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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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Exercise Safety Tips for Seniors

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…

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10 Secrets of Happy Aging

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…

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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…

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Home Care Assistance Brings Awareness to Hospital to Home Care Program in Recognition of Heart Month

Home Care Assistance is the leading provider of post-hospitalization services following congestive heart failure or stroke, reducing avoidable re-admissions for patients. Home Care Assistance Calgary offers post-hospitalization services to older adults following congestive heart failure or stroke. Statistics indicate that a large percentage of older adults are readmitted into the…

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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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Calgary’s Quick Tips for Senior Fire Safety

My father spent his whole career in fire safety, with residential and commercial fire sprinklers. This has prompted me to gain his prospective and provide some tips on senior fire safety. Every year, more than 27% of all deaths by fire are to persons the age of 70 and over….

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