available to them to maintain their independence.

Why is Live-in Care Safer than Senior Care Homes during COVID-19?

Aging in a care home or a long-term care facility may not be the best and safest alternative for seniors, especially during COVID-19. In-home care can minimize infection and safety risks for seniors and helps them age safely, independently and comfortably in familiar surroundings. Live-in care is a superior form of home care and offers the best and safest quality of care for seniors.

Activities for Improving the Senior-Caregiver Bond

Joint activities such as exercise, games, cooking, listening to music or art projects can help nurture the client and caregiver relationship. They help develop trust and friendship, which are vital for caring for a client. Once a client trusts a caregiver, they will allow a caregiver to enter their personal space and are more likely to accept care. We share examples of a few activities that caregivers can do with their clients to improve their bond.

Caring for Seniors with High Blood Pressure

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious chronic disease that can be fatal. Seniors are especially vulnerable to it. Care for high blood pressure requires constant monitoring, medical intervention and adjustments to diet and daily lifestyle. Professional caregivers can help seniors maintain the right lifestyle to manage hypertension and reduce associated risks. Here we share a few tips on how to care for seniors with hypertension.

How to Prevent Osteoprosis in Seniors

Osteoporosis is a common disease among Canadian seniors and can lead to serious injuries. However, proper care, regular exercise, and a nutrient-rich diet can help mitigate its risks. A professionally trained caregiver can ensure that a senior makes and maintains the lifestyle changes needed to manage osteoporosis and reduce associated risks. We share a few tips on how to prevent Osteoporosis.

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