How Can a Caregiver Reduce Stress?
Living on your own at an advanced age can be stressful when day-to-day tasks and chores slowly become more and more time consuming and exhausting, let alone dealing with the other aspects of daily life like personal hygiene, getting dressed, or simply getting around. Getting older definitely has its challenges but these are challenges that we are here to help you overcome. Our Caregivers in Alberta Canada are compassionate professionals that are not here to babysit or cuddle you but to ensure you can maintain your independence. Here are a few ways a caregiver can help reduce your stress: Daily Life Our Homecare in Alberta Canada can help you with many aspects of day to day life. We understand how stressful it can be when you are unable to do the things you love... Continue reading »
1 in 5 Canadian seniors entering long-term care too soon
Many Canadian seniors are entering residential care sooner than they need to, according to a new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). “What we found is that one in five seniors entering residential care actually have the same characteristics of those that are served in the community,” said Georgina McDonald, vice president of Western Canada and developmental initiatives of the CIHI. The report says that by expanding home care services, more seniors could stay in their homes longer. That’s something McDonald says could help alleviate pressure on provincial health systems as baby boomers age. “The 75+ population is doubling over the next twenty years, so as we’re looking forward it’s tremendously important that we’re optimizing all of the... Continue reading »