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Your Spine Needs Your Support!

As we age, it is unavoidable to experience some additional aches and pains. We talked before about the importance of oral health as we age as well as taking care of your brain as a senior, but what about your spine? Your aging spine can be affected by various spinal disorders which can be painful and may limit the enjoyment you get out of life. Is there anything you can do? Thankfully, there is!  Read More »

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Small Gestures – Large Results

My mother taught me that small, thoughtful gestures can pack a walloping punch of goodness. This is the lady who, when I had my appendix out, flew from Toronto to Ottawa carrying a container of homemade chicken soup on her lap! (This was obviously in the days before heightened airport security.) Read More »

Posted in The Caring Forum: Caring For Elderly Parents
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Symptoms And Care For Senior Arthritis

Did you know that the word “arthritis” means “inflamed joint”? As people age, decades of wear and tear on your body can result in inflamed joints. Sometimes past injuries can become the sight of arthritis, but it can also simply be because of normal physical activity that occurs in everyday life. World Arthritis Day happens every October in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of early diagnosis as a way to prevent further joint damage. Read More »

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Happy Seniors Day!

October 1st is a day to recognize those who have gone before us, experienced things we may never get a chance to and to honor those who have sacrificed many things including their lives for us.  Today’s older population is living longer and healthier and what a great thing to celebrate! Read More »

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10 Things about Alzheimer’s

10 Things You Need to Know about Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease. You know about it; you are probably even a little afraid of it. You know that it primarily strikes senior citizens. You know that it destroys connections in the brain that breaks down memories and cognitive abilities. You also know that hundreds of thousands of Canadians live with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More »

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Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day

September is known for Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day. In September of each year, people in and all across Ontario, are encouraged to learn more about these chronic kidney diseases and to support the challenges faced by people living with them. Read More »

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Elderly Care at Home

The Power of One

Never underestimate the power, one person can have while caring for an elderly person at home. Daughter, husband, wife, son…no matter which role, one person can make it possible to keep an elderly relative or friend in his or her own home. Read More »

Posted in The Caring Forum: Caring For Elderly Parents
Superfoods for Prostate Health

6 Superfoods for Prostate Health

The subject of Prostate Cancer used to be a taboo subject. Fortunately men aren’t shy at discussing this subject any longer and are taking their health more seriously. Many events are promoted to raise money for Prostate Health Awareness. The most recent and popular event is called Movember where men grow facial hair for charity. Read More »

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Telehomecare Reduces ER Use and Hospitalizations

Living with a chronic disease is never easy, and prolonged hospitalizations and lengthy stays in Emergency Rooms can dramatically decrease quality of life. Many patients prefer they could manage their condition from the comfort of their own home. Fortunately, premier home care services like Telehomecare empowers patients to do just that. Read More »

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Remote Patient Monitoring Could Improve Quality of Life for Patients

While there are elements in the Canadian health care system that still require improvement, there has been considerable innovation and technology advancements that are making a positive impact on quality of life and overall patient care. The increase in health care technology is allowing more seniors to remain comfortably and safely in their homes. Read More »

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