This past week we saw the opening of the online booking system for vaccinations for those over 80 years old, the next phase in the vaccination strategy here in Ontario, Canada. At 8am the booking system went live and was
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holidays will be very different this year. “Social Isolation” a word that is commonly used these days is equivalent to loneliness, especially for the elderly. Whether your senior loved one is at home or in
When the season begins to change and the weather gets colder, caregivers must take extra precautions to keep their senior loved ones safe. Older adults can face seasonal challenges to their health when the weather changes. Caregiving has become difficult
The holiday season is inching closer and you may have started thinking of making a gift list for your loved ones. What are some of the best gifts for seniors? Should they be stylish, practical, fun, or inspiring? Maybe the
Getting dressed independently contributes to a person’s mental health. But what if someone is not well, suffered an injury, experienced a stroke, got into an accident, or underwent a surgery? For them, going through physical changes and getting dressed with
A good daily ear care routine is as important as brushing and flossing your teeth daily.
But it’s not just a matter of cleaning your ears. Maintaining healthy ears includes monitoring and treating any ailments or illnesses involving the ears, protecting
Dressing Solutions for Parkinson’s Patients
Some of the most common problems experienced by a Parkinson patient include issues with balance, tremors, and finger dexterity. The inability to stand steadily while stepping into clothes is another issue. It is difficult for a
Social isolation is extremely harmful to seniors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and seniors were compelled to practice self isolation and social distancing. Older adults who have Alzheimer’s or dementia are especially susceptible to social-isolation and loneliness and the effects
Many people fail to see that a physical disability is much more than that. It doesn’t impact the specific aspect of the person’s body but their mental state of well being as well.
According to research, an estimated 650 million people across