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5 Memory-Boosting Activities for Seniors with Dementia

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…

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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…

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What’s The Link Between Cognition and Dementia

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…

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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…

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Home Care Assistance Calgary to Host Educational Series on Boosting Brain Health

Home Care Assistance Calgary, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is excited to announce that it will be hosting a fun and informative six-part series in partnership with Swan Evergreen Village. Led by brain fitness expert and Cognitive Therapeutics Interventionist, Joy Terlesky. The Mind Fit Series: Activities to…

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7 Engaging Activities for Aging Adults with Dementia

Living with dementia can be challenging for seniors and their caregivers. Seniors with dementia typically withdraw from activities even though they are necessary for brain stimulation and socialization. Here are a few fun and stimulating activities that can reduce some of the effects of cognitive impairment and lead to a…

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How to Reduce the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly

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…

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