Any Predictions for 2023?
Any Predictions for 2023? During and before New Year’s Day, many people often decide to
Do You Know a Lonely Senior? Well, Imagine.
Do You Know a Lonely Senior? Well, Imagine… January is a very lonely month for
Is Santa Claus the Most Famous Senior in York Region?
Is Santa Claus the Most Famous Senior in York Region? If not the most famous
Do you know Someone with Dementia? Part Two: Its Causes and Symptoms
Do you know Someone with Dementia? Part Two: Its Causes and Symptoms A friend of
Do you know Someone with Dementia? Part One
Do You know Someone with Dementia? Part One A friend of mine, David, suffers from
Endless Summers Ending
Endless Summers Ending For our aging loved ones, the seemingly endless days of summer are
Aging in Place
When considering future living arrangements when aging, Canada’s elderly view staying in their own homes
How Old Would You Be If You Didn’t Know How Old You Are?
It seems that responses to this question are as many as there are individual persons
Ouch! Do You Suffer from Arthritis?
As an arthritis sufferer myself in my legs, I was still surprised to learn in
Does Time Really Fly?
Does time actually speed up as we get older? For my young children, the wait
Can You Teach an Old Dog New Tricks?
Don’t believe the old adage, ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks!’ Yes, it
The Roads Not Taken in Life-Any Regrets Yet?
In my work as the Director and Owner of Living Assistance Services in providing care
Worried So Much About my Aging Parents this Coming Winter
So many of us are worried about their aging parents at home in York Region
Getting Around – One of the Biggest Challenges for Canadian Seniors
When thinking about senior care, the focus is often on making sure seniors have a
How Caring for Your Elderly Parent is Affecting Your Job
News articles and statistics on caregiving and employment often focus on the losses suffered by
Understanding Seniors and their mood.
Understanding Seniors and their mood. Can you get into a bad mood or become quite
Health Care Finance Tips for Seniors
Having enough money to cover unexpected costs is a common worry for Canadians planning retirement.
You Have A Social Routine – Let the Caregiver Help!
Age-related changes may make life a little more challenging, but it doesn’t have to take
Caring For Seniors with Diabetes
The right care can help keep your parent’s diabetes well-controlled and minimize the risk of
Sleep and Aging
You would think that not needing to get up at the crack of dawn or
Caregiving at A Young Age
The number of adolescents and teens in a caregiving role is rising, but what is
Aging in Place: Things to Consider
Aging in place seems easy enough, in theory, but there’s more to it than just
A Growing Health Crisis for Seniors
Senior Loneliness and Isolation, Living Assistance Services According to Statistics Canada, approximately 1.4 elderly people
Smart Technology for seniors – Can it replace the Human Touch?
Smart technology-or gerantechnology-devices include things like telecare and telehealth, robotics, and various information and communication
Choosing the Right Home Care Provider
A quick search online will give you hundreds of options to choose from. But how
The Dangers of Poor Medication Management by Seniors
The Dangers of Poor Medication Management by Seniors, Living Assistance Services A big part of
Tim noticed that something was wrong–eventually!
Life for him had been hectic for some years, balancing the needs of family life
Time to Tell the Truth! How Old are You Really?
After I had related to him an anecdote related to an incident which occurred decades
Do You Know a Lonely Senior?
January is a lonely month for many older persons in your neighbourhood and elsewhere else
Is a Younger Life Worth More Than an Older Life? — Part Two
Jennifer, a Nurse I know in a south Florida hospital, like many health care providers,
Is a Younger Life Worth More Than an Older Life? — Part One
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has been widely criticized after his administration advised hospitals to prioritize
My Friend, David, had Dementia…
One of my best friends, David, a bachelor who lived in Vancouver, had dementia, a
Time to Hang Up the Keys?
Recognize that driving is very important to your loved one and has, for years, been
Is Laughter Like Strawberry Jam?
Humour is one of the most important human activities, one that is enjoyed daily by
Five Myths About Aging
Those unattractive, and mostly negative, assumptions about aging and old age have remained with us
It Must Be Joyful December! Seniors and Seasonal Stress
Christmas trees, mistletoe, Hanukkah, lighting the Menorah, Santa Claus, gift giving, holiday family dinners…it must