on 15 January 2020
Home is where the heart is, and that especially rings true for an elderly family member that's raised their kids, and watched their grandkids afterwards, in the same Toronto house for generations.
But in order for some residents to continu...
on 9 December 2019
As your mom or dad's dementia progresses, symptoms will gradually become more severe, going from minor forgetfulness to noticeable impairment. Eventually, their sense of independence may be compromised.
Watching your mom or dad age with th...
Posted by Ishtar Yousif
on 7 November 2019
The time comes for your loved one to be accompanied to their medical appointments. To ensure that they continue to receive accurate and detailed information regarding their health status and medications, a health advocate must be included at all...
Posted by Ishtar Yousif
on 17 October 2019
Fall is here and this is the time of year when "sundowning" can be more prevalent, especially for individuals in the middle stages of dementia. The days are only getting colder and shorter and with that comes distress, confusion and rest...
on 11 June 2019
Home Care Assistance is proud to have had yet another successful Mind Fit program at Amica Senior Lifestyles. The Mind Fit program is part of the Cognitive Therapeutics Method (CTM) offered exclusively by Home Care Assistance that aims to promo...
on 3 June 2019
Aging, for many, comes with a loss of strength and balance, making seemingly simple tasks like sitting down and getting up from the toilet a difficult endeavor. Along with the embarrassment, it raises the risks of potential falls and injuries.
on 24 May 2019
The weather is getting warmer, it is a lovely Saturday, and you stumble upon a great way to spend the afternoon: Let me visit my parent today! Your concern, however, is "What will today's topic of conversation be? What can we talk abou...
on 14 May 2019
Who doesn't love a good smoothie? They're quick and simple to make, easy to eat, and generally delicious. Smoothies are also easily customizable to supplement anyone's specific nutrient deficiencies. All in all, smoothies are a grea...
on 10 May 2019
Helpful Tips to Enjoy Mother's Day
Mother's day is an important time of the year to celebrate mothers for all that they have done and continue to do for us. Quality time with our mothers has always been precious, and...
on 22 April 2019
It's come to the point when you're afraid to leave your aging parent home alone. What if they forget to turn off the oven? What if they fall? What if they forget they already took their medication and take it again?
It's time fo...