7 Tips for Encouraging Family Caregivers
Family caregivers need all the encouragement they can get. You might have noticed the family caregiver in your life selflessly putting his or her own needs aside to care for an aging loved one. The caregiver may love what he or she does, but taking care of someone else every…
5 Ways to Support Your Caregiver Friend
Good friends know when to step up and help out, even during stressful situations. You must be that good friend when someone you know is caring for a senior parent. In many instances, your friendship may be precisely what this person needs to stay mentally and physically sharp. Below are…
What Functions Does a Family Caregiver Perform?
One out of every four Canadians acts as a family caregiver in some capacity, according to Statistics Canada. If this is a role you’re considering performing for a senior loved one, it can be helpful to have a better idea of what’s normally involved in serving as a family caregiver….
2019 Best of In Home Care Award
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…
What is Home Care?
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…
The Benefits of Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s or Dementia
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…
Understanding Private and Public Home Care in Calgary
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…
Home Care Isn’t Just for Seniors
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…