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What is Home Care?

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 or her quality of life. This might be a good…

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What’s The Link Between Cognition and Dementia

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 including exercise, nutrition, sensory and social stimulation, and recreation on…

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Lets Exercise! Valuable Tips

Lets Exercise! Valuable Tips

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 that go unused atrophy and contract overtime. Once contractures begin…

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A New Approach to Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

A New Approach to Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

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 should reach 75 million or even triple by 2050. According…

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