Category Archives: Senior Care

Work Longer, Live Longer?

There has never been a time in recorded human history when we as a species have lived for so long. Rapid advances in medical technology have allowed us to conquer certain diseases, while effectively keeping others at bay. That means … Continue reading

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Depression in Older Adults

Depression can strike anyone of any age. Senior citizens have their own set of challenges that can make life difficult for them. That can lead to hardship and mental health challenges, such as depression. Do you have a loved one … Continue reading

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What Should Senior Citizens Eat?

Everyone’s dietary needs can depend on a number of factors, such as weight, calcium or potassium deficiencies, and diabetes. Age is also an important component. Senior citizens can certainly eat the same things as people younger than them, but they … Continue reading

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Financial Assistance for Canadian Seniors

We all hope to have a sizeable nest egg by the time we reach our golden years. However, for various reasons, that will not be possible for all of us. Fortunately, the Canadian government offers various forms of financial assistance … Continue reading

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What Happens to Those in Seniors’ Homes Before Their Time?

My aunt was only 68 years old when she had her first stroke. This was followed in rapid succession by two more. While the first two left no noticeable long-term consequences, the third left her partially paralyzed and with global … Continue reading

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PSWs and Caregivers Make the Perfect Team

More and more people of my generation reach a point in their lives where they must play an active role in caring for their parents. That can mean having to provide a ride when mom or dad reach the age … Continue reading

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