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Seniors Coping with Loss Grief

Helping Seniors Cope with Loss The loss of a loved-one is emotionally harrowing and difficult to navigate at any stage of life, but the process of grieving and mourning in older age can impact seniors’ mental and physical health in increasingly significant ways. An unfortunate reality that accompanies the process of growing old is the […]

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Managing Stress Levels with Seniors

Stress in Seniors While many of us consider the senior years to be a period of life that is meant to be filled with feelings of calm and relaxation because seniors supposedly have fewer responsibilities to juggle when they are retired and their families are grown, the truth is that the aging process often brings […]

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Osteoporosis & Arthritis – Managing Bone Health for Seniors

Caring for The Health of Seniors’ Bones Our bones work hard to support our bodies, and bone-health is incredibly important for mobility and overall quality of life. The reality is that bones are among the parts of the body that are most frequently effected by the aging process, and more than half of seniors will […]

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Seniors and Medication Adherence

Adhering to a Medication Plan can be difficult for many Seniors in Greater Calgary! Whenever medications are prescribed to seniors to address specific health problems or symptoms, the ultimate overarching goal is always to introduce medications that will improve the overall quality of life that seniors experience each day, and to promote longer life for […]

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Seniors and the Common Cold

While spring may not be too far off in Calgary, the cold temperatures and unpredictable weather that often characterizes the final weeks of winter and the transition into spring can affect seniors’ bodies in numerous ways that impact their health. The common cold often circulates around this time of year, and while everyone can catch a […]

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Seniors Nutrition and Loss of Appetite

Throughout the duration of the aging process, our bodies undergo countless changes that may come to affect our lives in various ways. One of these changes that is frequently felt by seniors relates to eating patterns, often manifesting in the form of a decrease or total loss of appetite. The maintenance of healthy eating patterns […]

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Hеlрing senior citizens соре with loss оf a ѕроuѕе

Griеving оvеr thе lоѕѕ оf a ѕроuѕе is оnе of thе mоѕt diffiсult thingѕ wе gо thrоugh in life. It iѕ very individuаl, аnd саn take a уеаr, or lоngеr, bеfоrе a griеving еldеrlу реrѕоn fееlѕ a lеѕѕеning оf thе sadness аnd devastation. Wе don’t rеаllу gеt оvеr ѕuсh a loss, we lеаrn tо bеttеr […]

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Retire-At-Home Launches “Fit Minds” Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – July 2015   Canadian home care company provides innovative approach in the fight against cognitive decline Retire-At-Home Services is pleased to announce its partnership with Fit Minds, an Ottawa-based company specializing in cognitive stimulation therapy geared towards those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Science proves that dementia risk […]

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Retire-At-Home Seniors’ Appreciation Day

On July 26,2012 Retire-At-Home held a Senior’s Appreciation Day for its clients. It turned out to be a beautiful day in the park, with exercises, games and lots of food! Genese Smith, Kim Savage, Miriam Falon and Sophia Tomlinson were present from the Retire-At-Home team to help with the day.  The day was started with […]

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The Brainier Side of Home Care

Our understanding of the workings of the human brain has grown exponentially over past decades. Sophisticated new imaging technologies allow researchers to observe cerebral function in ways that would have seemed like science fiction only a few years ago! For in-home care professionals, new insights into how our brains change with age have helped personalize […]

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