How Communities Can Make a Difference in Fall Prevention
September 07, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Those are among the many types of challenges seniors may face in their communities. The natural consequences of aging or chronic disease—lessened mobility, corrected vision, problems with balance—can mean that something as simple as taking a walk can be a potential hazard. Falls are a leading cause of injury and death among older adults.
Just Say No to Ageism—Including Your Own!
August 24, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Ageism is a widespread problem, and it shows up in a variety of ways across cultures and societies. Here are some examples of ageism.
Signs A Senior Needs Help At Home
August 07, 2023 Articles | Health & Safety
How do you know when it’s time to get a senior in your life more help around the house? These signs will help you make this important decision.
10 Daily Habits To Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age
July 28, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
The more often we do things that truly engage our mental abilities, the better off we are as we age. Here are 10 daily habits that can help protect and promote brain health as you age.
Understanding Joint Disorders in Seniors: Causes and Types
June 08, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Disorders of joints can cause pain and discomfort, limiting seniors' mobility and impacting their overall quality of life. Here are are some of the different types of joint disorders, their causes, and the importance of receiving an accurate diagnosis.
3 Ways Nature May Protect Our Brains Against Dementia
June 04, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
Research has shown that time spent outdoors may help protect against the risk of developing certain neurodegenerative disorders. Here are three factors that might contribute.
What To Know About Women’s Unique Aging Considerations
April 23, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles | Caregiving | Support for Adult Caregiving
If we are lucky, we get old. Of course, people get old in different ways, but men and women also age differently. Here is a look at some of the unique challenges women face as they age, how they can address these challenges, and how their loved ones can help.
Self-Care for Caregivers of People with Dementia
April 22, 2023 Articles | Health & Safety
Are you neglecting your self-care while caring for a loved one with dementia? Here are a few self-care tips to help you take better care of yourself.
As my spouse's primary caregiver, what happens if I get sick?
March 08, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Articles
As a primary caregiver, so many things rely on you being healthy and strong, so it is essential for you and your family to have a comprehensive Caregiver Contingency Plan in place in case you cannot care for your loved one yourself.
Senior Home Safety: How To Prevent Accidents & Injuries
March 03, 2023 Articles | Health & Safety
Seniors are more at risk of falls and accidents in the home, but with these tips from Right At Home Winnipeg, mishaps will be less likely.