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  1. Oct
    October 15, 2018

    There are a plethora of gadgets that help keep your elderly parent on time with medications, and safe. With all the different choices in phones, tablets, and apps, the problem comes down to choosing the best ones for your aged loved one.   Read the full article.

  2. Oct
    October 07, 2018

    The last time you visited your mother, did she appear well? Did you notice anything out of place? For example, did she look a little disheveled or was her usually tidy home in disarray?   Read the full article.

  3. Sep
    September 30, 2018

    As a caregiver, it is vital that you effectively handle the stress that comes with caring for your senior parent. Before you find yourself frustrated, angry, or even ill, reach out for assistance.   Read the full article.

  4. Youth, Women and Dementia
    September 28, 2018

    One in 10 people, 65+ have dementia and it affects women more than men. Because of dementia’s long-reaching impact, research and youth education around the globe is changing.   Read the full article.

  5. Sep
    September 23, 2018

    Cooking does not have to be a chore if you keep a few staple recipes handy and a pantry full of easy to use ingredients. Canada’s Food Guide is a helpful resource to aid in planning meals. If you need help, one of CAREGiver can help fix nutritious meals.   Read the full article.

  6. 10 Tips for Healthy Aging
    September 17, 2018

    A fear of aging is common, but older adults can age successfully with these 10 tips centered around a holistic approach that can be implemented at any age.   Read the full article.

  7. Sep
    September 15, 2018

    How often have you thought it would be fun to Skype call your mother? When your children chat about texting their friends or posting on Instagram, do your dad’s eyes glaze over as he feigns listening?   Read the full article.

  8. Sep
    September 08, 2018

    Our brains need stimulation, no matter how old we are. Once the kids move out and we retire, having reasons to keep the little grey cells firing is crucial to maintaining our mental health and well-being.   Read the full article.

  9. Aug
    August 30, 2018

    As Baby Boomers hit retirement, remaining independent and embracing new found freedom from the daily humdrum of a career is an exciting goal. Yet, as the years pass by, an aging parent like you Mom will possibly become frail.   Read the full article.

  10. Aug
    August 23, 2018

    You may not be able to move as quickly as you used to, but you can still manage your weight and increase your energy levels. Regular exercise and a healthy diet also help maintain or reduce illness, ease stress and keep you out of the hospital.   Read the full article.

  11. Aug
    August 15, 2018

    Struggling with weight gain is common. In your 20s, you thought you could eat just about anything you wanted, but those unhealthy fats, sugars, cholesterol and carbohydrates take up long term residence in your body.   Read the full article.

  12. Aug
    August 08, 2018

    Staying in shape is imperative to good health at every age. Keeping active as a senior adult is harder when arthritis wants to step in and set up shop in your joints. You might be tempted to slow down and enjoy your “Golden Years".   Read the full article.

  13. Jul
    July 30, 2018

    There are a variety of reasons why your once mild-mannered mother lashes out when you ask a question. Fear, anger, and isolation are a few ways your elderly may react to growing old. Caring for seniors takes patience, love, and a steady hand.   Read the full article.

  14. Jul
    July 23, 2018

    Many of us struggle to take in our daily dose of vegetables and fruits. Healthy eating is more challenging for seniors. Shopping and cooking for one is not fun, and caregivers in the family do not always have much time on their hands.   Read the full article.

  15. Jul
    July 15, 2018

    We aim to provide as many resources as possible to aid caregivers caring for seniors. If you are looking for websites that are specifically geared toward seniors and their specific needs, we have a list you can bookmark for future reference.   Read the full article.

  16. Jul
    July 10, 2018

    This year's GIVE65 Event is July 10 -12 and Home Instead Senior Care has chosen to support ESS Support Services to raise funds for a much-needed venue.   Read the full article.

  17. Jul
    July 07, 2018

    Bring your parent home from hospital with confidence by working with the caregiving team at Home Instead Senior Care. We support elders and their families with a variety of services that include companionship, personal care, home help, and more.   Read the full article.

  18. Jun
    June 30, 2018

    Traveling is an excellent opportunity to explore new places or visit familiar faces. When you age and have to take a myriad of medications, traveling can mess with regular routine. Do you need to follow the new time zone for that time-sensitive pill?   Read the full article.

  19. Jun
    June 29, 2018

    GIVE65, a program of Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada, is the first and only online crowd -fundraising platform exclusively devoted to raising funds and awareness for programs and services that give seniors hope.   Read the full article.

  20. Jun
    June 22, 2018

    You can help mom remain healthy and avoid re-hospitalization when you both prepare for rehabilitation at home. Professional caregivers, like Home Instead Senior Care, can help your family keep mom at home after an illness.   Read the full article.

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