24 May 2019

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Creative Way to Engage Seniors

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 about? What will prompt them to speak?" You notic...

10 May 2019

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Helpful Tips to Enjoy Mother's Day

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 it only continues to grow in significance as our ...

8 April 2019

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Fun Activities For Seniors with Dementia

One of the most frustrating things that may be plaguing your loved one with dementia is boredom. They're not working anymore, they might not be able to go out for as long as they used to, and a lot of their old hobbies are difficult or tiring for them now. Finding activities that offer...

20 March 2019

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5 Tips for Dealing with Agitation & Anxiety for Alzheimer's

Though anxiety or agitation may have a number of causes in persons suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's, the disorientation it causes is a direct result of the disease. There are things you can do to reduce anxiety inducing stimuli if you're caring for someone with Alzheimer's, s...

20 February 2019

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The Mind Fit Cafe : Alzheimer's and Dementia Drop In Classes Toronto

Our passion for seniors' wellness and health has led us to serve Toronto's seniors community for decades.  Our mission to change the way the world ages has led us create the Mind Fit Cafe, offering Alzheimer's and dementia patients cognitive stimulation for improved wellness. ...

8 February 2019

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Parent with Dementia Refusing Care: 4 Ways to Help

by Myriam Hamidi
Seeking care for a parent can be tough, especially if that parent is currently experiencing symptoms of Dementia or are in the mid-late stages of Alzheimer's. It is a challenging battle on both ends - on one hand, children believe it is their responsibility in ensuring that their parent is...

1 February 2019

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Top 3 Tips for Alzheimer's Care

by Myriam Hamidi
Providing care to a person with Alzheimer's can certainly be challenging but more importantly, rewarding. It is important to remember that your client and their family is counting on you in making sure that you are providing the highest quality of care possible. Although some days may get ...

19 October 2017

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Myths About Alzheimer's Disease

by Brian Shevel
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's care, some commonly believed myths sound pre...

21 September 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer's Disease

by Brian Shevel
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 someone you recently met may just be a sign of norma...

4 November 2016

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Senior Care - Identifying The Early Signs Of Alzheimer's

by Brian Shevel
One of the more difficult things to do for family members who are also caregivers is to step back and really assess the health of their loved one. The person you are caring for is likely someone you've known all your life and who may have played a huge role in raising you. The day-to-day r...

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