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You are more likely to break a bone from osteoporosis than you are to have a heart attack, stroke or be diagnosed with breast cancer.
Studies show exercising three times a week provides the greatest improvement with the least amount of injury.
Why won't my Mother accept help? My father won't stop driving and he has had numerous accidents this year. What should I do?
Here are a few tips to keep in mind when providing care to an aging loved one, or when making difficult decisions, using the acronym LOVE.
Gerontologist Wendy Johnstone points caregivers in the right direction for possible tax credits
She confided that she finds dealing with her financial situation, increasing care needs and "tax time" incredibly stressful...
Caregiving can work across distances. The key is to plan ahead and be organized. Here are some tips...
Here's a list of some key indicators to focus on when determining if seniors are in need of additional care or assistance
Holiday visits are typically centred around good food and conversation. Keep the following communication tips in mind...
"I have never thought about that before. Every year I host; it's just what I do. I didn't necessarily think about doing it differently."
Community resources and programs for falls prevention in the Comox Valley
A BC Housing program helps low-income B.C. seniors and people with disabilities make home modifications
When a senior falls, it can be extremely harmful, physically and psychologically
Isn’t this summer weather fantastic?
Apparently, not everyone would agree, especially my neighbour down the street.
Whether it's a short weekend trip away or a 10-day cruise, taking a break can help caregivers in so many ways
Despite reaching mature adulthood, unresolved issues and sibling rivalry can resurface resulting in emotionally charged discussions
Accusations flew … harsh words were spoken … resentment grew … and for a year now, they have not spoken at all.
How can brothers and sisters avoid conflict when faced with making future care plans for Mom and Dad?
Live long and healthy by AGEING: Attitude, genes, exercise, interests, nutrition, get rid of smoking
Caregivers can benefit from being grounded and flexible to handle the challenges they face on a regular basis