Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes is becoming a serious problem in Canada; almost 10% of the population has some form of the disease, while an estimated 22% have prediabetes, the symptom of which is elevated blood glucose levels. Type 1 diabetes, in which the body makes little or no insulin,...

Creating Livable Spaces for Seniors

Living in your home as you grow older is an important part of retaining your independence; you want to have a space you can call your own, where your choices are implemented to suit you best. One important consideration as you age is that what used to work for you in...

Healthy Aging

There’s an age-old adage about old age; “Youth is wasted on the young”. High energy youth don’t have the experiences and wisdom necessary to channel their energy into something productive, and as we age and gain the knowledge we need, we’ve lost the ability to muster...

Seniors and Medications

As we age, we’re more likely to have illnesses. There’s a variety of reasons for this; you’ve lived longer, so you’ve had a longer time to develop chronic illness, so in one way it comes down to probability. Our bodies processes begin to change as well, and our immune...

Your Home Care Team

Home is your sanctuary, and there is a plethora of advantages to staying there when you need support, both to individuals and society. Living at home fosters a sense of independence, a resilience, and control that’s good for mental, physical and social well-being....