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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…

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…

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…

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…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 16, 2015

Planning a road trip with your elderly loved one may seem like a challenge at first, but there are a few ways to make any vacation safer for people over the age of 65. Follow these tips below, provided by the staff at Waterloo Home Care Assistance, for ways to…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 11, 2015

Many elderly people experience increased stress and anxiety, which can be caused by loneliness, decreased physical ability, and various other health problems. Your senior loved one may be reluctant to discuss his or her mental health issues, and it isn’t always easy to tell if a symptom is the result…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 4, 2015

As seniors get older, it becomes more important to establish healthy eating habits. Many foods, especially when eaten in excess, can lead to unfortunate health consequences. The staff at Home Care Assistance in Waterloo wants to help your senior loved one stay healthy, so suggest he or she try to…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 28, 2015

Caring for your senior loved one can be a big responsibility, and it can be easy to burn out if you also happen to be working a full-time job. The experienced staff at Home Care Assistance, a trusted provider of senior home care in Waterloo, offers these 4 tips on…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 21, 2015

Does your elderly loved one face daily issues with mobility, and you’re wondering which exercises can help build his or her inner and outer strength? To help your loved one find the best exercise solutions, the experienced senior care staff at Home Care Assistance of Waterloo wants to share some…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 14, 2015

If you’re a caregiver for a senior relative, you probably already know that eating a lot of sugar is bad for your elderly loved one. To help ensure that your loved one can have something sweet without eating too much sugar, the senior care experts at Home Care Assistance Waterloo…