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Occupational Therapy for Seniors – Calgary

Seniors struggling with how to best adjust to the realities of older age might benefit from engaging in Occupational Therapy. Occupational Therapy can help seniors to better deal with challenges and make arrangements that support them as they continue living independent and enriching lives. What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational Therapy (OT) is a type of […]

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Showing Appreciation for Our Parents and Grandparents – Calgary

Most of us feel a great amount of respect and appreciation for our parents and grandparents, valuing the roles they have played in our lives. But how often do we really take the time to express those feelings by telling or showing our parents and grandparents how much they mean to us and how deeply […]

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The Value of Respite Care – Calgary

While the emotionally fulfilling feelings that can come from a caring relationship are undeniable, another truth of caregiving is that it can often be stressful, overwhelming, and exhausting. The often all-consuming nature of considering needs and delivering care can alter caregiver’s feelings of health and wellbeing in negative ways that impact their capacity to take […]

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Early Indicators of Alzheimer’s – Retire-At-Home Calgary

A great many changes come along with growing older, and seniors will often start to experience shifts in in various aspects of their lives. One of the main challenges that we face as loved-ones or caregivers of seniors has to do with trying to differentiate between the changes that are typical and expected aspects of […]

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Anxiety Disorders in the Elderly – Calgary

Anxiety is a natural aspect of life that has a productive and necessary function for our safety and wellbeing. When Anxiety becomes such a recurrent and dominant aspect of day-to-day life that it begins to overpower everything else and stops people’s from living happy, fulfilling, and enriching lives, however, it starts to become cause for […]

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Arranging a Comfortable Living Space – Retire-At-Home Calgary

When we walk into a room, we want it to make us feel comfortable and at ease. Our living space can have a huge impact on our emotions and on the mental state that we experience. Seniors who choose to stay at home often find themselves spending a lot of their time in their houses. […]

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Talking to Seniors About Their Mental Health – Calgary

Opening a productive and helpful dialogue about mental health can be challenging for some of us and can feel overwhelming and stressful, but these types of important conversations can offer seniors a much needed opportunity to open up and share how they are feeling. When combined with all the other cognitive and physical changes and […]

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Maintaining A Sense of Purpose in Older Age – Calgary

Growing older and settling into a new stage of life can be a wonderful experience, but can also be difficult on an emotional level for seniors who feel lost or unsure of how to proceed with their lives as they are now. The huge life shifts that accompany aging and retirement can leave seniors feeling […]

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Hoarding and Diogenes Syndrome in the Elderly – Calgary

As we continue to age and go through the many stages that make up our lives, we accumulate material belongings to which we may become emotionally attached through casual affection or nostalgic connotation. The things that we own can become very valuable to us in one way or another, but it is also possible for […]

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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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