By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on February 5, 2020

Eating a nutrition-packed lunch each day could prevent your senior loved one from taking long naps and reduce the risk of inactivity. Healthy foods consumed during the middle of the day can provide energy and boost mental wellbeing. Continue reading to find healthy lunch options that are great for aging…

By Home Care Assistance, 1:47 pm on January 22, 2020

Home Care Assistance Calgary recently had a chance to sit down with Cindy Owen of Wayfare Nursing to discuss the impact cannabis has on pain relief for seniors. A recent study from Statistics Canada shows seniors are the fastest-growing group of cannabis users in our country, and it’s easy to…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on January 22, 2020

Seniors can keep their bodies moving by finding fun and challenging exercises to do inside and outside the home. Maintaining a consistent exercise regimen could benefit your aging loved one’s physical, mental, and emotional health. Below you’ll find some of the reasons seniors should exercise often. Lowers the Risk of…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on January 8, 2020

With modern advances in medicine and increased longevity, more seniors are choosing to age in place instead of living in nursing homes. Staying at home could be mentally, emotionally, and physically beneficial for seniors and help them stave off cognitive decline. Below are some of the benefits elderly people can…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on December 27, 2019

The majority of seniors in Calgary and Alberta say home care helps them stay home longer. Alberta seniors, especially those in Calgary, are finding that home care has helped them remain in their residences for longer, according to a new survey. The Health Quality Council of Alberta released the results…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on December 18, 2019

Memory loss is one of the most common symptoms associated with dementia, and over time, it can worsen, making daily life more challenging. There are tasks and projects seniors can take up to boost their memory and strengthen other intellectual functions. Below you’ll find purposeful activities that provide support for…

By Home Care Assistance, 5:06 pm on July 31, 2019

Home Care Assistance of Calgary Receives Distinguished 2019 Best of In Home Care Award Home Care Assistance of Calgary is recognized as one of the top home care agencies based on online reviews Calgary, AB – February 5, 2019 Home Care Assistance of Calgary, the area’s leading agency for in-home…

By Home Care Assistance, 1:14 pm on July 29, 2019

What is Home Care? The goal of home care is creating an environment where you are able to live safely and independently at home for as long as possible. Throughout this blog, we mention home care and how professional caregivers can help maintain your loved one’s independence and enhance his…

By Home Care Assistance, 11:33 am on July 3, 2019

At Home Care Assistance Calgary, Alberta, we focus our home care visits on cognitive stimulation. We do this because it’s part of our Balanced Care Method and we feel that active seniors are happier and healthier as they age. Some blogs have considered the impact of various activities and behaviors…

By Home Care Assistance, 10:50 pm on June 29, 2019

Personal care and hygiene consist of the routine your loved one follows to look and feel his or her best. In home care, the most common types of personal care include: Getting up and getting dressed in the morning and getting ready for bed at night Brushing teeth (2-3 times…

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