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4 Ways To Maintain Seniors' Brain Health

Posted by Brian Shevel on 2 November 2017
4 Ways To Maintain Seniors' Brain Health
When thinking about senior care in Toronto, many immediately think about the physical needs of the elderly. And while those needs are important, it's imperative to remember that senior brain health is also a huge concern. This means keeping...
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Myths About Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Brian Shevel on 19 October 2017
Myths About Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease plagues many seniors in the community. And, it's a pretty scary disease to those who have witnessed how it can affect one's life from the time of diagnosis to the end.
When learning about the disease and Alzheimer&...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Dementia

Posted by Brian Shevel on 12 October 2017
Frequently Asked Questions About Dementia
Having a senior that suffers from dementia can be exhausting and scary at times, especially if you've never dealt with someone with the degenerative disease before. Senior home care is especially important for seniors with the disease, since d...
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Thanksgiving Health And Safety Tops For Senior Care

Posted by Brian Shevel on 28 September 2017
Thanksgiving Health And Safety Tops For Senior Care
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and what a wonderful holiday it is. The thought of eating traditional foods is what gets everyone eager, but Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays for gathering family under one roof. And for seniors, it...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Brian Shevel on 21 September 2017
Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer's Disease
What Are the Early Signs of Alzheimer's? Since occasional memory problems are normal side effects of aging, it can be hard to tell whether it's a sign of Alzheimer's in individuals, or not. For example, forgetting the name of so...
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Healthy Food Options For Cardiac Patients

Posted by Brian Shevel on 31 August 2017
Healthy Food Options For Cardiac Patients
Being a caretaker in general has its challenges, but those challenges can be amplified when caring for a family member who's a cardiac patient. While a healthy diet is always important, heart healthy eating is imperative for cardiac patientsit...
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Respite Care For Dementia Patients

Posted by Brian Shevel on 25 August 2017
Respite Care For Dementia Patients
How Respite Care Is Used by Carers of Dementia Patients Caring for a senior with dementia can be an extremely rewarding task, but it can be equally taxing - especially if you live with them and provide care 24/7. Acting as the caregiver for ...
Posted in: Blog Respite Care  

What Is Palliative Care For Cancer Patients?

Posted by Brian Shevel on 17 August 2017
What Is Palliative Care For Cancer Patients?
Palliative care is often seen as a last resort, only to be used when there are no other options leftbut this isn't the case at all. Many people mistake palliative care for hospice care, but the two are vastly different treatment options. Palli...
Posted in: Blog Palliative Care  

Summer Outdoor Activities For The Elderly

Posted by Brian Shevel on 10 August 2017
Summer Outdoor Activities For The Elderly
There may only be one month of summer left, but there are still many ways to enjoy the outdoors while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. When it comes to senior citizens, outdoor activities are also a very important way to help them maintain their l...
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5 In-Home Orthopedic Care Tips For Your Elderly Loved One

Posted by Brian Shevel on 14 July 2017
5 In-Home Orthopedic Care Tips For Your Elderly Loved One
As orthopedic patients age, it becomes increasingly important for them to maintain their orthopedic care regime. Orthopedic health problems have the potential to affect your ability to live the free and active lifestyle that you've become accu...
Posted in: Blog Orthopedic Care  

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