What happens when you can’t make decisions regarding your own personal or medical care? Let’s say you’re temporarily incapacitated. Who can make them for you?
When your parent reaches a certain age, their current home may begin to feel like it’s too big for them. Keeping it clean and maintained is becoming a hassle. If they’re widowed, the absence of their partner may make the place feel especially empty.
Music can be powerful medicine for anyone, but especially people with dementia.
Until recently, the Ontario government required that all seniors moving into a retirement residence self-isolate for 14 days.
This could have been a big concern if you were contemplating a move to a seniors’ community, particularly if one of your motivations for moving was to form new social connections.
4 differences that let you know whether you are looking at a retirement home or a long term care home.
Taking you down memory lane to the films your parents watched in their 20's! We hope these help grease the conversation wheels!
Music can be powerful. Studies have shown music may reduce agitation and improve behavioral issues that are common in the middle-stages of the disease.
There’s a common misconception that older adults can’t learn new things.
You’re concerned that your aging mom or dad isn’t eating properly. You know that poor nutrition can lead to serious health problems.
You’re considering getting your aging parent – who lives in the Ottawa area – a medical alert system, also known as a personal emergency response system.
Your elderly parent isn’t taking their medications. You’re worried. You’ve tried to talk to them about it, but they either ignore you or become irritated with you for being bossy.