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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…

By greg T, 8:12 pm on June 27, 2019

 (Calgary, Alberta – June 25, 2019) Home Care Assistance Calgary, the leading provider of in-home senior care, is proud to announce that it has entered into a new partnership with Dignity Memorial®, North America’s largest network of funeral, cemetery and cremation services. This partnership will enable Home Care Assistance Calgary…

By Home Care Assistance, 3:37 pm on June 14, 2019

At Home Care Assistance Calgary, Alberta, we follow what the doctor orders! Doctors recommend that healthy adults should engage in at least 30 minutes per day of moderate to intense physical activity. Although seniors typically have physical deficits, they too should remain as active as physically possible. That’s because muscles…

By Home Care Assistance, 11:26 am on February 7, 2019

  Dementia and Alzheimer’s, as is commonly known, affects mostly the elderly over the age of 65. As life expectancy in the developed nations has increased in the recent few decades due to the advancement in the healthcare industry and availability of newer and better treatment options, dementia is a…

By Home Care Assistance, 3:11 pm on September 7, 2018

Dementia affects nearly 47 million people worldwide, more than half of whom are from low- and middle-income countries. There are nearly 9.9 million new cases reported each year. These figures are not expected to decrease anytime soon since experts estimate that the number of individuals affected by dementia in 2030…

By Home Care Assistance, 12:25 pm on August 1, 2018

The benefits of exercise and staying active are largely known and scientifically proven. However, people tend to shy away from working out as they get older, although interestingly enough, seniors can benefit from working out as much as younger people, if not more. Indeed, exercise can benefit seniors in many…

By Home Care Assistance, 2:47 pm on July 4, 2018

Nowadays, people seem obsessed with the idea of never growing old. Our culture is so into delaying and fighting the process of aging that we tend to forget that it is a beautiful thing. Indeed, growing older is a chance that not everyone gets in life, therefore we must cease…

By Home Care Assistance, 2:34 pm on May 30, 2018

Aging Seniors in Calgary are seeking help at home in greater numbers every year. Family and friends sometimes step in to provide caregiving, however many families turn to professional home care services for their loved ones, whether through private home care companies or through Alberta Health Services (AHS). Private home…

By Home Care Assistance, 1:13 pm on May 10, 2018

It’s late in the evening when your elderly father calls complaining about a sudden headache when he moves, and his speech is slurred and he sounds confused. Is he just tired? A bad day? Or is this something much more serious? There’s a chance he’s having a stroke and doesn’t…

By Home Care Assistance, 10:29 am on April 5, 2018

Home Care Isn’t Just for Seniors By Ian Busby When the words ‘home care’ get used, the immediate image is a senior getting help maintaining their health and their home. While Home Care Assistance Calgary can tend to a senior’s needs with great attention, they can also provide the same…

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