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4 Common Dental Problems Waterloo, CAN Seniors Face
4 Common Dental Problems Waterloo, CAN Seniors Face
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on November 20, 2015

Seniors can experience a variety of dental problems that could have a negative effect on their oral health. However, these problems are not inevitable. You can help your elderly loved one prevent these dental issues when providing Waterloo elderly care by helping him or her follow a strict dental hygiene regimen. 1. Tooth Decay This issue occurs so frequently amongst…

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How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout in Waterloo, CAN
How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout in Waterloo, CAN
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on November 13, 2015

Acting as the primary caregiver for a senior loved one can be a stressful situation at times, resulting in the need to take some time for yourself. The last thing you want is to become burnt out and not be able to provide the best care possible, but you can follow these tips to help prevent that from happening. Be…

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Mortar-Oils-and-Herbs
Mortar-Oils-and-Herbs
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on November 6, 2015

Many families providing Waterloo home care for their senior loved ones are looking for alternatives to traditional medicine to help with Alzheimer’s treatment. Some alternative treatments may help alleviate and even reverse some of the symptoms associated with this disease. Here are a few options you may want to try for your loved one. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Research by the Alzheimer’s…

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Fun Things for Kids and Their Grandparents to Do in Waterloo, CAN
Fun Things for Kids and Their Grandparents to Do in Waterloo, CAN
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on October 30, 2015

Grandparents have a special bond with their grandchildren, and participating in meaningful and fun activities can help strengthen that relationship and bring joy to both generations. The staff at Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of home care in Kitchener, suggests these activities your elderly loved one can share with his or her grandchildren. Look at Old Pictures Kids are often…

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How to Plan for Long-Term At-Home Care for Seniors in Waterloo, CAN
How to Plan for Long-Term At-Home Care for Seniors in Waterloo, CAN
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on October 23, 2015

It is rare for families to suddenly be faced with the role of caregiver for an elderly loved one. Usually, there is time to make plans. Regardless of how the need for home care is presented, there are ways to prepare the home, yourself, and your loved one for long-term in-home senior care in Waterloo. Develop a Meal Plan Your…

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What You Can Do When Your Senior Loved One Resists Help in Waterloo, CAN
What You Can Do When Your Senior Loved One Resists Help in Waterloo, CAN
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on October 16, 2015

Put yourself in your loved one’s shoes and imagine how difficult it must be to realize the limitations of independence at an elderly age. After a life of being self-reliant and strong, accepting help with daily tasks and receiving Kitchener home care may not always come easily for most seniors. However, there are still ways to assist your loved one…

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How to Help Seniors Manage Their Finances in Waterloo, CAN
How to Help Seniors Manage Their Finances in Waterloo, CAN
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on October 9, 2015

One concern when caring for your elderly loved one is how well he or she stays on top of paying bills and other money management.This can be especially important if your loved one lives on a fixed income. Consider the following 5 tips to help your loved one better manage his or her finances, brought to you by the staff…

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Waterloo, CAN Immunizations Seniors Need Before Traveling
Waterloo, CAN Immunizations Seniors Need Before Traveling
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 30, 2015

If your senior loved one likes to travel outside of the country frequently, it’s possible he or she needs some updated vaccinations to help prevent some serious illnesses. But which ones are the most important to consider getting? Here is a list of some immunizations your traveling loved one should make sure are current, provided by the staff at Home…

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Lowering Elderly Cholesterol Levels in Waterloo, CAN
Lowering Elderly Cholesterol Levels in Waterloo, CAN
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 25, 2015

High cholesterol often leads to heart disease,one of the leading causes of death in Canada, and can also result in many other health complications. Below are some simple tips to help get your elderly loved one’s cholesterol under control, brought to you by the Kitchener senior care experts at Home Care Assistance. Reduced Portions Eating large food portions can lead…

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Best Vitamins for Seniors With Alzheimer's
Best Vitamins for Seniors With Alzheimer's
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 18, 2015

One in nine people over 65 have Alzheimer’s disease. After 65, the chances of getting Alzheimer’s doubles every 5 years. If your elderly loved one has been showing signs of Alzheimer’s, it is important to know what methods may help fight the disease, and some studies have shown certain vitamins to be effective. Here are some examples of vitamins that…

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