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By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on August 4, 2017

Golfing is a game that provides seniors with the mental and physical challenges their bodies need. Your senior loved one could slow cognitive decline and enhance his or her quality of life by taking up golf. Here’s a look at some of the different benefits your loved one can gain…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on July 21, 2017

Attending local events can enhance a senior’s outlook on life and boost his or her mood. Keeping active also helps older adults socialize and stave off isolation. Here are five local events in Calgary that will surely brighten a senior’s day.  1. Movies at the Meadows  Spruce Meadows, at 18011 Spruce…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on July 7, 2017

The foods seniors eat are instrumental in keeping their brains healthy. Foods rich in certain nutrients and antioxidants are especially effective in warding off age-related memory impairment and dementia. The following are 10 brain-boosting foods you should consider adding to your senior loved one’s diet. 1. Oats A daily breakfast…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on June 23, 2017

At some point, you and your senior loved one may need to decide between in-home care and assisted living. While both options have their own pros and cons, many seniors benefit from hiring an in-home caregiver for at least a short time. If your senior loved one needs professional in-home…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on June 9, 2017

Exercise is a critical component of a senior care plan. While many seniors prefer to exercise outdoors or within a group, it is important for them to exercise at home as well. These six exercises are simple enough for seniors to do at home so they do not have to…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on May 19, 2017

Alzheimer’s disease can cause a variety of unusual behaviors among seniors. It is important for caregivers to learn about these behavioral changes so they can provide better care for their aging loved ones. Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease may exhibit one or more of the following behaviors.  1. Sundowning As the…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on May 5, 2017

Respite care is an option for family members who need to work during the day or night, want to take a vacation, or help an elderly loved one adjust to long-term care. This type of care involves seniors spending time with professional caregivers on a temporary basis. Caring for a…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on April 21, 2017

Seniors can prevent dementia by making healthy lifestyle choices that have a positive impact on the brain. Switching to balanced diets, engaging in regular exercise, and getting adequate sleep are a few lifestyle changes that could prevent cognitive decline among seniors. If your aging loved one needs help managing everyday…

By Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on April 7, 2017

Home care services can enhance a senior’s overall quality of life, whether he or she lives alone or with family caregivers. Seniors can face a variety of challenges as they age, many of which can be mitigated with the help of professional in-home caregivers who provide high-quality senior home care….

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