elderly couple with the doctor

Set An APPOINTMENT

Schedule an assessment or a consultation with us. We look forward to meeting you in person…

Click Here
elderly couple with the doctor

Send Your REFERRALS

Would you like to refer your friends and family to Royal Home Caregivers?

Click Here
elderly couple with the doctor

Meet OUR CAREGIVERS

Our caregivers are educated, trained and compassionate: all the attributes of professionals…

Click Here

Tag Archives: Calgary

Fun in the Sun: The Best Summer Activities for Seniors

June 21, 2019

Enjoying time outdoors when the weather is at its finest isn’t just a pleasant experience; it offers some very real benefits to seniors. For starters, sunlight is one of the best sources of valuable vitamin D. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium, which is essential for strong bones. Plus, vitamin D has also been proven to protect you from a variety of health issues like the flu and some cancers, improve brain health, strengthen your immune system and help you maintain your mobility. Being outdoors offers other benefits, too. Getting out into the fresh air can boost your mood and provide plenty of opportunities to help you stay socially and physically active, which are key elements in healthy aging. Senior Activities for the Summertime When the heat is on, it’s important... Continue reading »

The Dangers of Senior Isolation

May 5, 2019

There’s no question that humans are social creatures and that today’s technological advances have made it easier than ever to connect with each other. A couple of taps on a smartphone and you can see the face of a loved one on the other side of the world. A quick email or text elicits an immediate response. We may be more connected, but studies show we lonelier than ever. Learn more about chronic loneliness in Canada and how it negatively affects the health of seniors. CHRONIC FEELINGS OF LONELINESS ON THE RISE John Cacioppo, the director of the University of Chicago’s Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience and author of Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection (W. W. Norton & Co., 2009) defines loneliness as the “perceived social isolation, or the... Continue reading »

6 ways to reap the health benefits of a spring tune-up

March 17, 2019

Here are six ways to reap the health benefits of a spring tune-up: 1) Get out in the garden. Gardening is an activity that promotes overall health and quality of life, physical strength, fitness, flexibility, cognitive ability and socialization, according to McMaster University. 2) Soak up warm sunshine safely. Spending time outdoors in warm, sunny spring weather improves mood and cognition, reported a Psychological Science study. Moderate exposure to sunlight for older adults, who are at risk for low vitamin D, strengthens bones and may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, hip fractures, stroke and heart attack, according to Cleveland Clinic. It also protects against depression and insomnia. Wear sunscreen, a wide brim hat, long sleeves and sunglasses to avoid too much sun... Continue reading »

Senior Care

Assistance with ADL for seniors at home

Non-Senior Care

Care for adults with disabilities and health issues

Special Need Care

Developmental Disability Care at Home

Companionship

Joyful companionship and conversation

View More SERVICES

Contact INFORMATION

Stay CONNECTED