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Exploring The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors’ Wellbeing – Calgary

The elements of breath, movement, and reflection that are involved in the practice of Yoga culminate to create an engaging experience that directs purposeful attention towards the body, mind, and spirit in ways that foster feelings of connectedness. For seniors who are getting more comfortable in the new stage of life that comes in older […]

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Talking to Seniors About Personal Hygiene– Calgary

Personal Hygiene can feel like a difficult subject to broach, especially because of the personal nature of the topic. That being said, opening a dialogue about seniors’ ability to continue to care for their own hygiene and perform personal care tasks is important for making sure that overall wellbeing and health are properly upheld and […]

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How Spending Time with Animals Can Be Beneficial for Seniors’ Health and Wellbeing – Calgary

As we grow older and learn to better manage the challenges that come as a result, it becomes deeply important to find little sources of comfort and joy for the sake of our mental health and, by extension, our overall wellbeing. We each find comfort in our own unique places and activities, whether it be […]

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Keeping Seniors Healthy with Physical Activity and Movement – Calgary

As seniors continue to age and face the many physical changes that come along with growing older, it can become disheartening to think about taking part in physical activity when the body no longer feels like it can work in the same ways it once did. While remaining aware and tending to feelings and sensations […]

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Managing Blood Pressure Through Healthy Lifestyle Choices-Calgary

An incredibly significant number of people in Canada, and throughout the rest of the world, deal with High Blood Pressure, known as Hypertension, and the difficulties that accompany the condition. It is a well-known fact that living a healthy lifestyle can help to reduce a person’s risk of developing High Blood Pressure, but the reality […]

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Understanding and Attending to Diabetes in Seniors – Calgary

Diabetes, and the symptoms that come along with it, impact an astonishing number of Canadians of varying ages, from diverse backgrounds. In the case of seniors, the difficulties that come along with Diabetes can be increasingly difficult to manage because of the more delicate state of overall health in which many seniors find themselves in […]

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Caring for Seniors’ Oral and Dental Health – Calgary

Oral and dental health are connected to the overall state of health of our bodies’ in significant ways. Many different types of oral health problems exist, some of which have an effect solely on the mouth and others that have the capacity to impact health in ways that extend into other areas of the body. […]

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Helping Seniors Alleviate Knee Pain – Calgary

Our knees take quite the beating throughout the course of our lives, and for this reason they tend to cause us more trouble when we reach older age. Gravity, time, and overall use all impact the state of our knees, and all of these factors together over the course of the many years seniors have […]

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Sharing and Learning: The Importance of Intergenerational Relationships – Calgary

  A big part of growing older is making connections with people who share similar experiences and building relationships based upon common ground. As we move through different stages of life we understand how important it is to forge meaningful connections with peers that are going through the same things we are at around the […]

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Using Art as a Form of Therapy – Calgary

  As a result of the many new changes and challenges that come along with growing older, seniors and their loved-ones must dedicate a great deal of time and energy into thinking about the many behaviours and practices they can and should implement to best promote health through the aging process. When we think about […]

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