What is Covid-19 and how can you keep your elders safe?
Whether you are a home caregiver, a health care aide or a nursing attendant, the aim is to prevent exposure to germs.
Coronaviruses are a large family of
Being in a hospital is never easy for anyone, whether you are young or old. It may be more stressful for seniors to be hospitalized because of their preexisting health conditions. They may also fear the chances of recurring trips
Some of you may have become a caregiver overnight. Others may have been a caregiver for a very long time. In both instances, caregiver burnout is part of the process and daily routine. Some caregivers perform their part full-time and
Are You Wondering What to take With You To The Assisted Care Facility:
Deciding to move a senior family member to a residential care facility is not an easy one. Seniors are afraid of the unknown and there are thoughts of
Why is Oral Hygiene Important?
Oral hygiene is important for people of all ages. Brushing and flossing reduces your risk of cavities and gum disease as well as a host of other oral health problems. There’s even some evidence that proper
Miranda Ferrier started her career as a Personal Support Worker, and now works for PSW regulations and rights as president of OPSWA.
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What is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common.
Are You Looking For a Gifts For Seniors To Help Prevent Falls?
It’s holiday season and it’s time to think of some Christmas gift ideas for your senior loved ones. Winter is not just cold, it’s difficult for a senior’s safety
Thanksgiving is almost here, and this is the perfect opportunity to make the days ahead brighter and festive for the elderly in nursing homes and facilities or those living at home with limited mobility due to a health concern. The
Exercise at any capacity is vital for people of all ages, even seniors. It can maintain overall health, prevent injuries, and lower the risk of developing diseases. It is therefore tremendously beneficial for older adults to be physically active.