Category: senior issues
Whether you've been a caregiver for a month or several years, you've no doubt figured out that your loved one requires more than just physical assistance with the daily activities of living. Just like you, a loved one who can observe, listen, or participate in activities enjoys them just because it makes him or her happy. Its more than just physical care.
Traditionally, men have been reluctant to acknowledge that they’re feeling depressed, and even more unwilling to seek medical help. However, say Todd Patkin and Dr. Howard J. Rankin, depression is not a sign of weakness—it’s a medical condition that men need to know about and watch for. It’s a matter of health!
As a Baby Boomer dealing with hearing loss, memory loss, and unbending knees, they appreciate every bit of senior assistance. That gratitude extends to manufacturers developing products tailored for those with reduced capacity or not familiar with our rapidly changing tech world.
Have you decided who to vote for in the Ontario election tomorrow? Each party told Comfort Life where they stand on seniors issues. Read their positions and make an informed choice on October 6th.
Probably one of the most difficult parts of being ill is losing a sense of control of life. As caregivers, we can help our loved ones and ourselves continue to feel some control. Even though we may both feel powerless against the illness itself, we have many choices that we can make along t
Choosing the right Alzheimer's home for your loved one can be a frightening experience but sound information makes it easier. When choosing the Alzheimer's right home, the philosophy and appropriate level of care, preferred location and budget all need to be considered. Here are nine tips to help you find the best Alzheimer's home for your loved one.
When you are caring for an aging parent you may feel overwhelmed. Here's how to say no to tasks that are not a priority.
VIDEO: To find the best retirement home you need to know what questions to ask and what the homes offer. Check out this expert advice.
When your elderly parent is in rehab they need to stay long enough to get proper care. Here is how you can help ensure they do.
Fed up dealing with your aging parents? When was the last time you laughed? Try this to ditch the stress and get the funny back.
Want a new way to meet someone? Try speed dating. It's a great way to meet people and it has many benefits over online dating.
Seniors can help themselves to alleviate depression with regular exercise. It improves mood, strength and balance and sleep.
What happens when you call your elderly mum to check in on her and she doesn't answer? And several minutes later she still doesn't?
If you need help affording senior home repairs then it is a good idea to investigate government programs designed to offer assistance.